David, Benson, and Dan explore NYC’s newest steakhouse from Japan, except this one’s standing room only!
Sumo World Champion Byamba consumes an average of 10,000 calories a day. 1984, Mongolian-born 6’1″, 360 lbs 4-time World Sumo Champion 5 years Pro Sumo Experience Mongolian Junior Champion in: – Judo – Sambo – Mongolian wrestling Pro sumo fighting name: Daishochi Team: Shibatayama-beya Years active: 2001 – 2005 2013 World Combat Games Champion 2009 […]
Part of NOWNESS Shorts, Director Makoto Nagahisa’s And So We Put Goldfish In the Pool is a Sundance Award-winning coming of age tale submersed in the theme of adolescent rebellion. It won the Short Film Grand Jury Prize at Sundance 2017 and tells the true story of 400 fishes that were found in the pool […]
Check out this 45 minute documentary that gives you a background and in depth look into the Yakuza Japanese Mafia and the Organized Crime Family of Japan Today. This video takes you inside the tattoo parlors where Yakuza members go to get their full “body tattoos” that each have a meaning into their life of […]
Asian Boss digs deep in the topic of Porn and gets a better perspective on what the Japanese people think about porn. They ask questions like if they have ever viewed porn and how much it would take for them to star in one. One client said at least $20,000 and another said $100,000.
Now’s your chance to live out your happily ever after fairytale. Kuraudia Co., a Japanese wedding dress company, has partnered with Disney to create a collection of high quality bridal gowns. The gowns are crafted with such detail, it rivals those created in our own imagination. The company has made fourteen dresses in total, all […]
Tsutomu Miyazaki was a very disturbed individual that targeted little girls, mutilated their bodies, raped, and murdered them. In 1984, at the age of 21, Miyazaki began to watch child pornography. Between August 1988 and June 1989, Miyazaki mutilated and killed four girls between the ages of 4 and 7. On top of that, he […]
Check out the latest episode of Omakase where Eater heads to one of New York City’s most exciting Japanese restaurants. At Shuko in Union Square, two former apprentices from Masa (the only three Michelin star Japanese resto in the U.S.) are creating their own interpretation of kaiseki, the Japanese culinary tradition of exquisite seasonal tasting […]
University student Satoyuki Fujimura (Japan) took to the stage to challenge the record for Most finger snaps in one minute in front of official Guinness World Records judge Kaoru Ishikawa.
Did you think your local bartender knows how to really make a good drink? Check out this short documentary film about the precision of cocktail culture in Japan. “The Way of the Cocktail” is a short documentary by Anchor Distilling and Nikka Whisky, which shows the style as well as technique that sets Japanese bartending aside from the remaining part […]
Remember the days of the ‘rice rockets’? Honda Civics and Acura Integras were flooding the streets with their super modified engines, especially after the release of the first Fast and Furious movie. Recently, Audi just announced the ultimate rice rocket automobile to be released, their new special edition A8 5.5 geared towards busy businessmen on […]
New Era introduces an “Elephant Print” version of its train cap the WM-01. Very different than the usual baseball offerings we see from New Era but this piece is extremely dope, definitely going to try to get my hands on it. Available in either gray (pictured) or black, you can buy this at New Era […]
In the first part of this series, we covered the smaller organization that arose out of the ashes of PRIDE Fighting Championships. Many of you probably noted that all of the organizations mentioned existed outside of Japan, with few or none of the former powerheads of PRIDE on their boards. In this series, weâ€™ll take […]
Early this past summer, Uniqlo announced a collaboration with UNDERCOVER. Following that announcement, UNDERCOVER and Uniqlo has stayed true to their word and have released the 2012 Spring Summer “UU” Capsule Collection. Styles and designs range from patterned florals to horizontal stripes. Geared towards a family-friendly arrange of seasonal style, the pieces offer a timeless […]
The Visvim Spring/Summer 2012 “Japanism” Collection, takes inspiration from its own country and traditions. The Japanese brand doesn’t cease to impress, this season showing an array of special textiles, patterned and washed a like. Also adding their own eccentric flavor to the textiles spicing it with their own unique appearance. In this Preview of the […]