Posts tagged with ‘japanwtf

Hooray! Time for Japan’s annual Penis Festival! 
All these dicks everywhere may seem odd by Western standards, but at least it’s an honest celebration of spring. Go outside and look at that yellow dust on your car, and in your eyes. Know what that is? Spring. Bukkaked all over everything.
See more pics here, and yes, you bet there will be some of these in next week’s Peoples of the World.

Hooray! Time for Japan’s annual Penis Festival! 

All these dicks everywhere may seem odd by Western standards, but at least it’s an honest celebration of spring. Go outside and look at that yellow dust on your car, and in your eyes. Know what that is? Spring. Bukkaked all over everything.

See more pics here, and yes, you bet there will be some of these in next week’s Peoples of the World.

Morning wake-up: Watch 9 year old Li-sa-X shred the shit out an electric guitar

(Source: policymic)

Really long read of the day: The History of Robot Anime

Time to settle down with a nice cup of tea in my favorite White Base mug. At 50 pages or so, it’s a fairly lengthy but entertaining read if you’re into that sort of thing. 

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South Korean and Japanese newfound love for American cheese making dairy farmers happy

By European standards, American cheese shouldn’t even be called cheese. But it’s not just the US that loves the stuff— Mexico has already been the biggest importer of American cheese for a while, but in recent years, people in South Korea and Japan have been on an American cheese binge. 

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Skeletronics demos exoskeleton at SXSW. It’s not quite Jaeger, but it’s a start

As part of the tech part of SXSW in Austin, a Japanese company called Skeletronics showed off their demo exoskeletons, The wearer straps himself inside the suit and can then walk and jump around, controlling the arms and legs of the skeleton itself. The suit is made of simple aluminum, with several springs and mechanical joints that operate corresponding limbs on the skeleton.

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Fucking amazing Japanese music video of the day: Sumire Uesaka “Parallax View”

If you’re on a mobile device, you probably won’t get the full experience, but otherwise, this shit’s about to blow your mind.

IHC Late Night: Babymetal “Gimme Chocolate!”

What do you get when you cross power metal with teenage Japanese girls?  This right here.  You’re not going to want to like it, but you will.  

Cosplay of the day: Somebody just won everything with this Garo cosplay

(Source: en.rocketnews24.com)

Another reactor at Fukushima is going through another meltdown. Pull yourself together.

Out of the destroyed nuclear power plant at Fukushima, there continues to be bad news on a weekly basis. Just because it’s not worldwide front page news every day anymore, the clean up effort has been pretty much a total clusterfuck owing to the enormous extent of the damage to the buildings and the unprecedented environmental toll. Last week, a plume of mysterious steam started pouring out of one of the most damaged reactors, and no one is quite yet sure what it is— both options are bad— either that reactor is melting down again, or the molten fuel has burned through to the dirt and is hitting groundwater, meaning groundwater running out into the ocean would be radioactive as hell. 

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