Was A Bow Enough For A Tooth In The Fries?

by JapanYay Feed on May 06 2015 |


For now, it seems that bowing deeply is still a standard form of apology in Japanese culture. Traditionally, a convincing bow has been part of the routine for corporate executives and politicians hoping to regain the public faith. Most recently, Sarah Casanova, head of McDonald’s Japan, had to take center stage to apologize. Read full story...

Taylor Swift's Arrival In Japan Delays Flights

by Dave on May 04 2015 |


Yesterday Taylor Swift arrived in Japan to kick off her 1989 world tour at the Tokyo Dome. What resulted was hundreds of fans swarming Narita Airport, which caused a two-hour delay for flights! Check out the video of the madness in the full story. Read full story...

Japan Launches "Cool Biz" Campaign To Save Energy This Summer

by Dave on May 01 2015 |


It's getting hot in Japan already. So take off all your clothes. The Japanese government doesn't go that far, but starting today it is encouraging everyone in Japan to dress down for work (Yes, the government is asking you to change your clothes!) and for businesses to start conserving energy. Read full story...

THANKS OBAMA! President Obama Thanks Japan for Anime and Emojis

by Dave on Apr 29 2015 |


Japan's Prime Minister visited the White house yesterday. Hey, did you fall asleep reading that sentence? Obama will wake you up. He thanked Japan for all of the Japanese pop culture items that have become popular in the U.S., including Manga, Anime, and enmojis in that group. Thanks Obama! Watch video in the full story. Read full story...

Political Candidate Gets Naked For Election

by Sharilyn on Apr 25 2015 |


An independent candidate for a local Japanese office has decided the best way to get votes is to lay it all out there, literally. Read full story...

Why Eat Ramen When You Can Bathe In It? (Video)

by Sharilyn on Apr 24 2015 |


A spa in Japan has decided that eating those delicious noodles just isn't enough, so they are offering a service where you bathe in broth and (thankfully synthetic) ramen noodles. Read full story...

<< Previous ... 2 ... 4 ... 6 ... 8 ... 10 ... 12 ... 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 ... 36 ... Next >>