We've always wanted a robot sidekick, and after watching this Nao robot play Wii Tennis with a family of four, our need for a robo-BFF is even stronger. Do you think we can program one to tolerate hanging out with us?
Why bother with Google Glass, when AgencyGlass lets you convey emotions through digital eyes? Hirotaka Osawa wants to help people look happy even when they're not.
Want a giraffe? At a school for the blind in Japan, kids' online search results become real-world objects.
We speak to Suzuki-Under who builds and races some seriously fast cars. He is trying to break his recored at Tsukuba, we tag along for the ride
The thrill of the race is one thing, but what about proving that you're the fastest in the world?
A group of Japanese students create a girlfriend-substitute coat that holds you and whispers sweet nothings in your ear.
A Japanese university experiment has opened up dozens of free VPN services around the world.
The Robot for Personal Intelligent Transport System is a single-person autonomous vehicle meant to travel on sidewalks. Just punch in your destination and it takes you there.
Still grappling with the Fukushima nuclear crisis, Japan is belatedly developing a robotic exoskeleton for first responders.
One day in the future, we might use sensor-equipped action figures like this one out of Japan to create animations.