All About Japan

Mop Your Dirty Floors With a Pooch

Dust mites and food crumbs don't have a chance with this canine on the prowl!

Death Rabbits' 'Nande' Is a Ninja Death Trap

Poor Bucho. It's hard enough to get your gas mask on in the morning without ninja waiting to ambush you in the elevator.

Fists of Absinthe Coming to TBS Digital

Absinthe, sneakers, swords, ninjas, and a whole lot of intentionally over-descriptive subtitles. Think Quentin Tarantino, minus the blood and F-bombs.

A Litter of Cute Cardboard Kitties!

What do you get when you cross a cardboard box with a cat? Why, only the most adorable feline figurine!

Fine Wine Meets Fine Art

Rather than using traditional paints to recreate classic paintings, Sanja Jankovic turns to a rather unconventional art medium.

Because Ninja Need Naps Too!

This themed capsule hotel in Yokohama offers ninja a place to lay down their heads.

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Goes Ninja

'Ninja Re Bang Bang' was Kyary Pamyu Pamyu's fifth physical single, reaching No.1 on the Japan Hot 100. The video not only features Kyary in ninja attire, but ninja-inspired dance moves, including high-jumping, shuriken-throwing—and arm-cannon-blasting!

7 Weirdest Capsule Toys of 2016 (So Far!)

You won't believe some of the things you'll be able to get out of a capsule in Japan in 2016!

These Elderly Men Got Style!

Straight from Kochi Prefecture, this new grandpa group rivals J-pop boyband legends SMAP and Arashi with their suave moves and killer beat.

Bidding Seniors Farewell with Sand Art

We wish our own high schools had sent us off into the adult world with these spectacular sand creations!

Curious Cats Sneak onto Trains

We have no idea where these adorable cats are heading, but they sure do look like they're enjoying their train ride!

Get Schooled in Anime and Idols

Interested in learning the ropes of managing a maid cafe or producing your own anime? Then perhaps you should enroll in Akiba Business World at Tokyo School of Anime.

Japan's 6 Weirdest RC Toys

Radio-controlled centipedes, anyone? No? How about a cockroach? Or a tissue box?

Cooking in the Kitchen with Kitty Appliances

These tiny toy kitchen appliances are purrrfect for any feline fan—just try not to bake anything using these toys!

5 Cultural Tips for Snapping Photos in Japan

Before you snap that picture of the Lolita girl or that adorable kid wearing a mini kimono, you might want to learn about photography etiquette in Japan.

Take Your Shelves on the Plane

Japanese furniture designer creates 'tansu' luggage, innovating a unique and yet somehow traditional approach to travel.

That's No Transformer!

Hatsune Miku transforms into the lovable donkey, Rody.

Once, Twice, Three Times a Ladybaby

Ladybeard and his two female companions, Rie Kaneko and Rei Kuromiya, are ready to knock out their competition with their third single, “Renge Chance!”

36 Japanese Words to Describe Train Otaku

Are you into collecting train stamps, or is taking pictures of trains more your thing? No matter what your passion for trains may be, the Japanese language has a word for it!

Can You Sell Homes with Dozing Commuters?

Japanese people often sleep on the train. It doesn’t just happen during the morning rush hour, either: it happens pretty much at any time of day. This cute video connects train dozing with the importance of having a nice home at the end of the ride.

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