Tag: japan

Apr 3, 2018

The Similarities Between the Lion King and this Japanese Cartoon are Startling

The Similarities Between the Lion King and this Japanese Cartoon are Startling

Osamu Tezuka’s “Kimba the White Lion” was created in 1950 and animated in 1965. “The Lion King” came out in 1994

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Mar 15, 2018

Just In Case You’ve Never Seen the World Record for Largest Hula Hoop Spun

Just In Case You’ve Never Seen the World Record for Largest Hula Hoop Spun

Yuya Yamada set the world record with 6 rotations of a hoop that measures 5.14 m (16 ft 10 in) in diameter

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Mar 7, 2018

GoPro on Sushi Conveyor Belt Draws Full Gamut of Reactions

GoPro on Sushi Conveyor Belt Draws Full Gamut of Reactions

A surprisingly, fascinating glimpse into everyday life in Tokyo

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Jan 17, 2018

Laser Cut Notepads That Slowly Reveal Artworks As They Get Used

Laser Cut Notepads That Slowly Reveal Artworks As They Get Used

“Omoshiro Blocks” by Japanese design firm Triad Inc

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Jan 16, 2018

This Robot Vending Machine Will Serve You Ice Cream for 100 Yen

This Robot Vending Machine Will Serve You Ice Cream for 100 Yen

I, for one, welcome our new ice cream-serving robot overlords

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Jan 4, 2018

Meanwhile in Japan: An Exhibit of Chopstick Sleeve Art Left Behind at Restaurants

Meanwhile in Japan: An Exhibit of Chopstick Sleeve Art Left Behind at Restaurants

There’s no tipping in Japan, so some people leave chopstick sleeve sculptures instead

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Dec 20, 2017

Exploring Japan’s Crazy Awesome Car Tuning Culture

Exploring Japan’s Crazy Awesome Car Tuning Culture

New Zealand drift racer Mad Mike explores Tokyo’s wild car tuning scene in the short doc film, ‘Nihon Nights’

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