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WTF

WTF Fridays: Sushi is for the dogs


Skilled sushi chef
Apr 03
Do you make your dog sushi on their birthday? Must be good to be a dog. read
Mari-chan

This adorable Shiba Inu loves to mess with its owner


Mischievous yet cute
Jan 20
Dogs may have a great reputation for being loyal to their owners, but that doesn't stop them from messing with their caretakers from time to time. In this case, Mari-chan the Shiba Inu decides to fool around with her master ... read
WTF

WTF Fridays: I hope you like rabbits


I fear this
Oct 31
Rabbits are cute right? Even if there's a rabbit hoard of them rushing you with glowing red eyes? Well maybe not the last part... These things sure know how to breed. read
Animals

Watch a sumo wrestler go up against a polar bear in Shinjuku


LALSH shows us its true colors
Oct 24
During the early week of October, there was a video that featured a person walking a polar bear through Shibuya to promote LALSH's Oct. 24 announcement. Now that the promised day has passed in Japan, Eagle Liang uploaded a v... read
Books

Learn how to create daicon radish animals with this upcoming book


Daicon Panda Sculpting 101
Oct 19
Are you interested in learning how to make daikon radish art?  If you answered "yes," then you'll be happy to know that Daikon Radish Artist Kimimarokku's releasing a book that teaches people the basics of creating daico... read
Animals

Feast your eyes on a man walking nine cats through Tokyo


On a stroller, of course
Oct 13
I may be more of a dog fan than a cat one, but it's hard to ignore an adorable moment where a guy takes his Chinchilla and Himalayan Cats for a walk in the streets of Tokyo. Instead of walking them like a dog, the man places ... read
Animals

Holy Snap: A person walks a polar bear through Shibuya's streets


There's something fishy about that bear
Oct 09
At first sight, I was surprised that someone decided to take a polar bear to Shibuya, since the concept behind this action isn't something that you don't see everyday. Based on the animal's movements, it's obvious that the p... read
Dogs

Puppy Power! Two canines rescue their owners from a bear attack


Man's best friend is now man's best hero
Jun 30
There's something great about seeing a canine save someone from danger, as it symbolizes the strong bond between a dog and its owner. Speaking of which, we encounter two different situations in Japan where a dog manages to s... read
Cosplay

Sailor Moon and doggy cosplay a match made in awww


Fighting mailmen by moonlight
Mar 12
Some days I wake up and think I've seen it all. Then I see something that I'm nowhere close. This is one of those days. Instagramer mayama-ya has made a habit of posting pictures of little doggies in cosplay. In particular, ... read
WTF

WTF Fridays


Poor puppies!
Feb 21
If you laugh, you are a bad person.  read
Japan

Send your stuffed animals to Japan


Is this cute, or weird?
Nov 28
Did you know you could send your stuffed animals to Japan? Forget going, why not just send your furry friend there?! Unagi Travel, created by Sonoe Azuma, is a company based in Tokyo, and focuses on giving your animals tours ... read
Cat tights

These new cat tights will make you purr in delight


All for a good cause
Oct 28
I may not be much of a cat person, but it's interesting to see that someone has made a set of feline tights that have the claw patterns in its design. On top of that, anyone that dons this adorable kitty look will have their ... read
Porpoises making bubbles

Watch a group of porpoises play around with bubble rings


The bubbles that wash away stress.
Jul 23
If you're in the area of Fukuoka, then you might want to drop by the aquarium around 1:40 pm during the weekdays. Why do you say? That's because the Fukuoka Aquarium is having a show where the black finless porpoises are cre... read
Squirrel Battle!
*ding, ding, ding* It's Over! The crowd was roaring last week, and kicks were flying all over the place! Chun-Li and Chie were both decimating the J-tor Arena as their foots clashed gloriously. As the tide of victory was goin... read feature

Cool cats

Cool cats in a Re-Ment bar


These cats are just too cool
Jun 25
Have you heard that joke about the two cats that walk into a bar full of Re-Ment toy food? No? I didn't either, and it's not even my joke! If you love cats or collecting miniature food, this video's probably right ... read
Vending machine monkey

This Japanese vending machine monkey is on the juice


Welches?
Jun 19
You like Japanese vending machines? That doesn't make you cool, we all like 'em. However, if you pull up to one sporting a monkey, that makes you cool. This dude has so much swagger he doesn't even put the money in himself! ... read
Bathing capybaras

Watching animals bathe is strangely cathartic


Why do I keep watching this video?
Apr 12
Yup, that's some bathing capybaras. Don't you feel happier? read
A fish's boat trip to NA

Experience the tale of a fish's long journey to US shores


Now that's one lucky fish.
Apr 09
I remember hearing about this fish's fate on the news at work, but today marks the first day that I get to learn of the striped beakfish's travel that took him/her from Japan to Long Beach, Washington.  Originally, this... read
Sardine tornado video

Experience the majestic beauty of the sardine tornado


This fishy whirlwind will blow you away.
Mar 31
It's been a while since I have stepped foot inside of an aquarium, and the Nagoyako Aquarium's sardine tornado is making me want to visit one right now. Speaking of which, there was a time when the sardines started ... read

Watch Doraemon's number one fan geek out en Espaol


Yo soy tan fan de Doraemon.
Mar 12
The only time that I have watched anything related to Doraemon was when I caught a random episode of the anime during my 2001 trip to Maracaibo, Venezuela. While we are on the topic of shows dubbed in Spanish, Spain has a Do... read

This shiba inu bath scene will wash your worries away


Relaxing, isn't it?
Mar 12
Whenever I try to get my yorkie known as Pepi to take a bath, he's always afraid of getting soaked in water. Unlike my dog, Kinako the shiba inu loves the idea of soaking her body in bath water. In order to complet... read
Shiba Inu partner

Shiba Inu's make the best study partners


Or the worst
Mar 11
I know what it's like, barely being able to keep your eyes open while studying for finals. Sometimes you just need a pal to back ou up, and keep you on your toes. For that, all you need a loyal Shiba Inu, pref... read

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


Take that, evil Mondays!
Feb 25
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... read

Submit to the cuteness of this baby red panda's reaction


Are you reacting yet?
Nov 20
It was a normal day at the Murayama Zoo in Sapporo. Baby red pandas are frolicking in their pen, and it looks like nothing can go wrong. Then a traumatic experience begins as Gin the red panda suffers from a shock that was c... read

Tokyo Jungle gets a wild trailer


I'm sorry, that was bad
Sep 13
It's less than two weeks until this pomeranian simulator releases in the West, so it's time for a release trailer! This game is still utterly fascinating, though that might just be because I see it as an animal version of Fi... read

Pan-kun goes ape!


I saw this one coming a mile away
Sep 09
Famous Japanese chimpanzee, Pan-kun, the star of Pan-kun and James, has finally told the wold, that he isn't going to take it anymore! The animal actor was famous for doing stupid things, while TV hosts clapped at his a... read

Japan sending Akita puppy as gift to Russian president


Jul 24
Another day, another Morning Puppy post! Wait, that's not a running feature? Why the hell not? Japan's latest prime minister Yoshihiko Noda recently met with Vladimir Putin in Mexico. Eventually, Noda promised to deliver an ... read

It's safety time! Protect your pets with a new jacket


May 21
If you are a dog and/or cat owner, then today you might be interested in a new product. In order to protect both pets from danger, a Pet Emergency Evacuation Jacket has been invented in Japan so that you won't have to worry a... read

Rent-a-Cat trailer is bursting with cute kitties


May 14
Whether or not you ever plan to watch Naoko Ogigami's Rent-a-Cat, watch this trailer, because damn, there are so many cats and they are doing cat things! The internet still loves cats, right? Mikako Ichikawa plays Sayak... read

Tokyo Sky Tree Town and aquarium are ready for your money


May 14
The Tokyo Sky Tree isn't just for TV broadcasting. It's also expected to be a major tourist attraction once it opens to the public on May 22. On May 10, the Japanese media got to check out Tokyo Sky Tree Town, the area surrou... read

Popular cats unite in new cat idol group NKB48


Mar 05
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... read

Who is small, female and hellbent on invasion? If you said the leader of the third reich, you'd be part right, but it's a certain tentacled invader that we'll be talking about today! Squid Girl returns for a second seaso... read feature







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