Japanese trivia

Better anti-counterfeiting tech, Japan’s money get a makeover

3 types of Japanese banknotes (10,000 yen, 5,000 yen and 1,000 yen notes) and the 500 yen coin will have a new look.

Cat robot waiters to serve you in Japan

Contactless services are becoming a new normal amid the Covid-19 pandemic. And one of the stars in this field is, of course, ROBOTS.

Demon Slayer: How fast is Rengoku?

Demon Slayer–Kimetsu no Yaiba–Mugen Train Arc aired on Japanese TV generated much buzz. A best-selling author even calculated Rengoku’s speed?!

Old to new again, Japanese art on restoring book

No one can deny the craftsmanship skills of the Japanese.

Free drinks? new unique vending machine in Japan

Japan has the most vending machines in the world, being a paradise of vending machines. From ordinary to unusual ones.What about a vending machine that gives you free drinks?

How Japan mask glows with coronavirus contact

A new mask that glows when exposed to the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) has emerged.

Japan’s ‘Space Elevator’ ready to build in 2025?

Obayashi Corporation, one of Japan’s top construction companies, is currently testing carbon nanotubes (CNTs). A key element towards bringing the “Space Elevator” dream to life.

Turn into cow when you sleep? Funny Japanese superstitions

Each country has its own superstitions.Even though they can be silly, most Japanese people just can’t help following them. Let’s see some of the amusing superstitions in Japan!

This is not edible?! FOOD SAMPLE, FAKE FOOD

Unbelievably realistic Japanese food samples.They look yummy, but you can’t eat them… Wouldn’t you like to try them?

Kyoto to go bankrupt in 10 years? Let’s find out

Kyoto once ranked first in the world’s most famous cities for 2020. Yet, the world-renowned city rich in magnificent Japanese landscape is on the verge of bankruptcy within 10 years.It…