Headless Robot Chasing a Laser Pointer (is so dang cute) - AkihabaraNews.com

CUTE: Headless Robot Chasing a Laser Pointer

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We hate to use the word ‘cute’ when discussing robotics, but…

Come on now...just have a watch and tell us that ain’t the case. You can’t. Unless you’re mean, uptight, and cold, cold of heart.

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The Three Bullets: Lessons from Japan's Survival Games Subculture - AkihabaraNews.com

The Three Bullets: Lessons from Japan's Survival Games Subculture

In addressing the question of how to restore Japan’s economic prosperity and make the nation a model for reform, Japanese political and industrial leaders should look for inspiration from an unconventional source: the growing airsoft-based Survival Games subculture.

From Contributor and otaku/subculture enthusiast Reece Scott:

Japanese Technology from the Future Friday! - AkihabaraNews.com

Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

This week Americans are a few steps closer to experiencing the kind of high-speed rail travel that Japan’s ALREADY HAD FOR LIKE 50 YEARS, and a Tsukuba-based company says they’ve made a considerable breakthrough in adding touchy-feely to the looky-looky of virtual and augmented reality systems.

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Opinion from Japan: Chill out, The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Wasn’t a "Wash" - AkihabaraNews.com

Opinion from Japan: Chill out, The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Wasn’t a "Wash"

[EDITOR’S NOTE]
The following are the views of Contributor Shannon Saruwatashi and are not necessarily though they could be somewhat parallel or at least tangential to our views maybe. Actually, we don’t think op-ed pieces need a trigger warning, we just wanted to make fun of trigger warnings, which may or may not be how we really feel.

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