Pikachus set to take over Yokohama Japan on August 9th!

by Dave on Jul 31 2014 |


Pikachus are taking over Yokohama Japan! The event entitled "Pikachu Tairyo Hassei Chu" (which translates to "An Outbreak of Pikachus") starts on August 9th and will coincide with a Pikachu festival in Yokohama, which is about 40 minutes outside of Tokyo. Basically if you have a wild fanboy/fangirl crush on Pikachu, you need to book your plane ticket to Japan this week to experience what heaven might be like! Click read full story to check the video out! Read full story...

Pachinko game based off TV's '24' in Japan

by Dave on Jul 17 2014 |


I'm a huge fan of 24 ...and with the season finale of Live Another Day airing just this past Monday I randomly stumbled upon this on YouTube. It's a Pachinko game starring Jack Bauer, David Palmer, and others! And apparently the President of the United States is giving a very intense speech... Read full story...

Three Japan vloggers you need to start watching

by Dave on Jun 30 2014 |


I recently stumbled upon the world of Jvloggers. For those of you who are new to this made up term... simply put it's people vlogging about their experiences in Japan and throwing it up on YouTube. There are a ton of Japan vloggers, with new YouTube channels popping up every month. Read full story...

Japanese cat chilling in a chair like a human

by Dave on Jun 16 2014 |



This isn't Maru, but do be afraid to watch the video! It's a Japanese cat sitting in a chair and probably the most non-contextual news post I've written for Japan Yay so far! Go me! Read full story...

Soccer burger bun at McDonalds in Japan

by Dave on Jun 04 2014 |


A few weeks ago we reported that McDonald's in Japan would be releasing a new menu consisting of 14 World Cup styled food from various countries. Above is the Brazilian Barbecue Beef Burger with a soccer shaped bun! Read full story...

Fukushima is also HAPPY!

by Dave on Jun 04 2014 |


If you aren't dancing to HAPPY by Pharrrel Williams in Japan, you're missing out on the latest craze running through every prefecture currently! Note: image is misleading... sorta, well... I just found it funny. Read full story...

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