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The 5th annual AKB48 “General Election” ended with a huge surprise – Rino Sashihara shot to the #1 ranking among more than 300 girls in the idol group

On June 8, 2013, the “AKB48 General Election” took place in Nissan Stadium in Yokohama, Japan. This was the 5th year of the election and was broadcast live for 4 hours on national TV. For the top 16 ranked girls, there is a[...]
The 5th annual AKB48 “General Election” ended with a huge surprise – Rino Sashihara shot to the #1 ranking among more than 300 girls in the idol group
The 5th annual AKB48 “General Election” ended with a huge surprise – Rino Sashihara shot to the #1 ranking among more than 300 girls in the idol groupThe 5th annual AKB48 “General Election” ended with a huge surprise – Rino Sashihara shot to the #1 ranking among more than 300 girls in the idol groupThe 5th annual AKB48 “General Election” ended with a huge surprise – Rino Sashihara shot to the #1 ranking among more than 300 girls in the idol groupThe 5th annual AKB48 “General Election” ended with a huge surprise – Rino Sashihara shot to the #1 ranking among more than 300 girls in the idol groupThe 5th annual AKB48 “General Election” ended with a huge surprise – Rino Sashihara shot to the #1 ranking among more than 300 girls in the idol group

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SiliconSign – “SiOrchid” 1.9mm Super Fine Pitch LED Panel – Stack multiple panels vertically and horizontally to make massive LED displays

SiliconSign had a very impressive display of its 1.9mm Super Fine Pitch LED Panel “SiOrchic” at the Display 2013 (9th International FPD Expo) section of the 23rd FINETECH JAPAN at Tokyo Big Sight yesterday. The super fine L[...]
SiliconSign – “SiOrchid” 1.9mm Super Fine Pitch LED Panel – Stack multiple panels vertically and horizontally to make massive LED displays
SiliconSign – “SiOrchid” 1.9mm Super Fine Pitch LED Panel – Stack multiple panels vertically and horizontally to make massive LED displaysSiliconSign – “SiOrchid” 1.9mm Super Fine Pitch LED Panel – Stack multiple panels vertically and horizontally to make massive LED displaysSiliconSign – “SiOrchid” 1.9mm Super Fine Pitch LED Panel – Stack multiple panels vertically and horizontally to make massive LED displaysSiliconSign – “SiOrchid” 1.9mm Super Fine Pitch LED Panel – Stack multiple panels vertically and horizontally to make massive LED displays

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Shibuya Station gets a makeover – The old Tokyu Toyoko line terminal at Shibuya Station closes its doors after 86 years

The Tokyu Toyoko line, one of the most famous and important train lines in the Tokyo metro area, running between Shibuya and downtown Yokohama has had a major improvement at its Shibuya terminus, a benefit for many passengers, but a ti[...]
Shibuya Station gets a makeover – The old Tokyu Toyoko line terminal at Shibuya Station closes its doors after 86 years
Shibuya Station gets a makeover – The old Tokyu Toyoko line terminal at Shibuya Station closes its doors after 86 yearsShibuya Station gets a makeover – The old Tokyu Toyoko line terminal at Shibuya Station closes its doors after 86 yearsShibuya Station gets a makeover – The old Tokyu Toyoko line terminal at Shibuya Station closes its doors after 86 yearsShibuya Station gets a makeover – The old Tokyu Toyoko line terminal at Shibuya Station closes its doors after 86 years

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Nissan 2-seat EV gets a test field

Nissan has just obtained green light from the minister’s cabinet to proceed with the open road testing. This testing will be done in Yokohama, where Nissan will try to evaluate the impact of a small 2-seat EV car. Nissan is also [...]
Nissan 2-seat EV gets a test field
Nissan 2-seat EV gets a test field

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SANYO and Yokohama hit all-time best record at Pikes Peak

SANYO announced that the EV racing car powered by SANYO Lithium-ion battery system has hit an all-time record for electric vehicles (EV) for the second consecutive year at the hill-climbing motor sports race, “2011 PIKES PEAK INTERNATI[...]
SANYO and Yokohama hit all-time best record at Pikes Peak

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Sanyo and Yokohama Rubber to team up in Pikes Peak race June 26

Today Sanyo announced that its lithium-ion batteries will be used in the Yokohama Rubber electric vehicle (EV) operated by “Team Yokohama EV Challenge” for the upcoming 89th annual hill-climbing motor sports race, the ̶[...]
Sanyo and Yokohama Rubber to team up in Pikes Peak race June 26
Sanyo and Yokohama Rubber to team up in Pikes Peak race June 26

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[Wireless Japan] Docomo pushes the concept of Bike Sharing with Appealing services

Early January Docomo Announced that it will start a Bike Sharing Trial service in Yokohama where people will be able from their smartphone to locate the nearest location facility, Book Bikes and pay their fees with their phones. Also T[...]
[Wireless Japan] Docomo pushes the concept of Bike Sharing with Appealing services
[Wireless Japan] Docomo pushes the concept of Bike Sharing with Appealing services[Wireless Japan] Docomo pushes the concept of Bike Sharing with Appealing services[Wireless Japan] Docomo pushes the concept of Bike Sharing with Appealing services[Wireless Japan] Docomo pushes the concept of Bike Sharing with Appealing services

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DoCoMo starts Bike Sharing trial in Yokohama

I am sure that you are familiar with the concept behind Bike-Sharing, if not; well think of it has the “Bike” version of the slightly more common Car-sharing concept. Schedule to start from April 2011 and end in March 2014,[...]
DoCoMo starts Bike Sharing trial in Yokohama
DoCoMo starts Bike Sharing trial in YokohamaDoCoMo starts Bike Sharing trial in Yokohama

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Crashbaby: Keihin Tohoku Line LCD

Let’s start the day off with a crashbaby post! This is the Keihin Tohoku line on the vast JR East network, easily identifiable by its light blue stripe and color designation on maps and signs. It serves three prefectures and runs[...]
Crashbaby: Keihin Tohoku Line LCD
Crashbaby: Keihin Tohoku Line LCDCrashbaby: Keihin Tohoku Line LCDCrashbaby: Keihin Tohoku Line LCDCrashbaby: Keihin Tohoku Line LCDCrashbaby: Keihin Tohoku Line LCD

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Companies join forces to create ecological standards in networked lifestyles

The Smart Network Project which is made up of NTT Docomo, NEW, Sekisui House, Namco Bandai, and others are joining forces to test networked homes and electric vehicles, with the hopes of developing new, sustainable living standards for[...]
Companies join forces to create ecological standards in networked lifestyles
Companies join forces to create ecological standards in networked lifestyles

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[CEATEC 2010] Nissan and NAMCO BANDAI Develop Low-Carbon City Driving Simulator Using Virtual Reality Technology.

Nissan and Namco Bandai today announced the joint development of a driving simulator through which people can experience the near future of Yokohama City, in virtual reality, where a Smart Grid is in place. The driving simulator repres[...]
[CEATEC 2010] Nissan and NAMCO BANDAI Develop Low-Carbon City Driving Simulator Using Virtual Reality Technology.
[CEATEC 2010] Nissan and NAMCO BANDAI Develop Low-Carbon City Driving Simulator Using Virtual Reality Technology.

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BioJapan 2010 World Business Forum

The BioJapan 2010 World Business Forum will start the day after tomorrow, September 29, for a three-day run at the Pacifico Yokohama Convention Hall in Minatomirai, Yokohama. Over four hundred companies from all over the world, from ve[...]
BioJapan 2010 World Business Forum

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Let’s Visit Tokyo – Minato Mirai Sky

Everything is pretty much the same here, Hot & Humid, but I am trying however to keep the let’s visit Tokyo “alive” despite the difficult weather condition. Last week at the last minute I received an invitation by Nissan to partici[...]
Let’s Visit Tokyo – Minato Mirai Sky
Let’s Visit Tokyo – Minato Mirai SkyLet’s Visit Tokyo – Minato Mirai SkyLet’s Visit Tokyo – Minato Mirai SkyLet’s Visit Tokyo – Minato Mirai SkyLet’s Visit Tokyo – Minato Mirai Sky

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Sanyo to power Yokohama EV race car for 2010 Pikes Peak

Sanyo announced today that their are powering Yokohama EV (Electric Vehicle) race car with their batteries for 2010 Pikes Peak. The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is the ultimate climbing race where any participants have to run on[...]
Sanyo to power Yokohama EV race car for 2010 Pikes Peak
Sanyo to power Yokohama EV race car for 2010 Pikes Peak

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