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The new faces of today’s technology

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 01:09
Drastic and subtle ways to give your face a virtual makeover, and a life-size anime service robot — what more could you need?

Classic ways to boost new games

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 00:31
Nintendo goes analog, "Dark Souls" remains relentless and "Gods of War" finds new mythology

The gadget scoop on Slush Tokyo

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 02:28
On: Tech looks at a few items from Slush Tokyo, one of Japan's largest startup and tech conferences: Toletto, the smart litter box, the high-quality ...

Follow-ups that outdo originals

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 02:29
Looking as good as Ghibli | 
LEVEL-5. Fukuoka-based game-maker Level-5 has released “Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom,” which looks just as beautiful as the ...

It takes one to know one: How YouTuber Chris Okano built an agency to help his fellow J-vloggers

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 01:26
This past week, Japanese YouTube heavyweight Hikakin appeared on NHK’s long-running business show “The Professionals” (“Professional: Shigoto no Ryugi”) where he discussed the “new job” ...

Figurative and literal lifesavers

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 03:54
Keep your ears open for BoCo Bone-conduction earphones, a relatively new development in personal tech that allows users to listen to devices without blasting the ...

An onslaught of new arrivals

Sun, 02/25/2018 - 03:39
‘Metal Gear’ is a survivor When Hideo Kojima , the creator of the original “Metal Gear,” left Konami, it seemed like the action-adventure series was ...

Changing the way that we live

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 00:30
The perfect room mate Tomotaka Takahashi’s first miniature walking, talking home-robot Robi was notable not only for being sold as a subscription-based DIY kit, but ...