MikuMiku Ita-Yakisoba Truly Painful

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The arrival of Hatsune Miku themed negi noodles on Akiba’s streets, dyed a suitably unappetising shade of green and hawked by a Miku-cosplayer, is once again reminding all just why otaku culinary creations are renowned for their ghastliness rather than their palatability.

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  • Anonymous commented on October 22, 2012 07:21

    could get away with this in america??? Seeing we aren't stupid/crazy pay the equivalent of $13,500 for little snip of a MadoHomu Yuri Nuzzle Film. That will only happen in japan which is why they are... More

  • Anonymous commented on October 17, 2012 14:49

    I'm sure it's appeared in candies and deserts. It's not really appropriate for noodles though.... More


Not Again: Bar Serves Bleach as Sake

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Yet another bar has been caught “accidentally” managing to poison its apparently palateless patrons by serving them bleach instead of the expected booze.

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  • Anonymous commented on October 17, 2012 14:38

    What if it's an inside job though? Even some or all of the 'victims' could have been in on it, hoping to either get money out of the deal, or hurt business for the... More

  • Anonymous commented on October 16, 2012 17:03

    BAN-KAI! Er- BLOWING-CHUNKS!... More


Sea Shepherd Man Busted for Vandalising Statue

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Police have arrested a Sea Shepherd activist for attacking a helpless statue of an innocent whaler, badly bending its harpoon in the process.

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  • Anonymous commented on October 12, 2012 13:05

    lol wut.... More

  • Anonymous commented on October 11, 2012 16:04

    Cool story, but the whole "whalers and anti-whalers have equal merit" in neutral waters is forced logic. How does whaling outside the EEC somehow become automatically less moral (as that's the point anti-whalers are basing... More


Loan Shark Trio “Curried Victim”

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A trio of loan sharks face murder charges after allegedly making a man who owed them 20 million yen into a curry.

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  • Daniel Park commented on October 7, 2012 15:45

    Human curry? Eww, best be hiding the poppadoms from these guys.... More

  • Anonymous commented on October 5, 2012 06:05

    Actually, loan sharking ISN'T illegal in most places. It's the beatings, murders, etc. that are historically connected with loan-sharking that are illegal. Unfortunately, loan-sharks have a history of getting the 'stupidest of the stupid' coming to... More


TGS Guro Ramen “More Disgusting Than Dream Club Fans”

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The appearance of Dream C Club themed “soy milk curry ramen” at the Tokyo Game Show has shocked many, though largely thanks to its unreasonably grotesque appearance than any culinary value…

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  • Anonymous commented on October 15, 2012 19:32

    I love how this is on the guro tag.... More

  • Anonymous commented on October 15, 2012 19:00

    It's a dessert and dinner combined. Only something a slightly deranged moe-blob character could think of. You think of the moe-blob while eating the dish and how cute it is that she messed up. You'd eat... More


Chinese Antibiotics “Made From Sewage”

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Chinese are aghast at reports that pharmaceutical companies have been making antibiotics out of cooking oil made from sewage, the cost of clean (and legal) oil having apparently proven an intolerable drain on their profits, whatever its possible effects on the health of their customers.

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  • Anonymous commented on September 9, 2012 03:18

    Chinese don't like to adopt.... More

  • Anonymous commented on September 7, 2012 01:05

    Which capitalism allows to get out of control by not having the proper protections on it in most cases. Capitalism like this is the conservatives wet dream and they KNOW that this is what would come... More


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The Japan’s Italian embassy has officially protested the description of nyotaimori (“naked sushi”) as a “traditional Japanese” culinary practice, after the nation’s first nude sushi restaurant proudly trumpeted it as such.

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  • Anonymous commented on April 6, 2014 16:59

    Life imitates art. I used to think the same thing about girls doing cosplay during conventions. 'What girl in her right mind want to hang out with nerds and dress up in ways I could... More

  • Anonymous commented on June 5, 2013 04:20

    Gaijin have a negative association in Japan because of their often rude behaviour. They won't throw you out or something if you have decent japanese skills and are polite. Heck, Alot of the time, these... More


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Hatsune Miku noodles and juice now grace the shelves of Japanese FamilyMarts, testifying both to the virtual diva’s increasing mainstream popularity and the propensity of her fans to buy anything featuring her divine image.

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  • Anonymous commented on August 17, 2012 20:01

    Is it possible to import these?... More

  • Anonymous commented on August 16, 2012 16:20

    Mellow and mellow vegetable juice. Creamy and creamy vegetable juice. I guess you should like the best this one. "big pale blue juice!"... More


Olympics Sushi Soy Sauce Ban Outrages Japanese

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Japanese are aghast to learn that the 2012 Olympics has banned sushi sellers from providing soy sauce as there are no makers sponsoring the event, making the dish practically inedible to Japanese and further drawing attention to the increasingly farcical nature of the event.

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  • Anonymous commented on August 15, 2012 07:15

    American condiment makers aren't poor and wouldn't think twice about being the official ketchup of the olympics.... More

  • Anonymous commented on August 10, 2012 09:02

    Why do some people hate on the Japanese on a pretty much Japanese website? Why are you here anyway to the people who hate? (I don't mind having any kind of answer, as long it... More


China Menaced by Exploding Soy Sauce

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Even China’s best known traditional sauce is exhibiting explosive properties, with diners throughout China now in danger of being unexpectedly seasoned.

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  • Anonymous commented on August 2, 2012 19:26

    Yeah, the problem is that they're taking the rest of us down with them.... More

  • The Failure commented on July 31, 2012 23:44

    Looks like they... Just got marinated.... More


Highschool DxD Ramen Rape Anime

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Saucy ramen anime Naruto finally has competition, in the unlikely form of Highschool DxD’s latest bout of sexy extras (although the noodles in question may actually be udon).

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  • Anonymous commented on January 8, 2013 16:28

    Feet are enjoyable... More

  • Anonymous commented on August 5, 2012 05:16

    I dunno... More


Kishimoto: “I Actually Wanted To Write A Ramen Manga”

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Naruto mangaka Masashi Kishimoto has been busily embarrassing Narutards with his first ever TV interview, revealing that he initially planned Naruto “to be about ramen” and that “it is aimed at boys in middle school.” Read the rest of this entry »

  • Anonymous commented on August 13, 2012 22:53

    No, no the memes. Stop, I can't take it anymore.... More

  • Anonymous commented on August 11, 2012 12:49

    can't be if he was the flying spagethi monster his minions would be pirates... More


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