Japanese Social Networking: Can mixi survive Line, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.? [REISSUE]
Top 5 Japanese Tech Videos of the Week - AkihabaraNews.com
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...
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.
Editor
- December 26, 2014
Listen to music with Elecom's new musical note-shaped Bluetooth speaker called "Note". It will be released in early January♪
Japanese Social Networking: Can mixi survive Line, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.? [REISSUE]
Top 5 Japanese Tech Videos of the Week - AkihabaraNews.com
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.
Live2D Euclid animates 2D illustrations in rich 3D environments
Live2D's animation technology lets users interact with 2D illustrations in 3D space. Live2D are now developing Live2D Euclid, a next generation system that can animate 2D illustrations 360-degrees, in rich 3D environments.

Editor - December 24, 2014

"Christmas in Japan," by Paul Anka (VIDEO)
Recorded by Paul Anka, released in the winter of 1958 following his first tour in Japan. Reportedly predates the American song "Christmas Everywhere."

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