How Anime Sounds to Non-Fans

Video How Anime Sounds to Non-Fans

March 31, 2014

In the dubbed version, his name is "Pete".

Filed Under   wtf   Japan   anime
Nintendo's Official Japanese Pokemon Channel Just Posted This Cringeworthy Music Video

Video Nintendo's Official Japanese Pokemon Channel Just Posted This Cringeworthy Music Video

March 24, 2014

What's your favorite moment? Share it in the comments.

Filed Under   wtf   pokemon   Japan

Article This Japanese Pianist Battled His Own Hologram

By Yoshiki / via Gizmodo / March 23, 2014

This Japanese Pianist Battled His Own Hologram

We're finally living in an age where holograms are more than Princess Leia leaving leaving a voicemail in R2-D2 - Tupac's somehow rapping on a stage, and now a Japanese pianist is able to compete with his ultimate equal: HIMSELF.

Japanese pianist Yoshiki recently played against himself at SXSW recently - here's some of the footage taken of the battle. It's like Mario Kart ghosts - BUT REAL LIFE.

Filed Under   wtf   Japan   piano   holograms
The Japanese Dub of "The Lego Movie" Makes Emmett an 8 Year Old

Video The Japanese Dub of "The Lego Movie" Makes Emmett an 8 Year Old

March 16, 2014

Everything is high-pitched!

Filed Under   Japan   Lego   the lego movie
Animated Mario Kart 64 Commercial Is The Best Thing You'll See Today

Video Animated Mario Kart 64 Commercial Is The Best Thing You'll See Today

March 09, 2014

If someone could go back in time and force Nintendo to make a Mario Kart anime, that would be okay by us.

Article This 16-Bit Game Tribute Video Is About To Get So Much Weirder

By Sumire Uesaka Parallax View / February 24, 2014

 

It's a weird fun video - a tribute to the 16-bit games of old weaved in to a fun song performed by Sumire Uesaka. But there's more. So much more.

Click here to view it on the record label's Tumblr page, and get ready for a signficantly weirder experience.

Here's a preview:

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Filed Under   wtf   music   Japan
Ugh Gross Why: Giant Pillbug Plushie

Picture Ugh Gross Why: Giant Pillbug Plushie

February 21, 2014

The perfect gift for your loved ones, or H.R. Geiger.

Filed Under   Japan   toys   bugs   plushie

Article Geeks in Love: The Rise of the "Special Feeling" Meme

By Jake Young / February 20, 2014

Another meme has taken hold of Japan. Born of geek culture, Valentine's Day, and the polar vortex, it's a veritable perfect storm of internet exploitability.

It all started with a news report about the extreme winter weather that's been hitting Tokyo. The reporter stops a young couple to ask about the snow and the umbrella wielding man answers "being in the snow with my lover like this envelops me in a special feeling. I like it." 

 

Oh Hey Japan: The Rise of the Special Feeling Meme

 

Japanese Geeks in Love: The Rise of the Special Feeling Meme

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Filed Under   Japan   romance   fanart   internerd
Celebrities, Pandas, and WTFery in this Japanese Commerical Compilation

Video Celebrities, Pandas, and WTFery in this Japanese Commerical Compilation

February 18, 2014

We'll be right back, after a word from these unsettlingly foreign sponsors.

Filed Under   wtf   Japan   commercials
GIF of the Day: Japan's Womens Hockey Team is Adorbz

Picture GIF of the Day: Japan's Womens Hockey Team is Adorbz

February 13, 2014

Next event, the "hai!" jump.

Filed Under   Japan   olympics   gif