Keystone Technology's LED vegetable garden system is a cultivation system for indoor plant factories which uses LED lighting instead of sunlight. The most defining feature of the system on display at the company's showroom in Yokohama is its 3-dimensional use of space.
More spring seasonal drinks will be sold from March 19 to April 15.
The hot drink "Creamy Vanilla Latte with Lemony Swirl" and the cold drink "Creamy Vanilla Frappuccino with Lemony Swirl" will be available ONLY in Japan.
Starbucks Japan - 2014 "SAKURA" latte and frappuccino
This week it’s Sony flirting with yet another game of catch-up, Panasonic is taking their smartphone game to India, and tiny cracks have been found in some of the wings Mitsubishi Heavy Industries makes for the 787 Dreamliner, which is not a game at all.
Skymark Airlines, one of the Japanese LCC (Low-Cost-Carrier) airlines, is going to start running the Airbus A330-300 on May 31. Skymark is the first Japanese airline to buy the A330-300.
To celebrate the beginning of service with the A330-300, for a half-year limited time, Skymark's twenty something female flight attendants on duty on the A330-300 will wear super-mini skirts (15cm-above-the-knee skirts).
Casio is going to release the rugged G-Shock for sailing GWN-1000, nicknamed GULFMASTER, on June 27.
GWN-1000 shows the barometric pressure digitally and also shows the difference between current and previously measured data. When barometric pressure changes drastically, a notification will appear as an icon on the dial as an alarm to be prepared for weather change.
Canon is going to release the rugged compact digital camera PowerShot D30 for about ¥31,800 on March 13.
PowerShot D30 has waterproof protection that works at 25 meters below the surface of the sea and is shockproof up to 2 meters. It supports GPS functions, but not Wi-Fi.
It features an effective 12.1MP 1/2.3 inch CMOS sensor, optical 5X lens that covers a focal distance of 28 to 140mm (35mm equivalent), wide-open aperture F3.9-F4.8, ISO 100-3200, and 3 inch TFT LCD monitor (0.46M dots).
Canon is going to release PowerShot G1 X Mark II, the flagship model among their compact digital cameras, on March 13. It will be sold for about ¥85,800.
G1 X Mark II features the same 1.5 inch CMOS sensor (effective 13.1MP) as the previous G1 X. However, they improved the focus distance performance up to 5cm.
When Vol. 72 was released last November, the total circulation of ONE PIECE reached 300 million copies.
As a campaign to celebrate that, currently people who purchase the new Vol.73, which was just released on March 4, are able to get a small-sized reproduced original drawing among 10 kinds at the book store where they make the purchase.
There are limited numbers of the gift, so if you want to get one, hurry to the book store!