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…

New Shinkansen Trains Feature Foot Spa

Celebrating the 50th year of the Japanese Shinkansen bullet train system, the East Japan Railway Company is set to incorporate foot baths inside new bullet trains travelling from Shinjo to Fukushima. …

Japanese Girl Falls 16 Meters from Apartment

It’s probably good advice when people tell you not to let your children out of your sight. In a split second, something can happen, even while inside the safest place you thought possible -- home. …

Japanese Students Confuse Human Skull for Soccer Ball

On the afternoon of July 2, a group of junior high school students walking by a river in Toda City, Japan spotted something round floating in the river. Thinking it was a soccer ball, they fetched …

Tokyo Summerland Waterslide Provides a Toilet-Flushing Experience

A new attraction in Tokyo, Japan has opened up for water lovers! Named the “Dekasla” (meaning "big slide"), the toilet-like slide in Tokyo Summerland has a starting point of 19 meters above the…

Giant Salamander Found in Kyoto, Japan

The world is very diverse when it comes to a lot of things: plants, animals, and even people. Animals, for example, can have many species for a specific kind. There are unnamed ones, but there are als…