IBM Japan wants 208 people to be scanned into 3-D avatars and put into a virtual world designed after the one depicted in anime Sword Art Online (and hopefully return).
If you’ve got the talent and the passion you can use pretty much anything to illustrate your vision, like this piece of art that’s been making the rounds on Japanese Twitter, drawn using only two ballpoint pens.
These beautiful scaled dioramas let you walk the streets of Tokyo or Hiroshima again and again.
Man learns the dangers of playing vending machine Russian Roulette.
For a limited time during March and April, the Harajuku’s Rilakkuma Cafe in a Honey Forest Cafe will be serving up adorable Rilakkuma-inspired dishes and desserts.
This escalator has apparently had enough of being walked all over.
It just goes to show that even lowlife muggers want to look cool when there’s a pretty girl nearby…
The electronics giant recently showed off a prototype device that can project an interactive, smartphone-like display onto any surface.
These are just two of the reasons to love this awesome collaboration from Japan.
Move over, maple. There’s a new pancake flavoring in town!
Courses include maid cafe management, idol production, and dojinshi promotion.
These budding artists are giving us some serious goals.
Here’s a hint, this fruity flavor comes before the cherry blossoms.
Because the magical blue cat can make even the weirdest scenarios a reality.
Arrests conducted with prefectural police in 29 prefectures.
Maybe the U.S. presidential candidate doesn’t have as much otaku cred as some people think he does.
Experiments’ results found similar effects for men and women.
The taste of sakura can now be found in dairy sections across the country.