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Miniature Artist : Nunu’s House by Tomo Tanaka

A few articles back I wrote about miniature cooking shows; here is another miniature artist, Tomo Tanaka. Tanaka makes a wide variety of handmade miniature products. He started making miniatures in 2001. For Tomo’s...

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New Prikura machine?? NailPri

SEGA released the world’s first print machine for nail art.  They set up the new NailPri machine at the Ikebukuro GIGO location for a test run.  You can choose your favourite design from over...

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Popular Food : Haagen Dazs x Mochi : Hanamochi Series

Haagen Dazs just released a new series “Hanamochi” on the 24th of February. The interesting thing about Hanamochi is that it has “Mochi” (sticky mochi rice cake) in the ice-cream! They created two flavours,...

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Do you like Onigiri? How about Onigirazu?!

Onigiri (Rice Ball) is a popular food in Japan. You can find many kinds of Onigiri such as: Umeboshi(Pickled plum), Shake(Grilled Salmon), Katsuobushi(Dried bonito), Konbu(Sea Weed) just to name a few. Onigiri is quite...

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What is “Lassen Gorelai”?

Lately, rhythmic comedic acts are popular; I wrote about another comedic duo, Kumamushi “Attakain dakara”. “Lassen Gorelai” is a different rhythmic comedic act by the duo group, 8.6 sec Bazooka. It is especially gaining...

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Commemorative Suica Card sold 3.16 million pieces!

A Commemorative Suica card was released for Tokyo station’s centennial celebration. Suica is a rechargeable fare card for trains in the Tokyo area. The Suica card also works when buying things from vending machines,...