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Robot to sell Nestlé coffee and accessories in Japan (Video)

Tokyo - Nestlé, the Swiss-based company, has said that its unit in Japan will soon be hiring 1,000 emotion-reading robots as sales clerks at stores across the country. The first batch of robots, answering to the name Pepper, will start work by the end of 2014.

'Piure' — Possibly the world’s most outlandish seafood Special

It looks like a bag of blood inside a stone. Some people compare its flavour to that of sea-urchin; others define it as “bitter and soapy,” and its smell as “sweaty underarms.” Loaded with iodine and iron, the taste of piure defies description.

America's first cat cafe opens in Oakland; was it really first?

America's first cat cafe, which gives customers a chance to play with adoptable felines, and enjoy a coffee, latte or similar drink, just opened. At least that's what NBC said. Was it really the first?

Megadeth's Marty Friedman teaches English through 'JJBA' manga

Megadeth's guitarist Marty Friedman teaches the Japanese to speak English through the power of "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure."

Video: 'Onechanbara Z2 — Chaos' NSFW trailer

A NSFW trailer has been streamed for "Onechanbara Z2: Chaos" which hits the Playstation 4 console in Japan on October 30.

Real life Transformer introduced at Tokyo expo

Tokyo - If you are a Transformer fan who dreams of someday owning your own transforming robot, Project J-deite will soon make your dream a reality.

Keeping rice arsenic free

Scientists have identified a transporter protein in rice that shifts arsenic in to vacuoles. This mechanism helps to prevent the toxic element from traveling into grains.

New Japan minister hit by S&M bar scandal

Tokyo - Japan was stung Thursday by its third political scandal in a week after the country's new industry minister -- whose predecessor resigned in disgrace over misspending -- admitted that his underlings had spent office cash at a sex bar.

Video: Anime movie 'Expelled From Paradise' 2nd trailer

The second trailer has been streamed for the upcoming CGI Japanese anime movie "Expelled From Paradise," hitting theaters in November.

Japan PM Abe loses two female ministers over cash scandals

Tokyo - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe suffered a double setback Monday with the resignations of two female cabinet ministers over claims they misused political funds, dealing a blow to his proclaimed gender reform drive.

Japan ministers at Tokyo war shrine despite warming China ties

Tokyo - Three nationalist ministers in Japan's cabinet paid homage at a war shrine hated by China Saturday, despite tentative signs of a thaw in Tokyo's long-frozen relationship with Beijing.

Japan's nuclear reactors near active volcanoes 'unsafe'

The unexpected eruption of Mount Ontake in Central Japan on Sept. 27 has renewed concerns over nuclear power plants' safety. A prominent vulcanologist is disputing the decision to put two Sendai nuclear power plant reactors back on line.

Converse files suit over infringement of Chuck Taylor shoes

Brooklyn - United States shoemaker Converse has filed suit against more than two dozen companies alleging those businesses have copied the design of the popular Chuck Taylor shoe.

Video: Japanese movie 'As The Gods Will' 1st trailer

In Japan, according to the movie "As The Gods Will," there is never a dull moment in high school. One one boring day, you find yourself trying to literally survive the next day.

Typhoon Vongfong slams into Japan

Tokyo - Powerful typhoon Vongfong barrelled into Japan's main islands Monday, with at least one person missing and scores injured while more than 550 flights were grounded, officials and local media said.

Powerful typhoon Vongfong churns towards Japan

Naha - Powerful Typhoon Vongfong churned towards Japan on Saturday, injuring at least 20 people as it pounded the southern Okinawan islands with ferocious winds and driving rain.

'Sailor Moon' feminine hygiene products coming November 1

For all females that dread dealing with that one time of the month, never fret, as you can have Sailor Moon and the Sailor Scouts at your side "battling the bloody monstrous evil" starting November 1.

Earth's most wondrous cities narrowed to 14 finalists

Barcelona - The modern seven most wondrous cities of the world will be revealed Dec. 7 from a list of 14 finalists scattered throughout Earth's six inhabited continents.

Häagen-Dazs Japan releases gold and silver ice cream

Would you believe that Häagen-Dazs Japan's releases for December 9 include in their ingredients Ashirai silver foil, wine from Bordeaux, and specks of gold leaf?

F1: Lewis Hamilton wins in Japan but Bianchi in intensive care

Lewis Hamilton, the British driver who won the Japanese Grand Prix ahead of his team mate Nico Rosberg, described his victory as an "anti-climax" following the horrific crash which saw Marussia driver Jules Bianchi suffer a severe head injury.
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