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Why Japan's game industry is falling behind: GameSpot Q&A

Project Phoenix director Hiroaki Yura sits down with Zorine Te to discuss the shift in Japan's game industry, and why Konami's troubling culture is unsurprising.

By 13 August 2015

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Spending a night in Japan's robot-staffed hotel

CBS' Seth Doane reports from Nagasaki, Japan, where a hotel staffed entirely by robots opened this month.

By 24 July 2015

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Godzilla is Japan's newest, most imposing citizen

The fine folks of Tokyo's Shinjuku ward have welcomed a famous new resident. The fictional monster Godzilla, who lives atop a movie theater in Shinjuku, gets residency papers.

By 4 June 2015

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Amazon Prime steps up to battle Netflix in Japan

Amazon has announced it will bring video streaming to Amazon Prime customers in Japan, just days after Netflix announced it was partnering with a local telecommunications provider in the country.

By 27 August 2015

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Mt. Gox bitcoin chief Mark Karpeles arrested in Japan

Karpeles is accused of tampering with financial records to inflate his bank account by $1 million -- and a former employee has ended his silence over the Mt. Gox debacle.

By 4 August 2015

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We figure out what to get a newly married robot couple (Tomorrow Daily 203)

A pair of robots in Japan got married in front of about 100 guests last week, and we have a few questions. Where are they registered? Will they be thrilled with monogrammed hand towels, or are they more of a kitchen appliance kind of couple?

By 7 July 2015

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Robot wedding in Japan is spectacularly weird (Tomorrow Daily 203)

Ashley and Khail enjoy a glimpse into the world's first robot wedding, examine a long-thought-lost Nintendo/Sony prototype console and explain why controlling your car with your phone isn't as exciting as you're imagining. #TDWedBots

By 7 July 2015

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Japan responds to giant robot duel: Let's do it

Japan's Suidobashi Heavy Industry hurled a few insults at the American team upon accepting a challenge for the teams' giant robots to battle.

By 7 July 2015

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America challenges Japan to real-life battle of giant robots

Now that America's MegaBots and Japan's Suidobashi Heavy Industries have both built giant, pilot-controlled robots, it seems obvious what has to happen next.

By 3 July 2015

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Japanese government wants fully-functioning toilets in elevators (Tomorrow Daily 191)

When earthquakes strike Japan, elevator passengers are often trapped with no way to relieve themselves, which is why the toilet industry wants to figure out flushable toilets in elevators. It's a great idea, and some must wish it happened sooner.

By 10 June 2015