Karaoke, Japan, rock and roll, gummy bears, professional killers. I don’t really know what the hell I just watched but I couldn’t take my eyes out of it. The weirdness in this short film builds up and up and when you think it can’t possibly get any weirder something even more weird happens.
When Genki Sudo and his dance crew World Order were invited to throw the ceremonial first pitch at a Japanese baseball game in Japan the crowd expected to see one of his famous robotic choreographies, and he didn't disappoint them—well, maybe the actual throw could have been much better. Check it out:
Considered by some the best restaurant in the world, Noma has moved temporarily from its Copenhagen, Denmark, home to the Tokyo's Mandarin Oriental, in Japan. From January 9 to February 14, they will serve a new menu based on local products, completely different from its original menu. Check it out:
Japanese carpenters are famous for their elaborate joining techniques that put their wooden constructions among the most durable in the world. These videos show how this neat ancient technique works.
If you think Akira's glowing vehicles were just a fantasy coming from Katsuhiro Otomo's mind you are wrong. Bōsōzokus—biker gangs—existed before Akira and, as you can see in this video, they still drive their extravagant modified vehicles through the roads of Tokyo.
Check out the latest hit at Japanese parties: $5,000 latex dolls that pour drinks from their nipples when you squeeze their boobs. It looks disturbing. What's going to be next, Japan? Male and female android fountains wandering around parties serving drinks from their lower naughty bits? But of course.
Inakadate village—located near Hirosaki city, Japan—is known for its unique landscape art created in paddy fields: Famers combine colorful rice strains along with the traditional green to make giant illustrations. Every year there's something new—here are the best of 2014.