technology

Japanese teen calls cops on man she thinks is holding a knife, turns out he just has old tech

Suspect had no intent to kill or upgrade to the latest electronics.

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Life-size Pikachu figure that wirelessly charges electronics fills us with joy/jealousy【Video】

And he’s not the only Electric-type Pokémon that can juice up your real-world phone.

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AI-powered Super Great Robo Goalkeeper employed at sports center in Saitama

I wouldn’t put it past Teppeki-kun.

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Japan reality edges closer to anime with Japan Railway’s VR-style humanoid robot

Step 1 towards the world of Patlabor is complete.

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Electric chopsticks that make low-salt food taste salty developed by Meiji University

Experimental utensils make food shockingly delicious.

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Pooping has never been more dramatic than it is with this Japanese toilet “sound shogun”【Video】

Turn the call of nature into a call to adventure!

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Save time AND water by turning your shower into a bath with this nifty Japanese gadget

Relax while you wash with this innovative shower head!

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ASIMO retires from performing after 22 years

ASIMO is still big. It’s just the robot shows that got small.

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Osaka Metro to test stores where you can pay with your face, even with a mask

What are robbers supposed to do now?

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Real Fullmetal Alchemists: Kyoto University team fuses all 8 precious metals into single alloy

Giving them a gold medal for it would probably be rude.

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VR compatible butter “The Sushi Device” on sale now

Unfortunately, no one can be told what The Sushi Device is. You have to see it for yourself.

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Robot ramen waiter now serving customers in Tokyo’s Akihabara【Video】

One of Japan’s most basic restaurant chains has some new high-tech workers.

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One Piece’s Luffy is now working as an AI receptionist at manga publisher’s Tokyo office【Video】

Leader of the Straw Hat pirates greets and holds conversations with visitors to Shueisha.

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Hidden smartphone feature reveals a strange Japanese emoticon

Typing this Japanese word into your iPhone or Android device will introduce you to some very unusual characters.

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KFC Japan’s giant Colonel Sanders mobile battery ready to “receive everyone’s love in both hands”

Show the Colonel some love, and he’ll give your mobile devices some juice as part of creative writing contest.

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VR metaverse of Akihabara Station being made by JR East, netizens scoff at early quality

This looks like something from a PlayStation 2 game,” one netizen commented.

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3-D printing a house in less than 24 hours — Japanese company meets its goal

Sphere micro-houses will cost about as much as a compact car, designers say.

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Yamaha designed a brass mouse, and it’s a thing of beauty

I don’t even play a wind instrument and want this.

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A self-driving car that delivers ramen is Nissan’s newest automotive innovation【Video】

Speeds up and down the counter without spilling a drop.

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Japan’s most state-of-the-art vintage Showa clothing shop opens online

The future of vintage clothing is here!

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