Japan

We find the crappiest capsule toy out there… literally

What’s brown, lumpy, and can now be purchased via capsule toy machines in Japan? If you guessed “a turd,” then you have a gross mind, but are also entirely correct!

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8 Japanese gadgets you wish you had in your country!

The Japanese are known for being incredibly efficient, so you’d expect them to also have the most efficient gizmos. Today, we’re looking at eight Japanese gadgets that we’ve become so dependent on, we can’t live without them!

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18 Japanese kids who are completely done with today【Pics】

The weekend cannot come fast enough for these hilariously tired tots.

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Pokémon General Election’s preliminary results posted

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Babymetal album is Japan’s 1st to crack U.S. Billboard’s top 40 in 53 years

Kyu Sakamoto‘s Sukiyaki reached #14 in 1963; Utada ranked #69 in 2009.

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Cute Japanese pet owl channels its inner-cowboy, rides a singing toy horse【Video】

When your body is made to soar and screech, but your soul longs for spurs and steeds.

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This OL has had enough BS for one day, goes on smelly kicking rampage in new ad【Video】

Forget kung fu action films, the newest kicking badass is this stinky-footed office lady from Japan.

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Snowboarder in Japan gets chased by a bear, has absolutely no idea【Update: fake but still cool】

Snowboard, pursued by a bear.

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The most fun I’ve had behind the wheel this year was with Toyota’s unusual vision for the future of mobility

The future of mobility is an exciting frontier that everyone in the automotive world is trying to explore. As a result, companies have taken creative and odd approaches to meet the challenge.

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Japan’s highway service stations get anthropomorphized in web novel

Just when you think you’ve seen everything get anthropomorphized into moe characters, something else comes along to prove otherwise.

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Here’s why Japan won’t do anything about the crazy yen surge

The Japanese yen is on fire.

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4 new versions of McDonald’s anime shorts with AKB48 idols streamed

Chūgoku, Kyūshū, Hokkaido, Chūbu/Hokuriku versions streamed.

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Babymetal’s new album, Metal Resistance, is out now and it’s awesome

Not that you needed anyone to tell you, but…

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New dietary supplement from Japan will make your farts smell “like a flower garden”【Video】

Because when your ad contains the line “It’s like cherry blossom comes out of your ass hole!” you know it’s going to be a game-changer. 

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Young Japanese cosplayer whips up some costume magic to transform herself into Harry Potter

Seriously though, is that an old snapshot of Daniel Radcliffe on set??

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You know you’re in Japan when…【List】

“You know you’ve been in Japan too long when you start bowing on the telephone” is an old classic. But how about those things that, even if you haven’t been here long, still make you stop and think, yup, this is definitely Japan!

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The top five surprising observations of a Japanese student visiting an American university

A Japanese university student shares her most memorable observations after a short visit to an American university town.

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Scientists call for more education after a study finds that a huge number of Japanese people are afflicted with a condition that causes their private parts to appear blurry. 

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Resident Evil/Biohazard games get stage musical in September

Former Takarazuka actress Reon Yuzuki stars in musical of survival horror games.

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Japanese watchmakers show off their skills with tiny/epic mechanical obstacle course【Video】

Because what better way to showcase an eye for precision than to build a miniature obstacle course for marbles?

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