Posts Tagged ‘japan’

Japanese idol Shokotan is at it again. Starring in the latest Norton Antivirus commercials in Japan, they’re quite cute. Does the US even have antivirus commercials? I can’t remember seeing any on TV in the last 10 years. Least not any that are memorable. Japan Probe Advertisements


This is the Tuttuki Bako made by Bandai. It appears to be a toy. Judging from the video, there are little mini games that appear on the monochrome screen. You stick your finger into the gadget through the side and “finger” the screen. Don’t let me confuse you, here is a wonderful Japanese lady who […]


Colors are nice. Red, blue, yellow. On gadgets, maybe, depends on the gadget. On a DSLR? Absolutely horrible. There’s a reason most electronics are black or silver; they just look better. Pentax aims to change all of that, by selling the worlds ugliest DSLRs ever. Starting with the Pentax K-x Korejanai model shown below. The […]


Pink Tentacle is running an article showing 3-D stereoviews from the late 19th – early 20th century in Japan during the Meiji period. A stereoview consists of a pair of nearly identical images that appear three-dimensional when viewed through a stereoscope, because each eye sees a slightly different image. This illusion of depth can also […]


I have no idea how a Burger King Whopper ties in to Microsoft’s Windows 7 launch, but who cares? In Japan, they are going all out promoting the hell out of Windows 7, and why shouldn’t they? Count that. The Windows 7 Whopper has SEVEN beef patties. This thing is 1.74 lbs of Whopper. It […]


Chalk one up for the Japanese. The score is now 985238573285743859427583451124343 to x (number smaller than 10) in the U.S. Hokkaido Abashiri Brewery just made my weekend. They’ve invented colorful beer. The brew isn’t just regular beer with some color thrown in, it’s actually made from water melted from icebergs that float each year onto […]