“Tokyo is Doomed!”: 75% Chance of 7.0 Quake in 4 Years

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Tokyo faces a 75% chance of a magnitude 7 quake in the next 4 years, say researchers, a figure much higher than the government’s previous estimate of 70% in the next 30 years.

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  • Anonymous commented on March 20, 2012 11:04

    Yea it was safe for an Earthquake. They did not account for a tsunami.... More

  • Anonymous commented on February 5, 2012 04:39

    so there will be much more survival story manga from now on i presume ?... More


Chinese Gangster’s Jailbreak Humiliates Police

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Japanese police have started a major manhunt after a Chinese gangster convicted of attempted cop killing escaped from prison by clambering over the prison’s perimeter fence, which they had conveniently left covered in scaffolding.

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  • Anonymous commented on January 19, 2012 21:12

    You have to be very cunning to climb scaffolding.... More

  • Anonymous commented on January 14, 2012 19:05

    He was recaptured yesterday.... More


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China’s latest boast is a 30 floor hotel built in only 15 days and supposedly able to withstand “magnitude 9” earthquakes.

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  • Anonymous commented on August 9, 2012 03:33

    its not impossible. Its just that we're so used to the SLOW pace in the western world... More

  • Anonymous commented on May 6, 2012 10:55

    Made of Garbage no doubt. Really China, If you want to look for attention you got it. Now stop being a spoilt child and build something safe. Christ even my mouse is breaking apart and... More


Korean Skyscraper “Reminiscent of 9/11”

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A new skyscraper planned to grace the skyline of Seoul has been accused of resembling the spectacle of the World Trade Center under terrorist attack.

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  • Anonymous commented on January 17, 2012 05:53

    The thought put into it is cool although, yes, it does look eerily similar to 9/11....I'm sure there was a way to accomplish the same intention with a different design...one not reminiscing of 9/11.... /: I... More

  • Anonymous commented on December 19, 2011 23:58

    Not trolling but lurking.:)... More


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Even the Chinese may by now be wondering what it is the people designing and building their cities have against blind people, as the “tactile paving” they provide at times looks more like it is intended to kill off the blind than lead them safely to their destination…

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  • Anonymous commented on December 13, 2011 14:58

    In America, the blind have dogs... In Russia, the blind have Vodka... in Tokyo, the blind have loli's.... In China however, they give you one of those fake dog leashes... More

  • Anonymous commented on December 2, 2011 15:46

    still can't beat that last photo though>>... More


“Your Room Is A Window Onto Your Soul”

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Japanese have been pondering the proposition that a person’s room is a window onto their soul – something which certainly seems to be true of otaku rooms, at any rate.

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  • Chen-04 commented on October 4, 2013 22:14

    Because it's cheaper than the alternative of picking them up yourself.... More

  • Supa Fu commented on December 15, 2011 04:53

    Aya is on the job. She's most likely the one who took all of these pictures.... More


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


China Menaced by Exploding Manhole Covers

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China’s manhole covers have lately been scything through the air as a result of mysterious underground explosions.

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  • nakugaka commented on November 8, 2011 06:51

    oke this explains the last mythbusters episode... More

  • Skoll commented on October 16, 2011 07:41

    Then Man-holes.... More


Chinese Apartments Explode En Masse

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The better part of a Chinese apartment complex has been menaced by explosions, after a power surge caused most of the electronics at the site to explode at once.

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  • ukame commented on September 17, 2011 02:03

    *sniffs* is that victory I smell or electronics exploding in china again...either way its a win... More

  • Anonymous commented on September 13, 2011 11:13

    Danger, danger... HIGH VOLTAGE!... 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


China Pirates Village

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A Chinese property developer which secretly copied a famously picturesque Austrian village and then began rebuilding it in China is under criticism.

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  • Anonymous commented on July 18, 2011 06:35

    Guys, just Google "Adriatica McKinney" and you can see this shit happens right here in America. Of course, Adriatica being in TEXAS sounds a lot about it, but still...... More

  • Diemeow23 commented on June 21, 2011 18:19

    @21:00 Hmm yes I'll admit I was wrong, and I was exaggerating a bit with my reply, when I said "everything" I didn't mean "everything" I wouldn't go so far as to call myself Japanophile. Just... More


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So much does Studio Ghibli want no part in the unnatural evils of nuclear power that it has proclaimed it wants to produce anime using non-nuclear electricity.

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  • Dirty_Dingus008 commented on June 20, 2011 12:40

    James camoron can get butts in the seats for most of his movies, but it doesn't excuse the fucking hypocrisy he dribbles out with his "save gaia" shit. You should youtube a look at his... More

  • Anonymous commented on June 20, 2011 00:51

    You can count whole japan as fault line.... More


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