Tokyo Paralympics -- One Year And Counting

Tokyo Paralympics -- one year and counting

The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games will open in Japan on August 25, exactly one year from Sunday. Preparations are well under way but concern remains over how to mitigate the punishing summer heat.

Athletes from around the globe will compete in 540 events across 22 sports, including two new sports -- Badminton and Tae Kwon Do.

Vote Counting Underway In Japanese Local Elections

Vote counting underway in Japanese local elections

Vote counting continues here in Japan just hours after the polls closed in local elections across the country. Thousands of seats are up for grabs, including for governors, mayors and local assembly members.

National parties have campaigned fiercely, framing the local elections as a bellwether for Upper House elections this summer.

Vote Counting Underway In Japan's Local Elections

Vote counting underway in Japan's local elections

Ballot counting is underway in Japan's local elections.
Thousands of seats are up for grabs across the country, including for governors, mayors and local assembly members.

National parties have campaigned fiercely, framing the local elections as a bellwether for Upper House elections this summer.

Vote Counting Begins In Japan's Local Elections

Vote counting begins in Japan's local elections

Ballot counting is just getting underway in Japan.
Thousands of seats are up for grabs across the country, including for governors, mayors and local assembly members.

National parties have campaigned fiercely framing the local elections as a bellwether for Upper House elections this summer.

Playstation Vr: Over 100 Games And Counting

PlayStation VR: Over 100 Games and Counting

It's been almost one year since the launch of PlayStation VR! And in that time, PlayStation and its development partners have built a library of more than 100 games that cut across all genres… and created a few new ones in the process. To celebrate, we're kicking off a new series of videos, the first of which you can watch above.

We’re just getting started with this powerful new entertainment medium. This new video series expresses the physical sensations you experience when PS VR transports you to the amazing gaming worlds like Skyrim VR and Gran Turismo Sport.

Acura Counting On Design Changes To Help Slowing Sales

Acura Counting On Design Changes To Help Slowing SalesTo help counter its slipping sales, particularly of its sedan models, Acura thinks that its new design elements are one possible resolution.
According to analysts reported by Dispatch, Acura's SUV sales are failing to fully counter its slumping sedan sales in part because the brand doesn't have a clear enough identity. Sales are down 10.5 per cent for the first 10 months of 2016.

Counting Down To Panasonic Live At Ifa 2014

Counting Down to Panasonic LIVE at IFA 2014Panasonic Corporation announced today that it will exhibit in Hall 5.2 a/b at the Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin 2014 (IFA), one of the largest consumer electronics fairs in the world, to be held at Messe Berlin, Germany, from September 5 to 10, 2014. Under the theme of "A Better Life, A Better World," the Panasonic booth will present new experiences and value-added products and services that make life better, from digital AV equipment and home appliances to solutions for businesses.

Thanko Automatic Coin Counting Machine

Thanko Automatic coin counting machineIn Japan, many of us still feel more comfortable paying by actual cash and carry lots of bills and coins around, while people in North America or Europe use actual cash less and less.
Today, Thanko just released new automatic coin counting machine for those who want to make their life much easier when it comes to coin counting. Although perhaps our readers don't need this product, let me introduce it to you in case.

Counting Down To Datsun

Counting Down to DatsunDatsun has revealed sketches giving a preview of the first new generation Datsun car, which will be unveiled at a world premiere event in New Delhi, India on July 15.

The car will be the first product aimed for the Indian market – and the first of the future Datsun model line-up to be launched from 2014.

Toyota Landcruiser Prado: 200,000 Sales And Counting

Toyota Landcruiser Prado: 200,000 Sales And CountingAn unsuspecting Toyota customer somewhere in Australia has just taken delivery of a landmark Toyota vehicle - the 200,000th LandCruiser Prado sold in this country.

Toyota Australia's executive director sales and marketing Matthew Callachor said the sales milestone signifies the loyal following amassed by Prado since it arrived here in 1996.

Counting Down To Eclipse Live From Fujiyama By Panasonic Solar Power

Counting Down to Eclipse Live from FUJIYAMA by Panasonic Solar PowerIt's only days away from a rare solar eclipse and Panasonic is counting down to the special day!

For the residents of the main "Honshu" island of Japan, to be able to observe the solar eclipse is really a rare opportunity with the last full eclipse visible only in the scattered southern Okinawa islands on September 23, 1987 and the next full eclipse expected to be visible in Hokkaido on June 1, 2030, or in other words eighteen years later!