Princess Aiko, Daughter Of Crown Prince Naruhito, Turns 11

Princess Aiko, daughter of Crown Prince Naruhito, turns 11Princess Aiko, the only child of Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako, turned 11 on Saturday.

The princess, who is now a fifth-grader at Gakushuin Primary School in Tokyo, joined the basketball club as part of her school classes this spring and played in games against other schools, while working hard on English, according to the Imperial Household Agency.

Yamaha Turns 125

Yamaha Turns 125This month marks the 125th year since Torakusu Yamaha built his first reed organ in Japan, launching what has become the world's largest instrument manufacturer. To commemorate this milestone and celebrate 125 years of passion and performance, Yamaha is kicking off a year filled with special promotions and events!

Kyoto Woman Turns Obsession With Bread Into Lampshades

Kyoto woman turns obsession with bread into lampshadesYukiko Morita eats bread for meals, snacks on bread and still can't get enough.

The 26-year-old corporate worker, who lives in Kyoto, has turned her fixation for her favorite food into an art form.

She creates "Pampshades"--lighting fixtures made from real French baguettes. The name is a play on the Japanese word for bread--“pan.”

Ntt Docomo Drive Cradle 02 Turns Your Tablet Into A Jumbo Gps

NTT Docomo Drive Cradle 02 turns your tablet into a jumbo GPSNTT DoCoMo has just announced its new Drive Cradle 02 that turns five-to-seven-inch tablets into GPS units.

Pairing up with the network's Drive Net navigation service , this amazing gadget will help you reach your destination .

It'll go on sale in Japan this Friday, June 29th and will set users back 315 yen ($4) per month.