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shibuya

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Celebrate Godzilla with $1.5M solid gold statue

To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the classic monster film, one Japanese jeweller has crafted a tribute to Godzilla out of solid 24-karat gold.

By July 17, 2014

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$50,000 strawberry-picking robot to go on sale in Japan

This bot uses an imaging system to gauge when berries are ripe. It's perfect for making very expensive jam.

By September 27, 2013

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For true panoramic images, toss this camera in the air. Seriously

The ball-shaped Panono contains 36 2-megapixel lenses and takes a 360x360-degree image when it is thrown into the air.

By November 12, 2013

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Rail-mad Japanese marry aboard Tokyo commuter train

Often overflowing with passengers, the famous Yamanote Line makes way for a special event.

By October 16, 2013

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RFID hangers know what you're shopping for

A men's clothing retailer in Tokyo trots out smart hangers that trigger ads when you browse for duds.

By October 19, 2011

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Android-themed bar opens in Tokyo

At Bar Android in Shibuya, everybody knows your name--and probably has an Android device.

By November 24, 2010

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Nokia to exit Japan by August

Nokia is shutting down its Vertu service in Japan, thus ending all presence in Japan by August.

By July 1, 2011

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Pilots wanted for giant mech robot Kuratas

Inspired by animated mecha, Kuratas brings the sensation of piloting a 13-foot combat robot down to Earth.

By July 30, 2012

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Tablecloth pulling meets arcade game

From Japan comes The Tablecloth Hour, which challenges players to yank a real piece of tablecloth from under a virtual place setting.

By August 17, 2010

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Android gets its own theme bar and water-squirting robot

More proof the world is going Android crazy: the first Android theme bar has opened in Japan, while we could soon be threatened by a tidal wave of water-squirting robots.

By November 24, 2010