All About Japan

One Punch Man App Measures Your Punching Power

Compare the might of your fist to the ridiculously powerful Saitama.

CASIO PRO TREK 3500 Field Test

CASIO ups its game as it introduces the most advanced multi-functional timepiece in its PRO TREK series for outdoor adventurers.

Sharp & 7-Eleven Offer Evangelion Smartphone

30,000 phones planned for production—at ¥84,240 a pop!

Toyota Unveils Car with 2 Transformation Modes

Macross mech designer Shoji Kawamori teams up with Toyota for what may become a transforming car.

Swipe Your Phone with a Happy Cat Tail

These smartphone gloves will keep your fingertips as happy as a kitty getting a chin rub.

Concept Car for the 'Share' Generation

Nissan has created a concept car for a segment of the population that cares very little about cars.

Transform Your iPhone into Sailor Moon

Sailor Moon Crystal iPhone cases fit the 6 and 6s. Galaxy users presumably get Queen Beryl.

The Tech of Smartphone Iris Authentification

Fujitsu's miniature infrared LED and camera unlock your phone in roughly six-tenths of a second.

Stand Your Phone in a Ramen Bowl

Want to really confuse your neighbor at the local ramen shop? Set one of these bowls up on the counter while you slurp and watch the double-takes ensue.

Kei Sports Cars: Small Packages of Fun

Japan’s kei, or light, car class features a small engine and compact overall dimensions. While the main concept of these vehicles is economy and convenience, a few companies are remaking the image of these fun little monsters.

Bishounen App Lets You Bulk Up Boys with Love

A new Japanese app allows your boyfriend's muscles to grow along with your love for each other.

Outerwear Made from Synthetic Spider Silk

For the past 11 years, a Japanese company has been attempting to harness the strength of spider silk to create a new type of material with unprecedented versatility. They’ve now unveiled their working prototype: the Moon Parka.

Panasonic Predicts Carpet Speakers

Smart homes of the future will have speakers in the carpet, mirrors that analyze your skin condition, beds that weigh you as you sleep—and a whole lot more.

Programmable Idol Robots Dance to Your Design

The robot revolution is coming, and when it arrives, they’ll have an awful lot to be mad about. Like making them dance for our amusement. Thanks, DMM.

4 Businesses Inspired by the Bento Box

The bento’s sleekness, compactness, balance and visual appeal have spurred ideas for various businesses in Japan and beyond.

Akira Fans Eat Your Heart Out

ZecOO, an electronic motorcycle company, has just come out with a smart, futuristic motorbike that will make you think you're on the set of the Akira movie.

Sharp Launching Robot Smartphone

RoBoHoN talks, walks, gets up, dances and recognizes human faces—and it also works as a phone!

Wooden Ukiyo-e Star Wars Phone Case

This iPhone case takes its design cue from a very special ukiyo-e woodblock print, one of only three in the world officially approved by Lucasfilm.

Celviano Grand Hybrid Takes the (Small) Stage

Casio is confident it's created the first digital pianos that truly emulate the sound of a grand—with the obvious advantage of taking up far less space.

Takara Tomy's Tiny True-Drifting RC Cars

Dominic Toretto would be proud of these little drifters.

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