bugs

Twitter permanently freezes Japanese man’s account after he makes death threat…against mosquito

Heated comments about hated blood-sucker lead to trouble.

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We straight-up eat a beetle at possibly Japan’s craziest restaurant

And no, it does not taste like chicken.

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Store serves edible Japanese rhinoceros beetles, apparently pairs well with beer

And it promises to be crunchier than your breakfast cereal.

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Poisonous spider found at venue of Tokyo’s biggest anime convention one week before it kicks off

Toxic alien shows up early, has the power to make victims puke.

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Praying mantis in Japan hitches a ride, does a little dance for his driver【Video】

When you’re truly on it like a bonnet.

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Think mosquitoes suck? Japan’s Shock Extermination Stick lets you suck some mosquitoes instead

Eliminate your insect enemies with the powers of vortexes and electricity.

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Keep cockroaches at bay with Japanese bug-hater’s clever, non-chemical idea

Home-made “bombs” aren’t lethal, let you swap insect invaders for a pleasant smell.

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Unique and possibly creepy earrings by Taiwanese designers will make you look twice!

Wait, are those beetles on your ears? 

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W.T.F. Japan: Top 5 Japanese pet kabutomushi beetles 【Weird Top Five】

Which rhinoceros beetles make for the coolest pets?

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Japanese woman shows quick-thinking, marginal courage in clever cockroach-fighting plan【Photos】

You don’t have to kill your foes to claim victory.

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W.T.F. Japan: Top 5 creepiest Japanese insects 【Weird Top Five】

You’ll never let your feet touch the ground again.

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Hermaphrodite beetle discovery brings Twitter user’s family unexpected fame

Sometimes fortune just happens to fall – er, crawl – right into your lap!

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Japanese shrine’s special drinking spot for bees has the internet feeling the warm fuzzies

A shrine in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan shows consideration for all of its patrons, from the humans to the bees!

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Tips on protecting yourself from the stinging inferno of Japan’s “burn bugs”

Whatever you do, don’t smack it!

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BBQ bug-free and in style with cute new bug-repellent coil stands, just in time for summer

An online retailer offers stylish new coil stands to keep insects out of your barbecue and impress friends at the same time.

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Insanely huge Japanese roach trap is strong enough to catch a sumo wrestler 【Video】

Here’s a tip: if you’re ever stuck on a giant roach trap, do not let the adhesive get on your nipple.

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Super bug — Japanese entomologist encounters a real-life titan, but of the insect variety

A bug enthusiast’s dream and your average person’s worst nightmare, this rare titan beetle discovery has set Japanese Twitter abuzz.

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We visit “Rice and Circus,” a restaurant that combines bugs and Japanese-style cooking【Photos】

Hakuna matata, right?

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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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When in Nara be sure to stop by the cockroach memorial statue

Sono & Sons is a building maintenance company that also specializes in pest control. Their SEARCH (We Safeguard our Environment with Alpha Roach Control Helper) system promises to leave any roach intruding on the sanctity of your home dead as Dillinger.

Despite their cold efficiency as slaughtering cockroaches, Sono & Sons also owe them a debt of gratitude. After all, roaches played a large role in building the company. So out of respect, they commissioned a memorial statue for all the cockroaches who have succumbed to their poisons and filled the company’s bank account as a result. They spared no expense either because everyone online is agreeing that it’s one cool statue.

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