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Nissin Foods Holdings Co., Ltd. - Logo

World’s first instant noodles developer – Nissin Foods H...

Nissin Foods Products Co. Ltd. was established by Momofuku Ando in 1958, who invented the first instant ramen noodle "Chikin(Chicken) Ramen" to Japan. In ...

Japanese Chef Knife - Kamikoto - Kanpeki Knife Set

Japanese Chef Knives – Kamikoto

Kamikoto, the original manufacturer of Japanese Honshu steel knives, is building a growing reputation for their handmade Honshu steel knives in the US. ...

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Manufacturing bedding products from fishing line – airweave in...

airweave inc. founded in 2004, is the Japanese bedding manufacturer known for their unique airfiber® technology and the belief that "Tomorrow Starts Tonig...

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Shimamura Co., Ltd. – 2nd largest clothing company in Japan an...

Shimamura Co., Ltd. founded in 1953, is 2nd largest clothing company in Japan and it is ranked 10th in the world in 2017. Shimamura operates nationwide ch...

Japan Made Jeans - KAKEYA JEANS 2nd Model

100% Japan Made Jeans – KAKEYA JEANS

Kasaoka Sewing has been sewing products of famous apparel brands and select shops for over half a century in Okayama prefecture, which is the number one j...

CASIO G-SHOCK MUDMASTER GWG-1000-1AJF Mens Japan import

Casio Computer Co., Ltd. – Developed calculator in 1957, wrist...

Casio started as a Kashio Seisakujo in Tokyo in 1946, and established Casio Computer Co., Ltd. in 1957. Same year, they developed the world's first compac...

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Nissui Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. – Leading Company in Clinical ...

Nissui Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. founded in 1935, have been actively engaged in an expansive array of product developments such as diagnostic agents coveri...

Epson WorkForce ET-4550 EcoTank Wireless Color All-in-One Supertank Printer with Scanner, Copier, Fax, Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct

Japan’s imaging technology leader – Seiko Epson Corporat...

Seiko Epson Corporation, founded in 1942 (as Daiwa Kogyo, Ltd.), is a electronics company and one of the world's largest manufacturers of computer printer...

FOB FACTORY F0406 fusion trouser / FUSION TROUSERS / Made in Japan

Made in Japan clothing store – ROCOCO

Rococo is a clothing store located in Osaka, dealing with various Japanese brand clothes and accessories. In addition, Rococo also sell these items at onl...

HORI - PURE JELLY Premium (4 cups)

Hokkaido’s “food” is here – SkyShop Ogasawar...

Yamato Ogasawara Shoute which sells Hokkaido's tourism souvenirs, opened the SkyShop Ogasawara in 1963 at Chitose Airport. Now they are business at the Ne...

Wall Nut - Three Tiered Box

Japanese Traditional Tableware Echizen Shikki (Lacquerware) – ...

The Soumei Lacquerware Store, founded in 1923, produces and sells a number of traditional Echizen lacquerware and original tableware goods such as chopsti...

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D&M Holdings Inc.

D&M Holdings Inc., headquartered in Kawasaki city, Kanagawa Prefecture, manufactures and sells audio equipment and video equipment. The company markets it...

Yamaha Corp - Logo

Yamaha Corporation – World’s largest manufacturer of musical i...

Yamaha has cultivated in its 130-year history, and branches in more than 30 countries and regions. Drawing on the strengths Yamaha has nurtured as the wor...

Pioneer - Logo

Pioneer Corporation – Mainly manufacturing car electronics pro...

In 1937, the founder of Pioneer Corporation, Matsumoto Nozomu succeeded in developing the Japan’s first Hi-Fi dynamic speaker, and Pioneer Corporation was...

House Foods Curry Sauce with Vegetables, Hot

Manufacturing Japanese Curry from 1926 – House Foods Group Inc...

House Foods Group Inc. is one of Japan's largest food manufacturers and brands. It began in 1913 in Osaka as Urakami Shoten, and began selling curry in 19...

ASICS Men\'s Gel-Kayano 24 Running-Shoes

Japan’s leading sporting goods manufacturer – ASICS Corp...

In 1949, Mr. Kihachiro Onitsuka, founder ASICS, began his athletic footwear company (Onitsuka Co., Ltd.) by manufacturing basketball shoes in his home tow...

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Top Industrial Boiler Manufacturer in Japan – Miura Co., Ltd.

In 1959 MIURA began with the development of the Z Boiler in Ehime Prefecture, Japan. Now, MIURA has grown to become the top boiler manufacturer in Japan. ...

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Worldwide General Trading Company – Sumitomo Corporation

Sumitomo Corporation incorporated in 1919, is a member company of the Sumitomo Group, and the company is a leading Fortune 500 global trading and business...

DHC Deep Cleansing Oil, 6.7 Fluid Ounce

Olive based beauty products have 99.4% customer satisfaction –...

DHC, which stands for "Daigaku Honyaku Center," began as an educational translation company in Japan in 1972. Yoshiaki Yoshida, the company's owner, learn...

Kirin Holdings Company, Limited - Logo

Kirin Holdings Co. Ltd. – a holdings group with Kirin Company ...

Kirin Holdings is a Japanese holdings group with major subsidiaries such as Kirin Company, an integrated beverages company and Kyowa Hakko Kirin, a pharma...

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No.1 Airline Company in Japan – All Nippon Airways (ANA)

All Nippon Airways (ANA) is Japan’s only five star airline. Founded in 1952, ANA flies today on 87 international routes and 117 domestic routes. The ANA g...

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Largest IT services provider in Japan and 5th in the world – F...

Fujitsu founded in 1923, is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solu...

2016 CEEPO KATANA frame set

Japanese brand road bike specializing in triathlon – CEEPO

In 2003, Japanese brand triathlon bike, CEEPO was born in Aichi prefecture, Japan. CEEPO is designed with triathlon specific geometry and aerodynamic high...

Suntory Whiskey Hibiki 17 Years Old

First produced Japanese whiskey in 1937 – Suntory Holdings Lim...

Suntory is among the world’s leading consumer products companies, offering a uniquely diverse portfolio of beverage products. Established in 1899 by Tor...

Shiseido UV Protective Compact Refill SPF 36 Foundation Broad Spectrum Light Ochre

Shiseido – More than 145 years beauty skin care products histo...

Shiseido is a Japanese multinational personal care company, manufactures cosmetic and toiletry products. The Company offers an array of makeup and skin-ca...

Hatsunezu Makie Incense Burner \"Saikiko\" made by Ken MAKIE Studio - 01

Selling tea and tea utensils since end of Edo period – Senkien...

"Millennial scent - Senkien" is a tea shop founded in the late Edo period, and we selling tea especially the Uji tea of Kyoto and the Asagi tea and the Om...

Automatic noodle-making machine type 3 pressure noodles with three-phase

Food processing machines for dumpling, noodle and more – Sanse...

Sanseidou is located in Tokyo, distribute food machinery, Japanese cooking stove, furniture, tableware and other related restaurant and hotel equipment. S...

Panama coffee beans Esmeralda farms Geisha 200g

Enjoy a freshly brewed coffee – Coffee SAKURA

Sakura, Inc.(Shop name: Coffee SAKURA) is located in Seto city of Aichi prefecture, offer the roasted coffee bean and related equipments from 2001. Th...

Hydrogen-containing water server (with the LED light)

Hydrogen Generator for Drinking Water and Bathing – M&K T...

M&K Technology is a university venture company from Kanagawa Institute of Technology. M&K Technology is aiming for practical application and dissemination...

Lacquer Tea Cup (Matcha Bowl)

Japanese lacquer tableware using the makie technique of Yamanaka lac...

We engage in production and wholesale of lacquered tea-ceremony utensils using the Makie technique (sprinkling lacquer with gold or silver powder) of Yama...

Marukome Miso Easy Original - 13.8 oz

More than 150 years producer of Japanese miso and miso products R...

Marukome Co. Ltd., a 155-year-old producer of Japanese miso and miso products which are distributed worldwide. Its headquarters are located in the city of...

Muso From Japan Organic Umami Puree with Ginger, 5.2 Ounce

Organic Food Wholesale and Supply – Muso Co., Ltd.

MUSO, founded on the principles of Macrobiotics, was originally established in 1986 by Shuzo Okada (the father of Yuko Okada and current president of MUSO...

Sato Bousui Ten - Canvas Bag Ecru

Japanese Canvas Bag Manufacturer – Sato Bousui Ten

Sato Bousui Ten (Sato Waterproof Shop) located in Oita, Kyushu, is a specialty manufacturer of tent & seats with more than 65 years experience. Their busi...

NS-K Komenuka Bijin Moisturizing Hair Shampoo

Popular cosmetics “Komenuka Bijin” is born from brewing ...

As a pledge to commemorate our 120th year since inception, we at Nihonsakari have released a new official slogan: “Even more delicious, even more beautifu...

Kose - Sekkisei Lotion

KOSÉ Corporation – Japanese Cosmetics, Skin Care and Hair Care...

KOSÉ Corporation is a Japanese multinational personal care company, whose products include cosmetics, skin care and hair care products. Kozaburo Kobayashi...

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Japan’s solenoid manufacturer Takaha Kiko starts mass production of a nice clapping robot “Big Clapper”

| Fukuoka News, Manufacturing and Production, News | 09/17/2017

Team "Big Clappy"

Japan’s solenoid manufacturer Takaha Kiko starts mass production of a nice clapping robot “Big Clapper”

Date: Sep 17, 2017
Source: Takaha Kiko Co., Ltd.

Japan’s solenoid manufacturer leader Takaha Kiko announced to start mass production of robot “Big Clapper” in early 2018, and Bye Bye World, the manufacturer and distributor of Big Clapper, are currently accepting 100 pre-orders now.

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Japan’s Fiber Optic Products Manufacturer Furukawa Electric Plans to Expand Production Capacity to Meet World Demand

| Manufacturing and Production, News, Tokyo News | 09/15/2017

Furukawa Electric and OFS Fitel, LLC

FEC Plans to Expand Production Capacity at OFS to Meet Global Demand

Date: Sep 15, 2017
Source: OFS Fitel, LLC

5G Wireless, Data Centers, Greater Digitization in Business, and FTTH increase optical fiber demand

TOKYO and NORCROSS, Ga., Sept. 15, 2017 — Furukawa Electric Company (Furukawa Electric) today announces plans to nearly double its 2016 optical fiber manufacturing capacity by 2019 and to increase its optical fiber cable manufacturing capacity as well, thereby creating over 400 jobs over the next two years.

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Tokyo Wagyu Show 2017 will be held in Komazawa Olympic Park in October

| Events, Foods and Drinks Events & Expo, Tokyo Events & Expo | 09/14/2017

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Tokyo Wagyu Show 2017

Date: Oct 19(Thr)-23(Mon), 2017
Venue: Central Square in Komazawa Olympic Park
Address: 1-1 Komazawa Olympic Park, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, 154-0013 Japan
Official Website: http://wagyushow.com/
Organaizer: Tokyo Wagyu Beef Show Executive Committee

Tokyo Wagyu Show is a 5 day event being held from 19th October to the 23rd October 2017 at the Komazawa Olympic Park in Tokyo, Japan. This event showcases Wagyu products and provide Wagyu foods. Wagyu is selected from four type cattles such as Japanese Black(Kuroge-shu), Japanese Shorthorn(Nihon Tankaku-shu), Japanese Brown Cattle(Akage-shu) and Japanese Polled(Mukakuwa-shu).

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Nisshinbo Collaborated with Ballard to Develop World’s First PEM Fuel Cell Product Using Non Precious Metal Catalyst

| News, Science and Technology News, Tokyo News | 09/13/2017

Ballard FCgen®‐1040 prototype fuel cell stack, with Non Precious Metal Catalyst (NPMC) (CNW Group/Ballard Power Systems Inc.)

Ballard to Offer World’s First PEM Fuel Cell Product Using Non Precious Metal Catalyst

Date: Sep 12, 2017
Source: Ballard Power Systems Inc.

VANCOUVER, Sept. 12, 2017 – Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLDP) today announced that the Company has collaborated with Nisshinbo Holdings (“Nisshinbo”), an Environmental and Energy company, to develop a Non Precious Metal Catalyst (NPMC) for use in the world’s first commercialized NPMC-based proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell product. Nisshinbo and Ballard have jointly collaborated on the development of NPMC since 2013.

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Infostellar completed $7.3m financing from Airbus Ventures and other investors

| News, Science and Technology News, Tokyo News | 09/13/2017

Infostellar - Investor Group

Infostellar closes Series A financing round with $7.3m for satellite antenna sharing platform, with lead investor Airbus Ventures

Date: Sep 13, 2017
Source: Infostellar Inc.

TOKYO, Sept. 13, 2017 — Infostellar, developer of a cloud-based satellite antenna sharing platform, announced today a $7.3 million Series A investment, led by Airbus Ventures, with additional funds from WERU Investment, D4V, Sony Innovation Fund, and existing investors, FreakOut Holdings, and 500 Startups Japan. This financing will be used to fund the launch of Infostellar’s flagship platform, StellarStation, expand its network of partner antennas, and hire additional talented team members.

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Wanted Washoku Cooking Challengers! The 5th Competition – Washoku World Challenge

| Events, Foods and Drinks Events & Expo, Tokyo Events & Expo | 09/12/2017

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Washoku World Challenge The 5th Competition: CHALLENGE YOUR TALENT in TOKYO

Date: Sep 12, 2017
Source: Washoku World Challenge Executive Committee

Wanted Washoku cooking challengers -For professional Japanese cooking chefs in the world

TOKYO–About the Washoku World Challenge: The Washoku World Challenge is a cooking contest in which Japanese cuisine chefs from all over the world compete in technical expertise and passion for Japanese food. The contest, the 5th of its kind, is organized by the country’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries for non-Japanese chefs.

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Solar Frontier, a solar panels and system solutions provider, developed 28 MW of solar project sites in Fresno County, California

| Energy News, News, Tokyo News | 09/12/2017

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Solar Frontier Americas Completes Development Phase and Sells 28 MW of Solar Projects to Capital Dynamics

Date: Sep 12, 2017
Source: Solar Frontier Americas Development

TOKYO, Sept. 12, 2017 — Solar Frontier Americas Development, a leading U.S. solar developer and subsidiary of the world’s largest CIS solar energy solutions provider, Solar Frontier, announced today it has sold two fully developed solar project sites to Capital Dynamics. Located in Fresno County, just South of San Joaquin, California, the sites combined have a planned capacity of 28 megawatts DC. Capital Dynamics, a Swiss-based asset management company investing in private equity and clean energy infrastructure, plans to execute construction on the projects. The projects are packaged with permits and power purchase agreements (PPA) with Pacific Gas & Electric.

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Fuji Pigment established mass-produced process for Perovskite Quantum Dots. It has potential use in display, LED, and bio-imaging applications

| Hyogo News, Manufacturing and Production, News | 09/11/2017

emission spectra of perovskite quantum dots under 420 nm of irradiation light

Fuji Pigment Co., Ltd. Has Established a Manufacturing Process for Perovskite Quantum Dots

Date: Sep 11, 2017
Source: Fuji Pigment Co., Ltd.

  • A large-scale synthesis process for perovskite quantum dots has been established.
  • The narrow half width of the emission spectra of the quantum dots suggests their potential use in display, LED, and bio-imaging applications.

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Japanese words “Umami” is one of the five basic tastes. Is that Umami equals MSG?

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 09/09/2017

Common Foods Sources of The Five Basic Tastes

MSG Equals Umami?!

Date: Sep 5, 2017
Source: Ajinomoto Co., Inc.

TOKYO – Ajinomoto Co., Inc. announced this newsletter on August 30th: Umami. “The fifth taste.” That mysteriously delicious quality of aged parmesan cheese that’s not exactly salty, not sweet, not sour, and definitely not bitter. It’s, well… umami.

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60th Anniversary Japan-India Friendly Exchanges – Kabuki Performances in Delhi, India

| Events, JPOP and Culture Events & Expo, Tokyo Events & Expo | 09/08/2017

Onoe Kikunosuke and Jiuta players with the members of The International Centre for Kathakali Photo by Takashi Kato (Photo courtesy of Shochiku)

Japan Kabuki Meets India: Shochiku’s Collaboration with India – Kabuki Performances in Delhi and Tokyo to Celebrate Year of Japan-India Friendly Exchanges

Date: Sep 8, 2017
Source: Shochiku Co., Ltd.

TOKYO, Sept. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — This year is the “Year of Japan-India Friendly Exchanges” to celebrate the 60th anniversary of cultural exchanges between the two countries. Shochiku Co., Ltd. has recently produced a performance of “KANEGAMISAKI,” a “jiuta” (folksong) version of Kabuki masterpiece “KYO KANOKO MUSUME DOJOJI,” in Delhi for the first time in India in 40 years, starring one of the top Kabuki stars, Onoe Kikunosuke V.

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NEC received order for the largest energy storage system in Switzerland

| Energy News, News | 09/08/2017

NEC Corporation and NEC Energy Storage Systems

NEC to Supply 18 MW Energy Storage System to Major Swiss Utility

Date: Sep 8, 2017
Source: NEC Corporation

Tokyo, Japan & Westborough, Massachusetts, USA – September 8, 2017 – NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) and NEC Energy Solutions (NEC ES), a wholly-owned subsidiary of NEC, announced today that NEC ES is supplying Switzerland-based Elektrizitätswerke des Kantons Zürich (EKZ) with an 18 MW, 7.5 MWh GSS® Grid Storage Solution. Once completed in early 2018, this project will be the largest battery energy storage system in Switzerland*. It will be owned and operated by EKZ, one of Switzerland’s largest power distribution companies.

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Fukuoka Welcome Campaign start again from Oct 1st to 31st for foreign tourists. Don’t miss discount and special benefit information!

| Events, Fukuoka Events & Expo | 09/07/2017

Fukuoka Welcome Campaign

Ctrip Global Shopping to Promote Fukuoka Welcome Campaign for October 1st Holiday

Date: Sep 7, 2017
Source: Ctrip.com International Ltd.

SHANGHAI, Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Ctrip.com International, Ltd., under its Ctrip Global Shopping service announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (“MOU”) agreement with Fukuoka Welcome Campaign. Ctrip Global Shopping and Fukuoka Welcome Campaign will cooperate to roll out products, services, marketing and promotional activities with local merchants to promote Fukuoka, Japan as a unique tourist and shopping destination to Chinese tourists.

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Japan’s bedding manufacturer airweave partnership with the USTA Player Development

| Aichi News, News, Sports and Health News | 09/06/2017

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airweave announces partnership with the USTA Player Development

Date: Sep 6, 2017
Source: airweave

NEW YORK, Sept. 6, 2017 — Continuing a history of supporting the training and development of top athletes, airweave has announced a new partnership with the United States Tennis Association’s (USTA) Player Development division. Airweave will be installing select mattress products at the USTA National Campus, providing athletes optimal rest and recovery to maximize their performance on and off the court.

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Japan’s local rail company TOBU collaborate with travel agency Beauty of Japan to develop travel service for foreign tourists

| News, Tokyo News, Travel and Tourism News | 09/05/2017

Lake Chuzenji in Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture

Tobu Railway and BOJ (BEAUTY OF JAPAN) Strengthen Product Development Targeting Tourists from Europe, the US, and Australia

Date: September 04, 2017
Source: Tobu Railway Co., Ltd.

TOKYOTobu Railway Co., Ltd. (TOKYO: 9001) (Head office: Sumida-ku, Tokyo, President: Yoshizumi Nezu, hereinafter, Tobu Railway) and BOJ Inc. (Head office: Chuo-ku, Tokyo, President: Takahiro Noguchi, hereinafter, BEAUTY OF JAPAN) have concluded a capital and business alliance agreement for strengthening the planning and sales of tours, which utilize sightseeing resources along the Tobu Line, targeting inbound tourists from Europe, the US, and Australia.

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Japanese tractor manufacturer Kubota Corp., donate $1 Million to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

| News, Osaka News | 08/31/2017

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Kubota Corporation Pledges $1 Million in Relief Funds and Equipment to Hurricane Harvey Efforts

Date: Aug 31, 2017
Source: Kubota Corporation

OSAKA, Japan, Aug. 31, 2017Kubota Corporation headquartered in Osaka, Japan, announced today that they will donate $1 million in relief funds to include monetary contributions and Kubota equipment to several national and local charitable organizations to aid in the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

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Kyocera collaborate with University of Tsukuba to Develop AI-based Image Recognition for Help Diagnose Skin Diseases and Cancers via Smartphone

| Health & Beauty, Ibaraki News, Kyoto News, Reports, Science and Technology Reports | 08/30/2017

Skin disease diagnostic support system and potential applications

KYOCERA Begins Research in AI-based Image Recognition to Help Diagnose Skin Diseases and Cancers via Smartphone

Date: Aug 29, 2017
Source: Kyocera Corporation

KYOTO, Japan — Kyocera Corporation announced today that its subsidiary, Kyocera Communication Systems Co., Ltd. (hereafter “KCCS”), has started joint research with the University of Tsukuba to develop an Artificial Intelligence (AI) system capable of detecting melanoma and other skin diseases by analyzing digital images of a patient’s skin. The team aims to commercialize the technology by 2020.

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Park Hotel Tokyo Awarded Excellence in Field of Domestic and Inbound Travel Award at Japan Tourism Awards for Its “Artist in Hotel” Project

| News, Tokyo News, Travel and Tourism News | 08/29/2017

The 14th room Artist Room "Castle"

Park Hotel Tokyo Awarded Excellence in Field of Domestic and Inbound Travel Award at Japan Tourism Awards for Its “Artist in Hotel” Project

Date: Aug 29, 2017
Source: Park Hotel Tokyo

TOKYO, Aug. 29, 2017 — Park Hotel Tokyo announced on August 29 that it has received “Excellence in the Field of Domestic and Inbound Travel Award” at the Japan Tourism Awards for its “Artist in Hotel” project.

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Top 10 Japan’s chemical companies list in 2017

| Ranking, Reports | 08/27/2017

Top 10 Japan's companies list from chemical industries in 2017

Top 10 Japan’s companies list from chemical industries in 2017

In Japan, 860,000 people work in chemical industry field, and shipment value related to chemical industry is about 40 trillion yen (about 14% of all manufacturing industries). The added value is about 15 trillion yen (about 17% of all manufacturing industries). That is the second largest value added value of transportation machinery & equipment manufacturing industry. The chemical industry is Japan’s basic industry that supplies essential materials for various fields such as automobiles and electronic equipment.

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Top 10 Japan’s companies list from all industries in 2017

| Ranking, Reports | 08/25/2017

Top 10 Japan companies list 2017

Top 10 Japan’s companies list from all industries in 2017

This list comprises the Japan largest public, state-owned, and private businesses by their rankings for sales in all industries.

Type of Industries and Number

  • Trucks and Other Vehicles: 3 companies
  • Services: 1 company
  • Information and Communication: 2 companies
  • Electric Machine: 1 company
  • Insurer: 1 company
  • Retail: 1 company
  • Petroleum and Coal: 1 company

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The World’s First Geisha Cafe Opens in Osaka, Japan

| Japanese Culture & Traditional, Reports | 08/24/2017

Geisha tea ceremony at Maikoya Osaka

The World’s First Geisha Cafe Opens in Osaka, Japan

Date: Aug 22, 2017
Source: Maikoya Osaka

OSAKA, Japan, Aug. 22, 2017Maikoya Osaka, a high-end Japanese cultural experience venue, recently introduced the world’s first geisha themed cafe and restaurant in Osaka.

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ICEYE Raises $13M in Additional Financing to Develop SAR Microsatellite Constellation

| News, Science and Technology News, Tokyo News | 08/23/2017

An ICEYE rendering of the first SAR microsatellite deployed in orbit.

ICEYE Raises $13M in Additional Financing to Develop SAR Microsatellite Constellation

Date: Aug 23, 2017
Source: PRNewswire

Finnish-based SAR microsatellite technology leader on track for 2017 orbital missions

Helsinki, FINLAND – August 23, 2017 — ICEYE, the leader in synthetic-aperture radar (SAR) technology for microsatellites providing expanded access to reliable and timely earth observation data, today announced $13M in new funding, including an $8.5M financing round led by Draper Nexus.

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The rebirth of Japan Inc.

| Business & Economy, Reports | 08/22/2017

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The rebirth of Japan Inc.

Date: Aug 21, 2017
Source: The World Folio

Prime Minister Abe is pushing forward policies in an effort to open up the country’s economy to the global market. Japan Inc. is following suit with an aggressive strategy to go global through M&As and strategic partnership and by diversifying their business portfolios

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HKTDC Food Expo: Japan as Partner Country, 331 exhibitors from 36 prefectures explored global markets

| Events, Foods and Drinks Events & Expo | 08/22/2017

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HKTDC Food Expo: Japan as Partner Country, exhibitors explored global markets

Date: Aug 21, 2017
Source: ACN Newswire

HONG KONG, Aug 21, 2017 – (ACN Newswire) – Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 28th Food Expo, the ninth Hong Kong International Tea Fair, the fourth Home Delights Expo and the second Beauty & Wellness Expo, together with the International Conference of the Modernization of Chinese Medicine & Health Products, jointly organised with the Modernized Chinese Medicine International Association Ltd, have concluded successfully.

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Japan’s Manufacturers Most Optimistic in a Decade as Economy Grows-Reuters Tankan

| Economy & Markets News, News | 08/22/2017

Factory-Machine

Japan’s Manufacturers Most Optimistic in a Decade as Economy Grows-Reuters Tankan

Date: Aug 20, 2017
Source: New York Times By REUTERS: Reporting by Tetsushi Kajimoto; Editing by Eric Meijer

TOKYO — Confidence at Japanese manufacturers rose in August to its highest level in a decade led by producers of industrial materials, a Reuters poll showed, in a further sign of broadening economic recovery.

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New Way to Sell Your Design Products in the 3rd Largest Market Japan; Promoting & Selling at Daikanyama, Tokyo

| Beauty & Fashion, News, Tokyo News | 08/21/2017

DESIGNERS' FRIDGE

New Way to Sell Your Design Products in the 3rd Largest Market Japan; Promoting & Selling at Daikanyama, Tokyo

Date: Aug 21, 2017
Source: PRNewswire

TOKYO, Aug. 21, 2017 - Strategy & Design Labo Inc. (HQ: Sumida Ward, Tokyo CEO: Hisashi Ogiso) has opened DESIGNERS’ FRIDGE as a new flagship store in Daikanyama, Shibuya Ward – the area highly famous even in the grand Japanese capital Tokyo for its sophisticated, tasteful fashion goods and design products – to provide prominent fashion design products from all over the world.

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Granola Boom Proves Japan’s Working Women Are Good for Business

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 08/21/2017

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Granola Boom Proves Japan’s Working Women Are Good for Business

Date: Aug 20, 2017
Source: Bloomberg By Lisa Du and Shoko Oda

Calbee Inc.‘s granola snack had been around for 20 years, with no real change to its recipe or sales. Then a female marketing executive turned things around by pitching the cereal as a time-saver for a growing class of Japanese consumers just like her: working mothers.

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MIURA Co., Ltd. Develops a 4.2 kW Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Cogeneration System for Commercial Use, with Overall Energy Efficiency of 90%

| Ehime News, Energy News, Products & Services, Reports | 08/15/2017

Figure: The 4.2 kW Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) Unit for Commercial Use

MIURA Co., Ltd. Develops a 4.2 kW Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Cogeneration System for Commercial Use, with Overall Energy Efficiency of 90%

Date: Aug 7, 2017
Source: NEDO

Commercial sales to begin in October; will help to fulfill market release goal of METI’s Strategic Roadmap

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Japan Listed ETFs/ETPs Hit Record $219 Billion

| Economy & Markets News, News | 08/13/2017

Japanese-Yen

Japan Listed ETFs/ETPs Hit Record $219 Billion

Date: Aug 4, 2017
Source: ETF Trends by Brenton Garen

Assets invested in exchange traded funds and exchange traded products listed in Japan have increased by 26.7% from US$173.30 billion to reach a new record of US$219.60 billion in the first half of 2017.

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Drinking Tea May Bring Deeper Benefits Than You Realized

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 08/12/2017

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Drinking Tea May Bring Deeper Benefits Than You Realized

Date: July 26, 2017
Source: foodnetwork by Amy Reiter

Coffee, tea or … well, both have their fans. But only one of them is traditionally drunk with crumpets at teatime, so, hey, tea definitely has that in its favor.

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Japanese scientists create ice cream that doesn’t melt

| Foods and Drinks News, News | 08/10/2017

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Ice cream that doesn’t melt! Japanese scientists create a recipe that includes a secret strawberry extract to keep the treat cool in warm weather

Date: Aug 4, 2017
Source: Daily Mail By PHOEBE WESTON FOR MAILONLINE

Japanese scientists have come up with a cool solution to stop ice cream melting before you’ve had time to finish it.

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Researchers developed a new material to better protect sensitive teeth, using green tea polyphenols

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 08/09/2017

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Could a green tea extract help to treat tooth sensitivity?

Date: Aug 8, 2016
Source: Medical News Today By Ana Sandoiu

Available treatments for tooth sensitivity are lacking in a number of ways, such as being ineffective and predisposing patients to bacteria and cavities. But researchers have now developed a new material to better protect sensitive teeth, using green tea polyphenols.

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NEC, SMUD and SpaceTime partner to deliver smart energy solutions in Japan

| Energy News, News | 08/08/2017

NEC, SMUD and SpaceTime

NEC, SMUD and SpaceTime partner to deliver innovative solutions for electric power companies

Date: Aug 7, 2017
Source: NEC Corporation

NEC Corporation (NEC), SMUD and SpaceTime Insight (SpaceTime) have announced a new co-innovation business model and started offering smart energy solutions for electric power companies.

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A compound found in green tea has shown promise for the treatment of Down syndrome

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 08/07/2017

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Green tea compound could help treat Down syndrome

Date: June 7, 2016
Source: Medical News Today By Honor Whiteman

A compound found in green tea has shown promise for the treatment of Down syndrome, according to a new study published in The Lancet Neurology.

Study co-leader Dr. Mara Dierssen, of the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) in Barcelona, Spain, and colleagues reveal how the compound epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) improved the cognitive function of individuals with the condition.

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A $180 Japanese Wagyu Sandwich Is Coming to San Francisco

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 08/06/2017

Japanese Wagyu Sandwich - Photo: Business Insider Japan

A $180 sandwich from Japan is coming to San Francisco

Date: July 31, 2017
Source: Business Insider By Shayna Olsan & Shigeru Sato, Business Insider Japan

A beef-cutlet sandwich normally costs you about $5 in Japan. Tokyo restaurant Wagyumafia, however, is luring affluent tourists from all over the world with a $180 sandwich.

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Trend-watchers consider Japanese rice wine the next big thing. So, check 8 things about Sake.

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 08/05/2017

Sake with aromatic expressions are best served cool. (Propeller Studios file photo)

Sake: 8 things to know about Japanese rice wine

Experts advise beginners start with a chilled glass but sparkling sake is also an excellent first sip

Date: Aug 4, 2017
Source: thestar.com By CHRISTINE SISMONDOSpecial to the Star

Most Torontonians can confidently place an order for sushi or sashimi at the local izakaya but there is one part of the menu that almost everybody is still wary of — the sake section.

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