Overworked Japanese Legally Forced to Take Leave

Death is not an occupational hazard that you'd associate with being a bus conductor, tailor, or a bank executive. But in Japan it is, and many instances of sudden death from being overworked have been…

Townsfolk in Japan Forced to Wear Gas Masks

The town of Miyakejima, 110 miles south of Tokyo, has a population of around 3,000 and is like any other town in Japan, except that the denizens of Miyakejima are forced to wear gas masks all the time…

Lactation Bars Serving Up Breast Milk Shots

Why? Because there's no udder milk like breast milk. Because breast milk is udderly delicious, and because this is so kinky. Not that adults consuming breast milk is a novelty. Women in Mongolian …

Vacuum-Sealed Human Art by Haruhiko Kawaguchi

Vacuum sealing helps preserve foodstuff, but can it keep romance alive for longer? Japanese photographer Haruhiko Kawaguchi certainly seems to think so, and he's having no problem finding couples tha…

Tokyo Diner Bans Couples on Christmas Eve

The PiaPia restaurant in Tokyo has put up a sign on the restaurant window, which when translated into English reads, "We will be refusing entry to all couples on Dec 24, with no exceptions!" Takash…

Japan Designs Chair to Cure Loneliness

See the chair pictured above? According to Oddity Central, this device, formerly known as the "Tranquility Chair," is being sold in Japan to help cure loneliness among the nation's burgeoning …

Japan Releases New Version of Pinocchio

Who doesn't know of the boy whose nose becomes long whenever he tells lies? Pinocchio, a classic children's story character, has been remade by a Japanese author. However, this version isn't fo…

Hitting Students Still the Norm in Japan Classrooms

For those who are familiar with Japan's education system, it's obvious that they don't mess around when it comes to the youth learning what they need to learn. In fact, they take it so seriously that …

Burger King in Japan Serves Black Burgers

This culinary curiosity has been making rounds in social media lately, and it's a new menu item for Burger King in Japan. It's called the Kuro Burger ("kuro" is Japanese for black), and it's literally…

Japan Flash Mob Proposal Goes Viral

Hopeless romantics should watch this video of a marriage proposal that happened in Japan. It went viral on YouTube as soon as it was posted, and netizens wish them well. The bride-to-be was …

Japanese Artist 3-D Prints Her Vagina

Japanese artist Rokudenashiko is taking the selfie trend to the next level. Using her love for her vagina, she printed out her vagina selfie in 3-D! Rokudenashiko, whose real name is Megumi Iga…

Weird Video About Japanese Homosexuals Fighting

Watch this weird Youtube video that screams nothing but total weirdness. The video shows naked men, with roses covering the lower part of their bodies, fighting against evil forces just to be with …

Take a Look at Japan’s Largest Wisteria Plant

For nature lovers, this large Wisteria plant in Japan is definitely a reason to visit. These photographs show the large plant, which covers 1,990 square meters of Ashikaga Flower Park. It dates…

Facial Fitness Lifts Off in Japan

Have you ever looked in the mirror and wondered if your face was out of shape? Well, if bodily fitness is your thing, you are in luck. A new gadget called PAO Facial Fitness -- which resembles eit…