We don’t want to be held responsible for the looks you might get on the train when you burst out laughing. To be honest, we’re surprised that people hadn’t thought of it…

We’ll apologize for being a bit late to Lyrical School’s digital party, but we’ve had this music video on our minds since we saw it last month. Even if you’re not a…

For those of you who might find swiping a credit card just too old fashioned, but waving a phone in front of a vending machine or tapping a card on a magnetic reader lacking…

Noritomosan faces unique cultural challenges in bringing its ridesharing service to Japan. By Luca Eandi Need a ride? You may have to wait, because Japan’s not quite comfortable with you hopping in…

The ancient Chinese game of Go has been a frontier for programmers of artificial intelligence – the 2,500-year-old board game offers so many possible scenarios that it’s been a challenge for computers…

What if there were an app that made it easy for people to meet through the thousand fleeting connections that we make every day? Wonder no more: it’s time to cross paths…

When the majority of Japanese companies embraced Internet Explorer, it was widely considered to be the world’s most advanced web browser. Much has changed in the ensuing years, and now that once…

What appears to be an advertisement for a new wearable translator called “Ili” has set the internet alight with controversy, as many claim it’s sexist and should be considered street harassment. The video,…

European and Russian companies may have a stratospheric lead in the commercial satellite business, but that’s not stopping Tokyo from reaching for the stars. Channel News Asia reports that Japan launched its…

Commander of the Apollo 13 mission James Lovell talks about grace under pressure, seeing Earth from afar, and the need for mankind to keep its eyes on the stars. The iconic line…

Evolution and vision are perennial buzzwords at motor shows around the world. Two years ago at the Tokyo Motor Show, we saw some glimpses into the future of electric and hybrid powered…

Doors at The American School in Japan’s multipurpose structure opened this school year, and students are already finding new room for fresh thinking. Gathered around their tables in one classroom, a group…