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IBM Japan is Making a Real Life Version of Sword Art Online, Will Hopefully Let Players Log Out

IBM Japan is Making a Real Life Version of Sword Art Online, Will Hopefully Let Players Log Out
Reki Kawahara’s popular light novel and anime series Sword Art Online is about a group of gamers who become trapped in a virtual reality fantasy MMORPG. The gamers wore headsets that connected to their brain, stimulating…

The Pnitty Mouse Feels Like a Cat or Dog Paw

The Pnitty Mouse Feels Like a Cat or Dog Paw
Oh Japan, is there no end to your wackiness? No. There is not. That’s okay. That’s just the way we like it. Japanese inventors have done it again. They have created a computer mouse with a…
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Kyoto Café Offers Cat Parfaits: Catfaits

Kyoto Café Offers Cat Parfaits: Catfaits
In Japan, odd foods are nothing new. In fact, odd seems to be the norm. We don’t get much of the whimsy that Japan likes here in the states. Take these cute and tasty looking cat…

Sake-flavored Kit Kats: Drunk on Chocolate

Sake-flavored Kit Kats: Drunk on Chocolate
Japan is home to all manner of strange snacks. I can only assume that the Japanese love Kit Kats most of all. After all, they even wrap Kit Kats in gold leaf, and have an entire…

Robot-staffed Smartphone Store Coming to Japan

Robot-staffed Smartphone Store Coming to Japan
Softbank is about to open a smartphone store in Japan that’s fully staffed with its Pepper robots. These humanoid robots will take care of customers and assist them just like their human equivalents. The Pepper robots…

Pikachu Sleeping Bags for Smartphones: Activate Sleep Mode

Pikachu Sleeping Bags for Smartphones: Activate Sleep Mode
It’s no secret that Japan has some very weird stuff. Much of that weird stuff comes out of vending machines. What you see here are tiny sleeping bags that can be found in gachapon toy capsule…

McDonald’s Makes Chocolate-covered French Fries in Japan

McDonald’s Makes Chocolate-covered French Fries in Japan
As far as I’m concerned, this side of a few breakfast items, the only thing at McDonald’s that isn’t gross and crappy tasting are the fries. I’d go so far as to say that McDonald’s has…

Japan Has a Glorious Ninja Academy and Anyone Can Attend

Japan Has a Glorious Ninja Academy and Anyone Can Attend
Growing up, I rented the VHS tape of the b-flick American Ninja probably a million times. I wanted to be a Ninja pretty badly. My mom would never let me buy a sword or throwing stars,…

Gatebox Hologram Communication Robot: Siri 3D

Gatebox Hologram Communication Robot: Siri 3D
Have you ever wondered what is going to replace the likes of Siri, Cortana, and Alexa? You may be looking at their next logical stage – this holographic digital home assistant. Japanese startup vinclu Inc. is…

Pokémon Themed Nintendo 2DS Headed for Japan

Pokémon Themed Nintendo 2DS Headed for Japan
Pokémon fans in Japan will be happy to know that some special Nintendo 2DS units will soon be coming to their country. These clear plastic 2DS units sport a colorful retro look and will be Pokémon…

Airbnb Batcave Apartment: Batbnb

Airbnb Batcave Apartment: Batbnb
Are you a vigilante who needs to travel? Are you headed to Tokyo, Japan? Well, if you are Batman, you can leave Gotham for Tokyo and feel right at home in this Batcave apartment. This Batcave…

Celestial Ornaments: Look What the Cat from Men in Black Dragged in

Celestial Ornaments: Look What the Cat from Men in Black Dragged in
I like unique Christmas ornaments, especially ones that reflect my geeky side. I also like handcrafted glass, so when I saw these celestial ornaments from, I was very intrigued. Each of these ornaments comes from Plus…

Cat Paw Scented Hand Cream and Back-of-a-cat-head Perfume

Cat Paw Scented Hand Cream and Back-of-a-cat-head Perfume
Oh Japan. No, you’re not weird at all. You’re just… You just like cats. We get that. You like to smell cats. I’m sure that Cat Paw Scented hand cream, or a Back-Of-A-Cat’s-Head Perfume seems totally…

Tokyo Police Use a Drone to Catch a Drone

Tokyo Police Use a Drone to Catch a Drone
Last week, I showed you guys a drone that had a flamethrower attached, and was cooking a turkey. That flame-throwing drone could just as easily be used to attack people or property. With that in mind,…

Strawberry Shortcake Potato Chips Hit Japan

Strawberry Shortcake Potato Chips Hit Japan
Japan doesn’t have a strangle hold on weird snacks, Lay’s has some oddly flavored chips here in the U.S. as well. However, Japan does have snack oddities like the gold leaf Kit Kat bar, and now…

Hooters and Gaming Combine for Gaming Bar Side-B

Hooters and Gaming Combine for Gaming Bar Side-B
Fans of hot wings, Hooters, and video games have a new place to check out in Japan starting December 18. The location is a tie up between Namco and Hooters called Gaming Bar Side-B. It’s an…
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