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Horrifying Hello Kitty Looks Into Your Soul, Makes Children Cry

Hello Kitty has long charmed people all over the world with her adorable short stature and prim expression.

When we were walking around Midtown Manhattan during a trip to New York last month, we spotted someone standing outside in a costume that appeared similar to our beloved Hello Kitty, but as we approached the mysterious figure we began to feel a sense of discomfort – something was strange about this Kitty. Read More

Ambiguous Young Chinese Male Baffles China, Looks A Little Like Justin Bieber

While many people use CG to fulfill their anime-like delusions of beauty, a young Chinese male by the name of Ma Lishan has become an internet sensation for being able to pull off the unnatural look in reality. Read More

New AKB48 Sketch Comedy Program Features Cute Girls Making Silly Faces And More!

On September 29, Yuko Oshima and several other high-profile members of popular Japanese idol group AKB48 stepped off the dance stage and into the studio to commemorate the launch of their first ever sketch comedy and variety show, Bimyo~, with a special press conference broadcasted live over television and Japanese video-sharing site Nico Nico Douga. Read More

Chinese Weather Girl’s T-Shirt Eludes Censors, Causes Storm

An apparently unwitting weather forecaster walked into the WZTV studio in Zhejiang Province, China wearing a T-shirt bearing arguably the most offensive (and versatile) word in the English language.

The censors slumbered and studio personnel allowed the young woman to give her cheerful report of the day’s weather with said word emblazoned across her chest above an angry and possibly homicidal cousin of Tigger from Winnie the Pooh.

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Chinese Girl Tries Too Hard to Look Like Anime Character, Terrifying Results

Update: Chinese Model Takes Beauty Tips From Aliens, Terrifying Results

A Chinese girl with a face like that of a shoujo manga character has been attracting attention on the Internet. Read More

Japanese cultural symbols Hello Kitty and Hatsune Miku, the popular female persona of Yamaha’s voice synthesizer application Vocaloid, have come together in the ultimate dream collaboration. Read More

Taiwan’s Weather Girls: Come For The Forecast, Stay For The Miniskirts

Japanese guys love their female newscasters so much that the best (and cutest) of them hold celebrity status. Yet no matter how much they are fawned over by fans, these lovely ladies are professionals and make it a point to not do anything overtly cute while on the air.

But surely there are many people who want the cute first and the news second. To these people, we recommend one of Taiwan’s newest sensations: Weather Girls. Read More

Hello Kitty, one of Japan’s most well known characters, has been setting the international standard for cute since her 1975 debut. Throughout her long career Hello Kitty has taken on a number of forms, figures and fashions based on popular trends of the time.

Now, in 2011, Hello Kitty has jumped on the zombie bandwagon. Read More

A heartwarming video of two cats embracing each other tightly and falling soundly asleep in the comfort of each others’ arms has sparked jealousy in the hearts of the Japanese Internet masses. Read More

Video Shows Rabbit Born Without Ears In Fukushima

On May 21 a video of a rabbit supposedly born with no ears after the Fukushima nuclear accident was uploaded to YouTube. Though the exact cause remains unclear, many people are speculating that it could be an effect of radiation. Conversely, many also claim that the video is a hoax. Read More

Chinese City Boldly Scraps National Tracksuit Unifom For Miniskirt

In our last post we wrote about China’s fascination with other country’s school uniforms and dissatisfaction their own. While Japan has the cute sailor outfit and Thailand has the sexy black miniskirt, China has to settle for 12 years of tracksuit.

However, photos showing the school uniforms used in the city of Zhuhai, posted to a Chinese image sharing site earlier this month, suggest the tracksuit may soon be on its last lap. Read More

Construction is often thought of as a man’s job. The work can be physically demanding and dangerous, and many women may not be interested in drilling nails and operating heavy machinery. However, in the Sichuan province of China rumor is going around of one lovely young lady who’s got the wrecking balls to sweat and grunt with the big boys. Read More

Rilakkuma Pancakes Too Cute To Burn, I Do So Anyways

Last week I introduced you to the relaxation-loving Japanese character Rilakkuma and my rice-filled tofu pouch interpretation of his face. This time, I decided to try and see what else I could mold into that cute little face and pancakes seemed like a natural choice. Read More

Rilakkuma is a bear who likes to relax. He is also currently one of the most popular ‘cute’ characters in Japan and can be found lounging on anything from stationary to condoms. 

Indeed, Rilakkuma is so darn cute you just want to fill a dozen of his absentminded little faces with rice and devour them, and I’d like to show you how you can do just that. Read More

Chinese Girl Too ‘Lolita’ to be Homeless

For many of us the word ‘homeless’ brings to mind a very particular stereotype. Perhaps an old man with dirty skin and disheveled hair, wearing several layers of grungy clothing, standing on the street corner, begging for change. However, despite common preconceptions, it’s important to remember that people from all walks of life are pushed into homelessness. Read More

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