Toranomon character goods are now available

The new mascot character, "Toranomon" of the new Tokyo skyscraper complex Toranomon Hills has been receiving great response, and tons of people have already visited there to take a photo with Toranomon's statue.

A lot of AkihabaraNews readers liked our past coverage about Toranomon, too:

URGENT TOKYO WEATHER UPDATE

URGENT TOKYO WEATHER UPDATE

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Hooters Japan Sending Delegates to Miss Hooters World Pageant

Hooters Japan Sending Delegates to Miss Hooters World Pageant

Here's How to Forget the World Cup
Japan might have made a less than stellar showing at that big soccer tournament in South America, but we can all move past that now - it’s okay - there’s another spectator event ready to take over, and it’s way better!

Casio - EX-ZR1300 - Pressing shutter button takes 4 photos with different effects

Casio is going to release a digital camera EX-ZR1300 from their HIGH SPEED EXILIM series on July 25.

The main feature of the EX-ZR1300 is the Art Shot Bracketing function, which simultaneously takes a normal photo and 4 more photos with 4 different effects (Toy camera, Black and white, Soratama and HDR Art) through one press of the shutter button.

 

Soratama effect:

LG KizON: Track Your Kids with GPS and a Smartphone or Tablet App

LG KizON: Track Your Kids with GPS and a Smartphone or Tablet App

Wearables Designed for Kids?
Well, since kids are not the ones choosing nor going out to buy these, they’re arguably still adult wearables that adults attach to their kids. We knew it wouldn’t be long before consumer wearables went from helpful to watchful.

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