Ronald McDonald lives up to hype

I know by now you must have seen all the Mc Donald videos from Japan like the Original, and the Caramelldansen remix. Well this unfortunate Ronald Mc Donald had to live up to the pop culture hype and perform the famed catch phrase while making a visit for customers.

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Crowded Japanese Trains

With all the news around Japan about groping incidents, with videos like these, it is hard to imagine something inadvertently not happening. I am sure there are those that really do grope, but you have got to admit. If they didn’t pack people in like this, maybe everyone would be...

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Dasubee the toilet scrubbing robot

You may be wondering if something was in that sake you were just drinking when you see a blue elephant in the public restroom. But don’t worry, that’s just Dasubee, toilet scrubbing robot. Not only can the Japanese seemingly solve any problem put in front of them, but also create...

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The biggest Big Mac in Japan

Just when you thought the Mega Mac was the biggest burger in Japan, I give you the Supa Ookii Mega Oogata Biggu Makku. Sadly, Mc Donalds does not want to contribute to the obesity rate here in America, so we shall never see this Big Mac. Itadakimasu!

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The Big Four of Akiba

The Big Four of Akiba

There’s a new group in Akihabara that have made the police step up their patrols since the crackdown officially started. Who are they? They call themselves the Big Four of Akiba, not to be confused with the F4 from Hana Yori Dango. These four men dress in Haruhi outfits, and...

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Pan Kissh – Shinjuku Panty Cafe

Pan Kissh – Shinjuku Panty Cafe

When you think of Japanese pop culture, you can’t overlook the sometimes perverse underground culture that is spread all over Japan. Back in the 1980s, Japan saw a rise in the amount of “bottomless” cafes where women often worked without panties and offered customers strategic views with well-placed mirrors and...

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Honda’s Japanese Crime Rate GPS

For those of you living in Japan and sometime wonder if you are leaving your car in a safe area, Honda has a new GPS system that will put your mind at ease. The new crime rate detecting navigation system  links to local police stations and provides crime ratings by...

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Naruto Shippuden Kizuna trailer

TV Tokyo is streaming the trailer for the new Naruto movie based on the Shippuden series, Naruto Shippuden Kizuna. This is their second movie in the Shippuden series. The Kizuna film will focus on the teaming of Naruto and Sasuke, and airs in Japan starting August 2nd. Yes, I did...

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Generate your own QR code

Generate your own QR code

You may have seen those pictures before while browsing Japanese sites. That image is called a QR code. It’s basically a 2D barcode. With Japan’s citizen’s being among the top tech savvy in the world, these codes provide easy access to information for many. What Japan Thinks posted an article...

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Weekend News

Well here’s another weekend of interesting news. I have to come up with a name to call this weekly segment on my site. I’m not sure what I want to call it. Last week it was News from Japan, but that only works if I dedicated everything about Japan, which...

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Super NES controller for Wii

Right now, I’m a bit jealous. Jealous at the fact that I don’t live in Japan. Jealous at the fact I’m not a Club Nintendo member. Now, if I did happen to live in Japan, and was a member of that club, I could have my hands on this cool...

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MEGWIN TV – Japanese Jackass

When you hear MEGWIN, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? You’ve never heard of MEGWIN? Well let me introduce to creative ways to induce pain. That’s MEGWIN’s way of doing it, and it makes for great Youtube videos. Just think, Jackass, but less extreme, and more creative.

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