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BonsAI is Smart Bonsai Plant Integrated With Artificial Intelligence Technology

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JAPAN TRENDS
 
It seems that no aspect of culture is safe from the reaches of artificial intelligence these days, so perhaps it was only a matter of time before the technological revolution caught up with bonsai.
The Japanese horticultural art has been reimagined as BonsAI, a bonsai plant integra...

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Studio Ghibli Enters The Perfume Game with Launch of Kiki’s Delivery Service Body Mist Line

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ROCKET NEWS
 
Anime witch Kiki and cat pal Jiji grace the bottles of fragrances saluting the Hayao Miyazaki classic.
For fans of the anime of Studio Ghibli, the Donguri Kyowakoku chain has just about anything you can imagine, from Spirited Away No Face coin banks to magical light-up Laputa pendan...

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Beautiful Recycled Cardboard Lampshades Have us Planning an Office Makeover

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Bathe in the warm glow of owning something recycled, and a light bulb, with these magic cardboard lamps.
Here at SoraNews24, we’re all for recycling, whether it’s using old kimono to make beautiful parasols or tired jeans to make all sorts of bits and pieces, but we can also be a bi...

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Casio to Release First G-SHOCK 5000 Series Watch

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JAPAN TODAY
 
TOKYO - Casio has announced the April 13 release of the first G-SHOCK 5000 Series watch with full metal construction. The GMW-B5000 watch band, case and bezel, are entirely made from stainless steel. 
The watch keeps accurate time anywhere in the world by connecting to a time server...

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New “All Night Cat Watch” Toy Series Created in Japan to Keep Late Sleepers Company

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You’ll never be lonely burning the midnight oil with one of theseexhausted kitties diligently working by your side!
For years now, the team at Kitan Club have been putting their heads together in their creative lab, coming up with ideas for tiny toys that combine usefulness and craz...

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Japan Now Has Heart Hats For Cute Cats To Wear This Valentine’s Day

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Who needs a bunch of flowers when you can have these four little Valentines?
Kitan Club, one of Japan’s leading manufacturers of gatcha toy capsule goods, prides itself on producing whacky items that have us all making impulse buys at the vending machine. And out of all the bizarre ...

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Omoshiroi Block Japanese Landmark Memo Pads Go Viral in Japan

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JAPAN TRENDS
 
The Japanese know a thing or two about making good stationery and papercrafts. They also know a thing or two about making nice landmarks.
The Omoshiroi Block (roughly translating as the “Interesting” or “Fun” Block) is what happens when you combine those two skills. As you use thes...

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Qoobo Robotic Cat Tail Pillow Now Available to Heal Your Heart on Preorder

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JAPAN TRENDS
 
First showcased at CEATEC last autumn to much excitement from the world press, the Qoobo Robotic Cat Tail Pillow is now finally available on preorder.
The interactive, therapeutic “tailed cushion that heals your heart” by Yukai Engineering (who previously produced the iDoll) was su...

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Sharpen Your Look with Stylish Damascus Steel Watches Modeled After Japanese Blades

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ROCKET NEWS
 
Wear a unique, exquisite timepiece filled with Japanese sword traditionon your wrist.
Seki in Gifu Prefecture is also known as the “Japanese Knife Capital”, a place where some of the finest knives and swords in Japan are made. The city has seen a decline in craftsmen in recent years...

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New Pokémon Earrings and Hair Accessories Will Have You Looking Pikachu-perfect

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ROCKET NEWS
 
Need something special to finish off your holiday party outfit? LetPikachu and Eevee help.
There are a number of things that make Pikachu’s design fantastic, but one of the most important is that the Pokémon mascot can be recognized simply by his silhouette.
 
For those who’ve seen ...

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