Japanese Jeweler Makes Golden Darth Vader Mask (Video)

by Dave on Apr 22 2015 |


A very well known Japanese jeweler, Ginza Tanaka, has created a gold plated mask of the infamous Darth Vader from the Star Wars. The mask is not for sale but... Read full story...

Not Even Ash Could Catch All These Pikachus

by Sharilyn on Apr 22 2015 |


A mass migration of pikachus is coming back this year. August 8-16 will be the second time Yokohama is overrun with these adorable pokemon. Read full story...

ANOTHER New Bullet Train Record Breaks 600 kilometers/hr

by Sharilyn on Apr 21 2015 |


The Japanese magnetic levitation bullet train or Shinkansen set a world record in 2003 for the fastest train, and a new speed record was set at 590 kilometers/hr last week, but today another test got to 603 kilometers/hr (375 mph). Read full story...

Death Note Back As Live Action TV Show

by Sharilyn on Apr 21 2015 |


Besides the manga, Death Note has taken us through an anime, live action movies, games, a musical, and finally now a live action TV show. The musical is running now in Tokyo and the TV show will follow soon after in July. Read full story...

Japan’s Population Falls To 15-Year Low (Video)

by Dave on Apr 20 2015 |


Japan has hit a 15-year low in population according to a study done by the Guardian. As of October of last year, the population has decreased by 0.17%, or around 215,000. Read full story...

Japan TV Commercials Roundup #3

by Dave on Apr 19 2015 |


Check out the always interesting commercials that air on TV in Japan. Tommy Lee Jones makes a cameo in a commercial for Suntory Boss coffee, which can be purchased in the many many vending machines across Japan. View video in full story! Read full story...

Taco Bell Japan Rap Music Video Is Cringingly Bad

by Dave on Apr 18 2015 |


This is our last post about Taco Bell in Japan, I promise. The 'high-quality' taco establishment will open up its first restaurant in Japan next week on April 21st. As a result, Taco Bell recently created a music rap video to promote the launch of the franchise in Shibuya. Read fully story to watch the video! Read full story...

Godzilla Hotel To Open In Tokyo

by Sharilyn on Apr 18 2015 |


If you ever wanted to look out the window and see Godzilla then this hotel and the video below are for you. The first part of the video shows the Godzilla View Rooms in The Hotel Gracery, which opens its doors April 24th. Read full story...

Star Wars Fans Pack Your Bags For The R2D2 Plane

by Sharilyn on Apr 17 2015 |


All Nippon Airways (ANA) has painted a 787 like the fantastic droid R2D2 as The Force Awakens revs up for its December opening. Read full story...

Japanese Self-Defense Force Makes Cute Anime With Magical Bo-Emon

by Sharilyn on Apr 17 2015 |


It's called the Japanese Self-Defense Force (JSDF) because it needs to be very clear it is only for self defense. It's not an army, because Japan is not allowed to have an army due to the constitution Americans penned after WWII. Read full story...

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