Editor
- March 30, 2015
Honda debuted their new lightweight convertible model "S660" today. It will be the first lightweight convertible to be released by Honda in 19 years since production of the Honda Beat was discontinued in 1996.
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.
The neo:n earphone series that are designed under the theme of Future, Hero, and Robot will be out for sale on April 13 by Imation.
Honda debuted their new lightweight convertible model "S660" today. It will be the first lightweight convertible to be released by Honda in 19 years since production of the Honda Beat was discontinued in 1996.
Thanko's new smartphone case "Sumaho Touch Bag" can keep small belongings such as cards and coins together in the same compact place.
Terrie's Take - AkihabaraNews.com
Terrie’s Take is a selection of Japan-centric news collected and collated by long-time resident and media business professional Terrie Lloyd. AkihabaraNews is pleased to present Terrie’s learned perspective; we all could use another take on the news - here’s Terrie’s:
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!

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