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20 Nov
Sony α7 Ⅱ (Alpha 7 2) - AkihabaraNews.com

Sony is going to release a full-frame mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera - α7 II (Alpha 7 Mark II) - for about ¥190,000 on December 5.

30 Sep
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19 Dec

Westerners would probably laugh but eggs benedict is currently one of the most cutting-edge cool foods in Japan.

19 Dec

23-inch LCD TV series "FCX23-3", manufactured by Orion Electric, coated with vivid colors will be released soon from Doshisha Corporation's new TYTTO series.

There are 3 models in different showy colors: red, blue and green.

FCX23-3 features a blue-light guard function to save eye strain, high-vision panel and LED back light.

18 Dec

Casio developed the EX-100PRO digital camera to meet the needs of university/corporate researchers and sports professionals and will release it on January 13.

Only 100 cameras will be available for sale to the public. If you want the camera, you can place an order at e-casio, Casio's online store, by January 18.

18 Dec

USJ (Universal Studio Japan) is going to hold an event called "Universal Cool Japan" for a limited time only from January 23 to May 10.

18 Dec

Innami Factory has developed a new type of automated packaging machine, the Ecomailpack IF-EMP450. This machine automatically packs products into cardboard envelopes for mailing, without needing shock-absorbing material.

"This machine can pack one item every eight seconds, so it can handle 450 items per hour. That number is very high, as a person packing items by hand can only manage about 100 items per hour. So, this machine has about four times the packaging capacity of a person."

18 Dec
Holiday Gift Guide 2014: AkihabaraNews' Top 15 Japanese Gadgets

Unique Technology + Unique Culture ÷ AkihabaraNews = A List of Very Japanese Gifts & Gadgets

18 Dec

McDonald's Japan started selling a new "red snow" crab croquette burger on December 17.

It's a Japan-only menu item and will be available for a limited time only until early January. This is the first time for McDonald's Japan to release a burger that includes crab meat.

The red snow crab croquette called Kani Korokke Burger has a creamy crab flavored croquette, lettuce, and tomato sauce sandwiched in Ciabatta buns (Italian white bread).
 

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