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Japanese Ninja pop-up Booth Taps VR to Attract More Tourists

Leave it up to Japanese companies to promote a new form of technology with a certain flair. A pop-up ninja booth at Chubu airport in Nagoya aims to give passers-by a glimpse at what virtual reality technology is really capable of. By actively having a ninja at the boot, the company responsible for this VR […]

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Osaka VR Arcade is Getting a Life-size Godzilla Virtual Reality Experience

Expanding upon existing VR arcade experiences is an ongoing challenge. In Japan, there are a lot of options waiting to be explored in the coming years. The Osaka VR Zone Arcade will soon get a Godzilla Virtual Reality Experience. Given Godzilla’s status in Japan, this new experience can draw in a lot of new people. […]

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Japanese Students Recreate the Hiroshima Bombing in Virtual Reality

It has been well-documented how virtual reality technology can be used in many creative ways. Bringing the Hiroshima atomic bombing to VR is a bit controversial, although it helps current generations better understand the impact of his historic event. Teaching valuable history lessons requires the use of innovative technologies first and foremost. Witnessing the Hiroshima […]

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Japan’s First Airlines Successfully Completes First “VR Holiday Trip”

Going on a holiday can be quite an expensive venture. A lot of people simply do not have the money for it, even though all they want is a joyous vacation. In Japan, we now have First Airlines offer VR holidays including a first-class seat in an airplane. A very interesting business model that will […]

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Japanese Municipalities use VR Technology to Attract More Foreign Visitors

The tourism sector can greatly benefit from virtual reality technology in general. Over in Japan, various towns are doing that exactly. In the hopes of attracting more tourists, they are now developing dedicated smartphone apps with VR videos as content. It is an interesting turn of events, although this change was bound to happen sooner […]

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Tons of new Content Announced for PlayStation VR Ecosystem

It is good to see more content coming to the PlayStation VR ecosystem. So far, this particular platform has brought forth some of the most enjoyable virtual reality games and experiences. During the Tokyo Game Show, Sony announced a bunch of new Japanese titles coming to PS VR. Several games are coming and there will […]