Tag: japan

Jul 16, 2015

Picture of the Day: The Great Bucket Wave

Picture of the Day: The Great Bucket Wave

Street artist Pejac is currently in Japan and putting up awesome artworks like this around the country.

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Jul 6, 2015

USA Challenges Japan to Giant Robot Duel

USA Challenges Japan to Giant Robot Duel

USA’s “Mark II” challenges Japan’s “Kuratas” to a duel. Japan responds accordingly

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Jul 2, 2015

Picture of the Day: Cherry Blossoms in Japan

Picture of the Day: Cherry Blossoms in Japan

One day I will make it to Japan for the annual cherry blossom blooming.

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Jun 26, 2015

Meanwhile in Japan, an Industrial Robot Takes on a Sword Master

Meanwhile in Japan, an Industrial Robot Takes on a Sword Master

The Yaskawa Bushido Project pits an industrial robot against a world champion sword master in a competition of deadly accuracy with a samurai sword.

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Jun 3, 2015

Guy Walks His Pet Tortoise Around the Streets of Tokyo

Guy Walks His Pet Tortoise Around the Streets of Tokyo

Several times a week, Mitani Hisao and his 19-year-old tortoise ‘Bon-chan’ go for long (and slow) walks through the streets of Tokyo.

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May 28, 2015

Kids React to Strangers Dropping their Wallets

Kids React to Strangers Dropping their Wallets

Faith in humanity restored.

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Apr 17, 2015

The Floating Garden in Japan Where Flowers Move Skyward as you Approach

The Floating Garden in Japan Where Flowers Move Skyward as you Approach

Japanese art collective teamLab have created an incredible floating flower garden installation featuring over 2,300 living flowers in bloom. TeamLab adds: When a viewer gets close to this flower-filled space, the flowers close to the viewer rise upwards all at once, creating a hemispherical space with the viewer at its center. In other words,…

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