'Poop' reigns as Unko Sensei visits Namjatown

Jul 23, 2017

'Poop' reigns as Unko Sensei visits Namjatown

A family-oriented indoor theme park in Tokyo is now covered with "poop" after joining hands with a popular children's workbook on kanji that includes a heavy dose of toilet humor. Namco Ltd.'s Namjatown in the busy Ikebukuro district will offer food and attractions based on ...

Apr 18, 2014

MSDF armada masses; first order is curry contest


One key mission of a group of 15 Maritime Self-Defense Force warships, including four of the nation's six state-of-the-art Aegis destroyers, is generating a nationwide buzz on the Internet. The ships will gather Saturday at the MSDF base in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture. Why so many warships? ...