Zodiac

Japanese artist’s take on zodiac signs is both creepy and cute

These little sinister demons are after your heart!

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From the sweet Virgo to the mysterious Scorpio, these anime-style lingerie sets are even more stunning on real-life models.

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Artist reimagines the Zodiac signs as anime-style schoolgirls in gorgeous illustration series

What’s your sailor sign?

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East meets West in this beautifully detailed 18th century star chart

While here at RocketNews24 we pride ourselves on bringing you the latest funky news from around Asia, sometimes we also like to dig into the historical archives where we often find fascinating pieces of trivia. This time, we came across this elaborate, delicate piece of functional art from 18th-century Japan. It’s a detailed star chart that combines astronomy from both the East and West.

Isn’t it fascinating to think that even back in the Edo era there is such a forward-thinking piece which combines different cultures and systems? It looks stunning too!

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Nullify your New Year’s weight loss resolution with Year of the Horse roll cake

In Japan, 2014 will be another “Horse Year” on the Japanese zodiac calendar. Last year, Japan celebrated the snake, which is said to bring wisdom and good monetary fortune to businesses. The horse, however, brings leadership, good business partnerships, and instant failure to all weight loss resolutions in the form of this adorable customized roll cake from Tokyo’s renowned Rihga Royal Hotel.

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