Become A Poop Art Picasso Japan’s PooPaint Toilet Paper

Children in Japan already have a poop museum to learn about how cute poop can be, but now they have a potty training alternative with some artistic incentive in PooPaint–a toilet paper that encourages you to make art with your poop! Continue reading »

Centipede, Spider And Other Creepy Animal-Inspired Handbags Created By A Japanese Artist

How does a giant centipede sound to you? Or a giant spider? Or maybe a football-sized flea? Would you wear one of these creepy-crawlies as an accessory? Well, if your phobias hadn’t kicked in yet, we’ve got something interesting for you. Japanese artist Amanojaku to Hesomagari creates eerily lifelike handbags and accessories inspired by all sorts of insects and animals that not only look cool but are also a great way to give your friends a nice scare. Continue reading »

Fascinating Black And White Photos Capture Street Scenes Of Kyoto, Japan In 1974

Kyoto is the capital city of Kyoto Prefecture in Japan. Located in the Kansai region on the island of Honshu, it forms a part of the Keihanshin metropolitan area along with Osaka and Kobe. Continue reading »

New Grid-Bonsai Trees Let You Enjoy Traditional Japanese Art As A Puzzle

A new collaborative effort between Japan Botanical Culture Co., LTD. and creative design office nendo is showing that with a new “modern” bonsai that requires no watering or fertilizer, GRID-BONSAI. Continue reading »

This Novelty Pillow Lets You Sleep An A Gorilla’s Chest

It’s unfortunate that not everyone has the privilege of being able to sleep with the ones that they love every night or even someone else for that matter. Luckily, one Japanese merchandise shop has an answer to that problem. Continue reading »

Inflate Your Cat’s Holy Ego With This Buddhist Statue Scratching Post From Japan

The “Cat Club” (Neko-bu) division of Japanese online retailer Felissimo has put out some creative feline bedding situations in the past. Today, you can add holy kitty claw maintenance to their list of cute cat products, as they’ve just released a scratching post that turns your cat into a feline Buddhist statue! Continue reading »

Japanese Nerd And Fetish Brand Releases Gakuran School Uniform Swimsuit

Japanese fetish and design brand School Fiction has been leading the way with a fashion lineup of “sexy” swimsuits with the aesthetic of traditional Japanese school uniforms. The latest in their series takes another classic Japanese school uniform, the gakuran, and transforms it into a stylish and very convincing swimsuit. Continue reading »

Japanese Harry Potter Flies Around The World’s Most Iconic Landmarks On A Broomstick

Most probably, every person who has read the Harry Potter books imagined themselves as a wizard. Wouldn’t it be cool to perform all sorts of magic or to whizz around on a broom? Well, actually, if you think about it, whizzing around on a broom might not be such a good idea after all… Continue reading »

Ultimate Infill: A Skinny Building Amidst The Ginza Alley In Japan

Amidst one of Ginza’s many backstreets lies an L-shaped plot of land. This plot of land, which remained vacant for 3 years and hidden by the shadows of the tall buildings surrounding it, is only 2.7 meters wide (around 9 feet). Eventually, a developer stepped in. Continue reading »

Urban Explorer Visits Abandoned Japanese Love Motel Of Naughty Attractions

Dutch explorer Bob Thissen has explored hundreds of abandoned places all over the world, including many love motels. In July 2019, Bob found what he claims is the biggest and most high-end love motel he has ever seen, on Honshu island, Japan. Continue reading »

“Lost In Translation”: Cinematic Street Photos Of Tokyo By Yusuke Kubota

Creative street shots by Yusuke Kubota, a gifted self-taught photographer, retoucher, and urban explorer based in Tokyo, Japan. Yusuke focuses mainly on urban and street photography. He explores the vivid street of Japan to capture striking urban landscapes. Continue reading »

This Realistic Lettuce Notepad Is Great For Jotting Down Fresh Ideas

Are you still writing notes and reminders on square note pads? Do you love fresh lettuce? If you’re in the middle of that Venn diagram, then you may want to add this cool product to your grocery list. Continue reading »

This Bizarre Japanese Temple Looks Like A Fallen Intergalactic Starship

Rising out of central Tokyo, not far from Tokyo Tower or the Emperor’s Palace, this bizarre, black, pyramidal structure is a temple of the “Inner Trip Reiyukai.” Continue reading »

Funny Illustrations About Sloths And Their Daily Life Struggles By Japanese Artist Keigo

Sloths are fantastic animals, and we just can’t get enough. Some of us can definitely agree with this statement 100%. However, there’s hardly anyone who loves sloths more than Japanese artist Keigo. Continue reading »

Japan Turns Competitive Pillow Fighting Into An Art Form

Welcome to the sport of competitive pillow fighting, known in Japanese as 枕投げ makura-nage

Since 2013, the All-Japan Pillow Fighting Championships have been held here. Competitive makura-nage was inspired by the kind of pillow fights Japanese children on extended school trips often have when teachers aren’t looking in the large tatami-matted communal rooms of the Japanese inn where they spend the night. Continue reading »