Yamanashi vies for energy storage investment

Dec 26, 2016

Yamanashi vies for energy storage investment

A patch of land in the shadow of Mount Fuji is becoming a testing ground for energy storage, with some of Japan’s leading companies trying to develop technologies such as spinning flywheels and fuel cells. The Yamanashi Prefectural Government is hoping that by attracting ...

Mar 7, 2016

Yayoi debuts first U.S. 'teishoku' eatery in Palo Alto

Japanese restaurant chain operator Plenus Co. on Friday opened its first Yayoi-brand store in the United States, offering teishoku set meals in Palo Alto, California. Plenus, which is headquartered in Fukuoka, aims to expand its U.S. footprint to offer authentic teishoku amid a boom ...

Netflix Japan debut set for Sept. 2 as service moves into Asia

Aug 5, 2015

Netflix Japan debut set for Sept. 2 as service moves into Asia

Netflix will expand into Japan next month, giving the Internet video service its first presence in Asia. Japanese subscribers will be able to start watching Netflix on Internet-connected devices beginning Sept. 2. Netflix already sells its services in dozens of other countries outside the ...