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Japan Goes Dumber to the Max

The Japanese version of 'Dumb and Dumber To' takes the re-titling of Hollywood movies to the max.

Hydrophobic Brollies Make Light of Heavy Rain

Don't let a soggy umbrella get you down! With these water-resistant umbrellas, both you and your brolly will be water-drop free!

Even Robots Crave Kit Kat

Kit Kat commercials have been broadcast since the 1970s, each time introducing something relatable to its market. So how are they keeping up with the times today? By introducing Japanese robots, that's how!

Sushi Rap: The Best of Sushiro

Sushiro's ads are known for their fast pace and rhythmic style, leading them to be known as "Sushi Rap." We're still not sure how the shamisen fits in.

Ken Shimura Rocks the Shamisen

Comedian Ken Shimura reveals a surprising skill in this video for Kirin Hyoketsu, where he's joined by Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra.

Hitomi Noda Offers a Nonalcoholic Kiss

Hitomi Noda of seven-girl idol unit Ready to Kiss stars in an online commercial for Duc de Montagne Rose, a nonalcoholic sparkling wine from Yokohama's Shonan Trading Co, Ltd.

Synchronized Bathing Bids Travelers to Oita

To show off a number of its best onsen, Oita recruited the help of a professional synchronized swim team.

Japanese Schoolgirl Ninja Parkour

Urban parkour videos are nothing new, but this one took us by surprise with its kickass/kawaii protagonists and nod to the ancient martial art of ninjutsu!

Mao Asada Goes Kung-fu Against the Common Cold

Japan's darling figure skating champion faces herself in a Matrix-style rumble for cold medicine.

Don't Mess With this Office Worker!

Don't give this office worker a stack of work to do late in the day, lest she unleash her secret weapon.

Makoto Shinkai's 'She & Her Cat' Coming to TV

Get ready to have your heart melt as a new anime series from Makoto Shinkai dives into the relationship between a girl and her feline companion.

Macross Delta Teaser Delivers New Valkyries

New Valkyrie designs and a pop idol group to feature in the upcoming expansion of the Macross franchise.

Hatsune Miku Teaches Summer Pocky Techniques

In this adorable commercial, Vocaloid idol Hatsune Miku offers an extra-sweet tip on how to enjoy your chocolate sticks this summer. First step: don't eat them right away!

How Hot Do You Want Your Beef Curry?

Thanks to newbie Honoka Matsumoto, Glico's beef curry is pushing to be hot in more ways than one!

Ghibli's 'Red Turtle' Trailer is Beautiful

You may have worried when you heard that French-Japanese collaboration on 'The Red Turtle' would only be 'half-Ghibli.' These gorgeous visuals should put your mind at ease.

Haruka Ayase Shows Mascots How to Jump

Model, actress and singer Haruka Ayase throws some side-eye at a frog and a rabbit as she shows prefectural mascots just what it means to 'jump.'

Hide the Wasabi—It's the Sushi Police!

Kicking nigiri and taking no shoyu, the Sushi Police are coming to Japan in 2016.

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