May the Fourth be With You (Japan Style)
TokyoStreetView: Nikko Toshogu Shrine (4K VIDEO)
Commuter Gamer: Passing the Time on Tokyo Trains (REVIEW)
Reno J. Tibke
- May 04, 2015
May the Fourth be With You (Japan Style)
Here in Japan, the same popular characters are popular (although the bad guys are much more appreciated), but often they’re just doing other stuff. Like...well, for example: in Japan, the visage of an evil, genocidal dark lord is used to sell Goodyear Tires. Maybe because...both are black?
TokyoStreetView
- May 03, 2015
TokyoStreetView: Nikko Toshogu Shrine (4K VIDEO)
It is the final resting place of Tokugawa Ieyasu, founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate that ruled Japan for over 250 years. The design and complexity of the shrine’s decorations are unique, and they present a marked contrast to the typically simple and understated shrines in Japan.
Editor
- May 01, 2015
Epson announced the release of new stick-style PC "Endeavor SY01." Following a recent trend to boost power without running too hot, the thumbdrive PC has a built-in cooling fan. They will start accepting orders in late May.
Contributor
- April 30, 2015
Commuter Gamer: Passing the Time on Tokyo Trains (REVIEW)
Introducing the Commuter Gamer! Four titles tested and rated in real-life Tokyo commuting - this month’s selection of games offers chilled out rides, crazy all-out racing, and some peculiarities in between, all to keep your commute a quick and enjoyable experience!
May the Fourth be With You (Japan Style)
TokyoStreetView: Nikko Toshogu Shrine (4K VIDEO)
Commuter Gamer: Passing the Time on Tokyo Trains (REVIEW)

Reno J. Tibke - May 04, 2015

May the Fourth be With You (Japan Style)
Here in Japan, the same popular characters are popular (although the bad guys are much more appreciated), but often they’re just doing other stuff. Like...well, for example: in Japan, the visage of an evil, genocidal dark lord is used to sell Goodyear Tires. Maybe because...both are black?

TokyoStreetView - May 03, 2015

TokyoStreetView: Nikko Toshogu Shrine (4K VIDEO)
It is the final resting place of Tokugawa Ieyasu, founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate that ruled Japan for over 250 years. The design and complexity of the shrine’s decorations are unique, and they present a marked contrast to the typically simple and understated shrines in Japan.
Epson announced the release of new stick-style PC "Endeavor SY01." Following a recent trend to boost power without running too hot, the thumbdrive PC has a built-in cooling fan. They will start accepting orders in late May.
At the Manufacturing Business Matching Fair, Kuwana exhibited high performance electroless nickel plating that does not include harmful substances in the membrane.
Commuter Gamer: Passing the Time on Tokyo Trains (REVIEW)
Introducing the Commuter Gamer! Four titles tested and rated in real-life Tokyo commuting - this month’s selection of games offers chilled out rides, crazy all-out racing, and some peculiarities in between, all to keep your commute a quick and enjoyable experience!
Some Beautiful Cosplay to Kick Off Golden Week (PROBABLY NSFW GALLERY)
Really, it seems like yesterday, but it’s been more than two months since we brought readers a nice, succinct (lightly curated) cosplay gallery. While anytime is a good time for such things, since the Golden Week holidays are (kind of) starting tomorrow with Showa Day, we decided that putting up a bit more light reading - and viewing - was in order.
App-Controlled Disco Jacket for Dogs is an Actual Product
To be honest, we’ve not yet decided if this is awesome or an abomination, but preliminarily, we’ll offer this: if they promise to accommodate not only annoying, yappy mini-canine rats and produce models for big dogs, too, then we’ll hold off on condemnation (as of now, they do at least plan to make a large-dog version). But only if!
Together with Dr. Cisotto, Associate Professor Ushiba, in the Department of Biosciences and Informatics, is working to reveal the mechanism by which newly acquired knowledge and information is transmitted and evolves among organisms with intelligence.

TokyoStreetView - April 26, 2015

TokyoStreetView: Akihabara! (4K VIDEO)
It was after the second world war that Akihabara became Tokyo’s hottest market for electronics and other household goods, but it wasn’t until around 1980 that Akihabara started to became the place to go for all your computer needs - and then, it changed again...
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