Yoriko Takahashi

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Thanko Raremonoshop.jp

At the beginning of this month, Thanko, whose interesting and unique goods are often featured on AkihabaraNews, finally opened their global online shopping site called “Raremonoshop.jp” for overseas customers.

With the launching of the site, they are currently offering a special 10% discount for all purchases worth 50 USD or more through July 31.

Visit Raremonoshop.jp and you can actually buy their funny goods including the necktie with a fan to cool you down or the self-shot stick to take a great photo of yourself, etc.

 

On Youtube, a video of this robot with excellent gymnastics ability has been creating a lot of buzz in Japan.

Don't miss his perfect dismount after 0.35 seconds. Could he help Japan win a gold medal? :o


 

 

 

HATSUNE MIKU AR STAGE  for Xperia feat. HATSUNE MIKU SO-04E at Roppongi Hills

To celebrate the release of the Hatsune Miku collaborated Xperia smartphone "Xperia feat. HATSUNE MIKU SO-04E" from NTT docomo, for a limited time, Metro Hat (one of the buildings at Roppongi Hills in Tokyo), has been transformed into the Hatsune Miku outdoor concert venue.

"HATSUNE MIKU AR STAGE" takes place only from July 16 to July 21, from 19:30 to 23:00 every day for 5 days.

Elecom MF-SU3 series USB Flash Memory

Elecom is going to release the USB 3.0 compliant a dime-sized ultra-small USB flash drive "MF-SU3 series" (8GB, 16GB, 32GB) in mid July.

Since it's extremely compact (W21.5xD12.2xH4.6mm), you might be concerned about accidentally dropping or misplacing it. If so, you can attach a strap to the strap hole on the USB flash drive.

Compatible OS: Windows 8/7, Vista, XP, Mac OS X (10.6~10.8)
Interface: USB3.0/2.0
Size: W21.5xD12.2xH4.6mm
Weight: About 3g
 

Toshiba EXCERIA PRO SD memory card

 

Toshiba is going to release the UHS-Ⅱ compatible SD memory card “EXCERIA PRO” series (32GB and 16GB) in October – It has the world's fastest writing speed 240MB/s.

The writing speed is 2.5 times faster than the existing UHS-Ⅰ compatible models so that “EXCERIA PRO” series can transfer large volumes of data more quickly. Its reading speed s 260MB/s.

Also, around November “EXCERIA” series (32GB and 64GB) will be out as well. Its writing speed is 260MB/s and the reading speed is 120MB/s.

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