Top 10 English vocabulary words for 2015 according to users of Japanese online dictionary Weblio

To coincide with Japan’s annual “Kanji of the Year” event, which reveals the mood of 2015 with a Chinese character, popular online dictionary site Weblio asked its Japanese users to nominate an “English vocabulary word of the Year”. The top ten results provide a unique insight into the hot topics of interest in Japan in 2015.

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Artist pays homage to popular character One-Punch Man with cleverly designed artwork【Video】

Check out this unbelievably simple yet detailed “three paper cup One-Punch Man cartoon art!”

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Sushi, sumo, and cats in kimonos: the best Christmas and New Year cards from Japan【Pics & Video】

These holiday greeting cards from Japan are so cool you have to see them to believe they’re real.

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Drunk government employee allegedly gropes woman on train, then molests her rescuer as well

The unfortunate incident occurred on the Seibu Ikebukuro Line in Tokyo and ended with the government employee’s arrest.

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Newly released image of the giant in Attack on Titan: Kansai version is more glam than ever

Last week Attack on Titan Part 2: Wings of Freedom was released on DVD and with it came a special gift: An improved visual for the Kansai dialect AoT.

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McDonald’s Japan unleashes final appeal of 2015 to disgruntled fan base: Fancy cakes!

The beleaguered fast-food giant wants everyone in Japan to know that it is now your one-stop spot for decadent Viennese Sachertortes and delectable Chocolat Zuccotto.

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Store sign in Japan tells couples to stay away on Christmas Eve so staff won’t feel lonely

In Japan the loneliest day to be single isn’t Valentine’s Day but Christmas Eve. And the staff at this restaurant doesn’t want to see any happy couples!

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Santa sushi spotted in Japan, is here to deliver sackloads of deliciousness

Why celebrate Christmas with a turkey when you can have Santa sushi?

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Japan’s netizens react angrily to foreign pick-up coach’s “guide to getting laid in Japan”

A self-styled pick-up coach active throughout Asia has released a series of YouTube videos showing his attempts to “pick up” Japanese women.

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Message from Space: The Japanese Star Wars knockoff that hit theaters before A New Hope 【Video】

Thanks to a staggered international release, Message from Space could rip off Star Wars before the sci-fi classic was even out in Japan.

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That time Japan went so Star Wars crazy that Luke and Vader made a canned tuna commercial 【Video】

If you only knew the power of convenient seafood!

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New heated clothes hanger will dry your clothes in any type of weather

Raining outside? No dryer in the house? This new clothes hanger from Japan will dry clothes, shoes and boots at the touch of a button.

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Pocky to introduce new box designs for special occasions, including “Sukky” for Valentine’s Day

Pocky packets receive a revamp with some…unusual…word amalgamations.

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Live-action, Western-made Death Note film opening in Japan, but it’s not what anime fans think

Despite the name, this new Death Note movie isn’t a Death Note movie.

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Can’t stop snoring? Maybe you should blame your “throat penis”

Our reporter recently got his uvula lasered off to attempt to cure his chronic snoring. Did it work?

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J.J. Abrams reveals that he wanted an AKB48 idol in the cast for Star Trek

The famed Hollywood director was ready to set his phaser to “idol.”

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Can you guess what type of seafood pugs look like?

The likeness is astounding.

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Cute cat-shaped food and kitchen appliances hit the gachapon capsule toy market

Looking for a new line of tiny appliances? This cute cat-themed line of tiny toys is just what you’ve been looking for!

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See Kyoto’s Nijo Castle in its original design with this virtual tour built in Minecraft!

Nijo Castle is one of Japan’s hottest tourist destinations…but for a truly unique historical tour, you need this Minecraft recreation based on the original design!

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Here’s your chance, lonely people! Ex-AV actress Maria Ozawa doesn’t want to spend Christmas alone

Feeling lonely? Head to the Philippines! Ex-adult video star Maria Ozawa says she’s looking for someone to snuggle with during her first winter in the country.

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