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Walmart & Rakuten team up, live it up in JAXA’s simulated space station & a new portable iOS keyboard! Plus, some Pokemon news and if you’re “very hungry”, do I have the cafe for you! All this, and a few instant photos, on this week’s #ZettaiGeekDayo!
As always, if you have any comments, questions, concerns, topics or you just wanna chat, I’d love to hear from you. Please tweet them at me on Twitter @kayleedayo with the hashtag #ZettaiGeekDayo so I can find them.
Tech News in Japan
Pokémon GO-playing driver’s two year prison sentence for manslaughter upheld. Was it enough?
Nintendo and Pokémon Company help grade-school boy get over bullying incident, earn lifelong fan
JAXA paying people 380,000 yen to drop out of life for two weeks
Japan Clinical Volunteer Network application page (Japanese)
(It didn’t occur to me when I was recording this that, by the time the podcast was released, it’d be too late to apply… Oh well…)
We tried the awesome battery-free, instant photo printer for smartphones and came away impressed
Printoss TPJ-03SO (Amazon.co.jp)
Unlimited Japanese SIM Card by Mobal
They have been doing a free, live internet broadcast on the full moon of every month for years and years now, and the archives are free to watch on their official YouTube channel!
moumoon – pride (YouTube)
moumoon – follow me (YouTube)
moumoon – Never Look Back (YouTube)
Teen gets perfect score on Japan’s college entrance history exam with crazy-detailed notes
Pop-up “Very Hungry Caterpillar” cafe now open in Tokyo, very hungry fans rejoice
Eric Carle reads “The Very Hungry Caterpillar”
TTT: Japan Railway Company to end awesome Evangelion Shinkansen service soon, makes us all sad
500 TYPE EVA PROJECT (Japanese)
See you next week!