Tag Archive: Japan

May
26

Memorial Day

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Have a happy and safe memorial day honoring our brave servicemen and women! – SSR Professor SP3 at Suzuka Circuit Japan www.ssr-wheels.com  

Dec
23

Last minute gift ideas?

Gift your loved ones with a limited edition SSR “Skull” T-Shirt only at More-Japan! There are plenty still in stock! https://www.more-japan.com/SSR-Skull-T-Shirt.html  

Sep
26

Ninth Annual Japanese Classic Car Show.

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The ninth annual Japanese Classic Car Show will be held this coming Saturday, September 29th at the Queen Mary in Long Beach. The show will start at 9 in the morning and end at 3 in the afternoon. There is always a very good collection of classic cars, many that you don’t see at other …

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Aug
13

Initial D Manga Ends

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After 18 years, the Initial D manga has ended. The final chapter was recently released in Japan which closes out a strong run (no pun intended), for one of the most iconic cars in the import industry. Takumi Fujiwara, driver of the tofu delivery AE86 and his story will live on but the manga itself will …

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Jul
04

Happy Birthday, America!

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Today we celebrate Independence Day here in the States. The date July 4th, is forever synonymous with fireworks and movie releases. So please, everyone on this 237th Birthday of America, be safe. Interesting fact. Did you know that most people consider Japan to be the oldest independent country?

Jun
27

The Robot Astronaut Named Kirobo

Japan takes things to a whole new level with, Kirobo. Designed by Dentsu with Toyota and the University of Tokyo, Japan is planning to be the first to launch a talking robot into space. Named Kirobo, which is derived from “kibo” meaning hope in Japanese and robot.  This robot uses some of the latest voice-recognition …

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Jun
14

Nom noms in Japan!

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Here’s a little collection of some of the food and drinks that I had while in Japan earlier this year. The food was phenomenal and some things that were so simple and can have here every day, was just plain better in Japan. Maybe because everything wasn’t greasy and/or fried…. And you’d be amazed at …

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Jun
11

Kei Trucks Hit The Track

Found this online and figured it was worth a watch. It’s amazing what people do in their spare time, especially in kei trucks.

Jun
04

The Porsche that RWB built

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A couple of years ago Speedhunters featured a unique build by a shop named, RAUH-Welt Begriff (RWB). The build focused on a not-so-average Porsche Carrera, fitted with a widened GT2 Evo front bumper with overfenders on the rear and the front to match. Then, to compliment the aggressive look, a GT2 spoiler, stacked with a carbon GT …

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May
17

Last day of our Trip to Japan

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Here are a few snaps from the last day of our Trip to Japan this past January. We covered Shibuya, Akihabara and the Harajuku area. Definitely a unique area compared to what I saw in the Osaka area. Enjoy!

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