With Japan allowing the practice of growing human organs in animals, we find ourselves a rather awkward place in our history.
What a week it has been, we’ve had arson devastate Japan’s anime community, a historic murder ruling at home and one criminal making the news for the wrong reason.
Anna Sherman’s travel book about Tokyo reads like no other, part history, part fiction, all grounded in fact. A staggering reassembling of an ancient city turned neon metropolis.
It’s all gone wrong for one social media influencer after her photoshoot at Fukushima was spoiled by massive doses of radiation.
Outstanding nonsense this morning, as it has come to light that Donald Trump started helping his Dad dodge taxes at age 3, Japan rolled up its robo-sleeves and some dorks played Tetris without fighting.
One New York butcher has decided to help drunks out, creating a vending machine that dispenses meat in the small hours. Japan laughs at you, very sensibly.
What a week it was. Trump attempted diplomacy, Husar faced scandal and Japan doubled down on the weirdness.
Morning, poppet. Overnight, Belgium betrayed the narrative of the World Cup, Australia literally fought the Philippines and one newspaper decided to birth a social movement.
Friday! Good morning parts to you! Overnight, Japan made football cry, Ed Sheeran was sued for plagiarism and Breaking Bad is now six years away from getting its licence. Uncle HaaaAAannkk.
One more sleep. Overnight, the NFL decided to free America, the man to fill Arsene Wenger’s puffy jacket was named and Twitter discovered Japan.
Over in Japan, the standard scarecrow will not do. So, instead, they’ve decided to raise an army of robot wolves. Ok.
Welcome back to another week of your life that you won’t be getting back. But don’t think about that, North Korea has launched warheads over Japan.
Uncovered by correspondents, a global war rattles on. A clash authored in Washington, with the ultimate goal of remaking the world.
It was an evening thin on logic. Local police unearthed a meme stash, Japan launched an opulent train and North Korea made yet more nuclear threats. Go back to sleep. You’re dreaming. Sleeeeeeep.
Monday. You cretin. What happened while you were asleep? Well, Japan was rocked by an unusual suicide bomber, Centrelink hung up on you and the Chicago Cubs did nothing of merit, nothing at all.
Morning! What happened while you were asleep? Well, Four Corners shocked the nation, violence returned to a Floridian nightspot, and we know the release date for the iPhone 7.
Morning. What happened while you were asleep? England defeated by Iceland, Plibersek outguns Bond villain on QandA and Harmonica Vacuum sweeps Japan. You’re dreaming. This isn’t real. shhh.
The week that was in five minutes. We’ve seen Japan hit by two earthquakes, Clive Palmer hit with reality and a mattress that knows when you’re hitting it on the sly.
A US congresswoman has drafted a bill where text-walking would be punished by a stint in Jail. But would you support it here?
And then, he riseth. But hopefully, you’re still in bed. Long Reads this week features the legacy of Baader-Meinhof, Friends for hire and ancient Benin.
RW Chinnery explains how the “landmark” decision to compensate South Korea’s women abused under Japanese rule is only set to cheat them further.
Following his recent restroom reno success, Derryn Hinch digs into the ins and outs of Japanese toileting culture. Here’s what he learned…