Category Archives: Japan

Sad News From Japan

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 … Continue reading

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All Japan Micromouse 2015 Pictures

Some pictures from the All Japan Micromouse contest 2015.

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All-Japan Micromouse 2015 Finals

The All Japan Micromouse 2015 contest was held in Hon-Atsugi this weekend. Get all the details here. Continue reading

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All Japan Micromouse 2015 qualifiers

Saturday is qualifying day for the All Japan Micromouse contest. Year on year, the contest continues to grow and the challenge is ever greater. Find out who gets through to the finals here.

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2014 All Japan Micromouse Results

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 … Continue reading

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All Japan Micromouse Contest 2014

This year marked the 35th All Japan Micromouse contest and my sixth visit to Japan. My hopes were high following some small success at earlier events this year but, in Japan, the competition is stiff.

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2014 Japan Micromouse Live Streaming

In the final stages of preparation for the All Japan Micromouse contest here. Leaving at half past too early tomorrow, I should be there for Thursday morning. For those of you who want to stay up late – or early … Continue reading

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All Japan Micromouse 2013 Results and Prize Lists Published

The New Technology Foundation organises the All Japan Micromouse Tournament. They have now published the results and prizewinners list for the 34th event held at the Nagareyama Continuing Education Center Venue in 2013. Results: http://www.ntf.or.jp/mouse/micromouse2013/mm2013result01.html Prizes: http://www.ntf.or.jp/mouse/micromouse2013/mm2013prize01.html Thanks again to all … Continue reading

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Micromouse uses a camera to solve maze

The 2013 All Japan Micromouse Contest saw what I believe was a world first. That is – a micromouse used a camera to look at the entire maze, map all the walls and then perform a speed run straight to … Continue reading

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All Japan Micromouse Contest 2013

The 34th All Japan Micromouse Contest was held at Nagareyama City Lifelong Learning Centre on November 23rd and 24th 2013. This was my fifth visit to this event – arguably the World Championships for the micromouse contest.

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