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Tag: Japan

Giant Tetsujin 28-Go 1:1 Scale Statue to be Installed in Kobe, Gundam Statue Prepares for Staring Match

Giant Tetsujin 28-Go 1:1 Scale Statue to be Installed in Kobe, Gundam Statue Prepares for Staring Match
The Gundam statue isn’t even formally exhibited yet and we already have news on another 1:1 scale giant robot statue that will be built in Japan! Widely acknowledged as the first giant robot ever to be…

Why Not Tweet Your Heart Rate?

Why Not Tweet Your Heart Rate?
If you use Twitter, odds are you occasionally inform your poor followers of some business that just really doesn’t matter. (How’s your sandwich, by the way?) Why not keep them updated on something that might actually…
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Banpresto Fruit Palette: Float Some LED Citrus in Your Bathtub

Banpresto Fruit Palette: Float Some LED Citrus in Your Bathtub
Apparently, the folks in Japan have some different ways of chilling out in the tub than what I’m familiar with. Banpresto Fruit Palette are light-up fake fruit that you float around your bathtub while you soak…

Taiyo Voice-Heli: Voice Control Helicopter From Japan [Appu, Appu and Away]

Taiyo Voice-Heli: Voice Control Helicopter From Japan [Appu, Appu and Away]
This remote-controlled helicopter has the unique ability to be flown by voice command. Japan’s Taiyo Toy makes these unusual toy helicopters that come with a voice control mode. Just speak into the included microphone, and you…

Mur-01 Seat With Built-in Speakers: Now That’S a Seriously Rocking Chair

Mur-01 Seat With Built-in Speakers: Now That’S a Seriously Rocking Chair
Feel the full force of Mastodon on your butt with the MUR-01 rocking chair from Irisohyama. The built-in 8.5-watt 2.1 speaker system will assault your body with sound. Or will it just massage your body? How…

Bowlingual Voice: Dog Translator 2.0 Teaches Fido to Speak. Speak!

Bowlingual Voice: Dog Translator 2.0 Teaches Fido to Speak. Speak!
Remember the BowLingual? Released in the early 2000’s, the device claimed that it could translate your dog’s barks into phrases and emotions that told you what your dog was thinking, or how it was feeling. Now…

Handmade Frog and Duck USB Flash Disks (Just Don’T Drop ‘Em in a Pond)

Handmade Frog and Duck USB Flash Disks (Just Don’T Drop ‘Em in a Pond)
The gadgets that Brando sells are often weird but they’re mostly affordable. GeekStuff4U has it the other way around: slightly weird gadgets that really hurt the pockets. Case in point: handmade frog and duck USB flash…

Mitsubishi Laservue Projection Tv: Yet Another Expensive “World’S First” Gadget

Mitsubishi Laservue Projection Tv: Yet Another Expensive “World’S First” Gadget
Mitsubishi’s L65A90 LaserVue 65-inch Rear Projection HDTV is the world’s first laser-powered television, and the company claims that its laser-lit DLP delivers twice as many colors as the now stupid and old LCD and plasma HDTVs.…

Gundam Statue is Alive!!! *Cries*

Gundam Statue is Alive!!! *Cries*
The RX-78 Gundam statue is aliiiiiive! Okay not really but it’s still awesome. It looks like a chunkier Exia. Of course it does. They’re both Gundams. Giant Robot Statue is making me stupid. And its head…

Giant Gundam Statue Fully Constructed: J*Zz in My Pants

Giant Gundam Statue Fully Constructed: J*Zz in My Pants
The RX-78 statue – 8th Wonder of the World, King of all Statues, Future Prime Minister – is finished. It’s done. It’s awesome. It’s bitchin.  Japan the best. Japan is the Michael Jordan of nations. Japan…

Kawasaki 1400 GTR Motorcycle to be Equipped With Nightvision, Helmet-Mounted HUD. No Weapons Though

Kawasaki 1400 GTR Motorcycle to be Equipped With Nightvision, Helmet-Mounted HUD. No Weapons Though
Kawasaki’s upcoming 1400 GTR may just be the world’s most technologically advanced bike on the planet, surpassing even the Blue Hawk and the Battle Hopper. Kidding. Expected to be unveiled this coming autumn, the 1400 GTR…

Black Nintendo Wii, Red Dsi for Japan

Black Nintendo Wii, Red Dsi for Japan
Rejoice (Japan)! New colors for Nintendo entertainment systems! And at last, new colors for the Wii. Well, new color, singular. Well, sort of a color. It’s black. Well, it’s different, anyway. The new DSi is decked…

Moving Pictures: Motionportrait Technology Can Make a Moving Cg Face From a Single Picture

Moving Pictures: Motionportrait Technology Can Make a Moving Cg Face From a Single Picture
Japan-based MotionPortrait Inc. has developed a way of making a three-dimensional image of a person’s face based only on a single headshot. What’s really impressive about MotionPortrait technology is that the CG face moves and can…

Tap Your Screen if You’Re Present: iPhone to Take Attendance in Japanese University

Tap Your Screen if You’Re Present: iPhone to Take Attendance in Japanese University
If there’s one thing I can say about the Japanese, it’s that they’re weird. Now if there are two things I can say about the Japanese, then I say they’re weird and they’re quick to embrace…

Furry Keyboard and Flash Drives Are Perfect for the Crazy Cat Lady Who has Everything

Furry Keyboard and Flash Drives Are Perfect for the Crazy Cat Lady Who has Everything
Leave it to the Japanese to come up with yet another just plain weird accessory for you to put on your desktop next to your computer. Unlike your boring, everyday keyboard, this keyboard is bordered by…

Gundam Statue Being Erected in Tokyo: Why Can’T Stuff Like This Happen Where I Live?

Gundam Statue Being Erected in Tokyo: Why Can’T Stuff Like This Happen Where I Live?
A 1:1 scale Gundam statue is being built in Tokyo as part of the Japanese government’s quest to acquire a monopoly of geeks to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the world famous anime series. The Mainichi…
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