Every Sunday we gather the week’s weird Japanese news and present it to you in our Sunday News column. It might not always be hard-hitting, but we hope that it still informs and entertains you. Enjoy!
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Pet parakeet returned to Japanese owner after telling police his address: I gotta hand it to the owner of this parakeet – after having another pet bird fly away, he made sure to teach this bird his address so he can always find his way back home. I’d try to teach my pets my address, but I imagine I’d only be met with blank stares, followed by them licking themselves. [via Japundit]
Yahoo! Japan launches its own Android browser: Even as Yahoo! Inc. continues to circle the bowl before being flushed down, Yahoo! Japan continues to thrive, even beating out Google in Japan! To add insult to injury, Yahoo! Japan just released its own browser for Google’s Android operating system. All the while, Bing would just be happy if somebody noticed that it exists. [via Android Community]