A butterfly lands on the face of a Japanese flutist, Yukie Ota, while she’s playing Pierrre Sancan’s ‘Sonatine’ at the 2014 Carl Nielsen International Flute Competition in Odense, Denmark.
Batman was seen zooming down the Wangan Line expressway, near Chiba, Japan, driving a custom trike-batpod. Seriously:
‘Please, lady, may I have some more?’
Moco the Cat is the epitome of lazy Sundays and Mondays…
Patalliro the Dog prays with a buddhist priest at the Renkoji Temple in Tokushima, Japan.
Footage of a Japanese politician, Ryutaro Nonomura, crying at a press conference went viral in his home country and across the internet. The video shows the 47-year-old member of the Hyogo Prefectural Assembly sobbing incoherently, screaming nonsensical phrases and banging on the desk as he tried to defend himself against claims he had misused public funds. Nonomura is being accused of spending over 3 million yen (around US$30,000) on trips to a luxury hot springs resort.
A wild boar was filmed attacking a cameraman in Kobe, Japan, while his TV crew was covering a story about the animal’s attack on a teenage schoolgirl and an 83-year-old man in the area. Local media reports the 30-year-old TV Asahi cameraman was…
The best exercise equipment commercial you’ll see today comes from Japan:
Japanese soccer players, Kengo Nakamura and Yoshito Okubo, recreate the ‘Handou Shuu Soku Jin Hou’ shot from the animated series Captain Tsubasa (aka Flash Kicker). Make sure to turn on the closed captions on the Youtube player:
Maëly, a 5-year-old little girl from France, sings along to ‘Yoshu Fukushu‘ by Maximum the Hormone, while riding in the backseat of a car. She’s really gets into the music: