A lot of tourists who come to Japan are immediately stricken by the ubiquitous presence of Tommy Lee Jones’ face, who seems to be everywhere, watching you like some kind of disgruntled father figure upset you’ve thrown your life away traveling around Asia instead of getting a damn college degree. That, and the frustrating lack …
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Kagawa: Why is my dad a dolphin? Damn!
Dolphin: I want to see your face!
A giant blue alien invades a Japanese news show to satisfy his bloodlust then interview indie bands.
Football + Binoculars = Our new favourite sport
An actor named Shi Zhongpeng appeared as a Japanese soldier in over 200 Chinese TV shows last year, dying on screen up to eight times per day.
Censors argue the main character in this commercial series – a pair of breasts – is inappropriate for children.
The video of Martina Hingis playing tennis against five Japanese men proved popular so we thought we’d bring you this Japanese TV gem from earlier in 2012: a monkey learning to play table tennis. When he’s not stuffing the balls in his mouth and balancing them on his face he’s actually not bad.
A selection of Japan’s most popular, craziest and funniest adverts of 2012. Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, Hatsune Miku and AKB48 all make appearances but the real star of the show is the hysterical dancing Calbee dog.
Black Satan, a homeless man wrapped in a tacky shag carpet and a monster with a mouth like a… well, you’ll see. These five Ultraman monsters were most clearly conceived under the influence.