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Entries from July 2010

Sumo Tilt-Shift

July 24th, 2010 · No Comments

Yes, I know we’re nearly over tilt-shift videos & photos but this one is pretty good and worth the watch!

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Tags: Culture · Sports

Cage not Crazy

July 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

Back from vacation and have Nic Cage on Mezamashi TV promoting The Sorcerer’s Apprentice!

(Thx Japan Probe!)

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Tags: Celebrities

10 Minute Walk Around Kyoto

July 14th, 2010 · No Comments

Generally I don’t like to post “long” videos here as I have little tolerance for anything over 5 minutes. That said this is one I think everyone who’s been to Kyoto or plans to visit should watch. Having been to all the places featured in this wonderful short film (yes, I will call it that), [...]

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Tags: City · Travel & Places

Happy Meal 1982

July 13th, 2010 · No Comments

Even Japan wasn’t immune to McDonald’s Happy Meal in the early 80s as evident in this flashback commercial.

(thanks to Tokyo Scum Brigade)

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Tags: Commercial


July 11th, 2010 · No Comments

More Conveyor belt sushi (????) …but shot & edited entirely on an iPhone!


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Tags: Food & Restaurants

Ross Death Money - JinnyOops!

July 10th, 2010 · No Comments

You may (or likely may not) remember back in March ‘10 when Japan Nite swept thru their United States tour (after the SXSW Showcase) and I was bubbling over mostly for JinnyOops! and their sweet albeit short set. Well here’s a short music video to prove their awesomeness.

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Tags: Music & Dance

Fur Cut for Cat

July 3rd, 2010 · No Comments

Aw, time for a summer trim for this Neko-chan!

Looks a little like the Cowardly Lion, eh?

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Tags: Pets & Animals

Soccer Fans Jump in Dotonbori River

July 1st, 2010 · No Comments

Yes, we’re all sad that Japan was eliminated in the FIFA World Cup 2010 to Paraguay in a ridiculous penalty kick shoot out after 2 hours of amazing play (no, I’m not bitter) but fans in Osaka still pay tribute to their Blue Samurai by jumping in Dotonbori River in Ebisu.

The other admin here tells [...]

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Tags: People · Sports