Fluorescent bulbs can’t stop him

Fluorescent bulbs can’t stop him

I could of swore that florescent light bulbs were filled with dangerous chemicals and powders or something… However, not even that can stop people from the pursuit of making good TV in Japan!

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Yo-Yo Girl Cop
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Yo-Yo Girl Cop

I decided to take a break from my seemingly normal routine of waking up, driving to work, coming home, and sleeping and catch up on my backlog of Netflix movies. Tonight I watched Yo-Yo Girl Cop. I know what you are thinking. A very cheesy J-Movie. You would be right....

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Toyota’s Gundam – The i-Foot

Toyota’s Gundam – The i-Foot

We know Toyota as being the number one car maker here in America. However, what we will never see here in America by the company is so much cooler than just cars. In 2005, Toyota developed the i-Foot robot that offers the “pilot” three-dimensional mobility. Sorta the same concept as...

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Walking under a pool?

Walking under a pool?

This is a pretty neat optical illusion. Not sure where this is in Japan, if anyone knows, please leave a comment! If something like this was available in the states, it would probably be at a science and industry museum or Ripleys.

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American celebrites in Japanese commercials

American celebrites in Japanese commercials

As you may or may not have known, there have been a lot of American celebrities that have done Japanese commercials. I’m sure many of them hope to forget they even agreed to do them. Who you ask? How about people like Hulk Hogan, Arnold “The Governator” Schwarzenegger, and even...

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Japanese restaurant has monkey waiters

Japanese restaurant has monkey waiters

These 2 macaque monkeys, Yat-chan and Fuku-chan are not your ordinary monkeys. Fuku-chan is trained to hand hot towels to customers to clean thier hands, while Yat-chan can actually serve drinks to customers. While this is really amazing, it brings up the issue of animal rights. Should these monkeys be...

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3D invisible force field you can feel

3D invisible force field you can feel

Remember that post I made about games you can actually feel talking about a haptics system that Japanese developers created that uses ultrasound to create a 3D representation of an object that you can feel with your hands? Yea, that one. Well a video has now surfaced! Check it out....

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Human bobsled vs Motorcycle

Human bobsled vs Motorcycle

This is one of those things that would be really exciting and scary at the same time. This guy has created a suit that allows him to be human bobsled. It’s able to obtain speeds of around 116km/h (72 MPH). What do you do when you can go that fast?...

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Jackie Chan in Street Fighter?

Jackie Chan in Street Fighter?

Well, I didn’t set out for today’s set of post to be all gaming related, but everything that has caught my eye today has been gaming related. Since I was already talking about Capcom earlier, here’s a clip from one of Jackie Chan’s City Hunter. After being tossed around by...

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Jogging in Tokyo with Wiimote

Jogging in Tokyo with Wiimote

The Modding otaku, Ryo Katsuma has done it again. He first made news around the blogs for his Wii Balance Board mashup. Well, he has now taken the same principle and applied it to the Wiimotes. Using the Wiimote Katsuma’s mod allows you to move down Google Map Streets. How...

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Japanese Olympic Skit

Not quite as impressive as the Chinese opening ceremonies, but this Olympic skit is pretty good! Anyone know the name of the game show? I have been meaning to find out for awhile now.

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Japanese Goblin Shark

This creature of the deep sea is known as the Goblin shark. They can be found all over the world, however, they are best known for inhabiting the deep waters around Japan, where they were first discovered. Their unusually long snout is one of the easiest ways to tell the...

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