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Toyota Dealers Imposing Huge Markups On 2023 bZ4X, One Priced At $77,278!

Toyota Dealers Imposing Huge Markups On 2023 bZ4X, One Priced At $77,278!

We’ve highlighted greedy dealer markup practices before. We’ve also talked about how bad they make the parent automaker look and how some CEOs have even condemned the practice but one Toyota dealer in Maryland has a bZ4X marked up more than $25,000. And they’re not the only ones trying to...

Honda Teases GM-Based Prologue Electric Crossover, Set To Be Launched In 2024

Honda Teases GM-Based Prologue Electric Crossover, Set To Be Launched In 2024

Honda's electrification push hasn't gone swimmingly as the company has turned out duds like the Clarity and Insight.

Can A NISMO GT-R, Acura NSX Type S, Or C8 ‘Vette Keep Up With A Porsche 911 Turbo S?

Can A NISMO GT-R, Acura NSX Type S, Or C8 ‘Vette Keep Up With A Porsche 911 Turbo S?

The Acura NSX Type S, Nissan GT-R Nismo, Porsche 911 Turbo S, and Chevrolet Corvette Stingray are four of the quickest and most exhilarating performance cars on the market but which of them is the one best-suited to the drag strip?

2023 Honda Odyssey Gains New Sport Variant And A Hefty $4,300 Price Hike

2023 Honda Odyssey Gains New Sport Variant And A Hefty $4,300 Price Hike

Kia and Toyota have been busy crossover-ifying their minivans, but Honda is going in a different direction by introducing the 2023 Odyssey Sport.

Chip Shortage Strips BMWs Of Apple Carplay And Android Auto

Chip Shortage Strips BMWs Of Apple Carplay And Android Auto

The ongoing chip shortage is affecting the automotive industry at large, and it’s now forcing BMW to ship cars to its customers without Android Auto or Apple CarPlay.

Wild Custom Hummers Make A Splash At American Car Show In Japan

Wild Custom Hummers Make A Splash At American Car Show In Japan

American culture is big in Japan, but when it comes to cars, the Japanese have their own subset of traditions. When both of those paths cross, you get an American car show with Hummers tricked out like Bosuzoku racers.

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

Summer Grand Sumo Tournament Day 1

Summer Grand Sumo Tournament Day 1

The Summer Grand Sumo Tournament kicked off on Sunday at the Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo.Yokozuna Grand Champion Terunofuji returned to the ring after he pulled out of the previous tournament due to injuries. Komusubi Daieisho defeated Terunofuji with a frontal push out.

Japan pro-baseball body to survey players, officials on aftereffects of COVID-19

Japan pro-baseball body to survey players, officials on aftereffects of COVID-19

The governing body of Japanese professional baseball plans to conduct a survey of all 12 clubs after some players complained of likely aftereffects of COVID-19.There have been a number of cases in which players or team officials have been infected with the coronavirus. Some games were canceled this month after cases were confirmed in the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles, the...

News

Kishida, Biden agree to strengthen alliance

Kishida, Biden agree to strengthen alliance

The leaders of Japan and the US have committed to boosting regional defense. Prime Minister Kishida Fumio met with President...

Relatives of Japanese abducted by North Korea meet Biden

Relatives of Japanese abducted by North Korea meet Biden

The relatives of Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea decades ago spoke to reporters following their meeting with US President...

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...