In Japan, there’s one rule that, more than anything, will probably make people upset when broken. These fashion photos destroy that rule.
You might think you are something else. That your selfie ability is pro level or simply unparalleled. Maybe it is. But can you do this? I’m sure you can if you tried!
Change happens slowly in Japan, but it does happen. You wake up one day, and things that weren’t possible years ago are happening today. Nowhere is that more evident than in the woman who will represent Japan in the Miss Universe pageant—but that’s to the chagrin of some who wanted a more “Japanese” winner.
Yesterday wasn't your typical day at Fuji Hokuryo High School in Yamanashi Prefecture. Male and female students could trade uniforms for what the school dubbed "Sex Change Day" (セクスチェンジ・デー or sekusu chenji dee). The event made the national news.
And did so in hopes of winning a chance to work in Italy—as a model, that is, and not as a bug exterminator.
Yesterday, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe launched a new blog to support women. The wording on the blog is most unfortunate.
The folks behind Uniqlo are unveiling a new concept in Tokyo: Customers can try on clothes and then leave the store to see how they look in public.
Headaches aren't fun. Neither are toothaches and back pains. And menstrual cramps suck, too! But in South Korea, Advil has an odd way to illustrate that.
Right now, Japanese people are having sex. Not all the Japanese people at once, mind you. But it's going on as you read this. Forget what you've recently heard about the country's bedroom habits, because it's just not true.
Whether it's North America, Europe, or Asia, sex museums dot the globe. But how many of them can claim Superman sex or phallic nunchaku?
Any aspiring artists out there? Or people who just enjoy drawing, um, breasts? Well, here's a helpful guide.
Darth Vader. A Xenomorph from Aliens. Attack on Titan. That's not mentioning the various other characters as well as animals, too. They've all been brought to life in amazing banana sculptures.
It's summer! It's hot, especially in China, which is seeing record heat waves. To cool off, some people eat chilled watermelon. A few kids are even wearing it.
This is Nao Nagasawa. She's here to unleash fists of fury. And do so at the office, apparently!
In Japan, there's the salary you get from your company. And if you are a married man, there's the salary you get from your wife. It's called "okozukai" (お小遣い), which is sometimes translated as "pocket money". Think of it as a husband salary. That's what it is.
Whoops. A Hong Kong Starbucks made one customer unhappy after totally screwing up a first name. Imagine that! A Starbucks spelling fail? Impossible.