J-Deite Shows Real Transformer Car/Robot

Project J-deite, a joint group of three companies, Brave Robotics, Asratec and Takara Tommy, demonstrated its transforming car-robot J-deite, though the size is 1/4 of the final version.

Takara-Tommy, is a Japanese toy company known by making Transformers. According to Brave Robotics site, 1/2 scale robot is planned to be made in 2015, then 1/1 size by 2020.

IBM Makes Anime “Steins;Gate” New Short Episodes on “Cognitive Computing”

The new short episodes of Sci-Fi anime series Steins;Gate is released on IBM Japan’s “Cognitive Computing” promotion site Mugendai Web (infinite web).

The series name is “聡明叡智のコグニティブ・コンピューティング”(cognitive computing of sagacious wisdom).

Episode I Cooking is watchable.

There are three more episodes grayed-out on the site.

The original game Steins;Gate featured an “ancient” portable computer IBN5100, which apparently modeled IBM5100, this special site explains.

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Google Ordered To Remove 122 Search Results Possibly Damaging Complainer’s Reputations

Tokyo District Court judged, Asahi reported. Google can file opposition.

Facebook Adds Kansai-ben(dialect)

Facebook Japan added today a new language selection “Japanese (Kansai)” for its web versions (PC and mobile), Weekly Ascii Plus reported.

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In Kansai-ben, “Iine!”(Like!) is displayed as “Eeyan!”, “Comment” is replaced with “Tsukkomu”.

via Weekly Ascii Plus

Toothbrushing Anime Girls Game Coming

Hamigakibiyori (means “A good day to brush teeth” in Japanese), a free iPhone game on which you can brush teeth of several anime girls, is planned to release soon, “Unless rejected by Apple” as the official says.

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By good brushing, you gain “love points”, by which you may purchase new toothbrushes.

via Inside