3-D Projector Brings Hatsune Miku to Life
This tabletop 3-D projector beams images that can be viewed from 360°.
Toto's Toilet Showroom is Nuts!
Did you know that the newest Japanese toilets offer automatic sterilization, a dryer and even a massage option?
Japan Campaigns to Tout its High-Tech Toilets
Japan to use a campaign on its high-tech toilets as a means of attracting tourists.
Alone this Christmas? You Don't Have to Be!
Thanks to manufacturer Mega House, you can enjoy a Christmas date with a famous Japanese anime voice actress.
Wash Anywhere with Toto's Travel Washlet
Toto lets you stay sanitary even when you're on the go.
Use Penmanship to Help You Stand Out in Japan
Bestselling books and apps prove that handwriting is still a vital skill in the digital age.
Become a Michelin Chef by Hologram
The Tokyo Institute of Technology has developed a 3-D simulator system that teaches chefs-to-be everything they need to know.
Free Niseko App Will Keep You in the Snow
Want to navigate Niseko with ease? The Niseko App has been updated for the 2015/16 season, free to download on both iPhone and Android.
Dyson Robo-Vacuum Arrives in Japan
The 360 Eye is the British firm’s first proper venture into autonomous home service robotics.
Smartphone Samurai Get Picked Off by Ninja
NTT Docomo's smartphone safety video warns that texting while walking may make you vulnerable to ambush.
7 Reasons to Love WaniKani for Kanji
Wanikani (literally “alligator-crab”) is a web application that uses mnemonics and space repetition software (SRS) to help users memorize approximately 2,000 kanji and radicals, plus over 6,000 Japanese words in two years or less!
The Truth About Toilet History
It's easy to get a chuckle out of toilet humor, but the reality is they're vital to our modern lives.
Learn Japanese with a Five-Armed Octoped
Struggling to start with Japanese? Let Tako lend you a hand—or five. Wait, five?
How to Install a Washlet: Star Wars Edition?
Toto's detailed (English!) Washlet installation video shows the galaxy how easy it can be to install a Washlet in your home star system.
Life-Size R2-D2 is a Moving Refrigerator!
This plucky droid moves, speaks, projects images and delivers your beer. What more could you ask?
Toto's Bedside Flushable Toilet
Toilet-maker Toto has developed a bedside flushable toilet for use by people who are disabled, elderly or infirm.
Change Your Twitter Heart to Sushi!
Don't want to see hearts on Twitter? Why not try sushi instead!
Goodbye Manicures, Hello Nail-Puri!
Tired of having to paint your nails, or forking over ¥5,000 for a salon-quality manicure? Well, the company that brought us Sonic the Hedgehog is doing something about it!
6 Cute Sushi Knickknacks
Six fun accessories for the sushi-obsessed!
The Secret to Stable Action Cam Shots
With multiple tripod mount points and a number of different configurations, Thanko’s electronically controlled, self-balancing, three-axis gimbal is designed specifically for action camming.