#The Rock

The Rock And The Great Muta Had Their (Polite, Corporate) Face-Off

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Remember when we told you that The Great Muta wanted a match with The Rock? He ended up settling for a photo-op in Japan this weekend.

#video games

Grow Your Gaming Neckbeard With Red Bull’s ‘Diggin’ In The Carts’ Series

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Gain some insight on some of your favorite video game tracks, courtesy of Red Bull.

xbox one

Man, The Xbox One In Japan Is Just… Sad

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The Xbox One has gone from joke to utter failure in Japan in the space of, uh, three weeks. Ouch.

KFC

KFC Japan’s Fried Chicken Keyboard Is The Prize That No Man Should Ever Win

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KFC Japan's fans can register to win a keyboard covered in little fried chicken pieces or a mouse that looks like a drumstick.

ROCKET RACCOON

Japan Built An Animatronic Rocket Raccoon Because Of Course

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Rocket Raccoon would really not have worked in the '80s, as this brief clip from Japan proves.

BURGER KING

Burger King In Japan Just Unveiled A Black Burger To Everyone’s Disgust

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The bun is black, the cheese is black, the ketchup is black, and they're selling it to customers.

#Guardians Of The Galaxy

The Japanese ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ Commercials Are The Best In The World

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As 'Guardians of the Galaxy' premieres in Japan this week, let's enjoy these wonderful and strange character TV ads.

POWER RANGERS

A Former Power Ranger Has Been Using His Stuntman Training To Rob Homes

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It's hard out there for a Ranger, apparently, as a former member of the show has been robbing houses.

xbox one

Here Are Some Sad Pictures From The Xbox One’s, Uh, Big Japanese Launch

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The Xbox One just launched in Japan, but it may as well have not bothered.

HELLO KITTY

Stop The Figurative Presses: Hello Kitty Not Literally A Cat

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Sanrio dropped a bombshell this week by letting the Japanese American Museum know their Hello Kitty was biologically incorrect.

BOOB AID

Ice Bucket Schmice Schmucket, These Japanese Porn Stars Want You To Squeeze Their Boobs For AIDS

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Forget the ice bucket challenge, a group of Japanese porn stars have invented the Squeeze-a-Thon.

Robots

Japan’s Quest For Freaky, Anatomically-Correct Robots Continues Apace With Kenshiro

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Japanese scientists have spent fourteen years building a creepy robot, as part of their Fulfilling National Stereotypes Initiative.

JAPAN

A Japanese Man Is Claiming To Have Tamed A Giant Hornet And Is Keeping It On A Leash As A Pet

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A Japanese man has posted images on Twitter of what he claims to be a tame giant hornet he is keeping as a pet.

STUDIO GHIBLI

Studio Ghibli May Have Just Been Saved By A Video Game Developer

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This weekend we heard the sad news that Studio Ghibli may be shutting down or at least pausing production. But now there's good news.

#Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

If You Think Michael Bay’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Are Bad, You Should See What Japan Did To Them

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The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles once had an anime. And you haven't seen it until now for excellent reason.

#ANIMATION

Breaking: Studio Ghibli Is Shutting Down (UPDATE: But There’s Still Hope)

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After anime's Walt Disney, Hayao Miyazaki, retired last year, we'd heard rumors of Studio Ghibli shutting down. Sadly, the rumors were true.

MARTIAL ARTS

This Japanese Martial Arts Star Breaks Ten Blocks With Her Head And Then Cheerfully Throws First Pitch

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This Japanese martial arts star gives everyone a show of skill before throwing out the first pitch. Most impressive.

MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS

The Original Uncut Japanese Version Of The ‘Mighty Morphin Power Rangers’ Is Coming To The U.S.

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For the first time, the original Japanese inspiration for 'Mighty Morphin Power Rangers' is coming to DVD in the United States.

#PRO WRESTLING

It’s Official: WWE Has Signed KENTA

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WWE has officially signed Pro Wrestling NOAH talent KENTA, the man who CM Punk and Daniel Bryan have already aped for finishers.

ZOOS

Japan’s Zoo Jeans Is Putting Ferocious Animals To Work Shredding Your Denim

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The folks behind the Mineko Club and Makine Zoo in Japan are auctioning three pairs of jeans that were shredded by lions, tigers and bears.


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