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TokyoStreetView - December 16, 2014

TokyoStreetView: Asakusa Temple & Sensō-ji  (4K VIDEO)
Located in Asakusa, the heart of Tokyo, Sensō-ji is by far one of Tokyo’s most popular tourist attractions. Founded in 645, Sensō-ji is Tokyo’s oldest temple. The landmark is dedicated to the Bodhisattva, and according to legend, the temple was erected after two fishermen found a Statue of Kannon buried in the nearby Sumida River.
Terrie's Take - AkihabaraNews.com
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:
You can decorate your eyes with Rilakkuma-designed disposable contact lenses. They come in a 10 lense-pack set and are sold for ¥1,800.
Leica Japan is going to release a Japan-only special model "Leica M Monochrome Silver Engrave" on December 20. Only 30 cameras will be available for ¥972,000. The special model is made based on the world's first interchangeable lens digital camera, Leica M Monochrome, that is designed to shoot sharp black and white photos.
Yudetamagokko, a fun cooking tool to make Doraemon-shaped hard boiled egg, is going to be released on January 30.
Canon is going to release new ultra-telephoto lens "EF100-400mm F4.5-5.6L IS II USM" for ¥300,000 on December 19.
Bandai is now accepting orders of a life-sized R2-D2 speaking figure doll (Model: D WALL FIGURE STAR WARS 1/1 R2-D2) . You can get your own R2-D2 only for ¥34,800.
Cowon Japan is going to release premium gold and silver colored Hi-Res portable audio player models for ¥128,000 on December 19.
Yamaha is going to release a Bluetooth speaker set that comes with 2 satellite speakers and a woofer. They all are designed in the motif of a spotlight.
From Pioneer's flagship headphone Superior Club Sound series, new premium red color model (SE-MX9-R) will be released in late January.

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