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  • August 15, 2014
    This is a short video from Japan of an army of Pikachus preparing for battle in Akarenga Park, Yokohama. You think they're going to battle one of those Kaiju from Pacific Rim? Because I'd suggest recruiting some Charizards and Blastoises while you're at it. You gotta diversi... / Continue →
  • August 11, 2014
    Meet Mr. Knocky. He's a battery-free drum toy controlled by swinging two hand-held triggers. Not digging the sound of his plastic drums? No worries, you can swap them out for other percussion surfaces like a soup can or Pringles can. He is not recommended for use drumming o... / Continue →
  • August 7, 2014
    What the -- are you blowing a seagull?! This is the $135 Facial Fitness Pao from Japan. It allegedly firms and tightens your face. I've got the feeling it doesn't work that well. Plus for some reason famed Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo is the spokesperson. Pfft, ... / Continue →
  • August 6, 2014
    PROTIP: Start your volume low. This is a video of a guitarist recreating the cries of disgraced Japanese politician Ryutaro Nonomura. Nonomura tried to claim around $30,000 in travel expenses without providing any proof of his spending. Whatever, I would have done the exac... / Continue →
  • July 16, 2014
    These are shots of some of the foot items available at the Pikachu Cafe in Japan. "Foot?" Obviously I meant food. The cafe will be open for a limited time (until August 31st) outside the Pokemon XY movie exhibit at Tokyo City View in Roppongi Hills. I want that burger and t... / Continue →
  • July 16, 2014
    This is the crowdfunded (seriously) kayak topper that Japanese artist Rokudenashiko fashioned in the shape of her own vagina. Rokudenashiko is trying to end the taboo surrounding female private parts in Japan by creating all sorts of vagina shaped objects. She wants to make a... / Continue →
  • July 10, 2014
    These are the $40 icePhone iPhone cases made by HameeTV and available from this Japanese online store. They look like honest to God ice cream bars. That makes zero sense, but now I want an iPhone case that looks like a realistic sandwich. Holy shit, that guy over there is tr... / Continue →
  • July 8, 2014
    This is a shot of the Japanese Giant Salamander (Ōsanshōuo) that was spotted going for a stroll on the bank of the Kamogawa River in Kyoto. The Japanese Giant Salamander is believed to be the basis of the kappa, a mythical species that looks like a cross between a salamander a... / Continue →
  • June 25, 2014
    This is a short video of what a group of Japanese robot-loving scientists are calling the first android newscasters. Me? I'm calling them public enemies numbers 1 and 2. *pins their pictures to the wall with big red circles around their faces* Can somebody bring me some yar... / Continue →
  • June 23, 2014
    This is an iPhone case that looks like a marine isopod. Most people will just assume it's a giant lobster tail though. You can get a silver version for $80, gold for $120, or neither for free. I'm going to go with the free option. Mostly because one of these will never fit ... / Continue →