We’d like to take a break from our regular (extremely mature and handsome) posting schedule to bring you a video. This video not only rides the waves of the ancient “Sh*t ____ Say” meme (at least in meme years), but also contains humor that would be considered too immature for a six-year-old. That being said, […]
Not so long ago when I was in college, I took a class about Japanese culture and society. In one of our books, there was a graph about Japanese birth rates that looked like this: I saw the giant dip in birth rates in 1966 and was confused. I flipped around a couple of pages […]
We all know that Japan’s drug laws are pretty darn strict. But, did you know that crystal meth was originally invented in Japan? Possibly because of this, Japan has had a pretty up and down history with the drug, most of which is pretty interesting. So let’s take a look at the story of meth […]
We all know Japan is no stranger to eating whales, but did you know they also eat Vikings as well? Ever since the 1950s, eating Vikings has become a very regular thing in Japan. Everywhere from Okinawa to Hokkaido, Japanese folk enjoy Vikings on a daily basis. What’s that? You’re not following me here? Allow […]
Every Sunday we gather the week’s weird Japanese news and present it to you in our Sunday News column. It might not be the hardest hitting news out there, but we hope that it still informs and entertains you. Enjoy!