Thanko - Painless comfortable earphones for lying down

Can't wait to hEAR more about this.

When you wear earphones while you lie down and relax, don't your earphones bother you? They tend to make your ears ache as time passes.

With Thanko's new earphones, you won't feel any pain in your ears for a long time. They're smaller than regular earphones so that the whole earbud fits perfectly in your ear without any of it sticking out, which is the main reason why we get those pesky earaches.

Jingle Bells in Japanese! (VIDEO)

Jingle Bells in Japanese! (VIDEO)

"Jingle Bells" in Japanese

Here the Japanese is both romanized and translated into English - useful for speakers of either language! 

ONE PIECE to become a Kabuki play in the Autumn of 2015

Japanese sub-culture meets Kabuki.

I came across some astonishing news a few days ago. One of the most popular Japanese manga/animation, ONE PIECE, will be a Japanese traditional theatrical performance, Kabuki.

It's right now set for October or November 2015 at the Shinbashi Enbujo theater in Ginza, Tokyo.

Terrie's Take -

Terrie's Take: Japan's Halal Hurdle (TOURISM EDITION)

Terrie’s Take is a selection of Japan-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: