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Yamato Noodle School – Intensive 7-Day Ramen chef school – Learn the Japanese noodle business

Sushi, tempura and teriyaki were the trailblazers of Japanese cuisine around the world. However, it is now ramen, and other Japanese noodles like soba and udon, that are gaining in international interest. Like Colonel Sanders’ fr[...]
Yamato Noodle School – Intensive 7-Day Ramen chef school – Learn the Japanese noodle business
Yamato Noodle School – Intensive 7-Day Ramen chef school – Learn the Japanese noodle businessYamato Noodle School – Intensive 7-Day Ramen chef school – Learn the Japanese noodle businessYamato Noodle School – Intensive 7-Day Ramen chef school – Learn the Japanese noodle businessYamato Noodle School – Intensive 7-Day Ramen chef school – Learn the Japanese noodle businessYamato Noodle School – Intensive 7-Day Ramen chef school – Learn the Japanese noodle business

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Lenovo and MTV – “Lenovo-MTV CO:LAB” Project” – A music and movie work competition for young people in Japan, India, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand and Philippines

Lenovo-MTV CO:LAB, a joint project by Lenovo and MTV in Asia, is a music/movie competition in 7 Asian countries (Japan, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Philippines) intended to help young people produce creative wor[...]
Lenovo and MTV – “Lenovo-MTV CO:LAB” Project” – A music and movie work competition for young people in Japan, India, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand and Philippines

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Chiba University demonstrates Quadcoptors flying in formation using motion capture

The Nonami Group at Chiba University is developing drone robots for information gathering, and the group has demonstrated four multi-rotor helicopters, flying in formation using image processing. “The cameras capture the markers,[...]
Chiba University demonstrates Quadcoptors flying in formation using motion capture

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Opton Japan unleash the first step to a real Bender Bending Rodriguez with the T-Win20

Opton’s T-WIN20 KDM is a robot bender that can feed in, twist, and bend pipes simultaneously. This product has received a top award from the Small and Medium Enterprise Agency. By computer-controlling two of these benders at once[...]
Opton Japan unleash the first step to a real Bender Bending Rodriguez with the T-Win20

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The University of Tokyo reveals next generation cargo ship concept with 50m high sails uses 30% less fuel

The aim of the Wind Challenger Project is to substantially reduce fuel consumption by large merchant vessels. Under development by a group including members from the University of Tokyo, the idea is to utilize giant retractable sails, [...]
The University of Tokyo reveals next generation cargo ship concept with 50m high sails uses 30% less fuel

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Let’s Visit Tokyo – Ueno

Here you are another nice Video sent to us by Steph! This time Steph and its Canon 7D will help us to discover and enjoy Ueno! Have something to share? Want to publish an article on AkihabaraNews.com? Don’t hesitate to send us yo[...]
Let’s Visit Tokyo – Ueno

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Police finds 13Y old girl in Hyogo soapland after anonymous tip

As first reported by SankakuComplex, a soapland was shut down by police officials in the Hyogo prefecture after the discovery of a 13 year old girl who got employed as a prostitute. Let me first explain to the people not familiar with [...]
Police finds 13Y old girl in Hyogo soapland after anonymous tip

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Let’s Visit Tokyo – by Steph!

Let’s Visit Tokyo is not completely dead thanks to Steph! Indeed last December Steph flew to Japan and shoot some footage of Kawaguchiko and decided to send his work at mynews[at]akihabaranews.com that we can now all enjoy this 1[...]
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AkihabaraNews is yours! Get a chance to share what you like!

I would like to start a small experiment with you all! As you know I am having been writing since 2002 for AkihabaraNews and I have to admit that I would love to see some “change” here and bring something different for all of us and ma[...]
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[Hands-On] Pentax K-01 MILC Camera Designed by Marc Newson

Pentax Ricoh Imaging have developed the Pentax K-01, a mirrorless interchangable lens camera, designed by the world-famous Australian industrial designer, Marc Newson. “In most mirrorless cameras, the fact that there’s no m[...]
[Hands-On] Pentax K-01 MILC Camera Designed by Marc Newson

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NICT demonstrate the World’s Largest Full HD Glasses-Free 3D Display

NICT, in collaboration with JVC Kenwood, has developed a 200″ auto-stereoscopic Full HD 3D display which shows video from 57 different angles. This means multiple people can walk around in front of the screen and see around corne[...]
NICT demonstrate the World’s Largest Full HD Glasses-Free 3D Display

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Actroid-F Robot Gets A Brother And An Eye Implant

AIST has developed a male version of its android robot Actroid-F, which was first shown to the public last year. These human-like robots imitate the movements of the people they are watching, and are currently being placed as observers[...]
Actroid-F Robot Gets A Brother And An Eye Implant

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Japan getting new Panasonic full HD 3D home theater projector this fall

Although Panasonic is known for its line of home theater equipment, until now there hasn’t been a 3D projector from the company that offered more than a 720p resolution. That recently changed when Panasonic unveiled the PT-AE7000[...]
Japan getting new Panasonic full HD 3D home theater projector this fall

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Let’s Visit Tokyo – Too HOT!

Sorry folks but it is WAY too hot here in Japan for me to shoot our usual let’s Visit Tokyo series, so let’s take a break until the weather cool down shall we?
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Japan new super Hero… Testicle-Man!

Totally out of topic but I could not resist sharing with you these photos of a new promotional character for Japanese “Genki Drink” Testicle-Man! To be very honest with you I made-up the “Testicle-man” thing, but I don’t know what the [...]
Japan new super Hero… Testicle-Man!
Japan new super Hero… Testicle-Man!Japan new super Hero… Testicle-Man!

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Japanese farmer sold a Black-rind watermelon for up to 300,000 Yen ($3800 USD)

Japanese love Suicas (Watermelons) and apparently their love for this delicious fruits! Indeed, the Mainichi Daily News in Japan reported that a Black-rind watermelon from an Hokkaido farmer fetched a winning bid price of 300,000 Yen, [...]
Japanese farmer sold a Black-rind watermelon for up to 300,000 Yen ($3800 USD)

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Let’s Visit Tokyo – Osaki

There is in any city in the world an area that really does not fit in, a place where whatever people try to do it will never work, and Osaki seems to me like one of this place. Osaki feel like a place that nobody really cares, people p[...]
Let’s Visit Tokyo – Osaki

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SANYO expanding eneloop New-Type Battery Series in Japan

In need of even higher capacity rechargeable batteries? If you live in Japan, you’re in luck because today SANYO announced the new additions to its line-up in the eneloop rechargeable battery series, the eneloop pro, the eneloop [...]
SANYO expanding eneloop New-Type Battery Series in Japan
SANYO expanding eneloop New-Type Battery Series in JapanSANYO expanding eneloop New-Type Battery Series in JapanSANYO expanding eneloop New-Type Battery Series in JapanSANYO expanding eneloop New-Type Battery Series in JapanSANYO expanding eneloop New-Type Battery Series in Japan

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Japan is planning to cover all its new Building with Solar Panels

According to AFP, Japan official are considering to actively enforce the installation of Solar Panels on every new structures in Japan either Houses or New building by 2030. While we did not hear anything official yet on this matter, t[...]
Japan is planning to cover all its new Building with Solar Panels

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Let’s Visit Tokyo – Toda in Izu

The Let’s Visit Tokyo series is back and we hope for good, but since we do not like to do things like they should, we will not visit a specific area of Tokyo today but rather a small little beach and temple located in Toda City in Izu,[...]
Let’s Visit Tokyo – Toda in Izu

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Kawaii shojo helps you recover from the big earthquake

Latest news from Otobank Inc., the release of Rodoku Shojo – Story Time Girl. It is a program focused on “entertainment for readers,” in which a girl in a school uniform recites a story just for you! “Rodoku girl” mea[...]
Kawaii shojo helps you recover from the big earthquake

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‘Wii 2′ to be revealed at E3 in June, coming 2012

Early this morning Nintendo revealed that the successor to its popular Wii will be coming next year. There have been many rumors leading up to this, as it is also rumored that the new video game system will be codenamed Project Cafe, b[...]
‘Wii 2′ to be revealed at E3 in June, coming 2012

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