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Luigi-Themed Nintendo 3DS XL Headed To Japan On July 18

04/18/2013, We know after yesterday’s onslaught of Nintendo-related news due to their Nintendo Direct presentation, you’re probably filled up on Nintendo stories for the rest of the month. But this is one Nintendo-related story we just couldn’t...

Japanese Cow-Milking Game Featuring Teen Idol Appears On Android

04/12/2013, If you thought playing a dating simulation game where you fall in love with a T-Rex was weird, then you’re going to be raising every eyebrow you have at this next Android game. SEEC Inc’s Meichan no Chichi Shibori Taiken (which translates to...

Ray Charles Robot Caught Performing In Japan

04/11/2013, Ray Charles has been long gone since June 2004, but his memory still lives on in his fans, especially in Osaka, Japan where a life-size animatronic of the legendary musician can be seen performing some of his most notable tracks. The animatronic Ray...

Japanese Students Create ‘Girlfriend Coat’ To Simulate Hugs

04/10/2013, The simple embrace of a loved one can provide some serious stimulation as you can feel all warm and good from something as simple as a hug. But there are people out there who have yet to know the joy of what it’s like to get a hug from a girlfriend...

Robot That Loves Hugging You From Behind

04/08/2013, You can more or less say that Japan is a country where robots rule – absolutely, whether it is in real life or in popular culture. After all, with the likes of Voltron and the Transformers, there is nothing quite like some robot goodness to perk the...

Toshiba BookPlace Mono Launched In Japan

04/04/2013, Toshiba has just introduced a new e-book reader to the market, although they are targeting the Land of the Rising Sun this time around with the Toshiba BookPlace Mono. This will definitely cater for the budget-minded, as how expensive can a monochrome...

Japan Gets LG Optimus G Pro

04/03/2013, If you so happen to live in the Land of the Rising Sun, then you will be pleased to hear that folks over there have already gotten hold of the LG Optimus G Pro, which is to follow in the footsteps of their brethren living in South Korea. South Koreans...

Researchers Create Television You Can Smell

04/03/2013, Google Nose may have been an extremely elaborate April Fools’ Day prank, but the technology may not be too far from reality as researchers at the Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology have created a prototype TV set that allows you to...

Management Game Helps Simulate Business Experiences

04/01/2013, They say that all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, and sometimes, we tend to learn more by playing than sitting in the middle of a classroom or lecture hall. After all, animals learn by playing too, and they have done pretty well surviving in the...

Microsoft Surface RT Launches In Japan Today

03/15/2013, We heard last month the Microsoft Surface would be making its way to Japan some time in March. And what better time to launch a new tablet than smack-dab in the middle of the month as the Surface RT is officially launching today in Japan. The Microsoft...

Remote-Controlled Japanese Toilet Shouldn’t Be Used For Waste

03/15/2013, Remote-controlled helicopters may seem cool, but nowhere near as cool as a remote-controlled toilets, which, of course, is being made available in Japan, which we like to refer to as the country where the toilet reigns supreme. We’ve seen toilets...