Virtual Reality: “Come Explore Edo Japan!”




Another impressive virtual reality endeavor has emerged to once again induce wonder and awe amongst viewers (and give them a reason for owning an expensive HMD), with this latest project seeking to replicate Japan’s appearance and populace during the “Edo” period – sure to educate the masses on Japanese history as a byproduct.

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  • Anonymous commented on May 18, 2016 22:11

    They are puny in size and stature. Like real puny.... More

  • Anonymous commented on May 18, 2016 19:42

    wtf are you talking about do you mean edo woman short lived or something lol... More

Shamisen Drone Performance “Breath-Taking!”




A recent performance held by members of the Tsugaru-Jamisen Oyama-kai has utilized the starlit sky around Mt. Fuji as its backdrop, featuring a light show with LED drones “dancing” to musicians wielding the shamisen, bound to be a noteworthy performance for those fascinated by both ancient Japan and new age technology.

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  • Anonymous commented on May 3, 2016 08:45

    I play the shamisen, but unfortunately I'm only learning nagauta shamisen (which is music for kabuki and noh performance) which tends to be unmelodic and repetitive except during solos, thanks to the emphasis on the... More

  • Anonymous commented on May 3, 2016 03:03

    finally a use for those wastes of plastic annoying buzzing contraptions. I thought that you had to get as close to commercial aircraft as possible if you own one of these??... More

“History of Japan” Trending Hard




Rising YouTube talent Bill Wurtz has made a comedic video covering the entire history of Japan in a mere 9 minutes, impressing not just history buffs but the more critical of Japanese viewers as well, with some admitting to actually enjoying his sense of humor.

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  • Anonymous commented on May 19, 2016 07:12

    Compare the sizes of KKK and BLM and tell me which is the bigger hate group.... More

  • Anonymous commented on February 11, 2016 13:33

    That's because Americans don't fuck around. Superpower status in 9 seconds. Japs waste so much time prancing around like homos in a pajama party, only to get the nuclear reset button pressed on... More

Japan vs USA in Mech Battle


The world’s first ever real giant mech battle has been officially announced between Megabots Inc and Suidobashi Heavy Industry, two robotics companies who have successfully constructed functional giant robots – an event that has triggered massive anticipation from dedicated mecha enthusiasts the world over.

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  • Anonymous commented on August 20, 2015 04:26

    Holy shit, soon we'll have real deal robots fight in arenas and ultimately they'll take over humanity.... More

  • Anonymous commented on July 10, 2015 09:31

    The Tripods from War of the Worlds looked like giant versions of the martians.... More

Obama to Japan: “Thanks for Manga & Anime!”


US President and much deserving Nobel Laureate Barack Obama has attracted the attention of otaku masses with his public greeting for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, mentioning several aspects of Japanese culture that Americans are thankful for – with anime and manga garnering a mention in a rather unexpected fashion.

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  • DeathPrince commented on May 9, 2015 03:17

    The entire world will eventually be under one government... New World Order is real... More

  • Anonymous commented on May 6, 2015 05:05

    Mmmm, dozen monster girls.... More

More Japanese Women Prefer Being Alone


A recent report brings to light a new trend among single Japanese women: they are increasingly forgoing companionship to enjoy a night out alone.

“I rented a hotel suite and spent the night there all by myself, drinking wine in a bubble bath and reading a magazine,” said a 30-year-old woman. “Very elegant, don’t you think?”

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  • Anonymous commented on September 6, 2011 00:17

    I think Otaku men are better at being alone though...... More

  • Anonymous commented on April 12, 2011 01:57

    yeah they are acting like the liberated women in the western world do..thats why they cant find a husband guy wants a wife who sucks at being a woman... More

Schoolgirl Urine Trader Busted


A 30-year-old man has been arrested for handing out leaflets on a roadside to schoolgirls, in an attempt to buy the urine of female high school students. He was apparently carrying a conical flask and a Tupperware box at the time.

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  • tingle commented on June 21, 2013 06:33

    Shinto 1, hinduism 0... More

  • Anonymous commented on November 11, 2009 13:35

    ROZFL!! It's amazing how excessively superficial majority of japanese women are... More

US Warship Defies Nagasaki Mayor


A US warship, the USS Blue Ridge, caused controversy as it docked at a Nagasaki harbor, despite refusal of entry from the mayor and regional governor.

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  • Anonymous commented on April 15, 2010 04:58

    The 2010 Nuclear Security Summit, a dream come true!... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 9, 2010 18:46

    And The japanese say this after what they did to the surrounding countries? When the Japanese got nuked the only people that didn't hate them was the chinese and the Germans... More

Yakuza Porn Site Swindles Over 200 Million Yen


A syndicate affiliated porn site operated a year-long scam in which it swindled over ¥200 million (some $2.2 million), all by simply telling people they owed the site thousands of dollars in unpaid bills.

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  • Robocop commented on February 21, 2009 16:02

    you have the net. i suggest you use it for all its intents and purpose.... More

  • Halconnen commented on February 6, 2009 17:19

    Eh. Buying eroge and paying for online porn sites is worlds apart, though.... More

Drive-Thru Doesn’t Work Like That: Conbini Car Crash


A young lady who sent her car plowing through the front of a convenience store, injuring one, appears to have escaped any charges, except general ones of incompetence, even after the basic nature of her mistake came to light…

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  • Tuapugui commented on July 9, 2009 00:10

    C'mon. be nice.... More

  • knuclear200x commented on April 28, 2009 08:18

    heh. imagine if they really did work that way... More

Fundoshi for Ladies


Up until now we’ve seen only a small trace of 3D female fundoshi, but that may well change with the availability of these undergarments for a mere ¥1,680.

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  • Anonymous commented on October 23, 2011 00:17

    The bad part is that it shows the buttocks completely and sometimes even the pubis and hair show also.... More

  • sakura commented on January 24, 2009 01:30

    you sure it won't? since it seems lik you can adjust the "size" by the way you tie the string...... More

Japanese Still Godless Pagans

Japanese Still Godless Pagans - Miko with lance

According to a Yomiuri survey, 72% of Japanese profess no belief in religion of any sort. Of course, as you might expect from these kinds of statistics, things are a little more nuanced than at first they seem, though the general ambivalence of the Japanese to religion does not appear to be in doubt.

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  • Anonymous commented on May 22, 2014 01:40

    Certainly not enough miko :D... More

  • Anonymous commented on June 2, 2009 01:44

    Muslims have 72 virgins.... More

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