Today’s guest cartoon comes from one of our intern applicants, Aerin! You can check out more of her awesome artwork on her website, http://invertedpath.com/. You might remember back in the day when Godzilla moved to the USA and started an office job; this comic is a continuation of that. Anyways, seriously cool artist. We definitely enjoyed [...]
I always thought my iPhone was beautiful. The precision…. The curves… The materials… Room for improvement on the iPhone4? Pshh, I think not. That’s when Erin showed me these Japanese food based iPhone covers on StrapyaWorld. I hope Steve Jobs is taking notes for the iPhone5′s design.
Help A Salaryman. Watch This Video. It’s come to my attention that Japanese wives have been getting more and more stingy with their husband’s spending money. While in 1990 Japanese salarymen received on average 76,000 yen per month to spend on lunch, beer and other fun things, salarymen of today only get on average 36,500 [...]
Welcome back to another Saturday Timewaster! I hope the next couple hours of your Saturday are clear (otherwise, you’ll need to clear your schedule and cancel that totally unimportant appointment). This post is all about Japanese cat videos… The best there is on the web (at least in my opinion).
Facebook isn’t all that popular in Japan (Mixi is currently king there), but it doesn’t meant that people don’t know about it. After all, the movie “The Social Network” came out in Japan, and I’m sure that Facebook hits the news every once in a while. But what about Facebook’s founder, Mark Zuckerberg? Apparently in [...]
Erin (who writes something on Tofugu like once a year now, and has a new blog over at SputnikSweetie.com) showed me this calendar. After looking at this calendar for four straight days, I exclaimed: “Omg, this will be an awesome ‘Saturday Timewaster’ for Tofugu!” “But what day is Saturday?? Where AM I?” “Thank God I [...]
Got a question this morning asking how to get cheap plane tickets to go to Japan. I don’t know if any ticket at all is going to be cheap right now, but here’s how I got my airplane tickets to go to Japan to film TofuguTV… at around $150 less than the going rate.