And We Can Have Them!
Two special colors of Ricoh Imaging's new small mirrorless interchangeable lens digital camera PENTAX Q-S1, which was released on August 5, are now exclusively being sold on Ricoh Imaging's online store.
Adidas Japan announced the release of a wristband-style heart rate monitor called miCoach FIT SMART.
They are going to start offering pre-sale on August 15 at Adidas ONLINE shop and release it to the public on September 1.
No Strangers to the Powered Exoskeleton
Anyone who pays even the slightest attention to Japanese sci-fi should be well aware of the long-running powered robotic suit fetish. In many cases, the suits themselves are almost like characters. Given such a legacy, it's no surprise that art has inspired life and Japan is far and away the global leader in developing actual robotic suits for force amplification and rehabilitation.
Funassyi has released his 2nd single - a new danceable song called "Boogie Boogie Funassyi" that will be out on August 20.
Green House is going to release a cigar socket USB charger adapter "GH-CCU2A" in mid-August.
GH-CCU2A has 2 USB ports built-in so that it is able to simultaneously charge up to 2 devices at a time such as a smartphone, iPhone and iPad. Each port is compatible with up to 2.1A output, which enables you to charge 2 iPads at the same time.
It has an overcorrect protective fuse and LED light to check the condition of its power distribution.
You cannot but say Kawaii! when you first meet.
Circle K Sunkus is going to release a steamed bun collaboration for Doraemon's upcoming first 3DCG movie, STAND BY ME Doraemon. It is called Doraemon-man.
This doraemon face-shaped steamed bun filled with sweet custard cream will be out on August 19, and only 400,000 buns will be available.
- Price: 180 yen
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: