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Want a Cup of Coffee Served by a Robot Barista? Check Out This Cafe in Tokyo!

In 2015, Henn-na Hotel, the first ever hotel run by robots, was opened in Japan. It became a huge success which led to the opening of another business venture run by robots called “HENNA-CAFE.” This cafe was opened on February 1, 2018, in Tokyo’s Shibuya Ward. Unlike ordinary cafes, HENNA-CAFE serves its customers with the…

What Can This Cute Robotic Dog From Sony Japan Do?

2018 is considered to be the “Year of the Dog,” and coincidentally, it’s also the year that Sony Corporation decided to release the new version of their Artificial Intelligence Robot dog, or “aibo,” after going on hiatus in 2006. aibo is said to be the most sophisticated product to be introduced in the robotics market…

Can Robots Make Things More Convenient for Travelers at Train Stations in Japan?

Robot technology is nothing new in Japan and there are many different types of robots that are used by several companies in order to survive. The Japanese society is highly supported by these technological advancements. In order to move towards a more technologically advanced future, JR East (East Japan Railway) is actually going to operate…

See the Wonders of Technology for Free at These 2 Exhibitions in Tokyo

People often associate Japan with advanced technology that has been shaping the world. From gadgets and appliances found at home to infrastructures and robots, just to name a few, Japanese companies continue to create and develop sophisticated and high-technological innovations in the hope that these creations would be of great assistance to humans in their…

A Drone and Robotics Course for High School Students? Only in Japan!

Courses such as the drone and robotics course are specialized fields involving a wide range of knowledge and expertise. They are seen as fairly important programs in the rapidly growing technology industry of Japan. In line with this, a private high school in Japan, Vantan, has recently announced that they will be offering a new…

Meet Gakutensoku and the Birth of the Robot Craze in Japan!

Japan is the land of robots where you are likely to see a variety making sushi, vacuuming, serving tea, greeting guests and even serving as receptionists in some hotels. However, have you ever wondered where it all began? If so, this article will provide a brief introduction to the very first robot in Japan, Gakutensoku,…

7 Interesting Otaku Types You May Meet on Your Travels

Otaku can be loosely termed as “geeks” in the English language. Basically, otakus are people who are obsessed with a certain interest – sometimes to an unhealthy extent. These are some of the common types of otaku you may come across in Japan. 1. Anime/Manga Otaku This type of otaku generally has a large collection…