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...

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...

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