The building, which was originally constructed in 1914 as a symbol of Japan's modernization, was heavily damaged by U.S. air raids in 1945. Two years later, most of the building's parts, with the exception of its two domes and third floor, were restored.
Three confectionery companies--Ezaki Glico Co., Morinaga & Co. and Calbee Inc.--have set up satellite shops with facilities that allow consumers to observe the process of making potato chips or roasting almonds.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today unveiled a Solar Hydrogen Station on the grounds of the Saitama Prefectural Office. The initiative is part of the Electric Vehicle Testing Program for Honda's next-generation personal mobility products, in which Honda, Iwatani and Saitama Prefecture are currently collaborating.
The company, which operates shopping malls attached to major train stations in the Tokyo area, has seen total sales rise every year since 1998, except for a brief hiatus due to the global economic crisis in 2008.
Pioneer is setting a new benchmark in pro-DJ equipment, with the awe-inspiring RMX-1000 remix station. Taking a totally new direction to effectors and samplers, the RMX-1000 is a three-in-one system comprising editing software, innovative performance hardware and VST and AU plug-ins.
The former Narihirabashi Station is now undergoing major renovation work to increase ticket gates and stairways and expand its concourse for completion by April 20 to prepare for a surge in users to visit the capital's new tourist attraction.