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This Japanese toaster costs ¥30,000. It only makes one slice at a time

This Japanese toaster costs ¥30,000. It only makes one slice at a time

Perfectly made toast isn’t just an obsession in Japan. It’s a business opportunity. Over the past few years, there’s been...

Japanese fashion magnate Maezawa raises over $8 mil at Sotheby’s auction

Japanese fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa sold art for more than $8 million at a Sotheby’s auction in New York on...

Technoloy

Nissan Motor Co uses radar sensors and cameras

Nissan Motor Co Ltd says it will, for now, stick to self-driving technology which uses radar sensors and cameras, avoiding lidar or light-based sensors because of their high cost and limited capabilities. The Japanese automaker unveiled updated self-driving technology a month after Tesla Inc’s Chief Executive Elon Musk called lidar...

From The Sports
Report reveals alleged labor issues at 2020 Tokyo Olympic building sites

Report reveals alleged labor issues at 2020 Tokyo Olympic building sites

A report released by a global union federation has demanded better conditions for laborers working on the construction of Tokyo Games facilities after several “alarming” alleged labor violations were uncovered....

Delays and long waits as Japan residents rush to buy Tokyo Olympic tickets

Delays and long waits as Japan residents rush to buy Tokyo Olympic tickets

If you’re a Japan resident and you want tickets for next year’s Tokyo Olympics to be patient. On Friday Tokyo organizers said delays and long waits to get an online...

Olympics: 2020 Tokyo Games ticket sales open to Japan residents

Olympics: 2020 Tokyo Games ticket sales open to Japan residents

On Thursday the first tickets for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics went on sale, with residents in Japan able to enter a lottery to watch the sport of their choice. Tickets...

Shohei Ohtani says: he’s ready to play when Angels allow it

Shohei Ohtani says: he’s ready to play when Angels allow it

Shohei Ohtani is disappointed he won’t return to the Los Angeles Angels’ lineup this week. The AL Rookie of the Year said on Wednesday he’s ready to play whenever the...

Japan appeal after Ito, Hayata lose the disputed final

The Japan Table Tennis Association has filed a protest with the International Table Tennis Federation over a disputed ruling in the women’sJapan appeal after Ito, Hayata lose the disputed final...