Seibu Railway plans to launch a restaurant train next spring

Commuter Food!

Seibu Railways is one of the major private rail companies running in northwest Tokyo and Saitama Prefecture. They announced the development of a tourist train to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the company.

Bandai - Online Gachapon service "Net de Capsule"

Bandai unveiled its new "Net de Capsule" service, which allows you to remotely play and buy a Gachapon (capsule toy) online at home.

Net de Capsule is a joint project between Bandai and Netch, a Japanese internet gaming company. The particulars of the deal are still under development.

Plastic that turns to clay when heated

Polysis, a specialist developer of polyurethane resins and resin products, markets haplafreely, a plastic that turns to clay when heated to temperatures above 60°C.

When immersed in hot water or heated with a heat gun, the plastic becomes easy to shape, and hardens again as it cools, starting from around 40°C and returning to its original hardness by the time it reaches room temperature.