This is a curved digital billboard above Tokyo’s Shinjuku Station that will display a giant cat optical illusion through the day, because that’s exactly what the world needs more of. I swear, Japan is always ahead of the curve. Some more info: According to TimeOut, “the cat will have its
Littering: it’s illegal in Japan. It’s also illegal here but you’d never guess it from all the McDonald’s bags blowing across the road like tumbleweeds. Enter Keisuke Nakagome and Yusuke Matsumoto, the litter collecting samurai of Shibuya, Japan. Every weekend they descend upon the city and flamboyantly collect litter with
This is a compilation video from Kurihara, Japan’s Kurikoma-Kōgen railway station of bullet trains passing by at up to 200MPH in the snow. Could you imagine standing there? That would be terrifying. Especially if you were hoping to catch one of those trains. Me? I really don’t like traveling any
This is a video of a man who just docked on ‘Cat Island’ (actually Aoshima, an island in Japan’s Ehime Prefecture), and is immediately greeted by a number of the island’s feline inhabitants. Apparently the cats used to outnumber human residents on the island somewhere between 6:1 and 10:1, but
Have you ever wanted to see the original Knight Rider series intro in German and Japanese? Well you’re in luck, because these videos are exactly that. Who would have ever thought their lucky day would be a Monday?! Did you know there’s a new Knight Rider movie in the works?
This is a video of Mario’s father Shigeru Miyamoto giving a tour of the new Super Mario World area at Universal Studios Japan and all the interactive activities found there. It looks like a blast. As a matter of fact, I wish I were there right now. But nooooooo, I’m
Nearing completion, these are several videos of Universal Studio Japan’s Super Mario World area (including a helicopter flyover), set for a grand opening on February 4th, 2021. It looks awesome. I know Universal Hollywood and Orlando are also getting their own Super Mario Worlds, opening at later dates. Apparently the
These are a few photographs from a shop in Japan where the owner had glass panels installed in the ceiling so the shop’s resident cats can watch shoppers, and vice-versa. A great idea, but are we sure the rest of those drop panels can support the weight of those cats?