Tag Archives: japan

Merry Christmas From Abroad

Always nice to take in other cultures. Via Neatorama

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Nice Try, Japan

You can’t fool me with your pretty colors. Via Pleated Jeans

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With Their Powers Combined…

If this is what Toy Story 4 is about, count me in. Via ComingSoon.net

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The Only Group Worth Caring About

I know some of you ladies are a little on the down side since a particular group went on hiatus, so here’s a Japanese K-Pop band made entirely of cats to cheer you up. Via Death and Taxes

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A Daring Rescue

In the end, it’s just a heart warming tale about balls. Via Engadget

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Foreign Media Corner: Wakako-zake

With the exception of the occasional Studio Ghibli film, it’s been many years since I’ve watched anime, or Japanese animation.  Over the weekend, I was introduced to a few series that are currently tearing up the airwaves over in the … Continue reading

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An International Hate

About 3 weeks ago, I made a post about hitchBOT, a Canadian robot that had traveled across a number of countries via the kindness of strangers, and was looking to do so here in the US.  At the time, I … Continue reading

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Challenge Accepted

Last week, American robot maker MegaBot issued a challenge to their counterparts in Japan, Suidobashi Heavy Industries.  They felt that their robot, the Mark 2, could beat their rivals’ Kuratas machine in a duel.  Well this past weekend, Suidobashi sent their reply…

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The Wearables Race Is Heating Up

Marathon runners will have another food to nourish their bodies on the go.  Not to be outdone by Dole, Japanese tomato distributor Kagome has developed its own device to deliver the red fruit straight to your piehole.  The machine, known as Petit-Tomatan, sits … Continue reading

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If You Thought A Town Full of Dolls Representing The People To Used To Live There Would Be Creepy, You Are Sort of Right But Mostly Wrong.

When I read the headline that there was a village full of dolls made by some old lady in Japan, I was like, “Oooh, that’ll be good and spooky for month of SCARES.” But it actually wasn’t scary, and it … Continue reading

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