virtual reality

Love Games and Gaming News? Head to the Tokyo Game Show 2017!

Video games are a huge part of Japanese pop culture and many popular games all over the world today originated in Japan. Super Mario, The Legend of Zelda, Metal Gear, Silent Hill, and Sonic the Hedgehog are just a few examples of well-known masterpieces that have entertained millions across the globe for decades. For fans…

Experience the World of Virtual Reality at the VR ZONE in Shinjuku!

Have you ever dreamed of releasing an energy ball like Son Goku? Riding a robot like those pilots you see in Gundam, Evangelion, or Voltes V? Or probably being in a zombie world like the popular American TV program, The Walking Dead, or the role-playing game, Resident Evil or Biohazard? Well, all these will be…

Stimulate Your Adventurous Side With These 3 Fun Games at TOKYO JOYPOLIS in Odaiba

TOKYO JOYPOLIS is an indoor amusement park located in Odaiba. It is popular for its arcade games and amusement rides based on SEGA franchises. There are three operational Joypolis parks in Japan but the flagship is in Odaiba. This is a fun spot for those looking for somewhere interesting to spend the day. Its three-storey…

Gamers Rejoice! Mario Kart Virtual Reality is Coming to Tokyo in 2017!

Do you consider yourself to be a gamer? If so, we are sure you’re already familiar with the famous Italian plumber who enjoys racing around in colourful karts. Yes, of course, we’re talking about none other than Mario (マリオ)! Bandai Namco (バンダイナムコ) has recently announced that they are going to establish a new VR (virtual…

Have an Out-Of-This-World Experience at This VR Attraction at Tokyo SKYTREE TOWN!

Virtual reality, or simply VR, has changed the way people use technology since it first gained popularity in the mid-2010s. From being used in video games to cinema and entertainment, and even in advanced uses such as for healthcare, education and training, and engineering, virtual reality has become a door to advancement. Konica Minolta (コニカミノルタ),…

11 Things to Do in Odaiba, the Entertainment Island of Tokyo!

Odaiba is a large artificial island in Tokyo Bay, separated from central Tokyo by the famous Rainbow Bridge and accessible by monorail, subway and even boat. It is home to various small theme parks, museums, shopping malls, and boasts beautiful views of the sea and the city. It is a must-visit for families, friends, and…

Can You Trick Your Brain into Eating Less with Japan’s “Diet Goggles”?

Japan is a very communal country and as such, one of the things Japanese people avoid is sticking out. There is a strong pursuit to be “just like everyone else.” This kind of thinking can be seen even in the way they take care of their bodies. Asians are usually on the slimmer side, especially…

Experience Virtual Reality at This Event in Shinjuku This Summer 2017!

Nowadays, the trend of virtual reality (VR) devices and games are on the rise. Perhaps in the future, the popularity of VR games will take over the popularity of video games which only utilize controllers. In recent months, we have seen the boom of VR-related businesses, games, and movies in Japan. Virtual reality devices enable…

2 of Japan’s Best Pop Acts are Releasing Unmissable Merchandise this April!

Two of Japan’s top electronic pop acts will release new content in April 2017! Kyary Pamyu Pamyu(きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅ) will release a brand new single and a concert Blu-ray and DVD – two kinds of merchandise at once! Meanwhile, Perfume (パフューム) will also release a concert Blu-ray and DVD. 1. Kyary Pamyu Pamyu 14th Single 『良すた』が4月5日発売されます!イースターとかけていいすたと読みます。初回限定盤は、じゃばら仕様で豪華にらなってます!私が出演するイオン新CMソングとしてもOAが決定してるよ!発売お楽しみにhttps://t.co/BwseBzc8aM… pic.twitter.com/nIC3UwZMoB…

Experience Doraemon’s ”Anywhere Door” in Virtual Reality in Tokyo!

How we wish that Doraemon (ドラえもん) existed in the real world! So many of our problems could be so easily resolved. Sadly, this is wishful thinking for now, but all hope is not lost! The incredible technology of our times means that we can experience fantastical worlds through VR (virtual reality) from the comfort of…
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