Aside from its rather unpleasant history, Roppongi Hills is famous for its shopping areas, large selection of nice restaurants, and its large esplanade where companies organize events all year long. It offers a stunning panoramic view of Tokyo from either its rooftop, the Sky Deck, or from the 52nd floor of the building.
We are afforded the otakutastic luxury of slinging sushi socks for our friends at Tokyo Otaku Mode - which is way better than slinging Farmville or erectile dysfunction pills or linkbait A, B, or C, right? Absolutely right - these are high-quality products made right here in Japan of...high-quality sock parts! Check out Volume 2:
Mouse Computer designed a desktop PC "MDV For Photo" series with professional photographers as the end-user in mind. 2 models will be released on February 23 - for image data import, saving, quick photo-retouching and color matching, this is your workhorse.
Olympus's new mirrorless camera "OM-D E-M5 Mark II" features the 40MP Hi-Res Shot mode, which shifts the sensor in half-pixel steps, captures eight 16MP images over a period of one second, and acquires 40MP images based on the data.
Here's What We've been Watching for the Past week: (1) Lanyardize your iPhone 6; (2) Dude, Yokohama is Beautiful at Night, (3) Japan's Totally Unsung as a Winter Wonderland, (4) There are Real Ninjas in Japan and They Work for the Police, and (5) Let's Get Another Look at Those Ninjas as They Toss a Beatdown!
If you are seriously into taking photos of stars, it might be worth purchasing Nikon's new "D810A" DSLR camera for ¥420,000. The camera is exclusively made for taking shooting astrophotography and it's especially good at taking photos of diffuse nebula.