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8:00 AM on 04.26.2014

Oh, Justin: Bieber in Yasukuni causes international incident

I don't have anything against The Bieb. In fact, I find the hate for him somewhat petty. I mean, it's not like he's against vaccines or whatever. That said, causing an international incident is something you really shoul...

Josh Tolentino

10:00 AM on 04.24.2014

The Dose: Old School Thursdays

It's time again for another edition of your favorite weekly flashback, Old School Thursdays. This week, I'm going to bring back a classic I posted a few years ago, but I'm sure no one is going to complain to my boss... I hop...

Hiroko Yamamura

4:00 PM on 10.07.2013

Pollution from China found at Mt. Fuji

Mt. Fuji, one of the most picturesque locales in the world, is suffering from Chinese pollution. According to an article from Japan Today, scientists have found that the famous mountain has almost double the amount of Mercury...

Pedro Cortes

4:00 PM on 06.21.2013

Get your swords out, it's an Attack on Titan videogame!

Oh, if only this lovely little browser-based project was an actual, officially-published Attack on Titan videogame, rather than the result of a Chinese fan's creativity. The core concept's pretty great! In case you...

Josh Tolentino

12:45 PM on 09.17.2012

Anisama Shanghai 2012 axed due to Anti-Japan protests

In case you've not been following international news of late, you're in for a bit of facepalming over politics. It seems the rising tensions between China and Japan over the territorial status of the Senkaku islands (cal...

Josh Tolentino

5:00 PM on 12.28.2011

Chinese hotel has some anime vibes going on

Want to get get down and dirty while Howl and Sophia are watching? How about catching some Zs while Mr Satan is happily grinning at you? Well you can, kind of. A new hotel in Anhui, China has some rooms built out just for ani...

Hiroko Yamamura

8:00 PM on 07.25.2011

Another day, another Chinese rip-off, now about trains

By now, you're probably aware that China has few scruples about "reusing" other people's concepts, to put it kindly. Recently, Chinese netizens found yet another example of China's media plagiarism when they came across an on...

Bob Muir

11:00 PM on 04.05.2011

Jackie Chan raises millions for Japan relief

There is a well known rivalry between China and Japan at times, but if you look at what Jackie Chan's done, you'd never know it. The famous actor, often known for doing all of his own stunt work, got right down to business af...

Crystal White

11:00 PM on 02.01.2011

Chinese Gundam rip off goes from fake to fug

First of all, bonus points if you know that fug is totes the new abbrevs for "fugly." Extra bonus points if you managed to read that sentence and understand it.Ahh, the fake Chinese Gundam. Like most other Chinese k...

Crystal White

7:00 PM on 12.21.2010

Shocker: Chinese fake Gundam statue gets rocked in court

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then China's been sucking up to a lot of folks lately, this time in the form of a life-size knock-off of the famous 1/1-scale Gundam statue, located in Odaiba and Shizuoka.The M...

Josh Tolentino

11:00 PM on 11.06.2010

Man sneaks aboard airplane wearing elderly mask

Yeah, it's about as weird as it sounds. A man from Hong Kong got aboard a flight to Vancouver while wearing a mask to look like an elderly caucasian man. In fact, the mask was so convincing that no one even sto...

Crystal White

10:00 PM on 10.23.2010

Man gets arm stuck in toilet trying to rescue cell phone

A Chinese man from Jiangsu province managed to get his arm stuck in the the pipe of a toilet after trying to retrieve his dropped cell phone. Emergency teams arrived to aid the man, and saved him with only minor cuts and brui...

Crystal White