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Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle / Japan Pulse
Oct 29, 2009
A peek inside an otaku's inner sanctum
Imperial otaku Danny Choo invited geek homies to show off their inner sanctums and it all comes together for a worldwide room-viewing in 'Otacool.'
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Oct 28, 2009
Ka-ching and bling for Hello Kitty at 35
The queen of kawaii, Hello Kitty, celebrates her 35th birthday this year with global events, new products and a bit of bling.
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Oct 26, 2009
A mouthful of tech marketing
All the big players in personal computing have landed in Japan to do battle, using conventional and unusual tactics. Who will come out on top?
Japan Times
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Oct 26, 2009
Moving portraiture by Julian Opie
If you see the influence of Japanese art, both traditional and contemporary, in the work of Julian Opie, showing at Scai Bathhouse till Nov. 14, you've got a good eye.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Japan Pulse
Oct 23, 2009
Transformers down to desktop proportions
To coincide with the release of 'Transformers Revenge' on DVD in December, we get mice and USB which, of course, are actually robots in disguise.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Oct 23, 2009
Bento packaged for the global spotlight
Boxed lunches have been around for centuries in Japan, but now the rest of the world is seeing the beauty and economic good sense of bento.
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Oct 22, 2009
Rich harvest of autumn anime
From fantasy adventures to high-school romance, this autumn's crop of anime has it all.
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Oct 22, 2009
Japanese agency projects their message well
Nikon COOLPIX S100pj projects its features loud and clearly with the Helicopter Boyz promo.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Oct 21, 2009
The right platform for selling to women on the go
Miss Metro Manners might be asking women to 'Please do it at home,' but the stationmasters are clearly saying, 'Please shop here.'
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Oct 19, 2009
Twitter swoops into the Japanese market again
Twitter stepping up its operations in Japan with a new mobile site and video capability. Will this be enough to make Japanese users start tweeting?
EDITORIALS
Oct 17, 2009
Mass media's crucial role
Newspaper Week began Oct. 15 under the sponsorship of the Japan Newspaper Publishers and Editors Association — nearly a month after the Democratic Party of Japan-led government was inaugurated, ending the rule by the Liberal Democratic Party that was almost uninterrupted since November 1955.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Oct 15, 2009
The fruits of sharing a love of art
Tokyo Art Beat set their data free and something wonderful returned, in the form of an iPhone-app guide to the city's museums and galleries.
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Oct 14, 2009
Fancy pants climb the walls in Ginza
Sony makes a real spectacle of itself by selling recycled jeans on the facade of Ginza showcase and inviting young artists to remix its products.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Japan Pulse
Oct 13, 2009
All the leaves are brown . . . and the chips are purple
Japanese food is about the seasonal freshness, even when it comes to convenience store snacks such as Calbee's Jagabee purple potato snacks.
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Oct 12, 2009
Running with the Red Bulls in Odaiba
At Japan's first Red Bull Box Cart Race, it was more about unfettered creativity than pure speed.
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / Japan Pulse
Oct 11, 2009
3-D TV, coming to your living room soon?
TV makers showcase their new shiny 3-D tech at CEATAC and future, at least for gamers, looks promising.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Oct 11, 2009
Tokyo venues thinking outside the box
For musicians who want play somewhere beyond smoky basement clubs, Tokyo has options.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Japan Pulse
Oct 10, 2009
DoCoMo brings us little closer to our cell phones
Docomo's MachiChari are both at your bidding and your back. Consider them life coaches for the cell phone.
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Oct 9, 2009
Japan's Uniqlo bent on world domination, reasonably priced socks
Opening in Paris and teaming up with Jill Sander, Tadashi Yanai's Uniqlo obviously has the freedom to move into any market it wants to.
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Oct 6, 2009
3D marketing in motion
Turning 2D into 3D on the fly, Motion Portrait is the dream toy of today's viral campaigns.

Longform

Several support networks have launched to help startup founders in Japan whose native language isn't Japanese.
As Japan's startup ecosystem grows, so does a supportive community of entrepreneurs