No More Reindeer Games: Domino’s Japan Forgoes Pizza Delivery Plan

by Amy on Dec 16 2016 |


In late November, Domino’s Japan announced plans to initiate a caribou-based pizza delivery program just in time for the holiday season to showcase their new GPS phone application designed for customers to monitor delivery times. This proclamation was accompanied by an onslaught of activity on social media, with opponents calling it a form of animal cruelty and supporters quick to show their enthusiasm about the prospect of the lovable creatures bringing piping-hot pizzas to their doorsteps. Read full story...

Japan Is Enticing Senior Citizens With Free Ramen To Stop Driving!

by Japan Yay! Staff on Dec 07 2016 |


What do you do when forcing senior citizens off the road doesn't work? Bribe them with food! Read full story...

'Sailor Moon' Spotlight: 5 Awesome Fun Facts About Creator Naoko Takeuchi

by Japan Yay! Staff on Dec 05 2016 |


As excitement builds for the HD release of 'Sailor Moon R: The Movie' to U.S. theaters in January 2017, we bet you wouldn't guess these fun facts about Naoko Takeuchi, creator of the legendary 'Sailor Moon' manga and TV series. See how much of a fan you are after reading them below! Read full story...

Final FantasyXV The Japanese Release Event

by Sharilyn on Nov 29 2016 |


Today many people are glued to their XBox Ones and PS4s playing Final Fantasy XV, the latest game in the series. 10 years in the making and looking fantastic, sales are sure to be huge worldwide. But in Tokyo's Akihabara district this game launch was epic, with lines similar to last weeks Black Friday here in the U.S. Read full story...

Massive Sinkhole Fixed In Two Days Opens Up Again In Fukuoka!

by Dave on Nov 28 2016 |


That sinkhole we reported on a week ago? It started to re-open again. Local government fixed the hole in two days, which gained even more press about the impressive quick-turnaround. But maybe that was a little too fast? Read full story...

Triumph Celebrates Progress of Japanese Women

by Japan Yay! Staff on Nov 25 2016 |


The latest concept bra from underwear manufacturer Triumph was announced as the “First Woman Bra”. The new bra has an angelic tone, and is intended to celebrate the bright future of Japanese women as they continue to “break the glass ceiling. Read full story...

Japan Rocked By 6.9 Magnitude Earthquake - Tsunami Warning In Fukushima

by Japan Yay! Staff on Nov 21 2016 |


A magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck off the coast of Fukushima Tuesday morning in Japan. Those in the vacinity and in Fukushima have been ordered to evacuate immediately in fear of a incoming Tsunami. Read full story...

Pokémon GO Tops 1.3 Billion Users And Continues Phenomenon

by Japan Yay! Staff on Nov 19 2016 |


The Pokémon Go phenomenon hit a billion users so fast, many predicted the incredibly popular game could not continue to grow. However, a recent in-game event held from October 26 to November 1 proved those predictions may be too premature. Read full story...

New Anime Convention Powered By Crunchyroll Hits The Big Apple In 2017

by Japan Yay! Staff on Nov 14 2016 |


As yet another indicator of the strength of the rapidly maturing Anime marketplace, New York will soon be the destination of thousands of fans. Crunchyroll announced recently that there will be a major convention held in the Big Apple November 17-19 of 2017. Read full story...

Watch First Official Ghost In The Shell Movie Trailer

by Dave on Nov 13 2016 |


After a few teaser clips, the official trailer is out for the Ghost in The Shell movie adaptation, beloved by many cyberpunk anime fans. Release date is still to be determined. Check out the trailer in the full story! Read full story...

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