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The Tommykaira ZZ is Japan's answer to the Tesla Roadster (pictures)

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.

14 Images By October 9, 2014

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Japan's ISS Kirobo robot is lonely in space

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!

By September 2, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 095: Japan crowns the worst robot ever, an interactive zombie movie, and more

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.

By December 2, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 095: Japan crowns the worst robot ever, an interactive zombie movie, and more

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.

By December 2, 2014

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Japan is building a robot that can play baseball

A series of technologies developed by a robot lab in Japan are all going towards the creation of a humanoid baseball-bot.

By November 13, 2014

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Sensory overload: Japan's Robot Restaurant (pictures)

Deep in Tokyo's Shinjuku district is a place of wonder and technology, an explosive spectacle of robots, glitz and lasers: the Robot Restaurant.

11 Images By July 7, 2014

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Microsoft isn't happy with Xbox One sales in Japan

An Xbox One exec acknowledges that the company isn't satisfied with the console's reception so far in Japan.

By October 2, 2014

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So KFC Japan has a fried-chicken iPhone case, too

Not satisfied with the weirdness of a fried-chicken keyboard, KFC Japan unveils a giant drumstick of an iPhone case.

By September 25, 2014

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Xbox One sales in Japan sink even lower

Microsoft's latest game console racked up only 1,314 unit sales in the country last week, says a Japanese gaming news site.

By September 25, 2014

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Black cheese? Burger King Japan unveils burger dark as night

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.

By September 12, 2014