Harajuku Style On Life Support In Japan Fashion World As Popular FRUiTS Magazine Shutters

by Dave on Mar 02 2017 |


Harjuku street style has been declared dead by popular fashion magazine FRUiTS in Japan. FRUiTS, founded in 1997, is a fashion magazine that showcased and documented this once wildly popular sub-culture fashion trend that stretched beyond Japan's borders. Read full story...

Check Out This 82 Square Feet Tokyo Apartment! Could You Live In It?

by Dave on Feb 16 2017 |


Tokyo is known for its small apartments, but this particular one takes it to a new level at 82 Square Feet. Check out the video in the full story! Read full story...

Japanese Prime Minister Has Awkward Handshake With Trump

by Sharilyn on Feb 10 2017 |


Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe is visiting the United States this weekend. If this video is any indication, it might be off to a rocky start (although given how Trump viewed President Obama's visit to Hiroshima, it might have been already). Read full story...

Bored? Check Out Some Weird Japanese Commercials Currently Airing On Japan TV This Week!

by Dave on Feb 10 2017 |


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The Father Of Pac-Man Has Passed Away At Age 91

by Dave on Feb 02 2017 |


Masaya Nakamura, age 91, who founded Namco (now Bandai Namco), has passed away. A Namco engineer named Toru Iwatani was responsible for the design behind the iconic game, which went on sale in 1980, and has been played more than 10 billion times since then. Pac-Man holds the Guiness World Record for most successful coin-operated arcade game. Read full story...

An Idiots Video Guide To Japanese Apartments

by Dave on Jan 31 2017 |


Thinking about moving to Japan or studying abroad soon? Check out this hilarous video on the unique-cultural intracaticies you should probably familiarize yourself with before picking out an apartment in Japan! Read full story...

Japanese Hi-Tech Toilets Get A Makeover With Standardized Symbols

by Amy on Jan 30 2017 |



The first encounter with a hi-tech toilet in Japan is an unforgettable experience for any visitor. Push the wrong button and you may suddenly have a warm jet of hot air shoot up your tush or hear eerily sweet music play to help mask the sound of unmentionables exiting the body. What has historically made it even more difficult is that companies use different button symbols on their products. Until now! Read full story...

The New Nintendo Switch: What You Need To Know

by Sharilyn on Jan 13 2017 |


We've recently learned a lot of things about the upcoming Nintendo Switch. The highlights are that it can be played in several different ways (switch, get it?) so you can play it through your TV like a normal console, or on a table using a kickstand as two separate people use the Joy-Con controllers to play together, or holding the portable screen much like a Gameboy. If that sounds confusing, check out the video: Read full story...

Three Japanese Dudes Try To Dance TO "START DASH" On Lubricated Tarp... And It's A Disaster

by Dave on Jan 05 2017 |


What happens when three Japanese dudes dress up in school girl outfits, lube up a tarp, and try to dance to Love Live's "START DASH" song? Well... check the full story. Read full story...

Star Wars Japan-Style

by Amy on Dec 17 2016 |


Have you seen or plan to soon see Rogue One: A Star Wars Story? The Star Wars franchise is popular not just in America, but around the world. In Japan, one artist whose work is featured in beloved manga like Naruto, One Piece and Vagabond has drawn portraits of Star Wars characters to celebrate the release of the latest flick. Read full story...

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