insects

Japanese research institute creates ‘cyborg cockroaches’ to help save people’s lives【Video】

The impressive research leaves Japanese netizens both grossed out and in a moral quandary.

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New digital art exhibition in Nagoya promises “a paradise of bugs” in a colorful forest

A beautiful world of insects awaits in Japan’s fourth largest city this summer!

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Waiter, there’re 100 crickets in my soup! We try make-it-yourself Cricket Ramen【Taste Test】

Why settle for just one cricket when you can eat one hundred?

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Here are the best ways to kill roaches, according to Japanese experts, and some ways to avoid

The season is upon us…so make sure you know what to do before you panic!

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We accidentally buy some silkworm candy at Hokkaido’s Vending Machine Land

We attempt to get over our dislike of eating insects by… eating some insects. 

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Wasp larvae bento: a traditional delicacy in the Japanese mountains

A local specialty best eaten with a side of courage.

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Baking with bugs! We used cricket powder to bake a loaf of bread【SoraKitchen】

We try some home baking with one of the most cutting-edge sustainable proteins around.

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Japanese shrine creates special water fountain for thirsty bees

Sweet act of kindness melts everyone’s hearts.

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Master Ball bug cage lets you finally catch even the most powerful insects out there

Forget capturing Mewtwo, it’s time to snatch some beetles!

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Japan gifts the world with First Essence Tagame Gin made from a giant water bug

We didn’t rightly know what we were missing “in spirit” until now. 

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Japan’s “strongest roach killer” is frighteningly effective… We mean FRIGHTENINGLY effective

Fumakilla promises to kill all roaches in your home, but you have to ask yourself if that’s what you really want.

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Now you can order insect ramen to eat at home

If you’re bored with the regular tonkotsu or miso ramen, why not give this a try?

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Our reporter eats more bugs from a Tokyo vending machine, compares flavors【Taste test】

Our reporter Seiji ventures back to Ueno’s bug vending machine to learn if crickets and grasshoppers taste the same.

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This Japanese man dated a cockroach, dreamed of having sex with it 【Video】

When she passed away, he ate her dead body so she could be a part of him forever.

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Vending machine in Kumamoto to offer delicious insect snacks, let you munch them on the go

Supplementing your diet with an alternative protein source will be easier than ever.

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Bug hunt! Some areas offering rewards for alien beetles threatening Japan’s cherry blossoms

Municipalities and prefectures are hoping they can stop the dreaded red-necked longhorn beetle before they get out of hand.

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Japanese bug spray maker shows it cares with packaging option with no pictures of gross roaches

When you stop and think about it, putting pictures of cockroaches on a product for people who hate them is kind of a weird strategy.

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Praying mantis in Japan hitches a ride, does a little dance for his driver【Video】

When you’re truly on it like a bonnet.

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Think mosquitoes suck? Japan’s Shock Extermination Stick lets you suck some mosquitoes instead

Eliminate your insect enemies with the powers of vortexes and electricity.

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Osaka man arrested for throwing dozens of cockroaches around at anime music event

Suspect of the “cockroach incident” fully admits to the charges.

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