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Hopping Road from Taito, Let’s “Hop” Together! Video Review

The AOU was held in Tokyo this week-end. AOU stands for All “Nippon Amusement Machine Operator’s Union” and we were kindly invited by Taito to test their latest arcade game, “Hopping Road”… They had a huge booth with a lot [...]
Hopping Road from Taito, Let’s “Hop” Together! Video Review
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Real Cat Tail USB Memory

Damn I wish this was a real cat tail cut into pieces and stuffed with a USB thumb memory key. As a full time member of the CCC (Comite Contre les Chats, a fake French organization), I wish this was true… Seriously, I’m not that c[...]
Real Cat Tail USB Memory
Real Cat Tail USB Memory

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Robo-Q by Takara Tomy in DA House! Video and Micro Test

Robo-Q by Takara Tomy in DA House! Video and Micro Test Here’s a micro test of a micro product, the Takara Tomy Robo-Q. Just 3.4 cm tall (1.3″), this little robot is a tiny toy, the world’s smallest remote controlled [...]
Robo-Q by Takara Tomy in DA House! Video and Micro Test
Robo-Q by Takara Tomy in DA House! Video and Micro TestRobo-Q by Takara Tomy in DA House! Video and Micro TestRobo-Q by Takara Tomy in DA House! Video and Micro TestRobo-Q by Takara Tomy in DA House! Video and Micro TestRobo-Q by Takara Tomy in DA House! Video and Micro Test

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Casio Will Release Two New Baby-Gs in Japan

Behold the Gemmy Dial and Reef, two new Baby-G from Casio. Both models will be available in different flashy colors and from April 30… The Gemmy Dial will be available in two designs with a full LCD panel or not and the Reef, a more sp[...]
Casio Will Release Two New Baby-Gs in Japan
Casio Will Release Two New Baby-Gs in JapanCasio Will Release Two New Baby-Gs in JapanCasio Will Release Two New Baby-Gs in JapanCasio Will Release Two New Baby-Gs in Japan

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Hopping Road from Taito, Let’s “Hop” Together! Video Review

The AOU was held in Tokyo this week-end. AOU stands for All “Nippon Amusement Machine Operator’s Union” and we were kindly invited by Taito to test their latest arcade game, “Hopping Road”… They had a huge booth with a lot [...]
Hopping Road from Taito, Let’s “Hop” Together!  Video Review
Hopping Road from Taito, Let’s “Hop” Together!  Video ReviewHopping Road from Taito, Let’s “Hop” Together!  Video ReviewHopping Road from Taito, Let’s “Hop” Together!  Video ReviewHopping Road from Taito, Let’s “Hop” Together!  Video ReviewHopping Road from Taito, Let’s “Hop” Together!  Video Review

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Takara Tomy’s Robo-Q In-DA-House! Video and Micro Test

Here’s a micro test of a micro product, the Takara Tomy Robo-Q. Just 3.4 cm tall (1.3″), this little robot is a tiny toy, the world’s smallest remote controlled walking robot. Takara Tomy made things cool with the RoB[...]
Takara Tomy’s Robo-Q In-DA-House!  Video and Micro Test
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Bandai’s Gun O’Clock Hands-on!

Last month Bandai Japan announced the Gun O’Clock, and the nice Bandai team sent over a sample for us to check how cool the thing is. For those who were under a rock for the past couple of weeks, the Gun O’Clock is a nifty alarm clock [...]
Bandai’s Gun O’Clock Hands-on!
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CAM-BABY Hands-on: Cute Baby Robots Ready to Conquer the Earth

Earlier this month in Japan Cube-Works introduced a cute little robot, the CAM-BABY, a little toy that reacts to a hand clap. Yep, there’s nothing cuter than little walking robots that cry when they fall down. Here’s a shor[...]
CAM-BABY Hands-on:  Cute Baby Robots Ready to Conquer the Earth
CAM-BABY Hands-on:  Cute Baby Robots Ready to Conquer the EarthCAM-BABY Hands-on:  Cute Baby Robots Ready to Conquer the EarthCAM-BABY Hands-on:  Cute Baby Robots Ready to Conquer the EarthCAM-BABY Hands-on:  Cute Baby Robots Ready to Conquer the EarthCAM-BABY Hands-on:  Cute Baby Robots Ready to Conquer the Earth

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Akiba Maid Cafe Style!

While most Geeks in the world are CRAZY about the Sony Ericsson Xperia X1, a pretty slick Windows Mobile phone (photo below), Japan decided to mock this news and preferred to stand for a National Public Holiday in the glory of… S[...]
Akiba Maid Cafe Style!
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Mario World Slippers for Geeky Men

Are you are a fan of Mario and his imaginary world? Well treat yourself nicely with these great Mario World flavored slippers…
Mario World Slippers for Geeky Men
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And You, What Did You Buy this Morning?

This morning I went walking around Akihabara, and I couldn’t resist purchasing some geek oriented T-Shirts. I also bought a patch (to put on my daughter’s pajamas), of some of my favorite anime characters… To give you an id[...]
And You, What Did You Buy this Morning?
And You, What Did You Buy this Morning?

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Bubble Your life with Bubbly Money… Thank You Bandai

Completely OT, but really worth your time reading, here’s the “Babuli-Bubble Bath” from Bandai! It’s in fact bubble bath soap in the shape of Japanese bank bills… If you’ve ever dreamed of swimming in a bathtub [...]
Bubble Your life with Bubbly Money… Thank You Bandai
Bubble Your life with Bubbly Money… Thank You BandaiBubble Your life with Bubbly Money… Thank You Bandai

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2,240 Police Officers, 460 Patrol Cars, 1 Helicopter Mobilized for a Car Chase in Osaka

A little bit off topic, but WOW! Imagine, 1 helicopter, 460 patrol cars, and over 2240 police officers chasing 1 guy driving a car… Even with this army of men it took a stunning 2 hours to catch him, and thats AFTER he crashes in[...]
2,240 Police Officers, 460 Patrol Cars, 1 Helicopter Mobilized for a Car Chase in Osaka
2,240 Police Officers, 460 Patrol Cars, 1 Helicopter Mobilized for a Car Chase in Osaka2,240 Police Officers, 460 Patrol Cars, 1 Helicopter Mobilized for a Car Chase in Osaka2,240 Police Officers, 460 Patrol Cars, 1 Helicopter Mobilized for a Car Chase in Osaka

Via Japan Today

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Take rose perfumed bath and get an Hello Kitty Keychain.

The Japanese company Epoch came with a very interesting Combo today the “Ofuro de Pon”, that you can literally translate has “Throw it in the bath” Basically this new “stuff” is a rose perfumed ball made of soap which will melt and fre[...]
Take rose perfumed bath and get an Hello Kitty Keychain.

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Akihabara News Tests Initial D Arcade Stage 4 Limited, the Ultimate car simulator at Sega Joypolis

Initial D Arcade Stage 4 Limited, the Test !Uploaded by AkihabaraNews 3 Weeks ago, Sega invited us to enjoy some of the coolest games at the Sega Joypolis in Odaiba, Tokyo. Among several nice games we could spend time playing with, was[...]
Akihabara News Tests Initial D Arcade Stage 4 Limited, the Ultimate car simulator at Sega Joypolis
Akihabara News Tests Initial D Arcade Stage 4 Limited, the Ultimate car simulator at Sega JoypolisAkihabara News Tests Initial D Arcade Stage 4 Limited, the Ultimate car simulator at Sega JoypolisAkihabara News Tests Initial D Arcade Stage 4 Limited, the Ultimate car simulator at Sega JoypolisAkihabara News Tests Initial D Arcade Stage 4 Limited, the Ultimate car simulator at Sega JoypolisAkihabara News Tests Initial D Arcade Stage 4 Limited, the Ultimate car simulator at Sega Joypolis

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Robo Hopper, your new R-C Toy from Kyosho

Kyosho is one of the most famous Japanese makers when it comes to toys and R/C products, and they released a Tiny little helicopter using the shape of a Robot which weighs only 13g and has a size of 227x160x159mm. If of course you will[...]
Robo Hopper, your new R-C Toy from Kyosho

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Logitech’s Play Seat Evolution and G25 Premium Pack will be sold in Japan for…

100 lucky people only! Logicool, or better known worldwide as Logitech, will sell only 100 of the ultimate racing video game accessory: the Play Seat Evolution with the G25 Premium Pack, which will definitively be the best companion of[...]
Logitech’s Play Seat Evolution and G25 Premium Pack will be sold in Japan for…
Logitech’s Play Seat Evolution and G25 Premium Pack will be sold in Japan for…Logitech’s Play Seat Evolution and G25 Premium Pack will be sold in Japan for…Logitech’s Play Seat Evolution and G25 Premium Pack will be sold in Japan for…Logitech’s Play Seat Evolution and G25 Premium Pack will be sold in Japan for…

Via Logicool (Logitech)

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Akihabara News tests Senjo No Kizuna, the ultimate Mecha Simulator Arcade Game.

Banpresto (with Bandai), released this summer a new Arcade video game based on the Gundam world, called Senjo No Kizuna. But hold on, we are not talking about a regular Arcade game system, here, but a realistic simulator where you will[...]
Akihabara News tests Senjo No Kizuna, the ultimate Mecha Simulator Arcade Game.
Akihabara News tests Senjo No Kizuna, the ultimate Mecha Simulator Arcade Game.Akihabara News tests Senjo No Kizuna, the ultimate Mecha Simulator Arcade Game.Akihabara News tests Senjo No Kizuna, the ultimate Mecha Simulator Arcade Game.Akihabara News tests Senjo No Kizuna, the ultimate Mecha Simulator Arcade Game.Akihabara News tests Senjo No Kizuna, the ultimate Mecha Simulator Arcade Game.

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Hello Kitty AK47, let’s bring some happiness in this sad world !

Honestly, I really do not know what to say on this one… Hey come-on ! A Hello Kitty AK47? What next ? A Mother Theresa rocket launcher… You BET !
Hello Kitty AK47, let’s bring some happiness in this sad world !

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Akihabara News tests Senjo No Kizuna, the ultimate Mecha Simulator Arcade Game.

Banpresto (with Bandai) released this summer a new Arcade video game based on the Gundam world called Senjo No Kizuna. But hold on, we are not talking about a regular Arcade game system here, but a realistic simulator where you will pi[...]
Akihabara News tests Senjo No Kizuna, the ultimate Mecha Simulator Arcade Game.
Akihabara News tests Senjo No Kizuna, the ultimate Mecha Simulator Arcade Game.Akihabara News tests Senjo No Kizuna, the ultimate Mecha Simulator Arcade Game.Akihabara News tests Senjo No Kizuna, the ultimate Mecha Simulator Arcade Game.Akihabara News tests Senjo No Kizuna, the ultimate Mecha Simulator Arcade Game.Akihabara News tests Senjo No Kizuna, the ultimate Mecha Simulator Arcade Game.

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The ramens emergency kit!!!

Here’s the emergency kit to make sure you can prepare some ramens! Including: -5 packages of Ramens -3 bottles of water -a pan -some fuel -a lighter -some rods You can finally go to sleep, no matter what happens, delicious ramens[...]
The ramens emergency kit!!!

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The Pop Up Pirate USB Hub! VIDEO Inside!

We recently told you about the Pop Up Pirate, now, thanks to Cube Works, we can present you a little video of this excellent product! This thing is really cool, exactly like the one I had as a kid, nice quality and don’t forget, [...]
The Pop Up Pirate USB Hub! VIDEO Inside!
The Pop Up Pirate USB Hub! VIDEO Inside!The Pop Up Pirate USB Hub! VIDEO Inside!The Pop Up Pirate USB Hub! VIDEO Inside!The Pop Up Pirate USB Hub! VIDEO Inside!The Pop Up Pirate USB Hub! VIDEO Inside!

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