Kyoto Tram, Park Operators Get Into The Swing Of Things With ’touken Ranbu’ Game

Kyoto tram, park operators get into the swing of things with ’Touken Ranbu’ gameA tram operator and a theme park here have gotten the point.
After seeing the spreading popularity and exploitation of the “Touken Ranbu Online” game, Keifuku Electric Railroad Co. and Toei Kyoto Studio Park started a joint campaign featuring sword-based characters to bring tourists to Kyoto during the relatively quiet winter season.

Golfer Stays In Swing As She Battles Debilitating Allergies

Golfer stays in swing as she battles debilitating allergiesThe sight of people wearing surgical masks during the hay fever season is not uncommon in Japan. But it is rare to see a professional golfer wear one during a tournament.
For Saki Okamura, a daily battle with food-based allergies presents as big a challenge as sinking a long putt with a title on the line. The 22-year-old is hoping to make a breakthrough in the sport as she tries to overcome a condition that continually saps her strength.

Lexus Golf Activities In Full Swing At U.s. Open Championships

Lexus Golf Activities in Full Swing at U.S. Open ChampionshipsThe U.S. Open Championships repeatedly produce some of the best moments in golf history and this year should be no different. For the first time, the world’s best male and female golfers will compete in back-to-back championships on the same course at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club in the Village of Pinehurst, NC, from June 9 to 22. Lexus is returning as the official vehicle of the U.S. Open Championships in partnership with the United States Golf Association (USGA®) and will provide over 400 courtesy vehicles to players, USGA professionals and associates throughout the Championship.

Survey Predicts ‘swing Gamers’ Opting For Ps4 Instead Of Xbox One

Survey Predicts ‘Swing Gamers’ Opting For PS4 Instead Of Xbox OneIn November 2013 both next generation gaming consoles were finally released. Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PlayStation 4 are now competing against each other in the market, and as per recent results, the latter seems to be outperforming its competitor. The Xbox One is a mean machine in its own right, so its not like it doesn’t have the guts to take on PS4.

Seiko Epson To Release Golf Swing Sensor In April

Seiko Epson to Release Golf Swing Sensor in AprilSeiko Epson Corp and Epson Sales Japan Corp announced a sensor device that analyzes golf swings Feb 6, 2014.
The device, "M-Tracer For Golf MT500G," will be released April 10, 2014, in Japan. Though there is no manufacturer's suggested retail price, it will be sold for ¥29,800 (approx US$291, including tax) on the companies' website (Epson Direct Shop). They aim to sell 10,000 units of the product per year.

Tokushima Awa Odori Dance Festival In Full Swing Update

Tokushima Awa Odori dance festival in full swing updateIn a scene that would have done Frank Zappa proud, a group of "dancing fools" took to the streets of Tokushima Aug. 12 to kick off Awa Odori, the four-day summer dance festival.

That morning, about 360 dancers, including preschool children, dedicated their dance at a temple and prayed for safety during the festival, held annually in Tokushima Prefecture.