The Ring Throws First Pitch To The Grudge

by Sharilyn on Jun 06 2016 |


Watch Sadako from The Ring throw out the first pitch at a Japanese baseball game to Kayako and Toshio from The Grudge. Read full story...

Artificial Meteor Showers: The Next Frontier

by Sharilyn on May 27 2016 |


A Japanese company called ALE Co., Ltd.has been developing technology to create an artificial meteor shower as entertainment. Check out their promotional video in the full story Read full story...

Ridiculous Human Cockroach Trap NSFW

by Sharilyn on May 26 2016 |


Basically Earth Chemical, the Japanese creators of a cockroach trap called Gokiburi Hoy-Hoy, decided to take the idea to the extreme. Because what if someday soon we have gigantic mutant cockroaches that threaten our very existence? Read full story...

Amazing LEGO Pop-Up Japanese Castle

by Sharilyn on May 25 2016 |


Check out the video below of this magnificent creation. It was built entirely out of LEGO's and according to the builder uses no glue at all! Not only that, but this Himeji Castle replica apparently uses no gear parts or motors either. Read full story...

We Are Live Streaming At Anime Central All Weekend On Facebook: Schedule Info

by Dave on May 21 2016 |


Japan Yay will be at Anime Central again this year and we're looking to dive into Facebook's newly launched video service to live stream the industry panels live to your home/apartment/while sitting in your underwear with no pants on.

If you want to follow the industry panels and our cosplay/crowd coverage below be sure to like Japan Yay on Facebook and come back at the time of the live stream. Barring any technical difficulties we hope to stream all the events and maybe, hopefully, get the scoop on a newly licensed series!

LIVE STREAMS @ ANIME CENTRAL
Aniplex of America Live Stream: Friday May 20th - 2:30PM Central
FUNimation Industry Panel Live Stream: Saturday May 21st - 1:15PM Central (late start)
VIZ Media Industry Panel Live Stream: Saturday May 21st - 4:30PM Central
Random Cosplay And Crowd Streaming All Weekend
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New York Improv Japanese Game Show 'BATSU' Touring Chicago

by Dave on May 13 2016 |


In what can only be described as a live Japanese game show while you eat some grub (there are plenty in Japan but a rare find in the states), 'BATSU,' which is the Japanese word for Punishment, premiers at the Sushi Bar Kamehaci (1531 N. Wells) in Chicago's Old Town neighborhood June 16th. Check out the full story for a video of this craziness. Read full story...

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