Download The Japan Yay Android App, New Writing Staff Wanted (Apply Now)!

by Dave on Mar 29 2016 |


Hey Android people - we've officially launched our App! Check it out in the Google Play store and let us know what you think. We're looking into a similar version for iOS (which should be arriving shortly!) and will keep all the Apple fans updated as well! Read full story...

Kitty Pouch Jumpsuits Offer a New Way to Dress Like a Cat

by JapanYay Feed on Mar 29 2016 |


Cat lovers everywhere rejoiced last spring when the Mewgaroo Hoodie (Nyangaroo Parka in Japanese), a hooded sweatshirt with a large front pouch, was first released. Unihabitat, a company that creates such things as vegetable-themed pet beds and kotatsu for cats, created the Mewgaroo to allow pet owners to snuggle with their favorite feline friends while also doing things like surfing the internet, reading a book, or even going to the bathroom. Read full story...

Japanese Commercial For New Miso Soup Questions The Definition Of "Kawaii" (Video)

by Dave on Mar 28 2016 |


Prepare yourselves for this video. As with the norm - Japanese commercials are ridiculously creative. We all know the definition of Kawaii is "cute" in the western world, but the world's first "Kawaii Miso Soup" tries to redefine that. Read full story...

2016 Guide On How To Visit Japan On A Long Term Basis (Video)!

by Dave on Mar 26 2016 |


One of my favorite Japan Vloggers on YouTube is very well versed in Japanese culture. And she has produced a lot of quality content on the cultural differences in Japan and informational videos geared towards foreigners interest in Japan as well. If you're looking to try to move or visit Japan on a long term basis - I'm talking about beyond the 90 day visa - checkout the video in the full story! Read full story...

HBO's GIRLS Filmed In Japan

by Sharilyn on Mar 19 2016 |


In the latest seeason of HBO's GIRLS the character Shoshanna has a job in Japan so episode 45 is naturally titled, 'Japan'. You see her vibrant apartment and watch her walk through the famous Shibuya crossing before arriving at her job. There Hiro Mizushima plays her potential love interest Yoshi, and apparently the love interest of thousands in Japan. Read full story...

Ellen Page Hosts "Gaycation" Documentary On LGBT Communities In Japan

by Dave on Mar 16 2016 |


Ellen Page and Ian Daniel (Ellen's BFF) host the documentary series Viceland's "Gaycation," visiting different cultures and countries across the world to bring to light the challenges LGBT communities face every day. In its inaugural episode, Ellen and Ian visit Japan. Watch the video in the full story! Read full story...

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