Licking Pikachu in Shibuya (GALLERY) - AkihabaraNews.com
Disrupting Japan Episode 11: Japan’s Seeds of Disruption (PODCAST)
Terrie's Take - AkihabaraNews.com
TokyoStreetView: Ueno Park Part I (4K VIDEO)
Contributor
- January 26, 2015
Licking Pikachu in Shibuya (GALLERY) - AkihabaraNews.com
If you have ever wanted to a lick a Pikachu, I can confirm that he/she/[insert your preferred gender here] tastes of mango. Yes, that’s right. If your childhood dreams of catching them all actually involved eating them all, you now can. Except, by all Pokémon, I actually mean mainly Pikachu.
Reno J. Tibke
- January 26, 2015
Disrupting Japan Episode 11: Japan’s Seeds of Disruption (PODCAST)
How did Japan go from being the world’s engine of disruptive innovation to being the developed nation most resistant to disruption? Things are starting to change, and a small handful of entrepreneurs are embracing the modern spirit of disruptive innovation. These startups will be the key to Japan’s next economic boom.
Contributor
- January 26, 2015
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:
TokyoStreetView
- January 26, 2015
TokyoStreetView: Ueno Park Part I (4K VIDEO)
Massive...this is how we could best describe the sheer size (534,000m2) and the many attractions to be found in this park. Established in 1873, Ueno Park is among Japan’s first public parks and home to several major museums, a number of temples, and even a zoo!
Licking Pikachu in Shibuya (GALLERY) - AkihabaraNews.com
Disrupting Japan Episode 11: Japan’s Seeds of Disruption (PODCAST)
Terrie's Take - AkihabaraNews.com
TokyoStreetView: Ueno Park Part I (4K VIDEO)

Contributor - January 26, 2015

Licking Pikachu in Shibuya (GALLERY) - AkihabaraNews.com
If you have ever wanted to a lick a Pikachu, I can confirm that he/she/[insert your preferred gender here] tastes of mango. Yes, that’s right. If your childhood dreams of catching them all actually involved eating them all, you now can. Except, by all Pokémon, I actually mean mainly Pikachu.
Disrupting Japan Episode 11: Japan’s Seeds of Disruption (PODCAST)
How did Japan go from being the world’s engine of disruptive innovation to being the developed nation most resistant to disruption? Things are starting to change, and a small handful of entrepreneurs are embracing the modern spirit of disruptive innovation. These startups will be the key to Japan’s next economic boom.
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:

TokyoStreetView - January 26, 2015

TokyoStreetView: Ueno Park Part I (4K VIDEO)
Massive...this is how we could best describe the sheer size (534,000m2) and the many attractions to be found in this park. Established in 1873, Ueno Park is among Japan’s first public parks and home to several major museums, a number of temples, and even a zoo!
Top 5 Japanese Tech Videos of the Week - AkihabaraNews.com
Here's What We've been Watching for the Past week: [1.] 4K Handycam Test; [2.] Fake Japanese Food, Real Supplies; [3.] Robot Doesn't Want Your Job, Robot Wants Your Chair; [4.] Tokyo Time Lapse Nighttime Skyline; and [5.] Useless, Heart-Shaped Mobile Phone!
The "Tomica Star Wars" series will be available from Takara Tomy's Tomica brand die-cast mini-car series. 4 popular vehicles from Star Wars were reproduced in tiny palm-sized form.
Japanese KFC is going to start selling a humbug steak burger "Bistro-fu Hamburg Sand" on February 5. Are they trying to get new customers by releasing multiple non-chicken meals while their competitor McDonald's is suffering from the recent rotten chicken scandal?
Readers who like to take a long bath might like the Thanko's new bath pillow with an arm to hold your smartphone. It holds your back and smartphone nicely to help you to have an absolutely relaxing bath time with your smartphone.
Thanko's new hug pillow gets warm up to 36 degrees Celsius and provides you a feeling of sleeping alongside of someone. And it's much less than the cost of dating a real human!

Editor - January 22, 2015

Do you want to drink a green tea mixed alcohol drink at home? With Suntory's new ready-made green tea based liquor product, you can make home an authentic Japanese izakaya restaurant.

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