Japan

Resident Evil Umbrella Corps gets collaboration PS4 models

Two designs feature Resident Evil Umbrella Corps, series’ 20th anniversary.

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Japan’s top 10 mobile games account for roughly half of the entire market’s revenue

Survey reveals unique traits of the Japanese mobile gaming market.

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This map predicted how Japan would attack the US during World War II

On November 7, 1937, the Los Angeles Examiner published a prescient map predicting how Imperial Japan could attack the US during World War II.

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10 things you didn’t know about geisha

We’ve talked before about geisha as one of Japan’s distinctly female professions, so this time we’re going to share with you a few fun facts about the geisha and their floating world.

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Sadako & Kayako want your vote for the ghost with the most

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Kyoto counter-terrorism unit called in after senior citizen “reserves” parking space

Some in the media are calling this incident yet another indication that Japan’s entering an unprecedented era of geriatric delinquency.

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More adventures in localization: Icelandic film’s poster gets unusual makeover in Japan

It’s time for more misadventures in the land of cinematic localization as the movie Virgin Mountain gets promoted in Japan.

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Controversial artist Rokudenashiko found guilty on obscenity charge

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New York Asian Film Fest to screen Hentai Kamen 2

1st film won 2013 Audience Award at festival.

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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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