Yu-Gi-Oh! Millennium Puzzle forged from pure solid gold to go on display

At this year’s Jump Festa, which celebrates all things under the Shonen Jump manga umbrella, a truly remarkable piece will be exhibited: a Millennium Puzzle worth its weight in gold…because it is gold.

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The 21st century Game Boy we wish Nintendo were working on【Pics】

We’re sure Nintendo is busy creating something new and exciting to release into the world, but we kind of wish this is what they were working on…

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Good morning, senpai! Company offering wakeup calls from real Japanese schoolgirls

Everyone has their morning routine. For some, it’s a cup of strong coffee. For others, a morning workout. And apparently for still others, a schoolgirl fantasy is what jumpstarts their day.

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Wasp and mealworm sushi on the (unusual) menu at the Tokyo Bug-Eating Festival 【Photos】

Tired of sushi standbys like tuna and salmon? An annual event in Tokyo recently served up mealworm nigiri and black wasp gunkan, plus a host of other bug-based foods and drinks.

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What the…?!? Stuffed “Teddytaur” toy baffles and fascinates us at the same time

We’ve discovered a seriously bizarre-looking offering from high-end German stuffed toy maker Steiff. But what exactly is it? Apparently, it’s a Teddytaur!

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Feeling cold at night? Tokyo company will dispatch a hot guy to your place for a chaste sleepover

Ikebukuro-based company provides a shoulder to cry on and arms to sleep in by dispatching hot guys to spend the night at lonely women’s homes.

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Musician claims game publisher EA tried to buy his endorsement of Star Wars: Battlefront

At least one minor celebrity has posted an angry rant on social media alleging video game publisher Electronic Arts tried to buy his endorsement of the upcoming Star Wars-themed game.

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Does true love feel like a cat’s tail? Perfectly timed photo has Internet commenters laughing

One Twitter user’s cat photo has sent ripples of laughter through the Internet, but it’s more than just the cute feline that’s tickling funny bones!

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Adorkably stylish cosplay cats remind us to adopt pets instead of buy them 【Photos】

Humans aren’t the only animals that benefit from a little professional styling and photography. Cats, cute as they already are, can up their game too!

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New origami-style lamp re-invents the way we think about “do it yourself”

This lamp folds in so many different ways that it’s like owning a thousand different lamps.

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Roomba Doge is here to make your week so much better 【Video】

Move over, Roomba Shark Cat, and make way for Roomba Doge! In his own words: “So ride. Much excite.”

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New cookbook turns the uni-tasker takoyaki maker into a versatile multi-tasker

We thought takoyaki pans were just for making fried octopus balls. Teach us your ways, recipe book!

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Japanese university students’ synchronized marching routine is positively mesmerizing【Video】

Check out this year’s mind-boggling edition of a now legendary synchronized group marching performance by Tokyo university students!

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Musician’s Japanese ‘translator’ has no idea what she’s saying, can’t get over her hair【Video】

When Australian musician Tal Wilkenfeld randomly asked a fellow coffee shop patron for translation help, we don’t think this was quite what she was expecting.

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Chinese artisans use traditional foot-powered lathe to craft beautiful wooden bowls【Video】

At one time, nearly all of the 270 households in the village of Shawo would have been engaged in woodcraft, but today just six elderly men know the old techniques. Luckily, a younger generation is taking steps to ensure that the craft does not die out.

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“5 + 9” is okay but “9 + 5” is wrong? Is this being logical or overly picky?

Students who add and multiply with the numbers in the ‘wrong’ order are getting their answers marked as incorrect? Japanese net users weigh in.

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20th anniversary Sailor Moon watch makes all of our dreams come true

Sailor Moon fans, are you looking for the perfect item to commemorate the series’ 20th anniversary? This beautiful watch might be just that—but you’d better hurry because stocks are limited!

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Japanese man shares photo of near-perfect ‘poop emoji’ in hand cream, Twitter goes nuts

When Japanese Twitter user @nasuiro posted this picture of a blob of hand cream last week, he probably had no idea that it would end up being retweeted over 41,000 times

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Purikura evolved: Design and print your own nail art with Sega’s new “Nail-Puri” machines【Video】

The machines are available at arcades and amusement centers in the “purikura” section and offer over 1,500 designs.

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Man brandishes samurai sword in New York Apple store, allegedly attempts to commit seppuku

Someone took the phrase “cutting in line” way too literally…

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