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!
From Ezaki Glico's famous Pocky series, new Pocky Panda will be released on March 11.
Of course, it's not a panda flavored Pocky. It has a cookies & cream flavor and the contrast of the dark cookie and white cream reminds us of the color of pandas.
In addition to the regular package that has a panda design on, there seems to be a rare version of the package with a fluffy panda on it.
Can you tell the panda on the box at the right side is fluffy?
You can have your own Kaiten-zushi (Rotating sushi/Sushi train) going at home!
Takara Tomy Arts is going to release the full set of Kaiten-zushi party called Cho Nigi-nigi Ouchi de Kaiten-zushi for ¥6,825 on March 20.
It comes with a mini boat that pulls a maximum of 4 plates, train tracks, plates, dollies for plates, rice paddle, fish shaped tray, and tool to make Nigiri-sushi and Roll-sushi.
Great news for Ramen fans in Europe! Omedetou!
Yokohama Ramen Museum announced that they are planning to open another Ramen Museum in Europe in less than 10 years. They will also mark the 20th anniversary of their ramen museum business tomorrow.
The visibility of Ramen has been increasing so much overseas. Proof of that is the fact that 150,000 foreigners visited the Yokohama Ramen Museum in 2013.
Wild form factor for a very traditional albeit high tech tool.
SwitchScience has released the construction kit for a humanoid robot called RAPIRO.
RAPIRO consists of 30 plastic parts, 12 servo motors (2 per leg, 3 per arm, 1 for the waist, and 1 for the neck). Full color LEDs are used for the eyes.
You can assemble the kit using only a screwdriver.