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The most important camera gear at Japan’s biggest photo show

All the new products from CP+ 2015

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Tokyo Camera Style: A photo book of rare, custom and beautiful cameras found on the most stylish streets of Japan’s capital

Tokyo Camera Style

Though smartphones might take the bulk of our daily point-and-shoot photography, street shooting with film is alive and well—especially in Tokyo. Throughout the ’90s and early aughts, Japanese camera-makers from Contax to Nikon produced a range of……

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Life in Japan: an 18-part look inside Japan’s game industry

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Music from “Transparent”: Pusha T’s “Lunch Money,” the music from “Transparent,” Japan’s love for Soul Train and more in the music we tweeted this week

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November 20th marked Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), which honors those who have lost their lives because of anti-transgender prejudice. (Reportedly, a person is killed somewhere in the world every two days for expressing gender nonconformity……

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Japan’s largest wireless carrier uses a shrimp cannon to promote its LTE network

2014 is the year of the seafood cannon. We’ve already seen two ways to use a pneumatic salmon cannon, and now we’re getting a slow-mo look at a dual-barreled, shrimp-frying cannon. This latest video comes out of Japan, and we have none other than wireless carrier NTT Docomo to thank for the culinary hijinks. Because apparently blasting shrimp through flour, oil, breading, and searing flames is a good way to sell a high-speed LTE network in Japan. Who knew?

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The Three Degrees: 天使の囁き (When Will I See You Again): Pusha T’s “Lunch Money,” the music from “Transparent,” Japan’s love for Soul Train and more in the music we tweeted this week

The Three Degrees: 天使の囁き (When Will I See You Again)


This week Japanese hip-hop scholar Dexter Thomas penned a second installment of his look into Japan’s connection to Soul Train, highlighting the band Yellow Magic Orchestra—the only Japanese band to ever perform on the show, and an Afrika Bambaataa……

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ListenUp: Pusha T’s “Lunch Money,” the music from “Transparent,” Japan’s love for Soul Train and more in the music we tweeted this week

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A music festival with a dedicated couch-surfing program may seemingly be pointed at young indie hipsters, but the Le Guess Who? festival in Utrecht—a quaint town about an hour south of Amsterdam—is a serious music……

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Link About It: This Week’s Picks: Sheep invade Madrid, Japan’s whiskey win, One World Trade Center opens and more in our weekly look at the web

Link About It: This Week's Picks


1. The New World Trade Center After 13 years of planning and development, One World Trade Center has finally opened its doors and welcomed its new tenants. To celebrate, Time Magazine pays tribute to the dedicated…

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RASH Wetsuits for Pilgrim Surf + Supply : Brooklyn’s surf outpost teams up with Japan’s oldest masters of neoprene for a retro-styled capsule collection

RASH Wetsuits for Pilgrim Surf + Supply


Fresh off an extremely on-point partnership with Japanese clothing brand Beams, Brooklyn-based surf shop and apparel-maker Pilgrim Surf + Supply ventured back to Land of the Rising Sun, this time for special edition recordOutboundLink(this,…

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Japan’s new Cruise Train is a luxury hotel on rails

Japan is already a global leader in train technology, so it would only follow that they’d be lapping the rest of the world in train design, too. Already, the country has produced gorgeous fleets of luxury trains with chic, retro stylings.

Now, Japan’s JR East railway company has commissioned a new luxury train, the Cruise Train, which will be a way for Japanese one-percenters to check out the country in style. The opulent transport, which will cost about $ 50 million to develop and seats…

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