Tag - Japan

32 Days of Halloween X, Day 17: Planet of...

We’re now past the halfway mark for the tenth year of 32 Days of Halloween. Sweet Jesus, I need to get a life. But enough about that, let’s start with a very disturbing Halloween commercial from Japan. I’m not sure what is...

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Your Weekend Justice #245: Hallmark Keepsake...

It’s Weekend Justice: the Internet’s #1 audio trainwreck…and after a hiatus required to allow the new meds to adjust, we continue to claw out of the 2015 archive. Considering how much fun 2016 has been, I’m almost...

32 Days of Halloween IX, Day 10: Crack in...

For this Sunday evening, let’s begin with something I like to visit from time to time: Japanese movie trailers. Especially in the horror genre, with the right Japanese narrator speechifying at you and with the sort of imagery that the...

Yakuza Apocalypse is the Vampire Yakuza...

Takashi Miike is an absolute maniac. He brought you such films as Ichi the Killer, Audition and 13 Assassins. And now… Yakuza Apocalypse. Now, if you are a frequent visitor to this site, doubtless you are already ready to watch this...

Black Phoenix Comes From Both Mars and...

Spring has finally arrived and with it signs of life: pollen everywhere, animals in heat, and people contemplating matters both romantic and carnal. And yes, people are always considering these matters to be sure, but it occurs with more...

Zombieing Sound!

32 Days of Halloween Part VIII, Day 10: I...

Okay, this is where I get excited about something unique and truly weird. Back during the very first 32 Days of Halloween, I posted about the joy of not only trailers for Japanese films, but Japanese trailers for non-Japanese films. The Day...

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Roots Aroma Black Original – Coffee...

I believe I’ve complained before–and often–about a significant hole in the packaged, pre-made coffee arena. By that I mean: I’ve taken to drinking my coffee black. This because I realized a while back that with the...

Bela Lugosi in Vampire Over London

32 Days of Halloween VII, Day 10: Vampire...

First things first…in previous years I’ve posted some Japanese trailers of English language horror movies. The theory was that the really deep, booming, scary voice speaking Japanese over horrific imagery made things even scarier...

Kuratas pilot salute

From Roomba to Boardable Robot in Just...

In a video that has quite possibly the most awesome warning in the history of translated warnings, Suidobashi Heavy Industry brings you Kuratas, a robot you can climb inside and pilot. I know, I know–like me, you won’t be...

Horrors of Malformed Men

32 Days of Halloween VI, Day 10: Horrors of...

Day 10 of 32 Days of Halloween is where we share with you a Japanese horror trailer. And nothing clears the mind of its regular flotsam and jetsam like the cleansing nature of these Japanese trailers of the 1960s and 70s. This year we take a...