water

Internet reacts with confusion to Muji’s new fill-it-up-yourself water bottle product

Muji stores will have a faucet where you can fill up your 190 yen (US$1.77) plastic bottle with water.

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Japanese netizens puzzle over weird coronavirus crime — a theft of over 3,000 gallons of water

The water was swiped from a karaoke enterprise that closed up shop during the self-isolation period.

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City in Aichi reduces water and sewage bills for four months, easing residents’ financial strain

People were grateful for the assistance and expressed appreciation for the government’s role in easing coronavirus stress.

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Japanese vending machines now have the strangest thing we never knew we needed: hot bottled water

We had our reasons to be suspicious, but it turns out this is a great idea.

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Japanese Twitter calls out crazy bottled water claims, gets us thinking about what we’re drinking

So you’re saying this water lasted how long? And it’s good until when?
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Super cute Japanese kitty takes a little sip and a shower all at once 【Video】

This cat has some difficulty learning how to drink from the faucet, and it’s too cute to bear!

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Remind yourself to drink water with this conch seashell PET bottle cover

Stay hydrated with the help of a seashell.

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Japanese parliament descends into utter chaos, shouting match over proposed water law【Video】

Move to allow private companies to handle public water supply has politicians fired up, supporters unwilling to communicate as dissenter shouts “No! No! No! No! No!”

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Tokyo Police shows a clever way to conserve water in a disaster and impress children with magic

This makeshift faucet made with just a plastic bottle is simple but can be a lifesaver in times of need.

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Want to French kiss anime Joan of Arc and drink her spit? New beverage lets you do just that

Free drink promoting new anime series has cleverly designed bottle that could become new way for otaku to express their love for their 2-D crushes.

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Transparent coffee! We taste-test Asahi’s Clear Latte, marvel at Japanese drinks wizardry

SoraNews24 tries the latest offering to clear beverages: Asahi’s Clear Latte. Will it clear our senses with delight or leave us hollow?

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Emergency lifehack lets you wash away shampoo without using a shower head

A great alternative for when your water supply gets cut off during emergencies or disasters.

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Japanese photographer creates “water dress” through amazing practical effects【Photos】

No CGI water here, just the magic of patience and teamwork.

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Japanese stationery company creates dissolving marriage certificate with water-resistant ink

Oddly romantic gift, or hilarious April Fool’s Day prank? You decide.

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Japanese Twitter user inspires horror stories with freaky apartment photo

Is this an ordinary apartment building, or is the water trying to tell us something?

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Recent trend of “near water” questions the very definition of “water”

It seems obvious, but “when does water stop being water?” can be a tricky question to answer.

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Japanese restaurant wows customers by serving meals on water instead of a revolving conveyor belt

People have fallen in love with the charm of floating tubs at this unusual eatery in Japan.

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We go to bed with Coca-Cola’s new Sleep Water to test its snooze-inducing effects

Coca-Cola claims its new drink will reduce stress and anxiety while promoting drowsiness and restful sleep, but does it deliver on its promise?

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New “Sleep Water” from Coca Cola Japan promises to help you drift off, wake up refreshed

The latest way to get a good night’s sleep in Japan is, apparently, by drinking water made by Coca Cola.

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Clean drinking water makes stalking more romantic, manga schoolgirl ad wants us to remember

A demure schoolgirl peeks out from behind a tree as the classmate she has a crush on walks over to the drinking fountain. As soon as he’s done wetting his whistle and walks off, she runs over to take a swallow from the same tap. Overcome with the intimacy of the moment, she raises her hands to her cheeks, which are flushed with ecstasy

The first half of the story sounds like a scene from a sweet anime romance, while the second sounds like an excerpt from a much pervier series. It’s neither, though, but actually an advertisement reminding people about the importance of public utilities.

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