Final Fantasy XIV Cafe opened in Akihabara

Final Fantasy Cafe
Square Enix
and Pasela Resorts, which sets up and runs leisure facilities, jointly opened a Final Fantasy XIV concept cafe - Final Fantasy Eorzea Cafe - in Akiharabara, Tokyo yesterday.

The Final Fantasy Eorzea Cafe is a replica of the Carline Canopy tavern in the town of Gridania as it appeared in FFXIV.

McDonald's Japan releases Tofu Nuggets

China's past expiration date chicken issue has been making a lot of noise around the world, and it's well-known that McDonald's in Japan was getting chicken from the problematic Chinese company.

Because of that, recently, McDonald's in Japan has begun selling Tofu Nuggets. It uses a mix of minced Alaska pollack, tofu, carrot, and edamame. Teriyaki-style ginger sauce comes with it.

Paper Shoot - Eco digital camera made from paper

Paper digital camera "Paper Shoot", invented by a Taiwanese company, Paper shoot Technologies, is now out for sale in Japan.

The body of Paper Shoot is a camera base covered with durable heavy paper. It's only 12mm thin and weights 80g. On the paper body, you can draw or stick-on anything you want and make your very own, one and only, unique design digital camera.

It has a 5MP CMOS sensor and offers 4 different shooting color modes (Classic, Black & White, Golden Memory, and Bruno Benber).

Main cast for live-action Attack on Titan movie announced

A live-action Attack on Titan movie will be released as a two-part series in summer 2015, and many of the main cast members were just announced to the public today.

It was unveiled that a popular young Japanese actor Haruma Miura will play a leading role but there is no additional description about which part he will play in the movie. Will he become Eren Yeager or someone else who might be made up for the live-action movie?

Buffalo - USB battery charger with 2 USB ports and 2 outlets

Buffalo is going to release a 2 outlet built-in USB battery charger "BSMPBAC06" in mid-August.

There are 2 USB ports on the battery charger supporting 3.1A output in total. Each of the USB ports are optimized for Apple or Android devices. The one for Apple products is able to charge iPhone and iPad quickly, while the other one for Android products is able to charge Android smartphones and tablets quickly.

2 outlet outputs are built-in for 1,500W for total.

Japanese Robots: Jiro Aizawa, the Father of Toy Robots - AkihabaraNews.com

Japanese Robots: Jiro Aizawa, the Father of Toy Robots

Probable Source of Humanity's Image of ‘Toy Robot’
Jiro Aizawa, born 1903, is very significant in terms of Japan's history of robots, toy robots in particular. He is also known as Dr. Aizawa, Uncle Robot, Dr. Robot, Zirou Aizawa, Dr. Aizawa Zirou, and 二郎相澤 in Japanese.

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