Weird Snacks from Japanese Convenience Stores
Japanese convenience stores offer a wide variety of meals and snacks. Here are a few of the unfamiliar items I found in Japanese convenience stores.
Why Japanese Web Design Is So... Different
Japan's Annual Penis Festival Is As Phallic As You'd Expect...
Each spring, people flock to Kawasaki, Japan, to celebrate Kanamara Matsuri, aka the "Festival of the Steel Phallus." Held this year on April 6, the festival is a celebration of the penis and fertility. People parade gigantic phallic-sha...
Vending Machines in Japan: 5.6 Million Robots Can't Be Wrong...
Vending machines are deeply ingrained in Japanese culture and lifestyle. Japan wouldn't be Japan without them.
7 Surprising Things That Aren't Considered Rule in Japan...
The 109 Reasons Japan is a Unique Country
The surprising list of things that make Japan an amazing country.
Japanese Business Dudes Can Sleep ANYWHERE
Leave it to the Movers
I LIEK MILK!!!!!!!!
Japan's ghost towns laid bare by Google Street View
Japanese Fanta ads are full of the awesome
WTF Japan Seriously
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7 Things You Need to Know Before Going to a Japanese Onsen...
With group effort, Japan suicides fall to 15-year low
Japan has one of the world's highest suicide rates. But last year the number of suicides fell below 30,000 for the first time in 15 years, thanks in part to community efforts.
'Cat Island' is a feline's purrfect paradise
This small island off the coast of Japan is home to more cats than people.
The 10 Strangest Things You can Buy in a Japanese Vending...
It was snowing in Tokyo today. I was out this morning and took these shots of Shibuya. The snow kept falling until evening when it...
Electricity conservation posters
In Tokyo and surrounding areas, signs of electricity conservation are visible everywhere. Rolling blackouts are in effect, train services have been scaled back, stores and businesses are using fewer lights, advertising signs and escalators have been ...