Japan is in the middle of a potato chip crisis after several companies halted sales of hugely popular brands following a bad crop in Hokkaido.
In this week’s catch-up news: ‘Dead man’ wakes up in the morgue, spa amusement park planned in Japan, man makes off with 86-pound pot of gold & time travel!
A skating rink in Japan froze fish beneath the surface of the ice to attract visitors, but will now remove them following public outrage.
A Chinese couple returned a toilet seat to a Japanese hotel along with an apology, after it was reported missing following their stay.
A robot hotel manned almost entirely by robots has opened in Sasebo in South-western Japan.
Women are flocking to a Japanese zoo to catch a glimpse of Shabani, a handsome gorilla who has been subbed ‘ikemen’, or ‘good looking man’ by the locals.
Japan is considering whether to install toilets and drinking fountains in its elevators for emergency situations!
Plot twist: the company behind Dallas Buyers Club suing Australians for copyright infringement is being sued for ‘Godzilla’ copyright infringement!
Quicksilver is selling a wetsuit that looks like a business suit called the “True Wetsuit”, made entirely from waterproof neoprene material.
A life-like android robot called Aiko Chihira has started her role as a receptionist at the Mitsukoshi Nihombashi department store in Tokyo, Japan!