Tokyo Station's Olympic countdown clock turned off

National Mar 25, 2020

Tokyo Station's Olympic countdown clock turned off

Passersby in front of Tokyo Station gathered around a popular Olympics countdown clock to take pictures Wednesday as it stopped displaying the number of days until the games after the event was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Tokyo 2020 Olympics had been scheduled ...

Multilingual robot ready to serve visitors in Tokyo Station

National Oct 4, 2016

Multilingual robot ready to serve visitors in Tokyo Station

Welcome to Tokyo. Need directions? Ask Emiew3. East Japan Railway Co. has started a pilot project under which a humanoid robot serves visitors in English, Chinese and Japanese. Placed in front of the travel service center at the Marunouchi north exit, the 90-cm, 15-kg robot can ...

More Sports / Track & Field Mar 29, 2016

Tokyo Marathon finish line moving to Tokyo Station

Starting next year, runners at the Tokyo Marathon will cross the finish line at historic Tokyo Station, race organizers decided Tuesday. The finish line through this year's edition in February had been at the bayside Tokyo International Exhibition Center, popularly known as Tokyo Big Sight. ...