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Entries from October 2009

Hot Water Floor Prank

October 30th, 2009 · No Comments

Yes, again the Japanese prove there is no end the practical joke possibilities.

See more funny videos and TBT Videos at Today’s Big Thing.

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Tags: Comedy & Humor

Avant-garde Artist Yayoi Kusama

October 29th, 2009 · No Comments

Trailer for Yayoi Kusama: I Love ME - now available on DVD!

Here’s the review from Twitch.

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Tags: Fashion & Trend · People · TV & Movie

Cup of Tears is Liters of Awesome

October 28th, 2009 · No Comments

Check out the trailer for this Slovenian Irish-made Samurai movie… yes, not Japanese but certainly Japanese in content. Scheduled for 2010, about “a scorned geisha who creates a magical cup made of tears that causes any man who drinks from it to fall into a permanent sleep” and blah blah just watch it already.

The Cup [...]

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Tags: Animation & Cartoons · TV & Movie

World’s Smallest Girl

October 27th, 2009 · No Comments

Amu-chan, known as the World’s Smallest Girl, visits Japan and gets a makeover!

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Tags: News & Politics · People

Ultraman Approves of Honda

October 26th, 2009 · No Comments

In my heart of hearts I always pegged Ultraman as a Toyota hero.

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Tags: Commercial

Loudness at Loud Park 09

October 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

Awesome video of Loudness Live at Loud Park performing ‘Heavy Chains’ (a personal favorite).

Check out’s excellent post about Loudness at Loud Park (including how he captured this performance).

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Tags: Live Performance · Music & Dance

ANVIL the Movie

October 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

OK, not Japanese but one of my favorite films of 2009 is finally coming to Japan. Here’s the short commercial for it.

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Tags: Commercial · TV & Movie

Squids, Spacecraft & Robots (oh my)

October 21st, 2009 · No Comments

Here’s the latest trailer for It’s on Me featuring actress Koyuki (Last Samurai, Always). The squid were added to the last trailer and I’m not certain if they intend to be in the final film (premiering at Tokyo Film Festival) or it’s just promotion for Hakodate, Hokkaido. I’m going w/the latter. Either way, it’s bizarre [...]

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Tags: TV & Movie

Mrs. Roboto Sings!

October 20th, 2009 · No Comments

Ok, a little creepy… but if they give this singing robot girl the ability to walk around (you know they will), then I will be officially terrified.

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Tags: Science & Technology

Boris - Heavy Metal Addict MV

October 19th, 2009 · No Comments

Latest music video from Boris from their recent Japanese Heavy Rock Hits 7″ series… but footage of thrash band Sex Virgin Killer? Double win.

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Tags: Music & Dance