Japan

Softbank sells Hello Kitty headphones in collaboration with Beats
Hello Kitty x Beats Electronics-collaborated special headphone models will be available at SoftBank stores all over Japan. There models are created to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Hello Kitty's birth.
Casio is releasing the world's first standard scientific calculator to feature a spreadsheet function called "ClassWiz fx-991EX". It is scheduled to be available for sale in the first quarter of 2015.
JVC Kenwood is releasing 2 new video camera models from their Everio series. They are rugged video cameras supporting IPX8 waterproof, IP5X dustproof, MIL-STD-810F Method 516.5 Shock standards, and temperature resistance (-10~40 degrees C).
This is not a tea cup and saucer. It's Elecom's new pretty speaker (LBT-SPP500) that can easily become a part of the interior decoration in your room.
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:
Honda today announced the release of their new hybrid sedan, Grace. It equips Honda's HV System (hybrid system) using a 1.5L engine and 7-speed DCT (Dual Clutch Transmission).
Century - Waterproof elastic Bluetooth speaker - WORMEE
Century released a waterproof elastic Bluetooth speaker called "WORMEE". Its elastic feature makes WORMEE attractive to look at as well as produces optimal sound quality.

TokyoStreetView - December 01, 2014

TokyoStreetView: Odaiba (4K VIDEO) - AkihabaraNews.com
Odaiba is much more than the beautiful Rainbow Bridge, and its current form has been shaped since the 1990s with the construction of major commercial outlets along with residential and leisure areas. These include the famous Fuji Television Building, the Miraikan, Tokyo Big Sight, Aqua City, the Panasonic Center, the Museum of Maritime Science, the MegaWeb, Sega Joypolis, a Gundam statue, and finally a stunning onsen, the Oedo Onsen Monogatari Hot Springs.
VENTURE DAY TOKYO 2014: It's Already December!
We’re pleased to report that the Japanese startup movement is getting its legs, and a great indicator of such is the continuation of Venture Day Tokyo, an event assembled and presented by J-Seed Ventures, a Tokyo-based tech management consultancy, the IE Business School Madrid, and the Keio Graduate School of Media Design.

Yoriko Takahashi - November 28, 2014

Thanko - Shoulder bag with pop-up tablet holder - AkihabaraNews.com
If you have the guts to ignore what people around think about you, Thanko's shoulder bag with a pop-up tablet holder inside would be a useful tool to use a tablet, especially on a busy train or with an umbrella in your hand.

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