5 Amazing Japanese Robots and their uses

Japan is a world leader in the field of technology and robotics is one area of research that they are way ahead of the pack with thousands of robots already a part of the workforce mainly in manufacturing and industry. When the topic for this...

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Stand UP!! – Japanese Drama

After almost drowning in a sea of tears while watching Innocent Love I decided that the next Japanese drama I would check out after that would have to be more cheerful. Stand UP!! is a drama that is as cheerful as they come and with...

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Final Fantasy XIII Elixir – I want some!

Final Fantasy XIII will be out in Japan in a couple days and is expected to be one of the biggest video game releases ever. There has been a whirlwind of promotions going on to make the most of the one of the most anticipated...

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JAXA’s Venus Climate Orbiter Mission

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency has been very active lately and will be well into the new year. Just before their plan to launch a dozen fish into space in 2011 JAXA will be launch a probe to explore and analyze the atmosphere and surface...

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Awesome Tilt-shift Photography Examples

Tilt-shift Photography is type of photography that uses selective focusing and manipulation to make a scene in a photograph look miniaturized. I have been experimenting for a while now with a free tool to generate tilt-shift photographs over on my photo blog but was blown...

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World Cup 2010 Group Draw Results

The FIFA World Cup is the most widely viewed sporting event in the world. Italy won the last World Cup in 2006 which was held in Germany and since then the countdown has been ticking down for the 2010 tournament that will be held in...

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Otaku Encyclopedia – Book Review

The Otaku Encyclopedia: An Insider’s Guide to the Subculture of Cool Japan is a book I picked up and blogged about early last month that I have been reading in my free time since. As the title of the book states the Otaku Encyclopedia is...

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Japanese Man Marries Video Game Girl

A Japanese Man who goes by the name “SAL 9000” has become quite the celebrity, not for being found naked in a public place, flinging poop at passing bikers or buying Gundam themed condoms. Instead he has becoming famous for marrying a video game character,...

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All hail the Ginyu Force

My weekly trip through memory lane continues every time I watch another episode Dragon Ball Kai. Dragon Ball Kai is the remastering in High-definition of Dragon Ball Z one of the first anime series I was exposed after getting cable television and access to Cartoon...

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10 Must Follow Japan related Twitter Users

As explained in my blog post earlier this year about my Twitter experience as a blogger I wasn’t a fan of the now super popular micro-blogging and social networking phenomenon that Twitter has grown to become now. But for about a year now I have...

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