Japan Trials Robot Cashier With Superhuman Ability To Initiate Conversations

Scientists in Japan have invented a humanoid robot with the superhuman ability to initiate conversations with customers. “I couldn't believe it – I was standing there...

Osaka Kindergarten Condemns Korean, Chinese Toddlers To Solitary Confinement, Forced Labor

A kindergarten in Osaka City has reportedly been handing out systematic punishments to toddlers of Korean and Chinese descent as a disciplinary measure for...

Boyfriend Gives Valentine’s Day Flowers And Box Of Breads

A young man in Tokyo has presented his girlfriend with a bunch of flowers and a box of breads for Valentine’s Day. “Thank you! I...

Men Protesting Valentine’s Day Gives Mom A Chance To Clean Their Rooms

Mothers of a group of angry protesters calling for an end to public displays of love were relieved to have them out of their...

Tokyo Apartments Keep Warm At Night Sleeping In Cardboard Boxes

Poorly structured apartments throughout various regions of Tokyo are keeping warm by sleeping inside cardboard boxes. The apartment blocks have only recently found the incredible insulation...

The Term ‘Gaijin’ Is Profoundly Offensive To Me Without Koku

A significant number of gaikokujin say koku is an integral part of their identity as a foreigner living in Japan. Experts say a gaikokujin's koku can often...

Ryukoku University’s Broadway Musical Circle Presents ‘Glease’

Official Press Release Kyoto Ryukoku University’s Broadway Musical Circle does next production after fifth, the sixth production is “Glease”. Come join bad arse Daigo, innocent girl...

7-Eleven Penalizes Sick Staff For Resting On The Job

A 7-Eleven convenience store in Tokyo withheld 9,350 yen from the pay of an ill part-time employee because he was resting during his shift. The...

New Japanese App Instantly Translates All Foreign Material

A new app available in Japan allows users to see an accurate translation in real time by simply pointing the mobile camera in the...

Gaijin Informed After 19 Years They’ve Been Saying Japanese Word Wrong

A foreigner using the same Japanese phrase for the past 19 years has been told this morning that they’ve been saying it wrong. The offending...

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