Category: Why So Serious?

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Friction Undressing: Art Gets Naughty with Erasable Ink + Blowdryers

Have you ever wanted to erase the clothes on your favorite anime character? You’re not alone. Artists are finding their own ways to undress their creations using erasable ink for a bit of naughty fun.   Erasable ink pens like Pilot’s Frixion series which comes in many colors and these super kawaii milk-bottle pens let…

Rent out Japanese Ossan to listen to your problems!

Sometimes people just need someone to listen to them. No need for advices and words, just a listening ear. For those who are in need of company, this Japanese men rental service might just save your day! This peculiar service called Ossan Rental, rents out middle-aged men to listen to their clients’ problems and lend them a…

Our Pets can sense Pokémon in Real Life!

Most of pet owners believed that their pets have the sixth sense to predict the weather, sense supernatural and many more. Well, things are getting pretty serious in Japan. Apparently, there’s a tale going around about their pets able to see Pokémon! We’re not kidding! In fact, “evidences” have surfaced on the net! Like the quote says, “To see is to…

Reporter played Pokémon Go at State Department Meeting

“Gotta catch ’em all”, they say. Some people do take the popular slogan of Pokémon far too seriously! Since the launch of Pokémon Go earlier this month, the game instantly took over the world! You know the hype is real when the mobile game ventured its way to the state department briefing recently! The spokesman had to pause his…

Psycho Pass Police Drones are Now Officially a Reality

While we are still miles and miles away from a world where our lives will completely revolved around robots and automation, we are surely advancing towards the Robot Revolution. However, some of us are having mixed feelings about the future of this revolution. Especially after a recent news about a toddler who got ran over by a security…

Yukai Engineering acquired $1m in funds for human-like family robot

Do you still remember the necomimi? Yes, its that adorable cat ears device that move and responded according to your brainwaves! The company who is behind this brilliant technology, Yukai Engineering joined forces with Advanced Telecommunication Research Institute International (ATR) recently for a joint venture and received 1 million yen (equivalent of $957K) in funding. Their collaboration aims to develop…

Hong Kong Pokémon fans were against Pikachu’s Chinese Name

As the year 2016 marks Pokémon’s 20th Anniversary, the Pokémon Company plans to release two new video games as part of the celebration! The games will be released in various languages and for the first time ever, simplified and traditional Chinese language will be available in Hong Kong, Taiwan and mainland China this coming Winter. While some of us…