japan

The Future is Here: Meet This Ninja Robot
Japanese sword masters are awesome. Robots are awesome. This video is awesome. Subscribe to WRRV on Youtube This is pretty incredible; the sort of precision that this robot was able to demonstrate is really a thing of beauty. I could use one of these dudes when I’m making dinner. Anything tha…
Godzilla Finally Becomes Japanese Citizen
It’s been over 60 years since he arrived on the shores of Japan, but your favorite monster is finally getting citizen status. Not only is one of the country’s most famous cultural exports getting citizenship, he’s also getting a job: Japan’s newest “tourism ambassa…
Ever Wanted to Smell Like a Burger All the Time?
If you or someone you know is turned on by the aroma of burgers, have we found the cologne for you. Yup, this is real life: a burger-scented cologne. Like, it’s actually trying to smell like burgers. Naturally, this insane product is only available where all the fun stuff goes: Japan. Ac…
The New Craze: Cooking With Condoms?
A cookbook has officially been released in Japan highlighting the cuisine of condoms. Seriously. Have you ever dreamed of eating Condom Escargot Cooked with Butter? Maybe Condom Meat Stuffing? Well, don’t worry. Thanks to the new Japanese cookbook Condom Meals I Want to Make for You…
You Can Finally Own a Chicken Wing iPhone Case
KFC Japan has taken insane promotional items to a whole new level. Apparently, in celebrating their founder’s birthday, they have declared September 9 to be Colonel Sanders Day. Naturally, they’ll be giving away items to devoted fans. So, what can KFC lovers in Japan look forward to? F…
Would You Eat a Black Burger?
If you ever thought to yourself “this burger bun and cheese combo just isn’t metal enough for me,” Burger King Japan has you covered. Black cheese. Seriously. Black cheese. That’s not a band that does death metal covers of sitcom theme songs, it’s a very real thing…
Japan Has Insane Bathrooms
Japan is known for its innovation in tech and design. Especially when they come together into vessels for your pee. Seriously, there are some absolutely amazing and mind-boggling toilets throughout the country. Some are interesting in design, some are confusing as hell, and some of them are just cra…