All About Japan

Building a Better Bakery

Check out this renovated Kyoto townhouse that was turned into a cheese tart shop and tech startup.

Surreal Levitating Air Bonsai Now Available

Bring a bit of nature and serenity into your home with these floating bonsai.

Turn Rough Sketches into Digital Art

With just a push of a button you can transform any hand-drawn sketches into digital artworks.

Huis Ten Bosch & Sasebo Sightseeing

Check out Kyushu's top theme park along with stunning views and fantastic food!

Meet Orizuru: the First Flying Origami Crane

This folded paper bird is geared up and ready for take off!

Every Animator's Dream Desk

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

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

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

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!

Top 7 Electronic Gadgets from the ¥100 Store

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

Industrial World Heritage in Kyushu

Of the 23 sites in Japan recognized by UNESCO for contributing to the nation's Meiji Era industrial revolution, 16 are located in Kyushu.

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.

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!

Virtual Reality Made Real in Odaiba

Want to fight zombies in a VR warehouse? Head on down to Odaiba!

Japanese Portable Record Players Exhibition

These Japanese gadgets might be outdated, but they're definitely not forgotten!

Infographic Depicts Evolution of Technology

Designer Eisuke Tachikawa presents the evolution of technology as one, astounding, real-life infographic that visually lays out over 100 objects that have been integrated into the iPhone.

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!

Rent a Theme Park for ¥3 Million

Spacemarket is an Airbnb for event spaces that emphasizes unique venues far beyond your standard banquet hall.

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 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.

New Nintendo: Crisper Graphics, Same Nostalgia

A new Famicom Mini commercial emulates the original 1983 Nintendo Famicom ad but with more up-to-date graphics.

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