Today, Ellation (Crunchyroll's parent company) announced VRV, a new video experience bringing the best of anime, animation, gaming, comedy, fantasy, and technology to fans in one unified environment. After the jump, read the FAQ and enjoy an overview of this upcoming service!
Hey! A humanoid-shaped robot phone named RoBoHon wants to be your new best friend... but what can the little guy offer consumers that a conventional smart phone can’t? Watch a video, including an interview with his makers and staff, and prepare yourself for the robot revolution after the jump!
The scintillating trade show of amusements known as the Tokyo Toy Show is now underway in Japan. A series of raw videos fresh off the show floor are here to present you with some of the major highlights. Enjoy after the jump!
Humanity’s race to the virtual frontier got a big kick in the pants this week in Tokyo with the “VR Zone Project i Can” event, in which visitors get to try out a variety of first-person experiences and goofy looking headsets. Enjoy a video report after the jump!
The travelling exhibit known as “Game On” finally made its way to Japan recently to reveal the evoultion of gaming tech (from Pong all the way to the latest VR) via playable games and a few exclusives for the Land of the Rising Fun. Read on to watch a report!
From crayon-powered battle card games to Tekken 7, Japan’s arcade industry showed off its latest games and fun attractions recently at a new trade show called the Japan Amusement Expo. Get a gander at some of the big highlights after the jump!
Japanese telecommunications giant SoftBank has big plans for their cute, chatty, humanoid robot Pepper. After the jump, watch a video report on the recent Pepper World Expo, and start preparing for the Rise of the Machines!
Christmas in Tokyo means finger lickin’ good KFC dinners, feeling down if you don’t have a significant other, and… Christmas lights illuminations! Get an eyeful of some of the most impressive seasonal sights and sounds after the jump!
Christmas in Japan means candy canes, Santa Claus, and… a new version of the projection mapping light show at the world famous life-size Gundam statue! Watch a bedazzling holiday-themed video after the jump!
It’s easy to make cracks about how the machines will one day rise up and overthrow humanity, but in the meantime, Japan is busily working on helpful robots that could save plenty of lives in dangerous, disastrous situations. Watch a nifty demo video after the jump!
This week’s International Robot Exhibition in Tokyo got a power-up in the form of Premaid AI, a “robot idol” with an uncanny ability to mime idol music and dance moves. Crack open a glow stick and enjoy the sight of Premaid AI getting’ down after the jump!
State of the art Japanese innovation triumphs again as a division of Namco Bandai delivers a cardboard box that doubles as one-person studio for making videos in, singing in, you name it. Watch a thrilling demo video after the jump!
It may just look like a guy laying on the floor with a cardboard box over his head, but the “solo theater” is nothing less than Japan’s latest crowdfunded technological innovation. Enjoy an interview with its inventors and a demonstration below
Owning remote controlled robotic aircraft is not yet common in Japan, but it probably will be eventually, as events like the Japan Drone Championship are shaping up to become a new form of gaming for gearheads. Watch a video report after the jump!
The future of Google Glass may be in doubt, but the race for wearable tech gold continues in Japan! Wearable Expo is a new trade show in Japan that spotlights futuristic devices like head-mounted displays even gizmos for our pets! Get a look via a vidoe report after the jump!