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Essentially, it’s Japan’s SEMA show (Specialty Equipment Market Association). Tuning companies and parts manufacturers show off their new products, tuning houses show off their latest builds, and automakers show off their future enthusiast and competition models and concepts.
Robots in 2014 - AkihabaraNews.com

Contributor Sean P. Bullock is a materials manufacturing professional, robotics nerd-enthusiast, citizen scholar, and manager of the unofficial DARPA Robotics Challenge Facebook page.

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Contributor - January 03, 2014

Road to Dakar - AkihabaraNews.com

Contributor Nayalan Moodley, AKA DarcNoodles, co-founded and wrote for South Africa’s vanguard Otaku Magazine. Japan has been his home since 2008, and he is currently a freelancer specializing in words, photos, videos, graphic design, and illustration.

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The Cat in the Bag: Inventing Japanese Pop Art - AkihabaraNews.com

From AkihabaraNews Special Contributor Jordan Yerman:

If you want to place your finger on the pulse of 21st-Century pop culture, all you have to do is look at some 19th-Century Japanese woodcut prints.

Contributor - December 18, 2013

[REVIEW] Synology DiskStation DS1513+ - AkihabaraNews.com

Contributor Ike Leus is a long-time AkihabaraNews.com reviewer.

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Terrie's Take - AkihabaraNews.com

Terrie’s Take is a selection of Japanese-centric news collected and collated at J@pan Inc 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:

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Terrie's Take - AkihabaraNews.com

Terrie’s Take is a selection of Japanese-centric news collected and collated at J@pan Inc 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:

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Terrie's Take - AkihabaraNews.com

Terrie’s Take is a selection of Japanese-centric news collected and collated at J@pan Inc 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:

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Jordan Yerman on Japan - AkihabaraNews.com

Akihabara News is pleased to present a feature contribution from Jordan Yerman, a freelance writer based in Vancouver, British Columbia. While we pride ourselves on delivering news from the streets, conventions, and tech figures accessible only to those who call Japan home, we also value the fresh, unique, and thoughtful observations of a first-time visitor. We think you will, too.

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Terrie's Take - AkihabaraNews.com

Terrie’s Take is a selection of Japanese-centric news collected and collated at J@pan Inc 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:

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Terrie's Take - AkihabaraNews.com

Terrie’s Take is a selection of Japanese-centric news collected and collated at J@pan Inc 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:

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Terrie's Take - AkihabaraNews.com

Terrie’s Take is a selection of Japanese-centric news collected and collated at J@pan Inc 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:

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Wacoal Thailand

Wacoal is one of Japan's most famous women's underwear and lingerie manufactures. Japanese companies often create cute and humorous commercials, but tend not to stray too far from culturally accepted norms especially when it comes to gender issues. Here we have a case of a Japanese company really getting local with their marketing in a specific region. More than just risque marketing techniques, it seems they may be going after a new market segment large enough to warrant this kind of focused advertising.

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