Category Archives: Japan

Changes to the All-Japan Micromouse Contest for 2018

By | June 28, 2018

Every year since its inception, the All-Japan contest has grown in popularity and stature. During that time, there have been many changes. Most notably, the half-size event, introduced in 2009, has become very popular. There are now so many entries that organising the event must meet new challenges each year. For 2018, the contest in… Read More »

2016 All Japan Micromouse Contest – full entry details

By | November 29, 2016

When entering for the All Japan Micromouse contest, you have to enter a whole bunch of details about your mouse – number of wheels, types of motor, motor driver, sensor devices, gyro, CAD software. It goes on and on. I always wondered what happened to that information. This year it has been published along with… Read More »

Sad News From Japan

By | August 3, 2016

It is with great sadness that I pass on the news of the passing of Hirofumi Tashiro. Today I received this message from Yuki Nakagawa: We have to inform you really sad news about Mr.Tashiro passed away yesterday after a long fight with cancer. Mr.Tashiro was a longtime organizer and father of Micromouse and Japanese robot… Read More »

2014 All Japan Micromouse Results

By | December 16, 2014

The New Technology Foundation have published the detailed results of the 35th All Japan Micromouse tournament held at Tokyo Polytechnic Atsugi Campus on November 23rd 2014. http://www.ntf.or.jp/mouse/micromouse2014/MM2014recode01.html There you will find tables of all the entries with their finish positions and times as well as the details of the mazes and the line follower circuit.… Read More »