We didn’t want to just take CASIO’s word that the PRO TREK 3500 watch delivers for the outdoor enthusiast – and they didn’t want us to, either. So we swapped skyscrapers for trees, highways for rivers, and ventured north to Lake Hibara in Fukushima prefecture to put the watch through some real-world trials!
Airsoft guns were first invented in Japan in the late 1970s and early 1980s. In the beginning, they were used primarily for target practice, but ‘Survival Games’ soon grew in popularity and bizarrely became a source of inspiration toward honesty, effective decision making, and the inclusion of women in Japanese corporate society...? Whaaaa?
Read on as you learn the ever vital skills of cutting through hordes of monstrosities, dodging traffic, evading shambling zombies and generally figuring out complex puzzles. Getting out of the train station at rush hour will be a breeze after playing this month’s mobile game picks.
Part of the Tokyo Tower-adjacent Zojo-Ji Temple, this cemetery, or garden, is unique in manParty ways since, unlike usual cemeteries, you will not find any graves, but hundreds of small stone statues that parents can choose and decorate with small clothing and toys for their unborn child or children.
While Japanese train stations have evolved considerably over the years, e.g., markedly fewer smoking areas and newspaper stands and a lot more ramps and elevators, there remain innumerable platforms and station services closed off to wheeled vehicles or those unable to negotiate stairs...
4K video is here to stay, and JVC is testing the water and trying to figure the best approach by experimenting with pro-oriented products like the LS300. On paper, this is one of the most promising cameras ever designed for anyone looking to get their start filming professional-level videos. So, what's it like to use?
What stands out the most at the 425-year-old Zojo-Ji Temple grounds is the striking contrast between old and new Japan. While the surrounding neighborhood is dominated by modem buildings and Tokyo Tower, Zojo-Ji feels like it’s in a time bubble where everything moves at a much slower pace.
It’s safe to say that when the world thinks ”Tokyo,” first to mind are the flashy, bombastic, visually stunning urban Asia aesthetics of the iconic Shibuya, Shinjuku, and Ginza neighborhoods. ...but, what if it all - big and small - just vanished? Now we have that answer.
A Japanese camera gadget maker has an answer for our media-world problems, and it’s fantastically simple: Etsumi’s new accessory bracket attaches to your main camera’s tripod mount, extending to the left and forward, and the other end of the bracket provides either another tripod mount or a hotshoe connector.
We're less than a week away! In celebration of a solid year online, the Disrupting Japan podcast will record a live show in Roppongi - the event is open to the public, conducted in English, includes a Q & A session, and promises to be one of the best networking opportunities we’ve seen this year.