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JAPAN ADVENTURES

Its been long time since I did my last post but I got fresh sketches from our recent Japan adventure. Our time spent there was split...

Brown-eared Bulbuls in blossom

BROWN-EARED BULBULS IN BLOSSOM

The 2020 Olympics will be held in Tokyo, Japan. Do birders and canoeists/kayakists/kayakers/kakies make good bedfellows I wonder? The...

 
 
 
Kawasaki ZRX 1200 R / NJ-1 by NOJIMA-Japan

KAWASAKI ZRX 1200 R / NJ-1 BY NOJIMA-JAPAN

Foto: Bikebros

Special Olympic Edition of the Samsung Galaxy S10+ will launch in July

SPECIAL OLYMPIC EDITION OF THE SAMSUNG GALAXY S10+ WILL LAUNCH IN JULY

A web page posted by Japan's largest wireless carrier, NTT Docomo , reveals that Samsung is offering a special Olympics Games Edition...

 
 
 
Trump's car import move is getting panned

TRUMP'S CAR IMPORT MOVE IS GETTING PANNED

WASHINGTON - The White House announcement Friday that President Donald Trump has set a 180-day clock ticking on possible trade action...

Trump delays auto tariffs

TRUMP DELAYS AUTO TARIFFS

The United States will delay for six months a move that would impose tariffs on automobiles from the European Union, Japan and other...

 
 
 
Galaxy S10+ gets ‘Olympic Games Edition' for Tokyo 2020 that'll be outdated by then

GALAXY S10+ GETS ‘OLYMPIC GAMES EDITION' FOR TOKYO 2020 THAT'LL BE OUTDATED BY THEN

The 2020 Summer Olympic Games are barely a year away, and preparations are well underway for the host city of Tokyo, Japan. This week,...

Trump Delays Auto Tariffs For 6 Months

TRUMP DELAYS AUTO TARIFFS FOR 6 MONTHS

The Trump administration announced Friday that it will delay tariffs on cars and auto part imports for six months while it negotiates...

 
 
 
Oh no Nate: Yo-Kai Watch 4 gets a last-minute delay

OH NO NATE: YO-KAI WATCH 4 GETS A LAST-MINUTE DELAY

What was once due before the madness of E3, is now set to arrive after. The highly anticipated Yo-Kai Watch 4 was set to launch in...

House in Shimomuraki / Aki Hamada Architects

HOUSE IN SHIMOMURAKI / AKI HAMADA ARCHITECTS

© Takumi Ota Architects: Aki Hamada Architects Location: Toyama, Japan Category: Houses Lead Architects: Aki Hamada, Takeshi Tanabe Area:...

 
 
 
Guilty Gear 20th Anniversary Pack rocks onto Nintendo Switch today

GUILTY GEAR 20TH ANNIVERSARY PACK ROCKS ONTO NINTENDO SWITCH TODAY

Two classic Arc System Works fighters blow up on the Nintendo Switch today, with the physical launch of the Guilty Gear 20th Anniversary...

Extension of Oyamagaoka / Aki Hamada Architects

EXTENSION OF OYAMAGAOKA / AKI HAMADA ARCHITECTS

© Kenta Hasegawa Architects: Aki Hamada Architects Location: Japan Category: Extension Lead Architects: Aki Hamada, Takeshi Tanabe,...

 
 
 
Merlin Appoints Former Spotify Exec As It Looks to Grow Streaming In World's Second Largest Market

MERLIN APPOINTS FORMER SPOTIFY EXEC AS IT LOOKS TO GROW STREAMING IN WORLD'S SECOND LARGEST MARKET

It's all about change at Merlin's Japan office, where general manager Haji Taniguchi has left the company and been replaced by former...

The Pokemon Company Just Released ‘Pokemon Rumble Rush' in Australia on Android

THE POKEMON COMPANY JUST RELEASED ‘POKEMON RUMBLE RUSH' IN AUSTRALIA ON ANDROID

Rob wrote about PokeLand two years ago which was an action game in the Pokemon franchise for mobile devices. Today, that has returned...

 
 
 
Victim Continues With Classic Utilitarian Staples for FW19 Range

VICTIM CONTINUES WITH CLASSIC UTILITARIAN STAPLES FOR FW19 RANGE

Japan-based label VICTIM has revealed its latest lookbook of menswear offerings for its forthcoming Fall/Winter 2019 delivery. The...

The Good Life Director SWERY Talks Current Japanese Game Industry Revival

THE GOOD LIFE DIRECTOR SWERY TALKS CURRENT JAPANESE GAME INDUSTRY REVIVAL

The last generation of consoles tended to be a rough one for Japanese companies, big and small. As gaming itself exploded, both financially...

 
 
 
Study Concludes Glassy Menagerie of Particles in Beach Sands Near Hiroshima is Fallout Debris from A-Bomb Blast

STUDY CONCLUDES GLASSY MENAGERIE OF PARTICLES IN BEACH SANDS NEAR HIROSHIMA IS FALLOUT DEBRIS FROM A-BOMB BLAST

Researchers collected and studied beach sands from locations near Hiroshima including Japan's Miyajima Island, home to this torii gate,...

I Used to Be an Evangelist for the ‘Walk-Away Fund.' Here's What I Got Wrong

I USED TO BE AN EVANGELIST FOR THE ‘WALK-AWAY FUND.' HERE'S WHAT I GOT WRONG

I've long been a proponent of the "walk-away fund:" money women need to save to be able to exit toxic situations at work or in their...

 
 
 
Alfa-X World's fastest bullet train tested in Japan

ALFA-X WORLD'S FASTEST BULLET TRAIN TESTED IN JAPAN

Japanese railway company JR East tested the new Alfa-X, a high-speed bullet train with the capacity of reaching 400 kilometers per...

MGallery Kyoto Yura Hotel debuts in Japan

MGALLERY KYOTO YURA HOTEL DEBUTS IN JAPAN

MGallery Kyoto Yura Hotel has been launched in the ancient capital of Japan. Through art and heritage it will pay homage to the traditions...