Expensive Ultrabook PC, but it can rotate VERY well
Thanks to Thanko, now you can develop your muscles secretly in the office without your co-workers noticing!
A computer mouse and EMS (Electrical Muscle Stimulation) have been merged cleverly in the Wireless Muscle Mouse that has just been released by Thanko.
Taiko no Tatsujin comes home (If you have V-Drums and iPad)!
Bandai Namco's Japanese drum rhythm arcade game, Taiko no Tatsujin, is now playable on Roland's electronic drumset series V-Drums. Roland is a Japanese electronic musical instruments manufacturer.
Terrie’s Take is a selection of Japanese-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:
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Sony Music Entertainment just started a music performance video audition called Sony MUSIC VIDEO AUDITION “REC” today, and they will accept applications until March 31.
This is an audition to compete for singing ability, power of expression, and on visual points. Not limited in terms of nationality, age, sex, genre, category, etc., Sony Music Entertainment is aiming to discover new character and talent. So, of course, those who live outside of Japan can also apply for the audition.
This year is the 30th anniversary of the release in Japan of internationally loved ice cream brand, Häagen-Dazs.
To celebrate it, today they released 2 new seasonal flavors - 30th Anniversary Sakura (Sakura means cherry blossom in Japanese) and 30th Anniversary Rose. These 2 flavors are Häagen-Dazs's first flower-flavored ice creams.
Powdered cherry blossom petals, cherry sauce and salt are mixed in the softly-pink-colored Sakura flavored ice cream. It also has Sakura flavored sauce topping.
Hong Kong's 3D printer producer, Makible, signed a distributor agreement with Asianet and opened an online store called MakiBox Japan for the Japanese market. They are going to start selling 3D printer construction kits at reasonable prices on February 20:
- MakiBox A6 LT for ¥34,800
- MakiBox A6 HT for ¥46,800
MakiBox A6 is a semi-assembled 3D printer kit series with simple assembly requiring you to screw and clamp some components together and tune a bit.
Links International, Japanese computer peripherals distributer, will release a gaming keyboard CORSAIR Gaming Keyboards Vengeance K65 Compact JP produced by the American computer peripherals production company, Corsair. It will be available for about ¥12,000 on February 8.
It features Cherry MX Red switches built-in, has a full-sized keyboard layout, with big keys, but it is shorter and more compact by not having a ten-key number input.