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Japan’s 90-year-old fitness trainer is probably in better shape than you are

Takishima Mika (aka Takimika) was born on January 15, 1931. She started training when she was 65 and became a trainer herself at 87. She hopes to continue working until she's 100. In the video below, she demonstrates remarkable strength and flexi... ...

George Jetson hates anime in this Japanese Cartoon Network promo from the 1990s

Here are a few funny promo spots Japan for Cartoon Network, created by a Japanese studio in the 1990s. In one of them, Droopy Dog is trying to cross a busy street but is frustrated by a broken walk signal button. — Read the rest ...

QAnon flopped in Japan because it’s a piece-of-junk conspiracy theory

In a recent New York Times opinion piece, Pure Invention author Matt Alt explains why QAnon didn't take off in Japan. In short, as a conspiracy theory, QAnon is like a 1980s American car: shoddily constructed, with low-quality components and no overall... ...

AI robot artist adapts style according to how many brushstrokes it is allowed to make

03.15.2021 · Posted in Technology Articles

Created by a team of researchers from IBM Japan, the University of Tokyo, and Yamaha Motors, this robot is the latest attempt to extend human creativity to machines.  Instead of simply replicating images or photographs, this robot is given a con... ...