Advertisement

Topic: Japan

Toyota Japan Goes Deep With One of the Most Delightful Baseball Ads in a Long Time

Taking it to the streets

Some people complain that modern baseball games last too long, but the one in this Japanese ad for Toyota's G cars will make you root for extra innings. Salarymen and businesswomen…

Google Made a Tiny Programmable Choir Out of 300 Android Devices

Installed in a Tokyo shopping mall

Google Japan wanted to draw attention to a little Android app called Androidify, which makes tiny android avatars. So, it synchronized 300 Android devices, each with their own little avatar,…

This Japanese Cellphone Company's Shrimp Gun Will Make Your Day

Ready, aim, fry

We came here from the Internet as fast as we could to tell you of a brand-new development in seafood technology: the fried shrimp gun. With flour, egg yolk, tempura…

Dole Printed Some Very Special Bananas for 200 Runners of the Tokyo Marathon

Finish times and more

Kudos to Dole and Denstu Y&R for making what might be the coolest bananas in the world. At this year's Tokyo Marathon, 200 runners received personalized Dole bananas with information like…

People in Japan Are Making Tiny, Adorable Beds for Their Wallets and Purses

TV personality inspires odd way to 'recharge'

Here's an odd slice of weird from Japan. As seen on Japanese blogs, people are putting their purses and wallets into tiny beds before going to sleep themselves. The resulting pictures are…

Ad of the Day: Pampers Gives Moms a Sweet Surprise on Their Baby's First Birthday

It's their milestone, too

Sit back and take four minutes to watch this lovely ad by Pampers Japan. Titled "Mom's First Birthday," it celebrates a big milestone in a new mom's life—her baby's one-year checkup.…

Chicken Keyboard Is One of Many Prizes in Finger-Lickin' Weird KFC Contest

Take a byte

Because fried chicken is the greatest thing in the history of the world, and considering Japan is from the future, it's surprising they got their first KFC only 30 years…

Yahoo Japan's Awesome 50% Off Sale Leaves the Price the Same and Cuts the Product in Half

Left side of a suit, anyone?

Next time you see a sale online, be sure to read the details closely.  Yahoo Shopping's Japanese division is running hilarious ads promoting 50 percent off several items: suits, bicycles and…

Demented Shampoo Ad From Japan Has Everyone Screaming, Including Viewers

Wash the insanity right out of your hair

When you think about all the people you need to appease in life, it can get pretty hairy. Your parents, your friends, your significant other, your boss, your co-workers—it's rough. Well,…

It Looks Like Pizza Hut in Japan Is Now Totally Being Run by Cats

And they're understandably terrible at it

If there are two things that go together on the Internet like cats and pizza—it's cats and friggin' pizza!  The latest treat from Japan is a website announcing the grand opening of…

Advertisement