This is a music video of a promotion of a pachinko machine. The singer that appears in the video is Kabuda Nobuaki, a Japanese karate and K-1 fighter. Pretty weird.
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In October, for the first time ever in Japan, more smartphones were sold than keitais (“traditional” Japanese cell phones). It seems like the Galapagos Syndrome is starting to hit really hard Japanese cell phone manufacturers, that have to compete more and more harder with smartphones developed in the United States and South Korea. The number [...]
When I posted about the Singing Robot developed by AIST Institute in Japan, I got an e-mail from Miguel Michán telling me about the Actroid-F, another robot from the same lab. I have also been reading about the latest developments of the Intelligent Robotics and Communication Laboratories and it seems like they have ready a [...]
In Europe almost all arcade stores disappeared at end of the 90s, as video game consoles became as powerful or even more than arcade machines, and started to be affordable to everybody. In Japan the arcades are not in their heyday but they are still quite alive; they are known here as game centers. One [...]
A usual visit to the usual figurines shop in Akihabara. There’s every figurine you can imagine: figurines of characters of shōjo manga, Dragon Ball figurines, Star Wars figurines… If you collect figurines Akihabara is a paradise for you. I’m not a big fan of figurines but I always enjoy looking around in this kind of [...]
One of the many things I love about Tokyo is the amount of green areas that you can find within a concrete jungle. Although Tokyo is one of the largest cities in the world, there’s trees everywhere. The thing is that not only you can find plants and trees in parks but you can find [...]
I have a bad habit of taking pictures of people sleeping in public; not only in Japan but also while being in Spain. Our sleeping positions are not as original as the Japanese ones but we’re not bad at sleeping our siesta anywhere.