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  • May 18, 2015
    This is 天鉄刀 (Tentetsutou, The Sword Of Heaven), a traditional Japanese katana forged entirely from an iron-alloy meteorite. Obviously, it's the perfect weapon for a space ninja like myself. "You are not a space ninja." Then how am I writing this FROM THE MOON? "You aren't."... / Continue →
  • May 13, 2015
    This is a clip from Japanese variety show AKBingo! in which the contestants are trying to blow a cockroach into each other's mouths. That is like, way more interesting than thumb wrestling. Man, that girl on the right -- I think it actually gets blown straight down her throat... / Continue →
  • January 27, 2015
    Note: Article was originally posted January 3, 2008, but because the internet is cyclical the story is going around again so I edited it and moved it to the front page. Seen here looking suspiciously like Jake from Adventure Time in tank form, Yuki-taro is a Japanese robot t... / Continue →
  • November 28, 2014
    Did you see the Star Wars teaser trailer? If not, GO WATCH THAT. I want one of those soccer ball droids. This is a short video of several clever Japanese flip books. They use cut-outs and secret compartments to add to the effect. Honestly, I wouldn't mind finding a couple ... / Continue →
  • March 21, 2014
    Please, no Japanese pianist jokes, this is an upscale club we're running. This is a video of Japanese pianist Yoshiki performing against a holographic version of himself. It kind of reminded me of Dueling Banjos from Deliverance, but with infinitely less inbred rednecks tryin... / Continue →
  • September 19, 2013
    Because what good is a Hello Kitty obsession if you can't put the cat right in your eyeball, apparently Hello Kitty contacts are a real thing. You can either get one big face that takes up your whole eyeball, or a ring of little faces that go around the pupil. Me? I'm going ... / Continue →
  • January 22, 2013
    Remember that Totoro skin-tight fetish suit? Well it turns out there's a ton more where that came from. The company Milanoo sells a bunch of different characters (and even more straight up weird ones) and I just spent fifteen minutes looking through them all and each page see... / Continue →
  • August 1, 2012
    Remember Jed Henry's series of Ukiyo-e prints featuring video game characters in a traditional Japanese woodblock style? Well now they're available via his Kickstarter page, where you can purchase various prints (digital prints start at $40, an actual print from woodblock will... / Continue →
  • June 29, 2012
    Remember Jed Henry's series of Nintendo game characters as traditional Japanese Ukiyo-e woodblock prints? Well he's back with even more, this time featuring some Pokemon, Kirby, Star Fox, Mario Kart, Donkey Kong, Street Fighter (not Nintendo, but WHATEV) and Castlevania action... / Continue →
  • May 18, 2012
    This is a small (but growing) series of Nintendo game characters (games for Nintendo, not all made by Nintendo) as traditional Japanese Ukiyo-e woodblock prints by Geekologie reader Ezra's illustrator friend Jed Henry. This is Samus here, but there's a Link and Mega Man after ... / Continue →