Japan Has Built A 60 FT Tall Working Gundam Robot. What Do They Know About The Rest Of 2020 That We Don’t!?!

I know 2020 has been a brutal year, but HOLY CRAP, what exactly is Japan expecting to come crawling out of the Pacific Ocean this year that felt the need to create a 60 foot tall working Mobile Suit Gundam to protect them!?! Japan, the land of humongous mechanized robots and gigantic monsters known asContinue reading “Japan Has Built A 60 FT Tall Working Gundam Robot. What Do They Know About The Rest Of 2020 That We Don’t!?!”

Recalling McDonald’s Japan’s Biggest Marketing Mistake!

With this summer being the absolute dud that it is (#ThanksCovid), I have decided to concentrate more on happier times (i.e. last summer) and remembered this little gem… The Japanese fast food industry is a widely creative place. From fried chicken scented bath bombs to “Low Odor Fried Chicken”(so as not to upset the entireContinue reading “Recalling McDonald’s Japan’s Biggest Marketing Mistake!”

A.I. Now Being Used To Pair KitKat Flavors With Booze

I keep hearing about the wonders of Artificial Intelligence (usually from Common during Microsoft commercials) and how it will one day be used for everything from medical diagnosis to self-driving cars. But what can real world A.I. do that can improve life today? How about pairing the right flavored sake with the right flavored KitKatContinue reading “A.I. Now Being Used To Pair KitKat Flavors With Booze”

T-Shirt Design Tricks Your Toddler Into Massaging Your Back!

Some daddies are geniuses with ‘Daddy Hacks’. I’m not, but some are. Ken Kawamoto, is one of those ‘Daddy Hack’ geniuses. Not only is Kawamoto a Google software engineer (and my new idol), he also has a young son going through the same toddler “Train Phase” as mine. However, unlike me, Kawamoto found a wayContinue reading “T-Shirt Design Tricks Your Toddler Into Massaging Your Back!”

This Video Teaches Cats How To Safely Cross The Street! No, Really!

The nation of Japan takes many things very seriously. Such as their family honor, their sense of nobility, their Kit-Kat candy bars and their love for all things KFC. But perhaps the two things The Land Of The Rising Sun take most seriously are public safety and cats. Yellow Hat, Japan’s largest chain of autoContinue reading “This Video Teaches Cats How To Safely Cross The Street! No, Really!”

Bathtub Cinema Is A Real Thing In Tokyo. Why Not Here?

If anybody from Detroit’s Campus Martius or Emagine Theaters is reading this, you are welcome for this money making idea! Japan is currently enduring it’s hottest summer on record and it’s residents are finding creative ways to beat the heat. Such as Bathtub Cinema! The new temporary Bathtub Cinema will be popping up at MAG’s Park onContinue reading “Bathtub Cinema Is A Real Thing In Tokyo. Why Not Here?”

KFC Launches New 'Low Odor' Fried Chicken For Tokyo Subway Passengers

Tokyo has some of the most considerate public transit passengers in the world and I have witnessed this first hand when we visited the Land of The Rising Sun a couple years ago. People simply ride quietly and everybody watching their cellphones (which is pretty much everyone under the age of 90) uses an earContinue reading “KFC Launches New 'Low Odor' Fried Chicken For Tokyo Subway Passengers”

KFC Fried Chicken-Scented Bath Bombs Are REAL!?!

As I sit here all congested with a head cold, one thought keeps going through my head: “How awesome would it be to turn the hot tub into a huge vat of chicken soup and just immerse myself in it?” The minds of the mad scientists of Japan’s fast food industry apparently think the sameContinue reading “KFC Fried Chicken-Scented Bath Bombs Are REAL!?!”

New Tokyo Banana Flavored Kit Kat's Are Selling Like Hot Cakes!

Nestle Kit Kat is consistently releasing new unique and creative limited time flavors in Japan, such as Butter, Grilled Potato and Soybean. They have even tried some more gimmicky flavors such as Frozen which was cooled to minus 196 degrees Celsius by use of liquid Nitrogen (I guess that makes the wafer “crisper”). I rememberContinue reading “New Tokyo Banana Flavored Kit Kat's Are Selling Like Hot Cakes!”

Japanese Domino's Pizza Commercial Is The Most Confusingly Awesome Thing You Will See All Day!

I love pizza! I will eat any kind! Except maybe some gas station pizzas. Nothing edible should ever have a diesel odor to it… If there is one thing I love more than pizza, it’s how vibrant, animated and confusing Japanese television is! Domino’s decided to combine the two (with a liberal douse of bizarre)Continue reading “Japanese Domino's Pizza Commercial Is The Most Confusingly Awesome Thing You Will See All Day!”