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10 ingenious products that showcase Japanese design

Japan has always valued attention to detail, and that spirit has delivered many wonderfully designed products to the world. Here are just a few...

Japan’s My Chef sends professional chefs to your home

Today a really neat service for busy mothers was released here in Japan. My Chef is a website that brings professional chefs to people’s...
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Japanese skills marketplace Coconala fundraises $1.5 million

See the original story in Japanese Coconala is a website where you can buy and sell knowledge, skills and, experience from users who are willing...

Top 7: In Japan, niche photo sites celebrate your favorite girls

The number and variety of websites on the net are practically endless. Looking at the top trafficked sites for Japan, we see internet giants...
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Kaori-san: A new virtual assistant for busy people in Japan

The phenomenon of virtual assistants is one of the more fascinating developments of the internet age, in a world made flat by rapid communication...

DrawChat lets you send hand-drawn pictures over Facebook Messenger

See the original story in Japanese. Prime Again is a Tokyo-based startup known for having developed the photo decoration app DecoAlbum. Readers may recall that...

Puzzle Trooper: Making the puzzle/RPG accessible to the West

Last week game developers Kabam and Gumi launched their Puzzle Trooper game for a number of markets worldwide, on iOS and Android. The game...

Megaman creator turns to Kickstarter to crowdsource new project

Megaman was one of my favorite games growing up. The iconic side scroller from Capcom is one of the greatest games ever made....
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Japanese startup qualifies for global competition with real life analytics for retail stores

SeedStars World is an initiative touring 20 cities worldwide to discover high profile startups. Here in Japan, a local preliminary competition event took place...
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Japan’s CocoPPa adopts Metaps’ ‘Exchanger’ to help profitability and advertising

Based on our original article in Japanese United Inc. has announced that it will implement Metaps’ Exchanger, a network for user traffic exchange, into its...