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8:00 PM on 10.21.2013

Attack on Titan opening made with cats

Here we go: an Attack on Titan parody featuring cats! A very dedicated fan took his cat and placed it in front of a blue-screen along with a miniature town he built, then proceeded to make the best AoT opening parody yet (ma...

Ben Huber


Terra Battle In-Game Giveaway

Celebrate the launch of the Terra Battle Download Starter campaign by following them on Twitter to receive 5 Energy to get a jumpstart once the game launches. Developed by the legendary Final Fantasy creator, Hironobu Sakaguchi, Terra Battle launches in October..

4:00 PM on 10.18.2013

Nyan Nyan Nouveau, a special wine just for cats

A hot new Japanese product has been making the internet rounds over the past few days -- Nyan Nyan Nouveau, a wine being marketed specifically for cats. Some of you who've yet to read about it are probably questioning wh...

Tim Sheehy

6:00 PM on 08.02.2013

Kristina's Summer Vacation: #2 - Escape

Some cats just can't handle all the love they get at cat cafes in Japan. This one in particular was ready to get the hell out. I've got more pictures of the other cats somewhere... [click on the gallery thumb for the full image, which is cropped for the header!]

Kristina Pino

4:00 PM on 02.25.2013

A kitten taking a warm bath brings great joy to my heart

As you are ready to clock out of your day job, please take a moment and behold the adorableness of a kitten enjoying a relaxing hot springs-like experience. Okay, it's technically not a hot springs, but y...

Salvador GRodiles

1:00 PM on 05.14.2012

Japan's new police cat will take down any purrfect crime

Criminals beware, there is a new crime fighter in town. Say hello to officer Lemon aka the first cat to ever become a police officer in Japan. At the age of two weeks, Lemon has become a great asset in the fight against crime...

Salvador GRodiles

11:00 AM on 04.17.2012

Cat cafe feline employees stick it to the man

[Update: After some consideration, Tokyo has decided to allow cat cafés to remain open until 10 p.m.] Cat cafés are themed bistros where patrons may pay a cover fee to enjoy a snack or a cup of coffee in the com...

Michelle Rodanes

1:00 PM on 03.05.2012

Popular cats unite in new cat idol group NKB48

With elections being held for stray cat idols, it was only a matter of time before some keen producer put together an official idol group. Online cat shop Felissimo has created NKB48 (NeKoBu48), an idol group made up entirely...

Bob Muir

8:50 PM on 01.12.2012

Update: Sorry guys, no new podcast tonight.

...but we'll let you know when we're back into the swing of things! Nobody's dead, we just had some some trouble behind-the-scenes (to put lightly). We figured it'd be better to let you all know instead of being mean and lett...


4:00 PM on 11.14.2011

Congratulations Minoru Shiraishi!

According to 0takomu, the legend himself Minoru Shiriashi has confirmed that he has married a lovely lady. How lovely? Well, we can only speculate, as he has yet to reveal her identity. As weird as that sounds it's pretty com...

Chris Walden

8:00 PM on 10.10.2011

Election held for stray cat idols

What does your town do when it has a lot of stray cats? If you lived in the town of Saga, it would make them celebrities instead of calling animal control. Two years ago, Saga decided to deal with its stray cat problem by cho...

Bob Muir

8:00 AM on 09.21.2011

Natsume Yuujinchou has a 4th season... in January!

Those that have been watching the currently airing third season of Natsume Yuujinchou will know that the final episode is due out very soon, so it comes as quite a surprise that a sequel has already been announced! The aptly ...

Chris Walden

12:00 PM on 07.08.2011

Video: Japanese cat learns spoken commands

A cat named Leon belonging to a woman in Shizuoka can apparently differentiate between several very similar sounding commands. Leon will eat when given the owner says "yoshi," but not "yoshiko" or any similar words. He also w...

Tyler Jones