Tag: japan

Feb 10, 2015

So Apparently There’s a Fox Sanctuary in Japan

So Apparently There’s a Fox Sanctuary in Japan

In the mountains near Shiroishi, Japan you will find Zao Fox Village where nearly 100 foxes freely roam. Located in the Miyagi Prefecture, the fox village consists of a wide variety of structures, houses and objects (including statues and a Shinto shrine) for the foxes to climb, explore and rest. Photograph above by @_moke_x2…

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Jan 22, 2015

Picture of the Day: The Tokyo Metropolis from Above

Picture of the Day: The Tokyo Metropolis from Above

Photograph by Panic_Switch Flickr | Picsurge | Reddit Seen here is the sprawling metropolis of Tokyo. One of the 47 prefectures of Japan, Tokyo is the country’s capital and the Greater Tokyo Area is the most populous metropolitan area in the world; home to nearly 37 million people. The photo was taken by reddit…

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Dec 19, 2014

See Why this Cat Was Named the “Most Awful Sleeping Face” in Japan

See Why this Cat Was Named the “Most Awful Sleeping Face” in Japan

Meet Setsu-Chan, an adorable cat who according to several Japanese publications, was recently given the title of “Most Awful Sleeping Face” in Japan. The title of course is in good fun, as the cat is clearly cute and very popular with fans as she has nearly 60,000 ardent followers on Twitter. The cat’s surging…

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Dec 1, 2014

Fried Shrimp in Three Seconds Flat

Fried Shrimp in Three Seconds Flat

Meanwhile in Japan, the most metal way to make fried shrimp ever. The live action demonstration was a spot for Japanese telecom Docomo as a memorable way to tout their high-speed LTE cellular network. No CG was used in the making of this video.

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Nov 17, 2014

Amazing Animated Flipbooks from Japan

Amazing Animated Flipbooks from Japan

British travel blogger Francesca recently spotted these amazing animated flipbooks at the Hyper Japan cultural event, which took place in London this past weekend. These little books are so neat!

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Nov 14, 2014

Japanese Discount Store Shirts with Random English Words

Japanese Discount Store Shirts with Random English Words

Reddit user k-popstar recently moved to Japan to teach English. Over the last few months he has been wandering into various discount stores and taking photos of shirts with random English words on them. I have to admit, that potato one is pretty sweet! You can find the entire album on Imgur. [via k-popstar]…

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Nov 10, 2014

The Streets of Japan in 4K

The Streets of Japan in 4K

As the sun goes down, Tokyo transforms to a wild and exotic playground for those who like to pour on the speed. As a method of expression, the custom vehicle scene thrives in Japan. Ride along in some of the most exotic vehicles you’ll ever see. Lamborghinis, Hayabusas, RWB Porsches, and some Kaido Racers…

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