Sheena Ringo Releases Self Cover Of 'oishii Kisetsu'

Sheena Ringo releases self cover of 'Oishii Kisetsu'

Sheena Ringo has digitally released a self cover of "Oishii Kisetsu" on October 3.

"Oishii Kisetsu" is a number that Sheena provided to Kuriyama Chiaki back in March of 2011. The self cover version is based on an arrangement that was used during Tokyo Jihen's last live in February of 2012. Saito Neko is in charge of the strings arrangement.

Upcoming Sony G83xx And G8441 Phones Break Cover

Upcoming Sony G83XX and G8441 phones break cover – first live photosWe know that Sony will announce at least two new Xperia smartphones at the end of this month at the IFA tradeshow. We have previously reported on the Sony G83XX and G8441 model numbers, and now we have the first images of the devices themselves.

Utada Hikaru Releases Forevermore Cover Art

Utada Hikaru Releases Forevermore Cover ArtOn July 10, Utada Hikaru released her summer single "Oozora de Dakishimete" as well as the cover art for her next single "Forevermore".
"Oozora de Dakishimete" was digitally released globally on July 10. The song hit #1 on iTunes in Japan upon its release, and has charted within the top 10 of various other countries.

Nakashima Mika To Cover Tamaki Koji, Amazarashi, Kuwata Keisuke, And More For New Album

Nakashima Mika to cover Tamaki Koji, amazarashi, Kuwata Keisuke, and more for new album

Nakashima Mika will release a cover album titled "ROOTS~Piano & Voice~" on August 9.

The album will feature eight songs by artists that have influenced Nakashima over the years. She will cover Tamaki Koji's "Melody", Shibata Jun's "Maboroshi", amazarashi's "Hiro", Kuwata Keisuke's "Matsuri no Ato", and more with piano arrangements done by pianist Kono Shin. Furthermore, the album's limited edition will come with a DVD containing footage and a documentary from the singer's one-man live in Taiwan last December. 

Cellulose Nanofiber-based Engine Cover Exhibited At Show

Cellulose Nanofiber-based Engine Cover Exhibited at ShowNanocellulose Forum, a trade show on technologies related to cellulose nanofiber (CNF), took place at EcoPro 2016, which ran from Dec 8 to 10, 2016, at Tokyo Big Sight.
CNF is a fibrous material that is made of cellulose (one of the main components of plants) and has a dimeter of three to several tens of nanometers. It is made by processing and untangling pulp derived from wood, etc.