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The Song of Healing backwards is the creepiest ever


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Nov 01
// Kristina Pino
I know I only just posted one of Smooth McGroove's videos recently, but I had to bring him up again because he took one of his older a Capella covers of the Song of Healing from Majora's Mask and just ran the thing backwards...
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These anime hangers are brilliantly creepy


It's gonna make money...
Jan 27
// Josh Totman
How is it that these took so long to think up? I mean, it seem so simple of a product. An anime characters face on a hanger and it will look like they are wearing your clothes. Brilliant and yet sorta creepy. That's not somet...
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Tokyo overrun by creepy Pikachus


Feb 22
// Bob Muir
Imagine this: it's late at night. You're coming home from a hard day of work; you don't need any curveballs thrown at you. Suddenly, a swarm of men wearing Pikachu costumes surrounds you. You sigh, knowing that you can't run ...
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Keep your junk warm this winter with a Puella Magi


Jan 11
// Chris Walden
Chara-Ani are back with their latest money-grabbing scheme, this time in the form of 100% cotton undergarments. Of course, as exciting as that news is, there would have to be a reason to be talking about it here, right? Well,...

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So I split up with my girlfriend...


Nov 04
// Chris Walden
I placed a hand on the door in front of me and sighed, bringing in one last deep breath of fresh air before plunging myself into the traumatic experience ahead. I knew what I was in for, but I just couldn’t prepare myse...
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Plush Kyubey spreads love, hugs and fear


Sep 15
// Chris Walden
"What happens if you cross a hugging pillow with pure evil?" It's a question that many of us have asked ourselves. Japanese character-goods designer Cube snagged a license for Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica, and their lates...
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Support Ro-Kyu-Bu!, get arrested?


Sep 10
// Chris Walden
A bunch of anime goods based on popular basketball-loli show Ro-Kyu-Bu! are due to drop at the end of October, so it's only natural that we will start to see what will soon be on offer. First up is the sleek and fashionable t...
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Maria Holic Alive OP video is super creepy


Apr 29
// Crystal White
The official Website for Maria Holic Alive recently released a music video for the opening theme, Runrunriru Ranranrara as sung by Yu Kobayashi. The strange thing about this video is that Kobayashi herself is comput...
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Japanese man secretly films over 1,000 women


Jan 06
// Crystal White
A 45-year-old man in Ehime Prefecture was arrested on Wednesday for being a total creeper. Particularly for taking "indecent videos" of two shop assistants in Matsuyama last November. The man also had tons of i...
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Creepy robot recommends bug spray in this commercial


Dec 01
// Dale North
Android recommended! If it's good enough for this rubber faced robo-gal, then it's definitely good enough to keep the mosquitoes away from your real flesh and blood. Or...wait a minute!This Japanese commercial for Kincho Pres...
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In Japan, sexual harassment is the new detention


Nov 01
// Crystal White
A teacher from Saitama prefecture has an interesting way of dealing with forgetfulness or misbehavior when it comes to his students. The 59-year-old teacher at Ogi Elementary School in Iruma created three self procl...
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The future is terrifying


Oct 29
// Crystal White
Yes, to quote Colette, the future is indeed terrifying once you see this video. Japanese robotics are extremely advanced. First, we had Asimo, who couldn't go up a flight of stairs without tumbling and cracking his poor visor...
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Beware of Japanese water balloons


Oct 28
// Tim Sheehy
Tokyo police recently arrested a man for pelting a 19 year-old girl with a water balloon -- except it wasn't a balloon, and it wasn't water. No, instead the Yasutaka Imai, as he was later identified, decided it...
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Terrifying Pikachus will make both you and your baby cry


Oct 28
// Bob Muir
Oh god! What is going on here? What is happening with these things?Pikachu buggy rides are apparently a common sight outside stores in Japan, but in South Korea, they're a little, well, wrong. These things are goddamn terrify...
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Paintings of Japanese folk monsters set Halloween mood


Oct 26
// Crystal White
Halloween will be here in less than a week, and it seems everyone's amping up the creepy factor, from toys to television, to the millionth Saw sequel, everyone's getting in the spirit. Yõkai painter Matthew Meyer ...
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Comedian uses fake masturbation to terrify girls


Oct 16
// Bob Muir
Honestly, where do Japanese networks come up with these ideas for variety show segments? I know America is obsessed with reality and prank shows, but these Japanese pranks are so ridiculous. This is a little bit old, but stil...
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Hilarious zombie prank scars children for life


Oct 15
// Bob Muir
Little kids are so gullible. They'll totally buy into a stork bringing newborn babies or the existence of Santa Claus. So if you, say, stage a situation where tons of people are running away from a single zombie that's headed...
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Finger condoms: better safe than sorry


Sep 23
// Bob Muir
TOKYO MANGO has stumbled upon one of the more confusing products I've seen come out of Japan: finger condoms.Now, just to clarify, so I know we're all on the same page, condoms are normally used to cover the penis, protecting...
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Forget the Addams Family, this house is really morbid


Sep 09
// Crystal White
So you think your house is depressing? Sick of the same old style and lousy architecture? Sure, you want something new, something fresh, but how exactly does someone get inspiration for what they'd like their dream house to b...
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Oh, Japan: 35-year-old cross-schoolgirl man gropes woman


Aug 12
// Dale North
[Ed's note: Our own Man-Miku may approve!]Just another normal day in Japan, right? A 35-year-old cross-dressing man put on this schoolgirl uniform. That's...that's not so bad, is it? He bought the wig and clothing off the int...
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Elderly exodus is an enormous epidemic


Aug 11
// Bob Muir
I was only joking when I said that old people turning up missing was an epidemic, but it turns out I was right! Not content to have simply misfiled Tokyo's oldest man and lost track of Tokyo's oldest woman, Japan is unable to...
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Tokyo's oldest woman reported missing, officials baffled


Aug 09
// Bob Muir
If I were in charge of the Tokyo Department of Tracking Information about Really Old People, or whatever they call it, I'd be very concerned for my job right now. At the very least, firing all the incompetent staff under me a...
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Tokyo's 'oldest man' just discovered dead for 30 years


Aug 03
// Bob Muir
Here's a weird tale for you. Japanese officials went to the home of one Sogen Kato, who was the oldest man living in Tokyo according to their records. When they arrived at the house in Adachi ward, they told his family that t...
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LovePlus+ does fancy 'augmented reality' thing in Atami


Jul 22
// Bob Muir
If you haven't heard, Japan went sort of crazy over the game LovePlus, a love simulation released for Nintendo DS that allowed players to capture the hearts of one of three lovely ladies. Well, the game was popular enough to ...
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iDOLM@STER 2 CM is short, sweet and eerie as hell


Jul 12
// Mike LeChevallier
Just look at those polarized faces.It's a serious car wreck situation. Something so OHWOW and ultimately beguiling that you just can't turn away from it in conflicted awe.The recently dropped 15-second spot for the upcoming X...
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The Otaku Sex Industry: 3D women desired, for now


Mar 11
// Karen Mead
According to the Japan Subculture Research Center, many otaku haven't given up real women for the likes of Nene from Love Plus just yet. Of course, that doesn't mean that they're going out on dates either- pssh, that's just c...
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Now you can order your own robot double OH GOD CREEPY


Dec 14
// Colette Bennett
Ever wanted a carbon copy of yourself to introduce to your friends or use as a body double so you can sneak out of work early? Well, you aren't the only one, I'm sure. If you live in Japan, you can totally cash in on your dre...
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Nutty fan steals AKB48's mail and has it sent to his addy


Nov 18
// Colette Bennett
People are capable of doing lots of scary things, to be sure, but for me one of the worst is the type who will hack into your email or read all your text messages in your cell phone. One crazed fan of the all-girl pop band AK...
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Iowa man in possession of 'obscene manga' to be sentenced


Nov 12
// Colette Bennett
Earlier this year, we filled you in on the disturbing case of Chris Handley, who had a nice little collection of drawings of children being sexually abused tucked under his mattress. We've just heard via ANN that Handley is s...
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Google's odd suggestions are both funny and sad


Nov 11
// Ben Huber
Recently, blogs everywhere have been picking up on the "suggested search terms" the Google shows when searching. We've all chuckled at them at some point: we begin typing "best music video" and get suggest...

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