TotemoTech - 2024-02-03


Hello and welcome to today’s news from TotemoTech on February 3rd, 2024. In today’s news, Japanese toy company Takara Tomy has announced the release of nine commemorative products to celebrate its 100th anniversary. The products, including the iconic ‘Licca-chan,’ ‘Tomica,’ and ‘Plarail’ toys, will be available from April onwards.

In other news, the popular manga and anime franchise ‘Ghost in the Shell’ is giving away free ‘Laughing Man’ stickers. The distribution of the stickers started in February 2024.

Moving on, Microsoft has announced its support for the Japanese 3D open-world game ‘Palworld.’ The company will provide dedicated servers and technical resources for the Game Pass version, which is expected to attract up to 3 million players per day.

In gaming news, Unity has officially announced its support for ‘visionOS,’ the operating system for Apple’s upcoming augmented reality glasses, ‘Apple Vision Pro.’ This partnership will enable developers to create apps and games for spatial computing using Unity.

In sports tech, Los Angeles Dodgers player Shohei Ohtani has been seen training with a cutting-edge device called the ‘Digital Bra.’ The device, also known as a ‘digital bra,’ provides real-time measurements of running distance and other training metrics, helping athletes improve their performance.

Meanwhile, a new concept in bookstores has emerged with the launch of the ‘Honnaya’ section at the hybrid bookstore ‘honto.’ The ‘Honnaya’ section offers books wrapped in black packaging with only the copy visible, allowing customers to purchase books without knowing the title or author.

And finally, Fujifilm Business Innovation, formerly known as Fuji Xerox, has announced the establishment of a new company called ‘Fujifilm Cloud.’ The company will specialize in cloud services and will collaborate with a cloud-focused systems integrator to provide support for AWS and Azure deployments.

That’s all for today’s news. Stay tuned for more updates on the latest tech developments. Visit for the news, yen exchange rates, and a daily Japanese proverb.

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