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Japanese Restaurant Will Pay You 50,000 Yen to Eat This Ramen Quickly

Japanese Restaurant Will Pay You 50,000 Yen to Eat This Ramen Quickly
*Que Eye of the Tiger* Look at this giant bowl of ramen. It’s got lots of chicken in it. This isn’t a family meal. No, this meal is a challenge issued by a Tokyo eatery called…

Japanese City Plans to Create Spamusement Park

Japanese City Plans to Create Spamusement Park
The mayor of the Japanese city Beppu decided he wanted to do something that lure in more tourists. What the mayor and his team decided to do was promote their hot springs spas in a very…
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Sony Launches Final Fantasy XV Walkman, Headphones, and Speaker

Sony Launches Final Fantasy XV Walkman, Headphones, and Speaker
Here is yet another reason to move to Japan. In addition to getting every other cool thing that we don’t get here in the States, Sony has also launched several limited edition audio devices that fans…

LCD TV Goes Retro

LCD TV Goes Retro
Most of us are too young to remember when TV sets were made in wooden cabinets that basically were a standalone piece of furniture. While this was popular in the 1950s and 1960s, it largely died…

Star Cars Darth Vader Truck: The Dark Lord of the Highway

Star Cars Darth Vader Truck: The Dark Lord of the Highway
10-4 good buddy, this here’s the Rubber Darth. Looks like we got us a convoy! I don’t know about you, but this is the first time I’m seeing this awesome Darth Vader car carrier from Takara…

Sushi Burger: Filet-O-Raw-Fish

Sushi Burger: Filet-O-Raw-Fish
I was once at CES and had a day so busy that I walked like billion miles and I didn’t have time to eat. It just so happened that I was invited out to dinner and…

Giant Straw Godzilla Shows up in Japan

Giant Straw Godzilla Shows up in Japan
This giant Godzilla was made by a group of 150 volunteers. It stands 23-feet tall and is made out of straw! It has LED eyes that light up, too. Thankfully it is incapable of rampaging around…

Sharp Japan and Softbank Offering Star Wars Smartphones

Sharp Japan and Softbank Offering Star Wars Smartphones
Japan gets all of the cool things. Their latest offering is born from a union between Sharp Japan and Japan’s leading telecom operator Softbank, who have come together to offer a pair of limited edition Star…

Persona 5 Food and Drinks Hit Los Cabos Cafe in Shibuya, Japan

Persona 5 Food and Drinks Hit Los Cabos Cafe in Shibuya, Japan
I’ll start out by saying that I don’t know anything about the video game Persona 5. I am however a fan of are strange Japanese eats, so here you go. A restaurant in Shibuya, Japan called…

This Japanese Arts and Crafts Monopoly Set Has the Coolest Pieces Ever

This Japanese Arts and Crafts Monopoly Set Has the Coolest Pieces Ever
I love a good game of Monopoly. I’ve always thought the design of the board, its pieces, and currency were timeless and iconic. But I’ve never seen a Monopoly set this awesome looking. This very special…

McDonalds Japan Rolls out Pumpkin Chocolate Fries

McDonalds Japan Rolls out Pumpkin Chocolate Fries
Literally, the day September rolled around, I started to hear advertisements for pumpkin spice this and pumpkin spice that on the radio. I can only assume this means that on college campuses everywhere girls are now…

Japan Has a Kit Kat Museum: Give Me a Break

Japan Has a Kit Kat Museum: Give Me a Break
Japan has some very strange Kit Kat flavors like Sake or that gold leaf covered Kit Kat bar you could eat. If the weird flavors didn’t tip you off for how popular the candy is in…

PS4 Slim Gets Final Fantasy XV Limited Edition

PS4 Slim Gets Final Fantasy XV Limited Edition
Limited edition consoles come and go through our lives in a never ending flow it seems. The latest to emerge is this Final Fantasy XV model of the new thinner and lighter Sony PS4. It is…

Robot Sumo Wrestling: Push Bot to Play

Robot Sumo Wrestling: Push Bot to Play
In Sumo wrestling, two fat dudes wearing tiny outfits try to push each other out of the ring. It’s a lot of weight, and a lot of flab flying around the round ring. Robots don’t have…

Pikachu Face Graces Giant Ferris Wheel in Japan: Acrophobia, I Choose You!

Pikachu Face Graces Giant Ferris Wheel in Japan: Acrophobia, I Choose You!
Of all the Pokémon, Pikachu is probably the best known. This is because he is cute and yellow and makes that Pika…PIKA… PIIIIKKKKAAAAA scream right before he electrocutes the shit out of something. Japan is obsessed…

Tajima Seiryo Jacket Cooling System: Chillicoat

Tajima Seiryo Jacket Cooling System: Chillicoat
I don’t know about you, but where I am, this summer is just too damn hot. If only I had a jetpack type fan that I could mount to myself to shoot cool air up my…
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