Sumitomo Forstry Co., Ltd. has announced that they have a plan to build a building, which has 70 stories, 350M tall and made from woods in 2041. Continue reading 70 stories buildings made from wood
Dreams come true! Many game fans or Dragon ball fans have wished they could do a Kamehameha. Finally, it can happen in Japan! A Japanese company, “meleap” invented HADO. They say “HADO is the combination of motion censor, smartphone, AR (augmented Reality) tech, and sports that creates a whole new experience that we call Techno Sports.” “HADO’s AR tech enables people to shoot the energy … Continue reading HADO, throw energy balls in the real world!
When I visited Tokyo 1-2 years ago, I saw a new kind of vending machine. The vending machine looked like a very large smart phone. Immediately, I took a photo. People must have thought “Why is she taking a photo of a vending machine? She must be from the country side.” Haha. (Photo Via Acure) According to the company, Acure, that makes this smart phone … Continue reading Vending Machine Heaven
(Via travelbook.co.jp) A common basic love hotel room I thought Love Hotels were everywhere. All over the world. Until I live outside of Japan. A Love Hotel is a hotel for making love. Usually, people can choose to stay for as short as 2 hours, “Free Time” (Happy Hour) or stay a night. When you check out, guests just pay through an ATM-like machine in … Continue reading Love Hotels in Japan
Almost all schools in Japan have their own uniforms. Each school has strict uniform rules, but many students still enjoy rearranging their uniforms while still “following” the uniform rules. (I really hate the uniform rules because it doesn’t make any sense.) According to Yahoo! News Japan, Taiyo Middle School in Hiratsuka City Kanagawa, Japan will allow female students to wear pants from April, 2018. The … Continue reading Female students are allowed to wear pants at school
I was looking for something interesting about Japan. I googled “Why Japanese”, and I found a video on BBC News “Why don’t Japanese drivers buy U.S. cars?”. The video explains why very well. Here is the link to the video As the video shows, many streets and parking lots are so narrow in Japan. Cars from the U.S. are too big. It’ll be very hard … Continue reading Why Japanese people don’t buy U.S. cars?
The morning of January 13th 2017, Hawaii residents and visitors got emergency alert on their smartphones, “A ballistic missile threat is inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill”. First of all, my husband screamed when he read that a missile was heading inbound to Hawaii. My U.S. mainland friend who lives in Hawaii called his family to say “I love you”. … Continue reading Reactions towards the inbounding missile
A Japanese website called “Natalie” introduced a new idol group called, “Crypto Currency Girls”. They wear crypto currency masks. There are 8 members. Each member represents a crypto currency. The leader, Lala represents BCH. Other members are BTC, NEM, MONA, ETH, ADA, NEO and XRP. They only accept crypto currency from customers for purchasing tickets to live shows and merchandise. They have a song, which … Continue reading “Crypto Currency Girls” a new Japanese idol group
A poplar American YouTuber, Logan Paul, who went to the well known suicide forest called Aokigahara(or Fuji no Jukai) in Japan, filmed a hanging body is a very big controversy. The forest is located in Yamanashi prefecture. I grew up near there and heard a lot about Aokigahara when I was teenager. People said “If you go into the forest, you’ll never come back because you’ll … Continue reading The things Logan Paul did in Japan
Yahoo! News Japan has introduced a virtual YouTuber Kaguya Luna. Actually, this was the first time for me to hear about Virtual YouTubers in my life, so I Googled about it. Apparently, there are some famous virtual YouTubers in Japan. I’d like to introduce them. Kizuna Ai She is the original Virtual YouTuber. She started YouTube in December 2016. She speaks Japanese, … Continue reading Virtual YouTubers are a new boom for Otaku culture