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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 January 27, 2016

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Nissan websites hacked in protest of Japan's whaling exploits

The automaker doesn't have a single thing to do with whaling, of course, but good luck telling that to the person behind the keyboard.

By January 15, 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 December 29, 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 December 9, 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 November 6, 2015

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Mercedes-Benz Vision Tokyo eyes Japan's car-averse youth (pictures)

Mercedes-Benz has revealed a new minivan-like concept at the Tokyo Motor Show. This self-driving car is powered by a fuel cell and has been designed to attract Japanese youngsters.

7 Images By October 28, 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 December 14, 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 December 1, 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 August 12, 2015

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Toyota reverses position, will replace millions of Takata airbag parts in Japan

The automaker had previously claimed that 1.6 million airbag inflators were safe, but a recent accident turned that decision around.

By November 25, 2015