Category Archives: General Olympic News

Sony PS4 sales surge past record 10 million mark

Sony PS4 sales surge past record 10 million mark

  Sony PS4 sales surge past record 10 million mark TOKYO — Sony said Wednesday that global sales of its newest PlayStation have surged past the 10 million mark in…

Japan's youth Olympians told to keep low profile in China

Japan’s youth Olympians told to keep low profile in China

  TOKYO — Japanese athletes at this month’s Youth Olympics in the Chinese city of Nanjing have been warned not to wear their official tracksuits around town due to safety…

World’s Fastest Camera Captures Chemical Reactions in Single Shot

World’s Fastest Camera Captures Chemical Reactions in Single Shot

  World’s Fastest Camera Captures Chemical Reactions in Single Shot Two major Japanese universities have unveiled a camera that’s 1,000 times faster than existing high-speed cameras. With a multitude of…

Tokyo Summer Heat Could Fry 2020 Olympics

Tokyo Summer Heat Could Fry 2020 Olympics

  Tokyo Summer Heat Could Fry 2020 Olympics With peak temperatures in Tokyo averaging 31 degrees Celcius in July and 33 degrees so far in August, imagine what it will…

Legacy of 1984 Olympics still growing strong

Legacy of 1984 Olympics still growing strong

Legacy of 1984 Olympics still growing strong What will be the legacy of the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics? There won’t be a simple, one-size-fits-all answer, and those answers will depend,…

They made anime back then? Five old-school anime that we still love today

They made anime back then? Five old-school anime that we still love today

They made anime back then? Five old-school anime that we still love today Do you have a favorite anime? Nowadays, especially with so much information and videos available on the…

Yamaha releases engine-to-Japanese translation app, we peer into the minds of celebrity cars

Yamaha releases engine-to-Japanese translation app, we peer into the minds of celebrity cars

  Yamaha releases engine-to-Japanese translation app, we peer into the minds of celebrity cars Translation apps are very popular for people visiting foreign lands. With only internet access and a…

Amazing aquatic artwork turns aquariums into fantasy realms

Amazing aquatic artwork turns aquariums into fantasy realms

    Amazing aquatic artwork turns aquariums into fantasy realms TOKYO — Like any aquarium equipment supplier, Aqua Design Amano can set you up with tanks, lights, and filters. The…

Abe tells OECD 'Abenomics' has yielded great results

2020 Olympics to provide a cozy jobs for over 1,000 ex-bureaucrats

2020 Olympics to provide a cozy jobs for over 1,000 ex-bureaucrats TOKYO — “Yakebutori”—to prosper after a fire—is an old word that refers to merchants whose businesses profited from the…

Dark manga meets music — It’s 'Death Note the Musical'

Dark manga meets music — It’s ‘Death Note the Musical’

Dark manga meets music — It’s ‘Death Note the Musical’ TOKYO — It appears fans of the hit manga and anime “Death Note” may now have something exciting to look…