Human Poodle Shows Off Weird, Scary Aerobic Sessions

Forget about Insanity exercises or Paleo-diet. If nothing else works to keep you in good shape, how about, um, the poodle dance? Mariko Takahashi’s fitness video shows the fitness trainer in …

Harry Potter Theme Park to Open in Osaka

Potterheads, Universal Studios Japan has a gift for you! Later this year, a Harry Potter park attraction will open. “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter,” as they would call it, is modeled afte…

Compact SUV Rescues Large Truck, Tows Through Snow

The phrase "small but terrible" was given justice when a 660 cc Suzuki Jimmy was caught on video towing a large delivery truck that had gotten stuck on a snowy road. The video was filmed in the…

Turkey Man Invents New Method for Sweater

Japanese blogger Mr. Sebuyama posted pictures of him dressing up as a turkey to avoid the cold weather. What a hilarious way to keep himself warm! Check out the pictures below if you want t…

Public Officials in Osaka Fined for Having Tattoos

In Osaka, the local education authority has fined a 23-year-old school clerk from having tattoos on her body. In June 2012, the city’s code of ethics was revised after a child was frightened by t…

Japanese Youth Start Eyeball-Licking Fetish; Infections Follow

A strange trend has been spreading lately in Japan. The eyeball craze, which involves people licking each other’s eyes, is seen as the next step after French kissing, according to a bunch of youn…

Kazuki Yamamoto Awes with 3-D Coffee Art

Famous Japanese coffee artist Kazuki Yamamoto has again impressed people with his art. His latest creations, however, feature 3-D images, an improvement from his previous use of 2-D images. Now…

Police Sgt. Uses Supersized Meals to Toughen Officers Up

An ex-police officer reportedly used a "creative but no so humane" way of disciplining his subordinates. In Japan, an unnamed police sergeant has stepped down from his job after being told off for …

Japanese Craftsmen Reinvent Chopsticks with a New Twist

There is perhaps no other utensil on the Asian table as mundane as the humble chopsticks. Yet in Obama, a town located in Fukui Prefecture, Japan, lacquered chopsticks have been a 400-year-old traditi…

Japan to Launch a Space Net to Capture Space Junk

Earth’s orbit has never been more dangerous with all the increasing amount of space debris -- from nuts and bolts a few inches long to tons of abandoned satellites. But thanks to the Japan Ae…

Japanese Child Seriously Ill After Three-Week GTA 5 Stint

Take two to three hours of Grand Theft Auto Five every day for around three weeks, and you’ll likely confront all sorts of issues. “Nutcracker!” If you’re one of the 32.5 million buy…

Lady Is Robbed, Asks for Money Back; Thief Obliges

In December, a man tried to rob a lady walking down on the streets of Tokyo. However, a sudden turn of events makes for a much more interesting story. The photo above is the crime scene. As …

Japanese Artist Virtually Travels Back in Time

We often look back on our younger selves with a mixture of delight and childish nostalgia. For one Japanese photographer, merging her adult photos with her childhood ones completes her dream of travel…

Japanese Online Retailer Features Disney Lingerie

You've worn Wacoal’s push up bra, or perhaps, a Victoria’s Secret strapless bra. But none of them would ever make you feel like a princess compared to Japan’s Disney-inspired lingerie. On…