Japan

Meet the AQUOS K Android Flip Phone: No Touchscreen! No Google Play! [TOP 15 of 2015]
[#6 of 2015's Top 15 Articles] Yes, feature- and flip phones are still widely available in Japan (not huge sellers these days), but we’re pretty sure this is first time anyone’s bothered to shoehorn Google’s Android OS into a device that doesn’t even have a touchscreen.
REVIEW: Sony AX100 4K Handycam (VIDEO; GALLERY) [TOP 15 of 2015]
[#7 of 2015's Top 15 Articles] The FDR-AX100 was the first consumer camcorder that squeezed both a 1-inch Exmor R CMOS sensor and the ability to shoot 4K Ultra HD 3840x2160 video into a compact-ish body. Does it work? It’s a Sony! BUT, there were a few catches...
Sharp Launching Robot Smartphone "RoBoHoN" [TOP 15 of 2015]
[#8 of 2015's Top 15 Articles] A robot-style smartphone "RoBoHoN" will be released in early 2016. It's invented by Sharp and a robot genius, Tomotaka Takahashi. In addition to provide basic smartphone features, RoBoHoN is able to talk, walk, dance, and recognize human faces. It can also become a projector.
Meet Saya: the Incredibly Realistic Computer-Generated Japanese Schoolgirl [TOP 15 of 2015]
[#9 of 2015's Top 15 Articles] Saya was gently brought to life by the Ishikawas, a Tokyo husband-and-wife duo working as freelance 3D CG artists. According to the artists, the hardest part was achieving the moist, soft and translucent skin of girls this age...
Some Beautiful Cosplay to Kick Off Golden Week (PROBABLY NSFW GALLERY) [TOP 15 of 2015]
[#10 of 2015's Top 15 Articles] Really, it seems like yesterday, but it’s been more than two months since we brought readers a nice, succinct (lightly curated) cosplay gallery.
Casio - EXILIM EX-ZR1600 camera - always able to pair with your smartphone [TOP 15 of 2015]
[#11 of 2015's Top 15 Articles] Casio's new EXILIM EX-ZR1600 digital camera can continuously pair with a smartphone, be controlled from the app, and instantly, automatically transfer photos to the smartphone.
The Ladies of Tokyo Auto Salon (EXCITING GALLERY #1) [TOP 15 of 2015]
[#12 of 2015's Top 15 Articles] "I’m not too sure I agree with the practice of parading beautiful women around as objects of lust secondary only to the cars themselves, but sports cars are not about thinking with your brain."
Tokyo Marathon Brings out the Cosplayers (SFW GALLERY) [TOP 15 of 2015]
[#13 of 2015's Top 15 Articles] It comes as no surprise then that the subculture-gone-mainstream finds purchase in a 36,000-strong public sporting event. All we really have to say about that is: “WELL DONE! BRAVO! YOU ALL LOOKED FABULOUS!”
Sony's 147" Ultra-Short-Throw 4K Projector (and why they need to make it) [TOP 15 of 2015]
[#15 of 2015's Top 15 Articles] We have seen the LSPX-W1S in action, proper up-close and personal-like, and it was a bit beyond impressive. It's much more than frivolous luxury, however - Sony's insanity is methodical!
Original Trilogy Japanese Star Wars Movie Posters (GALLERY)
We’ve collected two for each of the three original films. So go ahead, take a look, and take a step into late 70s/early 80s state of the art movie marketing. And let's be honest, time and place and culture and history pretty much dictate that the original trilogy will never be matched.

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