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A social video curation site that focuses on the appeal of Japan - COOL JAPAN VIDEOS - released today

TOKYO, Nov. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ULTIMEDIA, Inc. (Headquarters: Hachioji City,Tokyo, Representative Director: Shigemi Sasano) is pleased to announce the release of the English-language version of "COOLJAPAN VIDEOS," a social video curation site that compiles videos focused exclusively on the ...

2020-11-25 19:00 571

"If You Don't Shoot the Arrow, It Doesn't Hit the Target"--Interview with WPI-MANA Researcher

TSUKUBA, Japan, Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- With their ability to transport electricity without loss and at zero resistance, superconductors are a technology that could solve a host of environmental and energy problems. The Nano Frontier Superconducting Materials Group at MANA, led by Prof.Yosh...

2020-11-24 14:24 410

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. Partners with Leading Avatar Technology Company, Genies Inc. and Genies KK

TOKYO, Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. headquartered inTokyo announced on November 24 the forming of a capital and business alliance with Genies Inc., aLos Angeles, California-based start-up company that focuses on developing avatar technology and digital goods. As o...

2020-11-24 13:00 464

WPI-MANA Team: Biogenic Iron Sulfide Nanoparticles Enable Electron Uptake in Bacteria

TSUKUBA, Japan, Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A MANA team has identified the mechanism underlying the synthesis of long, electrically conductive pathways via iron sulfide (FeS) nanoparticles (NPs) in bacteria. This has implications in the development of new ways to inhibit microbial iron corrosio...

2020-11-20 14:00 409

WPI-MANA Team Succeeds in Spatially Resolving On/Off Boundary of Photocatalytic Activity between Single- and Bilayer MoS2

TSUKUBA, Japan, Nov. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A team at WPI-MANA has succeeded in spatially resolving the photocatalytic activity of molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) as a model catalyst. The findings advance the scientific community's understanding of the potential photocatalytic activity of 2D nanoph...

2020-11-18 14:00 464

Exclusive Online "Ninja" Training Experience with "Ninjutsu Sensei" from Odawara, Japan

ODAWARA, Japan, Nov. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Odawara, Japan, once home to the famed Fuma Ninja clan, will be hosting online ninja training courses hosted by a famed ninjutsu practitioner,Hiroshi Jinkawa. This is an online streamed journey to share the history, culture, and knowledge of ninja. Th...

2020-11-18 13:00 456

Nippon Shokubai Teams with LiveDo and Total Care System to Spread Used Disposable Diaper-recycling Systems

OSAKA and FUKUOKA, Japan, Nov. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --   - New Recycling Technology Developed for Superabsorbent Polymers - Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd. (hereinafter "Nippon Shokubai"), LiveDo Corporation (hereinafter "LiveDo"), both headquartered inOsaka, Japan, and Total Care System Co., Ltd. (h...

2020-11-17 14:00 489

The release of the second preview for DEEMO THE MOVIE

TOKYO, Nov. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Pony Canyon Inc. (headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo / president & COO: Takashi Yoshimura) released the second preview and created an official Twitter account for theatrical anime filmDEEMO THE MOVIE currently in production. It also announced the launch of aDEEMO ...

2020-11-16 22:00 487

Mystery-solving Game to Be Delivered to World by Haregake from Japan

TOKYO, Nov. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Haregake Inc., which produces mystery-solving games inJapan, will release on December 19 "World Detective Mystery Episode.Tokyo - The ENIGMA and the Secret Treasure -," a game that players can enjoy in English while staying home. The game is part of "Tokyo Na...

2020-11-16 15:00 532

WPI-MANA Team Creates Thermoelectric Device Combined with Wavelength-selective Thermal Emitter That Generates Continuous Power, Day and Night

TSUKUBA, Japan, Nov. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A team at WPI-MANA has created a thermoelectric device that can generate power continuously, 24 hours a day, without the problem of voltage dropping to zero when night falls and temperatures drop. (Image: https://kyodonewsprwire.jp/prwfile/release/M...

2020-11-16 14:00 405

Casio to Exhibit Medical Camera for Global Market at virtual.MEDICA 2020

TOKYO, Nov. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Casio Computer Co., Ltd. announced on October 22, 2020 that it will unveil its medical camera to the global market for the first time at virtual. MEDICA 2020, one of the world's largest medical device exhibitions, which will be held online this year fromNovemb...

2020-11-12 17:12 518

Iwatani Corporation of America and Toyota Motor Collaborate to Bring Seven New Hydrogen-Refueling Stations to Southern California

SANTA CLARA, Calif. and OSAKA, Japan, Nov. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Iwatani Corporation of America, a wholly owned subsidiary of Iwatani Corporation (8088: Tokyo Stock Exchange) and Toyota Motor North America (NYSE:TM) jointly announced onNovember 12 that Toyota will support Iwatani's plans to s...

2020-11-12 14:00 1047

Ubitus introduces new Cloud Gaming Solution for best-in-class experiences

TOKYO, Nov. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ubitus K.K. (hereinafter Ubitus), a cloud gaming technology leader, announces its latest Android cloud gaming solution that is based on the new Intel Server GPU. In close collaboration with Intel, Ubitus developed its solution to take full advantage of Inte...

2020-11-12 00:00 793

xpression camera: A virtual camera app that reinvents Zoom calls amid the coronavirus pandemic

TOKYO, Nov. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- EmbodyMe Inc. has begun free distribution of xpression camera, a virtual camera app that reinvents Zoom calls amid the coronavirus pandemic. xpression camera imprints the movements of your face and head onto anyone  users want while they chat on Zoom, stream o...

2020-11-11 00:00 779

UNIQLO Debuts at China Import Expo with The Art and Science of LifeWear

SHANGHAI and TOKYO, Nov. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Japanese global apparel retailer UNIQLO confirms today that it has successfully concluded its debut at the annual China International Import Expo (CIIE) held this year fromNovember 5 to 10 in Shanghai. The event also marked the first time UNIQLO h...

2020-11-10 21:01 606

Architects from Japan's NIKKEN SEKKEI Create Record-breaking Design in Dubai

DUBAI, UAE and TOKYO, Nov. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives from NIKKEN SEKKEI LTD (https://www.nikken.co.jp/en/  ), the leading Japanese architectural, engineering, and urban design firm, have celebrated the milestone of lifting the world's longest cantilever...

2020-11-09 17:28 449

Nippon Express Launches "NEX-SPEED Super-Fast! Atlanta" High-speed Consolidated Air Cargo Service to U.S. Southeast

TOKYO, Nov. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, October 13, Nippon Express Co., Ltd. launched its "NEX-SPEED Super-Fast!Atlanta" high-speed consolidated service for air cargo being shipped out of Haneda Airport inJapan to the southeastern U.S. via Atlanta Airport. (Logo: https://kyodonewsprwire....

2020-11-02 14:00 473

New Grant Program to Support Communities of Persons Affected by Leprosy During Coronavirus Pandemic Has Long-Term Goal of Strengthening Their Organizational Capacity

TOKYO, Oct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Sasakawa Leprosy (Hansen's Disease) Initiative will launch aUS$340,000 grant program on November 1 to support communities of persons affected by leprosy around the world that have been hard hit by the effects of the novel coronavirus. Through the program, whic...

2020-10-29 22:00 798

Halloween Fest in Tokyo's Shibuya Underway Online This Year, Joined by Some 70,000 People

TOKYO, Oct. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The annual Halloween Festival in Tokyo's Shibuya Ward, joined by approximately 70,000 people, is underway online this year to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus infections. The Executive Committee of Virtual Halloween is hosting the event, "Virtual Shibu...

2020-10-28 15:00 616

Nippon Shokubai Develops Production Process of Novel Super-fast-drying Superabsorbent Polymer

OSAKA, Japan, Oct. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd., (hereinafter "Nippon Shokubai"), headquartered inOsaka, Japan, has developed a novel superabsorbent polymer (SAP) with super-fast-drying absorption property, which could not be achieved in the past. (Logo: https://kyodonewsp...

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