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Topic: Japan

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…

December 1, 2014, 12:35 PM EST

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…

September 29, 2014, 9:12 AM EDT

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…

September 17, 2014, 4:15 PM EDT

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.…

September 16, 2014, 7:51 AM EDT

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…

September 12, 2014, 2:48 PM EDT

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…

September 9, 2014, 11:38 AM EDT

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,…

September 4, 2014, 11:58 AM EDT

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…

August 22, 2014, 11:43 AM EDT

American-Made Anime From Rooster Teeth Gets Licensed In Japan Usually it's the other way around

Usually American audiences crave Japanese anime shows. However, in the case of RWBY, Rooster Teeth Productions' American-made animated series, the show is heading the other direction. The multi-channel network announced…

August 15, 2014, 10:30 AM EDT

Japanese Toyota Ad With Dancing Gorilla Is So Preposterous, It's Actually Great Just try to look away

Imagine, if you will, "What Does the Fox Say?" Now, picture Psy's "Gangnam Style" mating with it. Oh, and now throw in the Cadbury gorilla. Think adver-dance-ment. Got it? Good. Now press…

July 24, 2014, 11:17 AM EDT

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