New Quince robots for gathering data inside the radiation-contaminated Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant are ready to go into action; three months after an older version got stuck inside the No…
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Mazda today announced the launch of the special edition of its mid-sized tall high-roof Mazda Biante minivan. The special edition Mazda Biante GRANZ goes on sale from today at all Mazda, Mazda..
AKB48 singer Tomomi Itano, wearing a sexy animal print costume, walks with a lion in a commercial for Emobile’s Pocket Wi-Fi device that connects to the 3G network automatically and works as..
A robot that appears in the Japanese movie ROBO-G is paraded outside the Shinjuku Piccadilly Theater in Tokyo. The Japanese film stars Mickey Curtis as an old codger grandfather who finds new..
Japan is planning a futuristic farm where robots do the lifting in an experimental project on land swamped by the March tsunami. Land in Miyagi Prefecture, some 300 kilometers north of Tokyo,..
Asahi Soft Drinks, Japan has developed a vending machine that provides free Wi-Fi Internet access. Asahi Soft Drinks will roll out 1,000 Wi-Fi vending machines this month in Tokyo, Sendai, the Chubu..
KDDI’s TV commercial series has dropped from No. 2 to No. 4 in the commercial popularity ratings in Japan despite employing great celebrities as all-male idol group Arashi and Lady Gaga. Lady..
Major department stores in Japan kicked off their first business day of 2012 on Monday as crowds of shoppers lined up to gamble on so-called lucky bags filled with random discount goods..
Japan Tourism Agency scraps its plan to give away 10,000 free flight tickets to foreigners to visit Japan
The Japan Tourism Agency has given up its plan to give away 10,000 free flight tickets to foreigners to visit the country after the Japanese government refused to allocate a budget for..
North Korea has invited world famous Japanese magician Tenko Hikita to attend the Dec. 28 funeral for Kim Jong II. Also known as Princess Tenko, she has performed magic shows in North..