1) Traditional Japanese dolls being traditional, (2) Micro-optical resonators creating wallets for light, (3) Teaser video for live action Attack on Titan movie, (4) CASIO throws down on the G-SHOCK marketing, and (5) Summer taiko drumming performance in Ebisu!
At the same summer festival in Ebisu that was featured in last week's Let's Visit Tokyo video, we were able to capture one of the Taiko acts from the opening ceremony on one of the days. Watch an entire Taiko session from start to finish in front of Ebisu station.
At Keio University, the Nishi Laboratory, in the Department of System Design Engineering (Faculty of Science and Technology), is doing research on how far-reaching communication networks, primarily involving the Internet and various devices, could help to change society.
If you’re reachable by terrestrial radio waves or GPS signals from space, this watch will always be accurate within about 15 nanoseconds or less. And sure, you can pop out the electronic crown with a twist and pull and set the time manually, or just like, you know, pretty much never do that again. Come meet the beautiful hulk!
The Nakata-Saikawa Research Lab in the Department of Applied Chemistry at Keio University’s Faculty of Science and Technology has been conducting synthesis research targeting natural organic compounds with complex and unique structures, and has successfully synthesized abundantly varied ansa compounds that cannot be created in the natural world.
The VERY first teaser for the live action "Attack on Titan" movie was unveiled! Check it out and you can watch the teaser after the 58-second mark. Snacking on real live humans is guaranteed in this film. Yum.
As part of a project to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Keio University’s Faculty of Science and Technology, the University has started an innovative research project involving the industrial, government, and academic sectors. This project is called the Keio Innovation Foundry, or KIF.
1) Nissan's crowdfunding a BBQ car, (2) Sony has a completely waterproof smartphone, (3) Some oddball Japanese TV commercials definitely entertain, (4) Takara Tomy's got yet another consumer robot, and (5) Acer's Zero-Edge 4K monitor is something to want!
Like an elaborate sculpture, it can take up to a year to make such a doll from start to finish. Due to the delicate nature of the materials involved and the time required for the paint to dry, doll masters pay close attention to humidity when working. They sometimes need up to a month to finish a doll’s head.
HDMI 2.0 compliant 27-inch 4K display "S277HK wmidpp" model was released by Acer Japan today. The built-in HDMI 2.0 input terminal is capable of making an output 4K image display in a 60Hz refresh rate.