Every week on Friday, I go through my list of starred items in my Google Reader and share them here. I call this segment, Friday Japalinks. If you’re bored in your cubicle or have a couple minutes to spare this weekend before dressing up for Halloween, check out these stories!
12 Secretly Evil Japanese Robots Programmed To Haunt Your Nightmares
From those that fall into the uncanny valley to those who are cute on the surface but at second glance, warrants fear.
Spain Joins Vocaloid Fever
Ever wondered if vocaloids actually sound human or if Japanese just sounds weird? You can now confirm with Spanish vocaloid.
[Report] TIFF 2011: Green Carpet
Pictures of Japanese celebrities as they walk the “green carpet” at Tokyo International Film Festival.
Video: Mobile Train Information Service “Yamanote Train Net”
Japan’s high tech trains getting even techier. Us New Yorkers continue to lament the terrible state of the MTA.
Ultra-Nationalist High School Club
Japan Probe sums it up best by saying that if Korea is so confident it’s right, then go to the International Court of Justice.
The abandoned and surprisingly intact Sun Park Hotel
I love haikyo photos and that’s why I love going to Tokyo Times. They always have some really pretty, high res photos of surreal haikyo.
Have a happy Halloween! Stay safe and have a good time!