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Tag: Japan

Bunny Bread Lets You Catch That Wascally Wabbit Once and for All

Bunny Bread Lets You Catch That Wascally Wabbit Once and for All
Good ‘ol Elmer Fudd was always out hunting wabbits. I assume he liked to eat wabbit stew or something of the sort. Elmer never caught that wabbit because wabbits are wascally. If Fudd had lived in Japan he could have eaten a rabbit made of pure carbs.

Mario Kart Replica Crashes into Police Box

Mario Kart Replica Crashes into Police Box
There are some things that can only happen in Japan, and this is one of them. A Korean tourist rented out a replica Mario Kart that you can actually drive on the streets around Tokyo. The catch is that the tourist clearly hasn’t learned how to drive on the road in one.

A Carrying Case for Your Lollipops

A Carrying Case for Your Lollipops
No worries folks. Japan has everything covered. And I mean everything – even your lollipops. Yes, a company in Japan has created a carrying case for your suckers. Now your lollipops can travel in safety and comfort too!

Spreadable Coffee: Chock Full O’ Nutella?

Spreadable Coffee: Chock Full O’ Nutella?
There is always something bizarre to eat coming out of Japan. Boy, that sounded weird. If you like coffee, Japan may have the next snack for you to drool over. The treat is from Snow Brand Milk and is a spreadable version of the company’s coffee.

McDonald’s Japan Getting Candied Sweet Potato Fries (That Aren’t Sweet Potatoes)

McDonald’s Japan Getting Candied Sweet Potato Fries (That Aren’t Sweet Potatoes)
So you might think if McDonald’s in Japan was gearing up to offer new candied sweet potato fries they might, I don’t know, use sweet potatoes. That’s not how they roll at the Japanese Golden Arches though.

KitKat Sushi Has No Raw Fish, Only Raw Candy

KitKat Sushi Has No Raw Fish, Only Raw Candy
Japan has weird KitKats with all sorts of flavors we only dream of here in the US. In general, we only get normal and white chocolate, while Japan has all sorts of fruit flavors. To celebrate the KitKat there is a new KitKat Sushi that comes in three flavors.

Japanese Hamburger Ditches the Bun for More Meat

Japanese Hamburger Ditches the Bun for More Meat
For the most part I don’t like people. I love the wife and kids even though I want to choke them out every now and again, but the other people in my life I can pretty much live without.

Tokyo Airport Offers Toilet Paper for Smartphones

Tokyo Airport Offers Toilet Paper for Smartphones
NTTDoCoMo is one of Japan’s largest mobile operators, so they are always on the cutting edge. Their latest offering? Toilet paper for your smartphone. Sure, why not? These special rolls of TP can be found by the toilets of Tokyo’s Narita airport.

Gatebox Holographic Assistant Price, Release Date Announced

Gatebox Holographic Assistant Price, Release Date Announced
I have a feeling that the Gatebox is exactly how Krieger got started with that holographic Japanese girl that follows him around on Archer. We talked a bit about the Gatebox early this year when the oddity first surfaced.

Japanese Take Rock, Paper, Scissors Very (Very, Very) Seriously

Japanese Take Rock, Paper, Scissors Very (Very, Very) Seriously
Look at these people cheering and hopping around. You might think they just won some sort of cosplay contest or something judging by their outfits. But what you are about to watch is the aftermath of someone winning a Rock, Paper, Scissors contest.

Panasonic’s New Checkout Machine Will Also Bag Your Items

Panasonic’s New Checkout Machine Will Also Bag Your Items
Self-service checkouts are not new in our grocery stores, but Panasonic has improved them in Japan, with a basket system that can detect the items you’re placing inside and then bag them up automatically. The only thing it doesn’t do is ask whether you prefer paper or plastic.

Super Nintendo World to Open at Universal Studios Japan Before 2020 Olympics

Super Nintendo World to Open at Universal Studios Japan Before 2020 Olympics
Universal Studios Japan has announced that it will be opening its new Super Nintendo World section of the theme park in time for the 2020 Olympic games, which will be held in Tokyo. The theme park is located in Osaka and will be adding a number of Nintendo-themed attractions and shops that are aimed at people of all ages.

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 Umakara Ramen Hyouri.

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 different way – as a “Spamusement park.”

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 of the Final Fantasy game franchise will want to get.

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 Tomy.