For the five month period from November 2009 to March 2010 I was a monitor for Japan International Broadcasting Inc or JibTV. Not long after discovering JibTV I made an overview post about the service entitled - Online TV from Japan in English - JibTV in which I described what the service is and even … Continue reading What is it like being a JibTV Monitor?
Futuristic electric powered vehicles seems to be what the major players in the Japanese auto industry is focusing on. Vehicles like the i-Real Personal Mobility Vehicle by Toyota and the U3-X robotic unicycle by Honda are some of the ones I found interesting enough to blog about int he past. But there is a new … Continue reading Honda 3R-C Urban Transport Vehicle
Dr. Nakamats is a famous Japanese inventor. I have heard about him before but since viewing the trailer for an upcoming movie about him called 'The Invention of Dr. Nakamats' I have become a huge fan of his. Dr Nakamats seems so contrary to the well taught proverb in Japan that 'the nail who sticks … Continue reading The Invention of Dr. Nakamats Trailer