New Death Note movie coming in autumn this year, main cast revealed!

The main cast and other details for Death Note 2016 have been announced!

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Get a behind-the-scenes look at how Pocky is made in this short clip of the Glico factory 【Video】

Take an inside peek into the production process of Pocky, the beloved Japanese snack which has found its way into supermarkets around the world.

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Hate your job? Be honest: Is it really worse than massaging hot supermodels for a living?

This Singaporean ad shows that there’s nothing more unbearable than rubbing down beautiful ladies all day.

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How far can one yen get you when it comes to fashion? 【NSFW】

Times are tight here at RocketNews24, so our 10,000 yen (US$85) fashion challenge has been downsized to one yen ($0.0085).

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Young boy’s first baseball hit smacks a very golden prize【Video】

It’s exhilarating to see a kid hit a fast-moving baseball, but this probably wasn’t the result this dad wanted.

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Kabuki and geisha cats appear as cute purses based on famous Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock prints

Edo-period artwork gets the cute cat treatment in Japan.

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Cute before-and-after illustrations perfectly capture how life changes with your first pet

Life will never be the same again!

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Lotte’s anime “Gum Boys” protect teeth as samurai from the Shinsengumi

Lotte’s gum brands become samurai warriors from the Shinsengumi and fight to protect a tooth that claims to be a high school girl.

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Travel back in time with these tourism posters from early 1900s Japan 【Pics】

The 20th century’s version of “Cool Japan” seems a lot cooler than the 21st century’s.

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Love cats? Feeling frisky? Then you should check out these pussycat underpants【Photos】

It’s like you’re playing peekaboo with your lady parts. Needless to say, Japanese people can’t seem to get enough of these undies.

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Get Asahi Super Dry beer in a spring sakura package for a limited time!

It’s still in the middle of winter in Japan, but beer bottles and cans from Asahi are already dressing up for sakura-filled spring!

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“Graffiti Temple” in Kyoto, where visitors are encouraged to deface the walls

It’s quite normal to hear news of someone graffiting pieces of world heritage and feel a sense of outrage, but Kyoto’s Tandenan Temple actually encourages such scrawl. Our writer Masami grabbed a sharpie and went to check it out.

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50-year-old video of Japan’s Battleship Island shows life in the deserted isle’s glory days 【Video】

Japan’s most famous urban ruins weren’t always deserted, as shown in this video from the 1960s when Gunkanjima’s ghost town was still alive and well.

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J-pop idol fans run amok, drop their pants at Tokyo concert

Many Japanese venues allow concertgoers to wave glow sticks, but waving your junk? That’s a no-no.

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Chill your sake in this stylish ice-like drinking vessel, offered for a limited time only

Do enjoy cold sake? Are you pleased by aesthetic design? Then we’ve found the perfect gift to treat yourself to! Read More

Pen-and-ink illustration takes us on a road trip through the whimsical world of Ghibli

How many different movies can you find in this one piece of art?

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Take your co-op gaming to the next level with this giant Famicom controller

The family that games together on a giant controller…probably gets in lots of fights when someone is late to press jump.

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Japan conformist? Not for one of these seven adorable pups 【Photos】

One of these puppies isn’t interested in fitting in, and Japan is more than OK with that.

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Impatient Chinese man’s decision to jump kick elevator door is a surprisingly poor one 【Video】

Don’t pick a fight with an elevator, because the elevator always wins.

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Someone is making new Hello Kitty flip phone in 2016…and we actually kind of want one!

Tired of the battle between iOS and Android? Time to get a Hello Kitty flip phone!

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