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  • March 9, 2016
    This is a model of a Japanese sushi restaurant built by LEGOManiac Dr. Pei. It's filled with a bunch of unique patrons like samurai, astronauts and aliens, and even has a functional rotating sushi conveyor belt. People are so clever. I am not very clever. On my last job app... / Continue →
  • August 26, 2015
    These are the Vibram Furoshiki wrap-around shoes. They were inspired by traditional Japanese Furoshiki fabrics used to wrap gifts or transport goods. They're basically a rubber soled slipper with a long piece of fabric on each side that wrap across the top of your foot and are... / Continue →
  • June 3, 2015
    Seen here in her dining room of solitude, Japanese competitive eater Yuka Kinoshita prepares to down six pounds of Yakisoba Ramen in a single sitting. Several times she even covers the whole bowl in mayonnaise. Any idea what percentage of your daily allowance of sodium six po... / Continue →
  • 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 →