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  • October 1, 2013
    This is Robot Ninja Lager. It has absolutely nothing to do with robots or ninjas except the name and its alleged Japanese influence. Don't get me wrong, I'd still drink it, but only if the bar was out of Mickey's wide-mouth bottles. "Please, GW -- tell me you don't actually ... / Continue →
  • August 1, 2013
    This is a massive 600,000-pixel wide panorama of Tokyo taken from the roof of Tokyo Tower's lower observatory. It's made up of over 8,000 individual shots, and you can zoom in so far you can read the covers of magazines in front of the nearby 7-11. Still haven't spotted any n... / Continue →
  • August 11, 2011
    Note: Very worthwhile 16-picture gallery after the jump. This is gallery of photographs by and all featuring Natsumi Hayashi, a Tokyo teenager who takes hundreds of pictures of herself jumping until she captures just the right one where, instead of jumping, it looks like she's... / Continue →
  • August 10, 2011
    Seen here about to get his coffee roofied as soon as he turns away, a professor from the Tokyo University of Technology shows off a robot fit with a "self-organizing incremental neural network" that allows the bot to learn, think and act on its own. You know, so robots really ... / Continue →
  • May 4, 2011
    'Cause you can get anything you want at Alice's Restaur-- no? Wrong Alice? Woopsie doopsie. This is a shot from 'Alice of Magic World', an Alice in Wonderland themed restaurant in Tokyo they should have just named 'Alice in Wonderland' because I'm pretty sure the copyright i... / Continue →
  • August 6, 2009
    A Tokyo restaurant has programmed an industrial robot nicknamed Ramen-Bot to cook Ramen noodles for soon to be poisoned customers. Now I don't know about you, but I don't trust it. And as a matter of fact -- I only eat food processed in non-robotic factories. Because, damnit... / Continue →
  • November 11, 2008
    Tokyoflash is back at it, this time with their new Fire design. Created from a fusion of plastics carefully wrapped around a solid, seamless sheet of highly polished stainless steel, Tokyoflash Fire features a new formation of multi-colored LEDs and is a lightweight design, ... / Continue →
  • August 27, 2008
    The Rogue is a watch that, when worn, lets others know you're chock full of bad-assery. And, quite possibly, bionic innards. The $155 watch comes in both black and silver, and is sure to turn heads and drop panties. So, how do you read it? Once mastered, navigating the time... / Continue →
  • July 31, 2008
    I love wearing a watch, mostly because I hate fishing around in my purse to find my cellphone. Also, they're stylish. Well now Tokyoflash has got a couple limited editions from Independent (manufactured by Citizen) and Seiko. The Independent Retrograde Dualtime features a ci... / Continue →
  • April 25, 2008
    This is some sort of news report about an underground automated bike storage facility in Tokyo. For a single-use fee of 100 yen (about $1) or 1,800 yen for a monthly pass, customers roll their bikes onto a platform and use a control panel to have them whisked away to a rack wi... / Continue →
  • February 1, 2008
    Sony recently installed this holographic water display in Tokyo to hype the upcoming film Water Horse: Legend of the Deep aka Puff The Magic Water Dragon II. I think it's about a boy who has no friends except the Loch Ness monster. Great premise. I bet the dragon's secret ge... / Continue →