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Nissan Won't Make A 2021 370Z As We Wait For 2022 400Z

Nissan Won't Make A 2021 370Z As We Wait For 2022 400Z

As Nissan prepares to usher its next generation Z car into the world, the last one will be discontinued for 2021.

1992 Infiniti Q45 up for auction has just 8,800 miles

1992 Infiniti Q45 up for auction has just 8,800 miles

The 1980s saw Japanese auto boom in the U.S., while at home the "Bubble Economy" of the latter half of the decade swelled corporate coffers. The heady atmosphere lead first Honda, then Toyota and Nissan, to launch luxury divisions, aimed primarily at the U.S. market. Nissan formed a secret task...

Blue Honda S2000 Driver In Japan Has Absolutely No Fear

Blue Honda S2000 Driver In Japan Has Absolutely No Fear

Driving a car fast and well on a tight, twisty road lined with trees on either side takes a lot of skill. It also takes some massive balls, as the Japanese driver of this blue Honda S2000 obviously has.

Toyota files for Celica trademark with us patent office

Toyota files for Celica trademark with us patent office

Toyota has filed a trademark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the name "Celica." While the idea might stir excited thoughts of another sports coupe from Aichi, we think this is rather unlikely, given the extraordinary lengths Toyota has had to go through to build the Supra. What...

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander to debut February 16

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander to debut February 16

If you've been eagerly awaiting the fourth-generation Mitsubishi Outlander, today is your lucky day. Mitsubishi finally has a debut date for the 2022 edition: February 16, 2021, and the venue will be an online video on the Mitsubishi Motors North America's YouTube channel. That's still three weeks from now, but...

2022 Honda Odyssey HondaVac discontinued over supplier issue

2022 Honda Odyssey HondaVac discontinued over supplier issue

The Honda Odyssey minivan is losing its in-car vacuum for the 2022 model year. The Drive reported the loss of the HondaVac first, learning that Honda had to nix it because the supplier who provided the vacuum went out of business. We asked Honda for confirmation of the news and comment...

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

Olympic qualifier for artistic swimming postponed

Olympic qualifier for artistic swimming postponed

The world swimming body FINA says it will postpone artistic swimming's final qualifier for the Tokyo Olympics from March to May due to the coronavirus pandemic.The qualifier would have been the first test event for the rescheduled Games since the pandemic began. Organizers had planned to go over routines for event management and measures to prevent infections.

Olympic healthcare staff fear preparation delays

Olympic healthcare staff fear preparation delays

Medical workers who will provide healthcare for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics are facing possible delays in their preparations while the coronavirus state of emergency remains in effect in 11 prefectures.University hospitals and doctors' associations are tasked with providing on-site medical care for spectators and athletes during the Games.

News

Coronavirus situation in Tokyo remains severe

Coronavirus situation in Tokyo remains severe

A panel of experts has warned that the coronavirus situation in Tokyo is still extremely serious, despite a recent drop...

Parties agree on draft revisions to virus laws

Parties agree on draft revisions to virus laws

Japan's main ruling and opposition parties have agreed on draft revisions to key anti-infectious disease laws. The revisions are aimed...

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...