Every week, I go through my starred items in my Google Reader and pick out the best Japan news from the week. Check’em out below!
Japanese Banana Art
Man makes art out of bananas. Ends up eating bananas every day.
JKT48 reveals profile info for each member
This week, the AKB48 sister group, JKT48, of Jakarta revealed its starting members. Their names and bios in English.
A melancholy, somewhat beautiful picture of a drawing found in Tokyo.
One Man’s Karaoke Box “hitori Karaoke” Appears In Tokyo
Japan is always perfecting the art of going to group activities alone. Now, it’s even easier to go karaoke alone.
Japan pushes world’s fastest computer past 10 petaflop barrier
The K computer can perform 10.51 quadrillion floating point operation per second, making it the fastest computer in the world. For now.
World’s Largest Glasses-Free 3-D Display Debuts in Japan
As a film person, I can’t stand behind 3D technology. However, if this is what 3D becomes, I can’t continue to resist.