Voices in Japan
Voices in Japan
Jul 3, 2019
Japan’s Love For Old Technology
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Japan is undoubtedly a leader when it comes to technology development, from high quality electronic devices to robots and machines that are widely used in manufacturing plants around the world.  However, in everyday life in Japan, it is not uncommon to see certain technologies that one may remember from the 1990's or early 2000's in other countries.  It can be quite confusing for a foreigner who arrives in the country after binge watching their favorite Japanese anime with a robot or futuristic theme.  Find out about some of the baffling tech devices our podcasters have encountered while living and working in Japan in this episode.


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