This Japanese Artist Turns Childhood Toys Into Amazing Post-Apocalyptic Nightmares

There’s no feeling in the world quite like the one a little kid experiences when they wake up on Christmas morning to find Santa Claus has fulfilled their dreams and left them a bevy of amazing toys. However, we’re pretty sure only the strangest children would be thrilled if they unwrapped their presents to find their playthings had been transformed into nightmarish post-apocalyptic pieces of art. That’s too bad, because these creations are way more fascinating than normal action figures. Continue reading »

Japanese Artist Makes Incredibly Detailed Paper Watches That Look Like They Were 3d Printed

Paper, glue and lots of talent. This is the combination that the Japanese artist Manabu Kosaka uses to create his perfect replica watches. The work is meticulous and full of details. Continue reading »

Cats Are Ninjas, And This Japanese Photographer Proves It

If it’s been a long time since we know that cats are Ninja, Japanese photographer Hisakata Hiroyuki has decided to prove it a little more with his Martial Art Cats! An amuzing series of photos capturing cats playing, trying to catch a ball with twisted positions between kung fu and tai-chi. Continue reading »

Japanese Food Artist Eiko Mori Makes These Cute Creative Toasts. Bon Appétit!

Here are the creative toasts of the Japanese Eiko Mori, a culinary designer who is having fun creating cute and appetizing toasts by combining natural ingredients and fruits but also typically Japanese ingredients. Continue reading »

Japanese Company Has Made Authentic Wall Lights Out Of… French Bread

A bread has some interesting charms. There’re potentials besides just as food. Pampshade is a handmade product made from real bread. Continue reading »

Shocking Photographs Show Japanese Drinkers Using Pavements, Doorways And A Plant Pot As Impromptu Pillows After Succumbing To The Effects Of Alcohol

Japan has a relatively tolerant approach to public drunkenness and people are often just left to sleep it off. However, in this case an official is seen attempting to rouse someone who has passed out. Continue reading »

Rare Ferrari Daytona Found After 40 Years In Japanese Barn

Many thought this car didn’t even exist.

Ferrari had, in fact, only ever commissioned one street version of its Daytona with a full aluminum body. Completed in 1969, the car was exported to a Japanese dealership in 1971 and then featured in the January 1972 issue of Car Graphic, a Japanese motoring magazine. Continue reading »

Japanese Photographer Makes Absolutely Breathtaking Vacuum-Sealed Wedding Photos

When it comes to nuptial photos, it’s rare that we get to see a concept that’s never been done before. But Tokyo-based photographer Haruhiko Kawaguchi has come up with one that will – literally – take your breath away. Continue reading »

The Japanese Supercar That Almost Was – The Dome Zero

What do you get when you mix Japan’s burgeoning fortunes as an automaker in the 1970s along with a passel of frustrated racers? Continue reading »

Japanese Company Releases Line Of ‘Crotch Charms’ For Women To Dangle From Their Swimsuits Between Their Legs

A Japanese company is selling what might be one of the most uncomfortable and impracticable pieces of jewelry ever dreamed up. Continue reading »

Japanese Photographer Has Spent 15 Years Creating Vivid Portraits Of People Surrounded By Their Belongings

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Japanese artist Mami Kiyoshi has spent 15 years creating vivid portraits of people surrounded by their belongings – from wine bottles and violins to the odd stray pet. Mami Kiyoshi’s ongoing series “New Reading Portraits” is, in part, a nod to the mise-en-scène found in traditional woodcut printing. Continue reading »

Japanese Artist Nobuhiro Nakanishi Creates Fantastic Layered Drawings

The passage of time affects everybody but rarely do we reflect on what this means. Japanese artist Nobuhiro Nakanishi created a series of artwork which does exactly that. Continue reading »

A Look Inside This Starbucks Modeled After A Japanese Teahouse

Starbucks’ latest venture in Kyoto, Japan, includes a new location in a traditional teahouse. Continue reading »

Surreal Photos Of Japanese Playground Equipment At Night By Kito Fujio

In 2005 Kito Fujio quit his job as an office worker and became a freelance photographer. And for the last 12 years he’s been exploring various overlooked pockets of Japan like the rooftops of department stores, which typically have games and rides to entertain children while their parents are shopping. More recently, he’s taken notice of the many interesting cement-molded play equipment that dots playgrounds around Japan. Continue reading »