No time to rest for busy Rui Hachimura

Basketball / NBA Jul 22, 2019

No time to rest for busy Rui Hachimura

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Rui Hachimura has had to go through a hectic schedule since he was drafted by the Washington Wizards last month. Last week, the 21-year-old finally returned to his native Japan for the first time since the draft on June 20. But he won't have much ...

Fork hides noodle-slurping sounds

National / Media | Pulsations Oct 28, 2017

Fork hides noodle-slurping sounds

by Natsumi Komiyama

Instant noodle producer Nissin Food Products has created a "noise-canceling" fork to mask the sound of someone exuberantly slurping down a mouthful of noodles. Named "Otohiko," the utensil has been developed in an attempt to disguise the excessive slurping sounds that can be found emanating ...

Osaka inks deal with Nissin

More Sports / Tennis Nov 25, 2016

Osaka inks deal with Nissin

Naomi Osaka, the 2016 WTA Newcomer of the Year, has signed a contract with Nissin Food Products Co., the company announced on Friday. Osaka, 19, said at a news conference in Tokyo that she was happy to be with Nissin as she has eaten the ...