Watch This Oddly Satisfying Gif Of A Japan Taxi Circle

by Dave on Mar 02 2016 |


The precision, the cleanliness of the roads (Japan is really, really ridiculously clean), and the organization of the Taxis makes this gif weirdly soothing to watch. Check it out in the full story. Read full story...

Hey, Listen! Japanese Rapper Samples Zelda

by Sharilyn on Mar 01 2016 |


Rapper Kohh's recent release "If I Die Tonight" includes a throwback for all Legend of Zelda fans. Navi the fairy is speaking to all of us this time and not just Link when she says, "Hey, listen!" Read full story...

NSFW New Perverted Superhero Movie Coming

by Sharilyn on Feb 29 2016 |


Hentai Kamen (aka Masked Pervert) is a superhero, maybe. As the picture and the trailer below make clear, he fights crime while wearing woman's panties on his head. Read full story...

Ghosts Seen In Japanese Taxis

by Sharilyn on Feb 28 2016 |


Ishinomaki is a city Japan that suffered over 3,000 deaths after tsunamis in 2011 following the 9.0 magnitude earthquake. Parts if the city were left underwater and tens of thousands lost their homes in the disaster. Since then taxi drivers have reported having ghost passengers in their cabs. Read full story...

Japan's Population Shrinks Nearly 1 Million Since 2011, Census Shows (Video)

by Dave on Feb 27 2016 |

It's been widely known that Japan's population is trending downwards due to extremely low birth rates and having one of the world's highest elderly populations (more than 1 in 4 people are 64 or older). The recent figures for the official Census gives us deeper insight on just how fast Japan shrinking. Read full story...

Pokémon Turns 20 Today In Japan, Celebrate Pokémon Day Today!

by Dave on Feb 27 2016 |


Pikachu is 20 years old. Old enough to drink in Japan for two year already... but not quite yet in the U.S. "On February 27, 1996, the first Pokémon video games launched in Japan, kicking off a global Pokémon phenomenon that continues to this day. Exactly 20 years later, Pokémon Day will celebrate the historic milestone with events across the globe! " Read full story...

Unbreakable Chair? Japanese TV Says Challenge Accepted

by Sharilyn on Feb 26 2016 |


IKEA's unbreakable chair was put to the test on Japanese TV after apparently surviving over 6 million other tests. While hilariously testing the POÄNG chair a most unexpected thing happened, it actually broke as seen in the video below. Read full story...

Cat Day In Japan!

by Sharilyn on Feb 25 2016 |


The amazing Cat Day takes place every year on 2/22 because the number 2 sound like the sounds a cat makes (ni versus nyan). This was the 30th celebration of our lovable friends and featured adorable cat cosplay, cat shaped food, and of course pictures of every cuddly terror that people own. Read full story...

US Dollar Still Strong In Japan

by Sharilyn on Feb 24 2016 |


The last year has been a good time for US visitors in Japan. With 110 - 125 yen to $1 you could get a lot of bang for your buck. Right now it's still exchanging pretty well so it might be a good time to plan a trip before it goes down again! Read full story...

Japan Railways Keeping Train Station Open In Hokkaido For Just One Person!

by Dave on Feb 09 2016 |


Pictured above is the Japan Railways stop Kyu-Shirataki. It's small. Very small. Ridership in this isolated area of Hokkaido, Japan has dwindled down to basically one person. Read full story...

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