China Builds “Leaning Tower of Zhejiang”

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A China quality apartment building is currently being hailed as an inadvertent copy of Pisa’s famous architectural blunder, thanks to its increasingly pronounced lean – and as an added bonus, the tilting tower looks as though it may be about to create the world’s largest domino set.

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  • JD commented on November 14, 2011 06:01

    wow....just wow... More

  • Anonymous commented on November 11, 2011 14:12

    "You goddamn Mongorians! Stay away from my shitty warr!!"... More


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Chinese Internet users are furious at pictures showing the palatial luxury of the Harbin Pharmaceutical Group’s main offices.

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  • 岸谷新罗 commented on September 21, 2011 13:25

    表示压力很大。确实现在中国许多许多的问题存在着,不过在今天能看这样的报道我觉得就已经是一种进步了,不是么? 西方国家一直没有放弃对中国的和平演变,我相信中国的市场经济其实也是一种资本主义话的过程。就如同中国拿市场经济模式来发展经济,而美国借鉴宏观调控理论来规范经济一样,问题在于“度”如何去掌握,从而确定社会的性质。 其实最另我感到不安的不在于贫富差距,而是无论怎样的体制,全力永远在少数人手里,而我们知道人性是丑陋的,正如当年苏联出卖国家一样,我害怕被国家所出卖。... More

  • Anonymous commented on September 15, 2011 11:36

    Communism in practice has always been a bit different to communism in theory. And by "a bit" I mean "completely".... More


Mio House Model Quite Something

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Detailed architectural plans of the various houses featured in K-ON! are nothing new, but for one fan only a meticulous 1:100 model of the Akiyama residence would do.

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  • Darklob commented on May 1, 2011 15:41

    For hardcore fan its blasphemy to commercialize these holy objects I think :P... More

  • Darklob commented on May 1, 2011 15:39

    Yay now I can stalk Mio whiles in my own room.... More


Shabby Railway Stations of Japan

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Japan’s railway network may be renowned as one of the best in the world, but that doesn’t stop large parts of it, particularly many tiny rural stations, from being rather shabby – train and photography otaku share the worst examples:

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  • Anonymous commented on December 6, 2012 00:57

    [Insert asian cock joke here]... More

  • Anonymous commented on September 19, 2012 07:44

    Amazing~! I had to download and gaze at every one. You can see where hundreds of people flowed through every day.... to work, shop, love~~! ...an Art Form is its own right... ARIGATO ~~~ Triti... More


Forsaken Japan

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The exploration of Japan’s forgotten places continues below, with the intrepid urban explorer from the previous gallery returning to share more of his expeditions.

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  • Anonymous commented on May 24, 2011 16:19

    what is a love hotel? is it where you do sex?... More

  • Anonymous commented on May 10, 2011 15:31

    These pics look like a good setting for an eroge.... More


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A detailed diagram of none other than Nagato Yuki‘s very own home is featured in this month’s issue of a Tokyo housing magazine.

The otaku taste for dabbling in architecture is well established, but Nagato’s apartment likely ranks up higher than most other such schematics.

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  • Quen commented on November 13, 2010 12:14

    I merely wrote the article since I am an otaku, and this is what I regard as one of my otaku activities. Trust me on this. ^^;... More

  • Quen commented on November 13, 2010 12:13

    Thanks, glad you liked it.... More


Creepy Buildings Gallery

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2ch’s renowned population of architectural critics have assembled an impressive collection of buildings which in their collective estimation qualify as “creepy” – an appraisal few are likely to find fault with.

Japan in particular is no slouch in providing examples of ill-advised architecture…

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  • Anonymous commented on April 1, 2014 10:26

    !? I missed the excavator in Call of Pripyat :(... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 31, 2014 17:12

    MAJIN GOOOOOO!!!!... More


Giant PS3 Spotted

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Sony’s expertise in either miniaturisation or mimicry seems evident from the above image.

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  • Michael commented on August 7, 2010 11:01

    They would build the central air system too small to accommodate the building, hire cheap foreign labor to do a crappy job with brick & mortar, the building would suffer from extreme fatigue and warping,... More

  • TehBoringOne commented on August 5, 2010 10:08

    And some of the workers there have red things on their labia, only those are from STDs...... More


Shanghai Bridge Made of Rubbish Collapses

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Citizens of Shanghai are aghast at the collapse of a major new bridge, pictured, which was revealed to be constructed partially out of rubbish instead of concrete.

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  • Anonymous commented on September 20, 2013 23:50

    this is more worse than ghost government project in the Philippines... More

  • Anonymous commented on January 17, 2013 21:13

    which Chinese Government are you working for and how much money do you get from defending your country online, can I sign up too?... More


Astounding Chinese Architecture

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For whatever reasons the builders of this humble dwelling apparently thought better of going through the troublesome process of removing the telegraph pole, instead opting to build around it…

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  • Anonymous commented on January 25, 2013 09:49

    Well, thats what happens when you are poor. Also no crazy house police that rather you live on the streets then some bad shelter, like some where in the USA... More

  • Anonymous commented on April 29, 2011 09:54

    It's called a cantilever. https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/Cantilever... More


North Korea’s Greatest Folly

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Work has resumed on North Korea’s immense Ryugyong Hotel, intended as the world’s tallest hotel, but experts are predicting that it could cost 10% of the nation’s GDP to finish safely, with some even predicting a spectacular collapse if the work is not done.

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  • Anonymous commented on December 19, 2011 09:12

    you're a genius O.o... More

  • Anonymous commented on January 12, 2011 14:04

    Every leader of the Soviet Union except Mikhail Gorbachev would like to disagree with your statement 17:07 Anon.... More


Fence Riding Idol

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The seemingly endless fascination with young ladies alluringly straddling steel bars continues with this image.

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  • Anonymous commented on July 26, 2009 01:00

    too late anon. They took the photo a long time ago, are you still expecting the girl to be on that same spot? The only action you will probably get is a cow rubbing his ass... More

  • Metalbunny commented on July 25, 2009 18:55

    Ah...Still makes me look closer...... More


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