The Hikaru Skirt, a Fashion Statement that Demands Yet Defies Explanation.
TokyoStreetView
- March 29, 2015
Japanese senior citizen fashion and cuisine in full effect! Strolling down this 800m-long street, you will find no less than 200 shops that sell pretty much everything that a Japanese senior citizen needs and loves.
Editor
- March 27, 2015
NTT docomo is finally going to start selling a wristwatch-style wearable device for child "Dococchi" a.k.a child tracker next month. Do parents really, REALLY need this much control and oversight?
Editor
- March 27, 2015
A stick style Windows 8.1 PC called "Picoretta" will be available for sale for ¥19,800 (~$165) on March 28. It weighs only 70g and is actually factually a complete and functional computer.
Editor
- March 27, 2015
The Hikaru Skirt, a Fashion Statement that Demands Yet Defies Explanation.
One of the great things about living in Japan is knowing that there are a neverending string of things that you’ll never fully understand. The Hikaru Skirt (“hikaru” just means “shining”) is a pretty good example thereof. But as goofy as these might be, they do catch (and keep) the eye!
The Hikaru Skirt, a Fashion Statement that Demands Yet Defies Explanation.
Japanese senior citizen fashion and cuisine in full effect! Strolling down this 800m-long street, you will find no less than 200 shops that sell pretty much everything that a Japanese senior citizen needs and loves.
Shanghai Donya started selling an attachment lens for smartphone, which makes the smartphone lens 7X zoom lens. Any smartphone - any maker!
NTT docomo is finally going to start selling a wristwatch-style wearable device for child "Dococchi" a.k.a child tracker next month. Do parents really, REALLY need this much control and oversight?
A stick style Windows 8.1 PC called "Picoretta" will be available for sale for ¥19,800 (~$165) on March 28. It weighs only 70g and is actually factually a complete and functional computer.
Nobody Likes Banner Ads - Time to Change the Game
We're done with cluttering the site with useless, visually displeasing ads to ever-decreasing returns, and rather than being part of the problem and going down with the ship, we’ve decided to switch things up and get in a different boat: AkihabaraNews is now an Amazon.com Associate!
The Hikaru Skirt, a Fashion Statement that Demands Yet Defies Explanation.
One of the great things about living in Japan is knowing that there are a neverending string of things that you’ll never fully understand. The Hikaru Skirt (“hikaru” just means “shining”) is a pretty good example thereof. But as goofy as these might be, they do catch (and keep) the eye!
Professor Yoji Ohashi from KiPAS (Keio Institute of Pure and Applied Sciences) , together with Dr. Daisuke Inotani, is doing theoretical research on quantum condensation phenomena, primarily superconductivity and superfluid phenomena, where quantum interactions between particles play an important role.
Sharp unveiled a new model of their "HEALSIO Ocha Presso" green tea maker. It will be available for sale in North America under the name "Tea-Cere" this summer!
Akihabara-based company Thanko's new simplified projector for smartphone called "Sumaho de Theater" allows you to make your room a home theater at a reasonable price with no bulbs, no noisy fans, and no electricity.
New KitKat flavor "KitKat for Cafe", which is intended for exclusive use at restaurants for the first time in the world, was released. You can try a sweet sandwich using the special KitKat now at First Kitchen stores.

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