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Japanese Pop Star Minami Minegishi Shaves Her Head, Cries, After Getting Caught With Boy

The Japanese pop star Minami Minegishi (from the girl group AKB48) shaved her head and issued a public apology after she was caught by paparazzi leaving a boy’s house…

Jessica Wakeman | February 1, 2013 - 6:15 pm

Japanese Women Realize Digital Boyfriends Are Easier Than Real Life Boyfriends

My roommate and I joke that her cat is kind of our joint boyfriend. Like a human boyfriend, Boo is very affectionate, loves to pick food off our plates, and…

Jessica Wakeman | December 17, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Things That Confuse Me About Love Joule, Tokyo’s Female Masturbation Bar

The reasons to visit Tokyo just keep getting more and more bountiful. I can go to the naked robot burlesque restaurant or to Love Joule, a “love and sex bar…

Ami Angelowicz | October 2, 2012 - 11:20 am

Slap Away Sleep Apnea With The Polar Bear Pillow

I don’t know about you, but I can’t wait to get my hands on the new Polar Bear pillow that will wake me up every five minutes with a slap…

Daley Quinn | July 3, 2012 - 9:20 am

The Polka-Dotted World Of Yayoi Kusama

Artists with obsessional focus in their work have always fascinated me, but none more than Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, whose work literally drove her insane. “Obsessions, phallus obsessions, obsessions of…

Julie Gerstein | May 27, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Japanese Butt Robot Proves Her Creator Is An Ass Man

Meet SHIRI, the Japanese butt robot. She’s legless and headless, but seems to enjoy a sensual massage to the silicon skin covering her posterior. Like a human woman, her artificial…

Jessica Wakeman | May 13, 2012 - 10:00 am

Japanese Girl Group In Trouble for “Suggestive” Candy Commercial

The Japanese girl group AKB48 is under fire for filming a series of suggestive candy ads that some claim promote homosexuality. The group’s ads for a sugary gummy candy feature…

Julie Gerstein | April 20, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Be My Boyfriend: Guy Who Customized Whopper With 1,050 Strips of Bacon

At Burger King, you can “have it your way.” And one Japanese guy really took that to heart, by customizing his burger with more than 1,000 pieces of bacon. My…

Julie Gerstein | April 20, 2012 - 9:40 am

Designer Marcus Lupfer’s J-Pop-Inspired Fashion Video

London fashion designer Marcus Lupfer is known for making cheeky, creative videos to showcase his collection, and this latest video, to highlight his Fall/Winter 2012 collection, is no exception. It…

Julie Gerstein | April 1, 2012 - 10:00 am

We Heart Japanese Designer Anrealage’s Effervescent Charm

Japanese designer Anrealage is the spirit sister of American sportswear designer Thom Browne. Both play with proportion and shape, and in the process create new forms and bodies. And Anrealage’s…

Julie Gerstein | February 4, 2012 - 12:30 pm

A Scrotum Itch Commercial Worth Watching, Even For The Scrotum-Less

I have no business watching a scrotum itch commercial, much less one in Japanese. But I don’t regret the minutes of my life I’ll never get back after watching this…

Jessica Wakeman | January 24, 2012 - 1:20 pm

How To Get Slow Walkers Out Of The Way

Though I am a short person, I walk mercilessly fast. I cannot deal with slow walkers, and especially teams of slow walkers that insist on spreading themselves out across the…

Julie Gerstein | December 28, 2011 - 9:20 am
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