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Sailor Moon and doggy cosplay a match made in awww

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, Sailor Moon cos...

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Send your stuffed animals to Japan

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 around Japan. T...

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These new cat tights will make you purr in delight

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 own stripes and...

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Watch a group of porpoises play around with bubble rings

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 creating bubble ri...

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Friday Night Fights: Grace vs Momo

*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 going in Chun-Li's ...

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Cool cats in a Re-Ment bar

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 up your alley. ...

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This Japanese vending machine monkey is on the juice

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! That monkey has...

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

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 little fella w...

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Experience the majestic beauty of the sardine tornado

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 to get lazy fro...


Watch Doraemon's number one fan geek out en Espaņol

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 Doraemon commerci...


This shiba inu bath scene will wash your worries away

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 complete the bath expe...

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Shiba Inu's make the best study partners

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, preferably one...


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 you get what I m...


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

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 caused by an int...


Tokyo Jungle gets a wild trailer

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 Fist of the North...


Pan-kun goes ape!

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 achievements. Mo...


Japan sending Akita puppy as gift to Russian president

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 Akita puppy to ...


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

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 about your ...


Rent-a-Cat trailer is bursting with cute kitties

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 Sayako, a woman who ...


Tokyo Sky Tree Town and aquarium are ready for your money

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 surrounding the tower...


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 of cats. An ob...


Final Impressions: Squid Girl season 2

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 season of antics, an...


Want a Tiger & Bunny movie? Well, have two!

You may remember about a month ago that Sunrise mentioned that they would be announcing some juicy details at the 'Tiger & Bunny Hero Awards.' Well, that they did! Two movies starring the dysfunctional heroic couple will be he...


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 choosing eight kit...


Baby monkey and dog form unlikely pair amidst devastation

I'm sure all of you are aware of the devastating Typhoon that sweet across Japan earlier this month, leaving disaster in its wake. One of the victims was a small baby monkey, apparently separated from its mother, unable to fend fo...


Latest Madoka tie-in features... guide dogs?

Those Madoka girls sure have been getting around haven't they! Their latest endeavour sees the ever popular snack-fiend Kyouko Sakura appearing on a poster for 'The National Federation of All Japan Guide Dog Training Institutions,' or more ...


It's Okenpi the meowing dog

Meet Okenpi, a dog having a serious identity crisis. Apparently Okenpi may have picked up some lingo from a cat he used to live with. Dogs meowing, cats barking, what's going to happen next? It's a bit bizarre, and a lot cute. Now go o...


A Daily Dose of Music: MAN WITH A MISSION

I know there's some furries lurking on this board somewhere. Don't be shy, step up! Super furry Wolf Rock band, MAN WITH A MISSION have an upcoming EP, Trick or Treat, due in stores October 5th. This week's Daily Dose is just in time to sta...


A Daily Dose of Cuteness: Shunsuke

What's the hot new thing trending the interwebs in Japan right now? Some hot new tech? An amazing new AKB48 video? How about an adorable pomeranian named Shunsuke. Star of his own book, and popular Twitter page, Shunsuke is going to find a ...


Japan's GDSF faces off against the wily forces of...deer?

I know that the Japanese Self-Defense Forces, or JSDF, are not the most well-regarded military force out there, having been largely toothless since the aftermath of WWII, but this story from Japan Security Watch will paint them in an intere...


(Evil?) Rabbit paradise in abandoned chemical factory

War Journal Entry #143. Date: March 16th. Year: 2060We should have listened. We were fools to let the Rabbit Rebellion grow over the years...to be friendly to them...to let them train and become the creatures that would soon enslave us. How...


Only in Japan: Momo the Police Chihuahua

This would never fly in America where bigger is always better. I think our K9 squad consists mostly of German Shepherds.However, seven-year-old Momo was able to beat out larger dogs exactly because of her size. Japanese police think she'll ...


Who wants a pet rodent the size of a dog?

OK, it's actually a capybara, but those things are basically enormous rats. And Japanese child actress Mana Ashida wants one as a pet. In this video, "Shimura Zoo" lets her see what it would be like. I know this video is supposed ...


Evangelion plugsuit becomes wetsuit

Stepping away from totally weird activities, otaku idol Shoko Nakagawa appeared on the TV show Tobidase! Kagaku-kun decked out in a wetsuit designed to mimic the plugsuit of Mari Illustrious Makinami, the new Eva pilot in Neon Gen...


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