SoftBank's personal robot, Pepper, will start working as a beauty advisor robot in a Loft store in Shibuya (Tokyo) and Yokohama (Kanagawa) on July 25.
Honda Walk Assist, which supports gait rehabilitation, will be released for customers on a leasing basis in November. The device has been in development since 1999 and it has taken almost 17 years since the project's launch to become a viable product with practical use.
If you want to check out Sony's new α7R II (Alpha 7 R Mark 2) ahead of its release, go to a Sony store in Ginza, Nagoya or Osaka now! The α7R Ⅱ equips the world's first back-illuminated full-frame CMOS sensor, which Sony calls the "Exmor R."

Editor - July 22, 2015

A mini casino can be attached to your laptop - and do some data expansion! Green House is going to release 2 playful casino-themed USB drives in late July.
Panasonic is selling a 9-megapixel omnidirectional camera that triples the resolution compared to conventional 3-megapixel cameras. Unlike cameras to date, this new camera also offers three Intelligence features.

Yoriko Takahashi - July 21, 2015

Thanko invented a cat hand-shaped selfie stick for those who love the paw feeling. It's now available for ¥3,480. Pair it with a smartphone via Bluetooth connection, and it's ready to be used. By pressing the paw part, you can release the shutter of the smartphone camera.
We’ve racked up about 2.5 months since last we published one of these galleries, and the timing works: we tend to do it on Japanese holidays. Today’s gallery celebrates one player in particular: the very gifted and minimally costumed Ms. Ringo Mitsuki.

TokyoStreetView - July 20, 2015

TokyoStreetView: Shimokitazawa (4K VIDEO)
Step aside, Harajuku! For, like the over-tanned ‘Gyaru’ fad, you are not cool anymore! That’s right...we said it - Japan’s fashion-oriented youth who once shopped around Harajuku have a new safe haven with Shimokitazawa.
Commuter Gamer #5: Passing the Time on Tokyo Trains (REVIEW)
Take a walk in the well-worn shoes of a homicide detective, wax lyrical with Hamlet’s ghost over the ineffectual ways to murder your uncle, or just straight up run for your life from unseen, impending doom. This morning commute has everything.
Panasonic is going to release the mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera LUMIX DMC-GX8 on August 20. It has a newly-developed 20M Live Mos Sensor and the world's first 6-control image stabilization system called Dual I.S..