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2021 Hurtan Grand Albaycin Mazda MX-5 Miata-based roadster

2021 Hurtan Grand Albaycin Mazda MX-5 Miata-based roadster

Spanish coachbuilder Hurtan rivaled Mitsuoka in the eccentricity department by introducing the Grand Albaycin, a Mazda MX-5 Miata-based roadster with a design that tilts heavily towards the retro side of the scale. Carmakers often frown on aftermarket tuners rebodying their models, but this convertible earned Mazda's nod of approval.Founded in...

2021 Toyota C-HR Hybrid GR Sport Joins The Model's UK Range

2021 Toyota C-HR Hybrid GR Sport Joins The Model's UK Range

Having launched the C-HR GR Sport for the European market last November, Toyota is now accepting orders for it in the United Kingdom.

The Hurtan Grand Albaycin Finally Uncovered And It's Like A Mitsuoka From Spain

The Hurtan Grand Albaycin Finally Uncovered And It's Like A Mitsuoka From Spain

We’ve been covering Spain’s latest sports car for a little more than a week now, and we finally have uncovered, uncamouflaged pictures of the car and, well, it’s certainly a look.

Patent Filings Reveal Upcoming Toyota GR 86 Front Bumper

Patent Filings Reveal Upcoming Toyota GR 86 Front Bumper

Just a few months ago, Subaru unveiled their all-new BRZ, and now we get to take a glimpse at what its upcoming Toyota twin might look like ahead of its debut in the coming months thanks to some patent images filed by the company.

The Most Loyal Car Buyers Drive The Toyota Prius

The Most Loyal Car Buyers Drive The Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius owners get a lot of flak, but they're apparently the most loyal car buyers in the United States.

Watch The Nissan Z Proto Play With Its Ancestors In New Digital Commercial

Watch The Nissan Z Proto Play With Its Ancestors In New Digital Commercial

When the Nissan Z Proto was unveiled, it received wide acclaim and excitement. The concept taken inspiration from its forebears. Nissan has now made that metaphorical connection literal.

Technology

Canon Patents A Gimbal With An Interchangeable Lens System

Canon Patents A Gimbal With An Interchangeable Lens System

There are many gimbals in the market today, and for the most part, they’re sold separately from the camera. This...

Nintendo Rolls Out A Hospital-Friendly Console

Nintendo Rolls Out A Hospital-Friendly Console

For those unfamiliar, the Starlight Nintendo console was actually rolled out back in 2019 where it was initially available at...

Seasonal Greetings from Xperia Blog

Seasonal Greetings from Xperia Blog

We wanted to wish all of our readers a wonderful and restful break over Christmas and New Year. Those interested...

Toyota Unveils Their e-Palette Self-Driving Shuttles

Toyota Unveils Their e-Palette Self-Driving Shuttles

These are like mini buses that can fetch as many as 20 passengers at a time. They are transparent and...

Sport

Sumo tournament starts without 65 wrestlers

Sumo tournament starts without 65 wrestlers

The New Year Grand Sumo Tournament kicked off at Tokyo's Ryogoku Kokugikan arena on Sunday without 65 wrestlers belonging to four stables who either tested positive for the new coronavirus or were in close contact with those who did.Yokozuna Grand Champion Hakuho was among the wrestlers who tested positive.

'Demon Slayer' film shatters box office record

'Demon Slayer' film shatters box office record

Japanese animation film "Kimetsu no Yaiba," or "Demon Slayer," has shattered the country's all-time box office record. It earned more than 32.4 billion yen, or about 314 million dollars, in 73 days.The film broke the previous record of 31.6 billion yen set by the 2001 animation fantasy "Spirited Away," directed by Miyazaki Hayao.

News

Japan govt. denies report of Games cancellation

Japan govt. denies report of Games cancellation

The Japanese government has denied a major British newspaper's report about a possible cancellation of the Tokyo Olympics this summer.The...

Torch relay emergency option under consideration

Torch relay emergency option under consideration

NHK has learned that the organizing committee of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games is considering an alternative way to...

Cuisine

GOHAN LAB Steak of lean beef: Sugar turns meat brown, enhancing aroma, flavor

GOHAN LAB Steak of lean beef: Sugar turns meat brown, enhancing aroma, flavor

When cooking steak at home, lean meat is a recommended choice. Parts labeled as "beef round" ("momo") or "rump" ("rampu") are lean meat fit for steak. While the round is simple and light, the rump covering the hip to the rump is richer and softer.

Japanese Dessert Trends You Should Know About

Japanese Dessert Trends You Should Know About

The bubble tea craze has taken Japan by storm — so much so that it was even one of the symbols featured by a doll maker in Tokyo who represented Japan’s trending topics through ornate hina dolls. It comes as no surprise, then, that tapioca was named the country's Dish of the Year in 2019.

Martial Arts

MARTIAL ARTS/ Mighty Mouse, Alvarez set for Japan debuts

MARTIAL ARTS/ Mighty Mouse, Alvarez set for Japan debuts

LOS ANGELES--Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez will make their One Championship debuts at the mixed martial arts promotion's first show in Japan on March 31. One Championship on Wednesday revealed several...

Kamen Joshi’s Nanaka Kawamura wins mixed martial arts match at Deep Jewels 18

Kamen Joshi’s Nanaka Kawamura wins mixed martial arts match at Deep Jewels 18

Kamen Joshi member Nanaka Kawamura won her mixed martial arts match at the Deep Jewels 18 fighting event on December 3.Kawamura is the first active idol to participate in this...

Features

Asahi buys Fuller's beer business for $327 million

Asahi buys Fuller's beer business for $327 million

LONDON--Japanese brewer Asahi is buying the beer business of Britain's Fuller Smith & Turner's for 250 million pounds ($327 million), in a deal that includes its flagship London Pride.The deal...

Imperial Guard members show determination in Tokyo parade

Imperial Guard members show determination in Tokyo parade

About 250 Imperial Guard Headquarters members paraded solemnly through central Tokyo on Jan. 25 with unwavering determination ahead of the upcoming historical events in accordance with Emperor Akihito's abdication of...