technology

Japanese company offers working space for just 100 yen per hour in downtown Tokyo

Whether you’re visiting Japan on business, working remotely, or just need a quick phone charge, this is definitely something you’ll want to take advantage of.

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Testing Japan’s stick-on, mask-your-pooping-sound speakers against our coworker’s butt【Video】

When Go takes a dump, everyone in the office knows, but can a team of “sound princesses” solve the dilemma?

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Nintendo answers questions on VR, 5G and staying behind the trends: “Our priority is entertainment”

Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa and company legend Shigeru Miyamoto addressed some hot topics regarding their future in virtual reality, and blamed extensive research for delays.
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Check out these awesome AI-generated Pokémon characters that could be the future of Pokémon

Could these creatures designed by robots inspire the next generation of Pokémon?

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Japanese online fashion retailer Zozotown develops foot-scanning tech for perfect-fitting shoes

But can they get it right this time?

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This gorgeous sake cup fills your drink with holographic cherry blossoms as you sip【Video】

Soothing sounds and other seasonal symbols of Japan are also part of the techno-cultural innovation.

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Tokyo’s new rental umbrella service is perfect for sudden showers, staying dry on the cheap

Sometimes umbrella ownership is just too much responsibility to handle.

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Let Potechinote do all the dirty potato chip work and keep your touchscreens sparkling

Potechinote is back with some fresh design changes!

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ATMs in Japan are saying they’ll transfer your money back in time to 1989

Inadvertent time-travelling is thanks to the R1 bug.

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This handsome anime-style security guard will be protecting actual homes and offices in Japan

Virtual Security Guard will come in customer’s choice of male or female version.

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Japanese model shuns perfect beauty, says she just wants to be “f*****g REAL”

New self-love queen wants to show what reality is really like but she’s not really human at all.

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Ninja laser tag tournament being organized at Japanese castle in the domain of the Iga ninja clan

Winner of laser shuriken battles will take home prizes including ninja sake and ninja rice.

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Zelda fan’s Sheikah Slate turns charging his phone into a scene from Breath of the Wild【Video】

The phone’s case is one-of-a-kind, but the charger can be yours, Hero of Hyrule with a low battery.

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Robot matchmaking party in Japan has couples sit silently, techno cupids make small talk for them

Surreal videos show event that led to the creation of four new couples, and might be a surprisingly good fit for Japanese society.

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Video shows off hundreds of beautiful AI-created anime girls in less than a minute【Video】

Powerhouse GAN demonstration even has tech giant Elon Musk applauding its awesomeness.

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Up-and-coming manzai comedian robots AIchan and GONta adorably work on their material

These plucky little bots use AI to generate comedy bits on the topic of your choice.

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This beautiful up-and-coming Japanese fashion model isn’t actually a person【Photos】

Say hi to imma, although she’ll never know your name since she’s a CG virtual model.

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Kyoto massage parlor would like to offer you a head rub on a self-driving tatami reed floor【Vid】

Company behind Tokyo’s steampunk massage parlor goes even more old-school with beautiful and relaxing innovation.

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Bring your 2-D waifu to life with world’s first life-sized “emotional” robotic figurine 【Video】

You’ll never be lonely with Kosaka by your side.

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Japan goes from capsule hotels to capsule offices with free Wi-Fi, device charging in Tokyo

Three of Tokyo’s most useful stations offer individual-size offices free of charge.

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