This is a new Japanese product by the Coca Cola Corporation called sleep water. It supposedly has a chemical in it that will help you sleep better. That being Theanine. According to science it does amplify the sleepiness of other… Continue Reading
Drinking & Gambling
Unzen lemonade It tastes like every other cider in Japan, which isn’t too bad, but it sure isn’t lemonade. The lady on the bottle looks none too pleased at my assessment, but there you go. It does have this funky… Continue Reading
This is Matcha Cola, or Cola Matcha to be more precise. Once you get past the initial surprise of it being way too sweet it starts to taste good. Not as carbonated as regular cola it would actually be better… Continue Reading
I talk about a couple of crimes in Japan with the disturbing theme of people claiming they didn’t know they were committing crimes as their defense. VelociPodcast 59: Crime And the foot licking article I reference in the podcast.
I obviously spend as much time around trains as any Japanese person who rides the train to work every day, but it was only in the last month I ran across so many public safety announcements. Maybe I hadn’t noticed… Continue Reading
If you see a guy totally chill on the train tracks, press this button to party down.
I was trying to find some amino supplements in the drug store for my super active lifestyle. I noticed pretty quickly if you walk down the aisle it goes sports supplements, like protein, vitamins etc, then things for pain and… Continue Reading
Here’s a Shimajiro song about socialism and sharing half your food with people who didn’t earn it. Here’s another one about how to re-use animations to save money. An interesting thing is that the show will change animation style for… Continue Reading
I was catching the shinkansen and found this helpful public service announcement. While it does charge your cell phone super fast, it slows down the shinkansen. hey asshole, you’re making people late for work.