Japan

Tokyo Police Use Ninja Skills to End 8-Hour Standoff
We can’t definitively report that the Tokyo Police employ actual ninjas per se - but, this did happen in the capital of Ninja Land, and it does shows two undeniably badass Tokyo cops rappelling from the roof and bursting into a 14th-floor high-rise apartment.

Editor - February 09, 2015

Honda's concept mini pickup car "N-TRUNK" and camping trailer "N-CAMP" will debut at JAPAN CAMPINGCAR SHOW 2015 starting on February 13. They are compact and pretty, which is perfect for camping in Japan.
Domino's Japan Offers Heart-Shaped Happy Valentine Pizza & "Kabedon" Service
Domino's Pizza Japan is going to sell a heart-shaped "Happy Valentine Pizza" from February 12 to 15, but that's not all: they're also offering a coupon-based "Kabedon" romance service!

Editor - February 09, 2015

For those who want to spend good Valentine's Day but cannot afford for fancy dinner, how about something fun and sweet like going to eat a chocolate ramen dish? The soup contains 1.5 bars of chocolate!
Japanese Iron Man II - Variant by Square Enix
Iron Man first appeared as a minor character in 1963 in the United States, but outside of cult circles, the character was never very popular here in Japan. But oh boy has that changed. This is indeed the SECOND badass Japanese Iron Man variant we've seen in the last few months.
TokyoStreetView: Gifu Shirakawa-Go, Ogimachi; Winter Part I (4K VIDEO)
Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995, Shirakawa-Go is one of the hottest tourist spots in Japan, and definite mus-see. Located in the remote mountains of Gifu prefecture, Shirakawa-Go is famous for its traditional gassho-zukuri farmhouses with some as old as 250 years.
Giant Star Wars Snow Sculpture Built by Japanese Self Defense Force
Now that the building-sized artwork is complete, it seems Darth Vader is once again invading Japan, this time joined by three storm troopers, the Death Star and a TIE fighter. Best of all is his lightsaber, illuminated in red at night.
Cloudy Yokohama Time Lapse is Visual Romance (VIDEO)
The video was shot on an overcast, cloudy day, but it gives Yokohama a certain ambiance, a certain something...just feels like romance. Mysterious Tokyo photographer darwinfish105, we really, really like you.
Casio's new EXILIM digital camera EX-ZR1600 can pair up with a smartphone on a steady basis. Users can control camera functionality with the smartphone such as activating the camera, checking or copying photos in the camera, saving taken photos automatically in the smartphone, and remotely pressing the shutter button.
Metal Ring: Protect Your (iPhone) Bulge
The camera bulge is an issue, and for all but the most careful users, so is the possibility of denting, scuffing or otherwise damaging it. Enter Roa International’s answer, exceedingly simple in both design and name.

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