Girls of Anime Japan 2014 (and some other anime stuff) [TOP 14 of '14]
Disrupting Japan Episode 9: Masanori Hashimoto from NuLab (PODCAST)
TokyoStreetView: Hamarikyu Gardens (4K VIDEO)
Japanese Social Networking: Can mixi survive Line, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.? [REISSUE]
Reno J. Tibke
- December 29, 2014
Girls of Anime Japan 2014 (and some other anime stuff) [TOP 14 of '14]
"The most important lesson I took from Anime Japan 2014 was that AkihabaraNews needs someone else to cover anime." -Editor Reno J. Tibke
Reno J. Tibke
- December 28, 2014
Disrupting Japan Episode 9: Masanori Hashimoto from NuLab (PODCAST)
If you're interested in Japanese startup/VC culture or just business in general, Disrupting Japan offers ground-level access to a movement many consider the cornerstone, if not the foundation of Japan's future economy. Check out episode 9, where we meet NuLab's Masanori Hashimoto, the "hardest working slacker in Fukuoka!"
TokyoStreetView
- December 28, 2014
TokyoStreetView: Hamarikyu Gardens (4K VIDEO)
Located a just few meters away from the busy Shiodome business area, surrounded by tall buildings, and near the mouth of the Sumida River, this garden is a typical Daimyo garden from the Edo Period. The landscaped garden has many water features including a tidal pond where fresh sea water enters from the nearby river.
Stephen Karnas
- December 27, 2014
Japanese Social Networking: Can mixi survive Line, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.? [REISSUE]
Long under siege from Facebook, Twitter, and more recently, the semi-social Line, and confronted by a shift toward more open and international social networking options, Japan’s native mixi has signaled what looks a lot like retreat...
Girls of Anime Japan 2014 (and some other anime stuff) [TOP 14 of '14]
Disrupting Japan Episode 9: Masanori Hashimoto from NuLab (PODCAST)
TokyoStreetView: Hamarikyu Gardens (4K VIDEO)
Japanese Social Networking: Can mixi survive Line, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.? [REISSUE]
Girls of Anime Japan 2014 (and some other anime stuff) [TOP 14 of '14]
"The most important lesson I took from Anime Japan 2014 was that AkihabaraNews needs someone else to cover anime." -Editor Reno J. Tibke
Disrupting Japan Episode 9: Masanori Hashimoto from NuLab (PODCAST)
If you're interested in Japanese startup/VC culture or just business in general, Disrupting Japan offers ground-level access to a movement many consider the cornerstone, if not the foundation of Japan's future economy. Check out episode 9, where we meet NuLab's Masanori Hashimoto, the "hardest working slacker in Fukuoka!"

TokyoStreetView - December 28, 2014

TokyoStreetView: Hamarikyu Gardens (4K VIDEO)
Located a just few meters away from the busy Shiodome business area, surrounded by tall buildings, and near the mouth of the Sumida River, this garden is a typical Daimyo garden from the Edo Period. The landscaped garden has many water features including a tidal pond where fresh sea water enters from the nearby river.
Japanese Social Networking: Can mixi survive Line, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.? [REISSUE]
Long under siege from Facebook, Twitter, and more recently, the semi-social Line, and confronted by a shift toward more open and international social networking options, Japan’s native mixi has signaled what looks a lot like retreat...

Editor - December 27, 2014

Top 5 Japanese Tech Videos of the Week - AkihabaraNews.com
Here's What We've been Watching for the Past week: 1. Tokyo as Pastel Diorama III; 2. 4K Omotesando Avenue; 3. "Christmas in Japan" Sing-Along; 4. 3D-ifying 2D Anime, Etc.; and 5. Jingle Bells in Japanese!

Yoriko Takahashi - December 26, 2014

Koikeya is now selling mandarin orange-flavored potato chips at convenience stores all over Japan. It has the fruit's fragrant sweet and acidic flavor.
Listen to music with Elecom's new musical note-shaped Bluetooth speaker called "Note". It will be released in early January♪

Yoriko Takahashi - December 26, 2014

Thanko started selling new simple earphones with tiny earbuds that don't give you pesky earaches.

Editor - December 25, 2014

Jingle Bells in Japanese! (VIDEO)
People around the world, you may now begin the process of torturing your family with this song! Everybody together: "Hashire sori yo, kaze no you ni, yuki no naka wo, karuku hayaku, waraigoe wo, yuki ni makeba, akarui hikari no hana ni naru yo - Hey!!"
One of the currently most popular Japanese manga, ONE PIECE will be performed as a Japanese traditional theatrical performance, KABUKI play next autumn at the Shinbashi Enbujo theater in Ginza, Tokyo.

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