This week, news outlets were dominated by news of Kim Jong Il’s death. Japan Flix is overwrought with the news. Otherwise, we’re enjoying the holiday spirits and playing Words with Friends.
Oh, and here’s your weekly roundup of Japanese news. Enjoy!
Kim Jong-il Dead: Japan Reacts With Caution
What’s Japan’s reaction to Kim Jong Il’s death?
Top 60 Japanese Buzzwords of 2011
Doyagao, loach cabinet, is it an echo? Catch up on the 2011 buzzwords of Japan.
KAWAII KAKKOII SUGOI
Pocky’s great on its own. But it’s even better when you decorate them!
In Japan, seat sensors that can recognize you
Fingerprint recognition, retina recognition, gait recognition have nothing on butt print recognition.
PlayStation Vita Launches in Japan
Are you getting the PS Vita for Christmas? If you live in America, nope.
Heavy metal: Japan working on 13-foot robot
Can Japan beat America in size? Well, in robotics, it seems like they’ve got a chance!