Monthly Archives: January 2015

KFC’s Double Down evolves into a fried chicken-wrapped hot dog in the Philippines

KFC’s Double Down evolves into a fried chicken-wrapped hot dog in the Philippines

KFC’s Double Down evolves into a fried chicken-wrapped hot dog in the Philippines KFC launched its Double Down menu item in 2010, and after it sunk in that the fast…

Kawabuchi to help lead task force charged with solving Japan’s basketball impasse

Kawabuchi to help lead task force charged with solving Japan’s basketball impasse

Kawabuchi to help lead task force charged with solving Japan’s basketball impasse   FIBA, basketball’s world governing body, on Wednesday announced the formation of a task force to lay a…

Gotta buy ‘em all! Whimsicott Substitute Plush Toys have taken over Pokémon Centers in Japan!

Gotta buy ‘em all! Whimsicott Substitute Plush Toys have taken over Pokémon Centers in Japan!

Gotta buy ‘em all! Whimsicott Substitute Plush Toys have taken over Pokémon Centers in Japan! With more than 700 characters, one would think that fans would be spoilt for choice…

Cross-dressing talent Matsuko Deluxe: AKB opening the Tokyo Olympics “would embarrass Japan”

Cross-dressing talent Matsuko Deluxe: AKB opening the Tokyo Olympics “would embarrass Japan”

Cross-dressing talent Matsuko Deluxe: AKB opening the Tokyo Olympics “would embarrass Japan” Larger-that-life columnist and talent Matsuko Deluxe is well-known for her sharp tongue, particularly where pretty ladies are concerned….

Japanese net users surprised to learn that painfully cute bento was in fact made by a teenage boy

Japanese net users surprised to learn that painfully cute bento was in fact made by a teenage boy

Japanese net users surprised to learn that painfully cute bento was in fact made by a teenage boy What did you have for lunch today? If you’re anything like me, it…

Sailor Moon sweetness arrives as Babbi chocolates for Valentines, and with extra goodies too!

Sailor Moon sweetness arrives as Babbi chocolates for Valentines, and with extra goodies too!

Sailor Moon sweetness arrives as Babbi chocolates for Valentines, and with extra goodies too! With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, stores across Japan are sure to be painted chocolate-brown in the…

Ready for action - 2015 car launch & pre-season test schedule

F1 Ready for action – 2015 car launch & pre-season test schedule

Ready for action – 2015 car launch & pre-season test schedule The waiting is almost over – in a little under a week the covers will begin to come off…

SULAIMAN CONVINCED PACQUIAO-MAYWEATHER FIGHT WILL HAPPEN

SULAIMAN CONVINCED PACQUIAO-MAYWEATHER FIGHT WILL HAPPEN

SULAIMAN CONVINCED PACQUIAO-MAYWEATHER FIGHT WILL HAPPEN   Despite growing skepticism that the eagerly awaited showdown between eight Jr will happen division world champion Manny Pacquiao and undefeated pound for pound…

PayPal faces many challenges in Japan

PayPal faces many challenges in Japan

PayPal faces many challenges in Japan TOKYO — People who use PayPal on a regular basis see the value in it as a safe, easy way to pay and get…

Get ready for yuru-kyara car plates! Japan to lift ban on colourful regional license plates

Get ready for yuru-kyara car plates! Japan to lift ban on colourful regional license plates

  Get ready for yuru-kyara car plates! Japan to lift ban on colourful regional license plates In larger countries like Australia and the United States, vehicle registration is carried out at…