July 30, 2008

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    Ikoma City dumps vending machines

    Japan is known as the land of the rising sun… and the land of vending machines. There are over 5.4 million vending machines as of Dec 2007 in Japan alone. However, with going green becoming a worldwide trend, how much of a carbon footprint are those vending machines leaving? The mayor of Ikoma City, Makoto […] More

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    AKIBA Today site launches

    As an American covering Japan, I depend on blogs and other websites that offer glimpses into daily Japan. I believe many people would be surprised to see how many blogs I have in Google reader in my quest to catch things off the radar that other Japan focused blogs miss. In a press release today, […] More