Amazing miniature edible dishes from Japan

Miniature Space from Japan has an awesome cooking show on YouTube where they make miniature dishes using real ingredients. Very impressive! You can watch some of the videos below, and more are available in their channel.

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Cute cakes in the shape of parakeets and owls from Patisserie Swallowtail and Tokyu Hands

Patisserie Swallowtail in collaboration with Tokyu Hands is currently selling cakes in the shape of birds such as parakeets and owls. Apparently this is a limited time offer only, and the kawaii cakes are being sold exclusively at the Tokyu Hands store in Ikebukuro between January 8 – 29 (right in front of the store entrance).

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Japanese high-quality cookware 'Vermicular' lets you cook without water

Aichi Dobby, Ltd., a Japanese company, manufactures a line of cooking pots called Vermicular which allow for waterless cooking while at the same time improving the flavor.

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Tokyo Illuminations 2015 - 2016

Happy New Year from Daily Onigiri!

One of the most popular attractions to visit during winter holiday season in Japan are illuminations.

Like every year during this time in Tokyo, streets glitter with gazillions of lights, sophisticated decorations and stunning light shows. They have to be seen to be believed. We visited locations around central Tokyo to capture some of them on video. Enjoy!

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Japanese company reinvents the umbrella with reverse GAX Umbrella

Japanese firm Yu Trading Corporation has developed an umbrella that solves many of the problems that come with a conventional umbrella.

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'Tokyo Cosmo' short animated movie

Tokyo Cosmo (東京コスモ) is an independent short animated film, presented as one of the Audience Choice entries at this year’s 17th TBS DigiCon6 Asia Awards. It was directed by Takahiro Miyauchi, who also created the graphics and animation. The story was written by Takuya Okada.

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Halloween in Shibuya 2015

In Tokyo, every year for Halloween, the Shibuya district becomes the center stage for crazy costume street parties. What was it like this year? Watch the video to find out.

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Japanese company develops 'WalkCar' pocket-sized personal transporter

Japanese company Cocoa Motors has developed what it calls the world’s first ‘car in a bag’.

WalkCar (ウォーカー), a lithium battery-powered personal transporter, is small enough to be carried in a backpack and looks more like a rectangular skateboard rather than a car. It’s made of aluminum, can take loads up to 120 kilograms, and weighs between 2 and 3 kilograms, depending on whether it’s an indoor or outdoor version.

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How to Make Japanese Kobumaki

Kobumaki (kelp roll) is a super healthy traditional Japanese New Year’s dish. Watch our video recipe to see how it’s made!

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Meet 'Chibatman', Japan's Real-Life Batman

In Japan, there exists a real-life Dark Knight. Chibatman, as they call him, can usually be spotted flying through the streets in Chiba Prefecture just next to Tokyo on his three-wheeled self-customized vehicle Chibatpod.

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