Posts Tagged ‘Japan’

A Gum Boy – A Japanese Animated Short [VIDEO]

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

This animated short film by Masaki Okuda from the Tokyo University of the Arts features a very Japanese watercolor-ish look. Found at Vimeo from Masaki Okuda.

World’s Shortest Escalator [VIDEO]

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

The world’s shortest escalator is located in Kawasaki, Japan; it’s only 32.8 inches tall. Found at YouTube from hippykiller1.

Karaoke Anywhere

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Just what the world need: The ability for Karaoke singers to set up shop wherever they damn well please! Found at YouTube from speccomputer.

World Champion Pizza Dough Spinner

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

Kazuya Akaogi from Japan wins the gold medal in Freestyle Acrobatics at the 2012 World Pizza Games in Las Vegas, Nevada. Found at YouTube from michaelangelospizza.

The (Re)Touched Lives & Photos of the 2011 Japanese Tsunami Victims [VIDEO]

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Photo re-toucher Becci Manson, together with local volunteers and a global group of colleagues she recruited online, helped clean and fix photos of the victims of the 2011 Japanese tsunami, restoring those memories to their owners. Found at YouTube from TEDtalksDirector.

No Contest: Red Panda vs. Pumpkin

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

In this cute-fest, a red panda faces off against a pumpkin. Guess who wins? Found at YouTube from kyuuritekuteku.