Axiom Magazine

Axiom Magazine is Japan’s leading source for newly released and hard to find information focused in the areas of gaming, culture and entertainment. We represent a small part of a bigger idea of bringing Japanese culture and achievements to an international stage.

  • Sony Playstation 4 Release Dates Announced
    August 22nd, 2013By Category: Uncategorized
    Sony released a plethora of news reports yesterday at 2013’s Gamescom event in Germany, as they gave a presentation that lasted over 90 minutes. Some of the new titles they were sporting were Little Big Planet: Hub, Shadow of the Beast and inFamous: Second Son, all ... » Continue Reading
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    The Honda Cub
    August 14th, 2013By Category: Uncategorized
    Undoubtedly known worldwide as the little engine that could, the Honda Cub has been synonymous with the idea of economy, design, and reliability for well over 50 years. Still in production in over 15 countries, the pint-sized motorized vehicle has gained an internat ... » Continue Reading
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    Japanese Toilets Hacked
    August 6th, 2013By Category: Uncategorized
    Known for their eccentric electronics, the Japanese toilet is known worldwide for being high-tech and confusing, just ask Mater from Cars 2! But the "washlet" toilet is an extremely common sight in Japan, a gadget that includes a retractable bidet to spray you clea ... » Continue Reading
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    Wii U Pulled from British Stores
    August 2nd, 2013By Category: Uncategorized
    Another crushing blow was dealt to Nintendo this week, as the Walmart owned Asda Stores Limited, a British supermarket chain, said it would no longer be stocking the Wii U in their stores. Although the console will still be available via Asda's online shopping serv ... » Continue Reading
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    The History of the Toyota Crown
    July 31st, 2013By Category: Uncategorized
    The Toyota Crown is one of Japan’s longest running sedans still in production that has recently been released in its fourteenth generation. Since its first release into the Japanese market in 1955, the Crown has served as a steady performer in the Toyota line-up for ... » Continue Reading
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    Top 10 Worst Sonic Characters Ever
    July 25th, 2013By Category: Uncategorized
    When Sonic the Hedgehog first hit the scene in the early 1990s, he was one of the most beloved and adored computer gaming characters of all time. In the follow up game, Sonic 2, he was joined by Tails (also known as Miles) a flying fox and then by Knuckles, an anti- ... » Continue Reading
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    That Day: Documentary
    July 23rd, 2013By Category: Culture
    With accessible and affordable equipment, easy to organize fundraising and eager young artists, it has never been easier to have your voice heard. Unfortunately, these voices can oftentimes be shallow, self-serving or plain boring. But one project that has captured th ... » Continue Reading
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    Kei Cars: Japan’s Brave Little Engines
    July 16th, 2013By Category: Uncategorized
    Ever innovative, the Japanese have mastered the art of finding solutions before anyone notices a problem exists. Holding onto that tradition, the idea of the kei car (short for keijidousha) began developing in 1949 in the post-war era of Japan; initiated by Japan's ... » Continue Reading
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    ASIMO: The Robotic Tour Guide
    July 11th, 2013By Category: Uncategorized
    ASIMO was introduced to the world by Honda on the 21st of October, 2000 and it has been capturing the imagination of gadget lovers ever since. Not only is the little robot the personification (not technically speaking, obviously) of Honda's forward-thinking, it has ... » Continue Reading
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    Top 10 Anime Vehicles
    July 10th, 2013By Category: Uncategorized
    This week we will be looking at the top 10 anime vehicles of all time, special bonuses will be given to “realistic” entries, whilst mech suits and robots are disqualified altogether. If there are any glaring gaps in our collection, be sure to let us know in the com ... » Continue Reading