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Japan's latest invention: The wearable chair

A new gadget eases the stress of long hours spent on foot and targets doctors, surgeons, hospitality workers and retail assistants.

By 27 January 2016

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Rare sighting of a giant squid caught on camera near Japan's coast

Release the Kraken! Spectators visiting Toyama Bay in Japan, got a glimpse of a giant squid on Christmas Eve before a local diver helped guide it back to deeper waters.

By 30 December 2015

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Japan's Akatsuki orbiter sends back triumphant Venus images

Years after a failed attempt at orbiting Venus, the Akatsuki spacecraft snuggles up next to the planet and snaps a series of photos.

By 10 December 2015

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The 404 Show 1,637: Japan's Star Wars trailer, Candy Crush maker sells for $5.9B, remembering iPod 1 (show notes)

Russ and Jeff check out Japan's Star Wars trailer, discuss Activision's $5.9B King Digital acquisition, remember the first iPod, uncover the mystery of the Boston Garden Monkey and so much more on this week's show.

By 7 November 2015

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Thanks, Japan, for bottling the scent of a cat's forehead

If you like to huff cat heads and you live in or are willing to ship from Japan, then you're in luck with a special fabric spray that smells like a feline brow line.

By 15 December 2015

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Registration for new 'Nintendo account' system opens in Japan

Gamers in Japan can now register for the cross-platform service.

By 2 December 2015

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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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Would you like a selfie with that? Kirin fuses vending machines and photo booths in Japan

One of Japan's biggest beverage companies is rolling out a new model of vending machine that takes a picture and sends it through the popular Line messaging app to customers who buy a drink.

By 19 October 2015

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Scalebound is expected to boost sales of the Xbox One in Japan

Scalebound's developer, Platinum Games, is also behind Bayonetta and Metal Gear Rising. And there's plenty of love for it in Japan.

By 29 September 2015