I Had No Idea Japanese Melons Could Be So Damn Terrifying

There are local characters in Japan called "yura kyara" » 11/30/12 8:00am 11/30/12 8:00am ("weak" or "laid back" characters). They often promote local businesses or produce. And being Japanese characters, they're generally cute.

You've Probably Never Seen Japanese Beef Promoted Like This

Kagoshima black beef is some of most delicious wagyu Japan has to offer. Most people in Japan probably already know that! Still, to help get the word out, this special character was created. His name is Kagoshima Kuroushi, which means "Kagoshima Black Cattle". He's a macho wrestler. Because nothing says delicious… » 11/05/12 5:00am 11/05/12 5:00am