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Friendly Fire - AkihabaraNews.com

Reece Scott, our newest contributor, holds a B.A. in Japanese from Georgetown University, a Master’s in Modern Japanese Studies from the University of Oxford, and is currently a graduate student at Tokyo's Digital Hollywood University in the Digital Contents Management program. He is passionate about otaku culture and trends.

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REVIEW: ICEPEN 'ZEN' - AkihabaraNews.com

ICEPEN is a Vietnam based startup that blasted 150% past its Kickstarter goal and is now in production. The stylus is a 3-in-one device that includes a standard rubbery tip, a precision tip, and a traditional twist-out pen. AkihabaraNews tested two pre-production units, and here’s what our reporter thought.

Tokyo Street Shots - AkihabaraNews.com

Tokyo Street Shots
Panasonic GH4 & Legs Special Edition

• Collection 3 - SET #3 • 

Editor - April 14, 2014

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Race Queens - AkihabaraNews.com

Vital Team Members:
Subaru BRZ GT300

Okay let’s be honest, is there anything that could be more effective in motivating not only fans (mostly males), but also drivers (same thing) to get excited about racing? If anyone has any suggestions or alternatives, let us know in the comments. We dare you.

Fukushima by Drone - AkihabaraNews.com

The following article, by Adam Klaptocz of Drone Adventures, is republished here with permission from our colleagues at Robohub.org.

Editor - April 07, 2014

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Reno J. Tibke - April 05, 2014

JTFF - Japanese Technology from the Future Friday! - AkihabaraNews.com

This week it’s all about a European pharmaceutical packaging company opening a huge new facility in Japan. Thereafter, it's not about much of anything. Sometimes, yes, sometimes, the future is just ferociously mundane. You could go back and read last week's JTFF, because we really had our righteously indignant (and totally correct and justified) snark on. 

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