TOKYO -- With a 0 - 60 time of less than four seconds, an $80,000 price tag and no roof, the Tommykaira ZZ is a somewhat more extreme alternative to Tesla's first EV.
The humanoid robot created to keep astronauts on the International Space Station company seems to have caught a case of intergalactic ennui. Cheer up, Kirobo!
German company ThyssenKrupp claims it was inspired by Star Trek's turbolifts when creating the concept for its MULTI elevator concept, which will ferry passengers via a dual-axis design. If that's not crazy enough, check out the wacky buildings TK believes will house those elevators.
On today's show, guest host Thom Tran joins Ashley as they discuss futuristic elevators that remind them of Willy Wonka, a thrilling interactive short film featuring the undead, and "Hebocon," a Japanese competition seeking the worst robot ever.
A series of technologies developed by a robot lab in Japan are all going towards the creation of a humanoid baseball-bot.
Deep in Tokyo's Shinjuku district is a place of wonder and technology, an explosive spectacle of robots, glitz and lasers: the Robot Restaurant.
An Xbox One exec acknowledges that the company isn't satisfied with the console's reception so far in Japan.
Not satisfied with the weirdness of a fried-chicken keyboard, KFC Japan unveils a giant drumstick of an iPhone case.
Microsoft's latest game console racked up only 1,314 unit sales in the country last week, says a Japanese gaming news site.
Burger King Japan takes a trip to the Dark Side by offering an unusual burger stacked with startlingly black cheese. But don't worry, it's all edible.