The traditional New Year’s treat looks just a little too happy about it being 2017.
This is not the type of meat you want to find in your noodles.
And that’s even before the sticky liquid starts oozing out of it.
Eyeballs for everybody! Oh, except the teddy bear cake that they clawed one off of.
“There is a life that can save in the shit,” promotional poster reminds us.
It’s cicada season in Japan, but this Twitter user doesn’t let their creepy, crunch remains get them down!
Exact makeup of strange liquid still unknown.
Young women found to be surprisingly blasé about using soap.
Parents often worry that too many video games will rot their kids’ brains, but maybe they should be worrying about their children’s feet instead.
You would never guess what a can of fruit drink from 1995 smells like, and now, thanks to us, you won’t have to.
And not just any 16-year-old ramen, but 16-year old ramen that was supposed to have been recalled.
Japan is no stranger to fermented foods with, shall we say, “unique” aromas, so how would a group of unsuspecting Japanese writers deal with a rice bowl topped with the notoriously foul-smelling Swedish staple, surströmming?
Feeling a little peckish? This might be just what you need.
Unless they’re dedicated entomologists, this could be the perfect place to freak out your unsuspecting friends.
In Japan, rice balls can be flavored with almost anything, so we decided to make some from the most exclusive seasoning of all: salt made from Mr. Sato’s sweat!
You can’t call yourself an epicure until you’ve eaten from an edible bowl created with ramen noodles and waffle batter. And thanks to this new device, you can make one at home!
It’s amazing how one gooey brown liquid can be so mouth-watering, and another not at all.
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.
In this digital age, it’s hard to imagine life without technology at our every beck and call, our cell phones in particular. While smartphones have only been mainstream for a decade or so, most of us have a hard time remembering life before them, and would be hard-pressed to go a day without one.
But how far would you go to keep from losing your precious phone/lifeline? Would you run out into traffic? Jump into a frigid lake? Or, do as this guy did and stick your hand deep down into a toilet? If you would do the latter, just be sure you don’t get your arm stuck and require the fire department to come to your rescue.