All About Japan

Top 7 Electronic Gadgets from the ¥100 Store

Save both time and money with these amazing gadgets for ¥100!

Turn Your Smartphone into a Pokédex

True trainers will want to get their hands on a new cell phone cover that not only protects your phone, but even looks like a Pokédex!

Light Up Paper Cities with the Stroke of a Pen

The special ink found in this pen conducts electricity, allowing you to draw circuits and create your own illuminated pop-up cities, houses or whatever else your creative mind can dream up!

Summer Doesn't Have to be the Pits

Stay cool during the summer with an electric fan that circulates cool air right into your armpit!

A Great Way to Start Your Day

Get off on the right foot as soon as you step out of bed with a wake up call from 'Re:Zero's' Emilia or Ren.

Making Time Travel to Edo a Virtual Reality

For anyone who has ever dreamed of traveling back in time to the Edo Period (1603-1868), you might want to start investing in some virtual reality software and gear!

Sega’s Mega Drive/Genesis Lives Again!

This re-release of the classic 16-bit video game console won’t be manufactured by Sega, or even in Japan, but that won't stop us from buying one!

Shop with the Touch of a Finger!

A brand-new payment system lets you make purchases with the touch of a finger. Great for tourists too!

The Pokédrone: Really Helps You Catch 'Em All!

This upcoming product from TRNDlabs promises to make it that much easier to catch all those hard-to-reach Pokémon.

New E-Book Has Easy-to-Read Design for Manga

Beefed-up specs and functions address the needs of Japanese comic fans.

Mario Runs on a New Platform

Nintendo's newest game Mario game won't be available on a console, but rather on iOS devices!

Charms That Will Keep Your Phone Safe!

These phone cases come embroidered with declarations of protection against ignored messages and low batteries.

Don't Throw Shade on Your Shading Skills!

Have you struggled with getting just the right hue of blue? These pens can help you out!

Every Animator's Dream Desk

This DIY project by a Japanese animator is complete with an embedded graphics tablet!

10 Ways to Get Free Wi-Fi in Japan

While Japan may be behind other developed counties in terms of free Wi-Fi/internet access, things have gotten a lot better over the last few years. Here are some places you can go to get totally free Wi-Fi!

Review: Casio Smart Outdoor Watch WSD-F10

When it comes to standard digital watches, Casio stands out above all others in features, reliability, and accuracy. So when it announced its WSD-F10 Android Wear-powered Smart Outdoor Watch, everyone, including smartwatch skeptics, perked up.

Mini-Review: Casio EX-FR100 Outdoor Recorder

At first fondling, everything about the EX-FR100 Outdoor Recorder action camera feels a little better than 2014's EX-FR10.

The New PlayStation VR Comes With a Mini PS4

The PlayStation VR Processor Unit acts as a middle man between the headset and the PS4 console itself.

A Brief History of Japanese Timekeeping

Explore the tradition and beauty of Japanese timekeeping, from the water-based clocks of the seventh century to the app-enabled digital creations of the modern day.

The Aritayaki Wristwatch

Japanese and Swiss craftsmanship come together to create the beautiful Aritayaki wristwatch.

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