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  • August 26, 2014
    These are a couple shots and a video of Batman cruising a highway in Japan on his custom trike. What's he doing in Japan? No clue. Maybe he cleaned up all the crime in Gotham already. Or maybe Gotham is such a shithole he just gave up and decided fighting crime in Japan wou... / Continue →
  • August 25, 2014
    Be honest, how do I look? "Dead." Because you only get one chance to make a last impression, a company in Japan allows people who are still alive to try on the outfit and makeup they want to be wear during their open-casket funeral (plus choose a custom coffin). Me? I don't... / Continue →
  • August 15, 2014
    This is a short video from Japan of an army of Pikachus preparing for battle in Akarenga Park, Yokohama. You think they're going to battle one of those Kaiju from Pacific Rim? Because I'd suggest recruiting some Charizards and Blastoises while you're at it. You gotta diversi... / Continue →
  • August 11, 2014
    Meet Mr. Knocky. He's a battery-free drum toy controlled by swinging two hand-held triggers. Not digging the sound of his plastic drums? No worries, you can swap them out for other percussion surfaces like a soup can or Pringles can. He is not recommended for use drumming o... / Continue →
  • August 7, 2014
    What the -- are you blowing a seagull?! This is the $135 Facial Fitness Pao from Japan. It allegedly firms and tightens your face. I've got the feeling it doesn't work that well. Plus for some reason famed Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo is the spokesperson. Pfft, ... / Continue →
  • August 6, 2014
    PROTIP: Start your volume low. This is a video of a guitarist recreating the cries of disgraced Japanese politician Ryutaro Nonomura. Nonomura tried to claim around $30,000 in travel expenses without providing any proof of his spending. Whatever, I would have done the exac... / Continue →
  • July 16, 2014
    These are shots of some of the foot items available at the Pikachu Cafe in Japan. "Foot?" Obviously I meant food. The cafe will be open for a limited time (until August 31st) outside the Pokemon XY movie exhibit at Tokyo City View in Roppongi Hills. I want that burger and t... / Continue →
  • July 16, 2014
    This is the crowdfunded (seriously) kayak topper that Japanese artist Rokudenashiko fashioned in the shape of her own vagina. Rokudenashiko is trying to end the taboo surrounding female private parts in Japan by creating all sorts of vagina shaped objects. She wants to make a... / Continue →
  • July 10, 2014
    These are the $40 icePhone iPhone cases made by HameeTV and available from this Japanese online store. They look like honest to God ice cream bars. That makes zero sense, but now I want an iPhone case that looks like a realistic sandwich. Holy shit, that guy over there is tr... / Continue →
  • July 8, 2014
    This is a shot of the Japanese Giant Salamander (Ōsanshōuo) that was spotted going for a stroll on the bank of the Kamogawa River in Kyoto. The Japanese Giant Salamander is believed to be the basis of the kappa, a mythical species that looks like a cross between a salamander a... / Continue →
  • June 25, 2014
    This is a short video of what a group of Japanese robot-loving scientists are calling the first android newscasters. Me? I'm calling them public enemies numbers 1 and 2. *pins their pictures to the wall with big red circles around their faces* Can somebody bring me some yar... / Continue →
  • June 23, 2014
    This is an iPhone case that looks like a marine isopod. Most people will just assume it's a giant lobster tail though. You can get a silver version for $80, gold for $120, or neither for free. I'm going to go with the free option. Mostly because one of these will never fit ... / Continue →
  • May 19, 2014
    Japanese drink manufacturer Otsuka plans to send a can of powdered energy drink to the moon's surface in October, 2015. Why? Allegedly to inspire kids to be astronauts, but in reality for the advertising. Pfft, aliens don't even like energy drinks. If they're smart enough t... / Continue →
  • May 15, 2014
    F-Cups?! Damn girl why don't you start with a B and go from there. These are Japanese F-Cup cookies. They're supposed to make your boobs grow. I would encourage you to stop before reaching an actual F-cup though to avoid future back problems. The completely not scientifica... / Continue →
  • April 3, 2014
    This is the massive Gundam tombstone available from a tombstone carving business in Yasu City, Japan. It's the perfect way to steal the show, even after you're dead. Listen mom, I know we were supposed to visit grandma's grave, but then we saw Gundam and got distracted. "But... / Continue →
  • March 20, 2014
    This is a video of sushi chef Hironori Ikeno preparing his special -- tiny slices of fish atop single grains of rice. There is no way I could get one of those in my mouth without losing it first. And if it did make it to my face, I'd probably accidentally vacuum it up my nose... / Continue →
  • March 12, 2014
    This is the soon to be released pasta flavored ice cream bar from Japan based Gari-Gari Kun. What's it gonna taste like? ASS. I'm kidding, I already said it's going to taste like pasta -- can't you read? If so, how about a bed time story? One with lots of sex and violence ... / Continue →
  • February 7, 2014
    This is a wake-up prank from the Japanese special Dokkiri Award (Japanese TV is the best) of comedian Toshiaki Kasuga being launched through the roof of a cabin at the base of Mt. Fuji one morning. Apparently the show managed to get Toshiaki drunk the night before, then strapp... / Continue →
  • January 24, 2014
    This is a bra designed by Japanese lingerie manufacturer Ravijou that has a front clasp that will only release when "true love" is detected via a special heart-rate monitor and magical algorithms. But what if you're going to bed alone and just don't want to sleep in your bra?!... / Continue →
  • January 10, 2014
    This Sunday The Simpsons will pay tribute to retiring Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki with a brief sequence of Homer drunkenly stumbling past some of Studio Ghibli's most famous works. Have you ever seen Grave of the Fireflies? It wasn't directed by Miyazaki but it's definit... / Continue →