I often think that we have some strange game shows here in the United States. Then I watch some clips showing what they've got in Japan and ours seem so tame. Watch as these two girls try to blow a cockroach in a tube into each other's mouth.
Many people have the image of being in a pile full of puppies. All of those cute little fur-balls nuzzling up beside you. Now lets swap puppies for bunnies.... have you ever thought of that?
There is a place in Japan nicknamed Rabbit Island for their large population of rabbits just running around...
Did you know that the yo-yo was first invented as a weapon? It's true.
Did you know that there is actually a National Yo-Yo Championship in Japan? This guy is crazy good with the yo-yo. It kind of makes you sad that you can't even get it to come back up to your hand, doesn't it?
Noriatsu Osaka had three home runs and a triple, as the team from Tokyo, Japan beat Goodlettsville, Tennessee, 12-2, on Sunday in the championship game of the 2012 Little League World Series in South Williamsport, PA.
We know December 7th, 1941 was the date thebJapanese bombed Pearl Harbor, but it was on this date 10 months later that the Japanese did something for the first and only time during World War Two. They
were able to launch a successful bombing run of the U-S mainland.
It came down to penalty kicks and the Japanese women came out on top of the United States Sunday night in Frankfurt, Germany. The American women controlled most of the game but came up short on a number of great chances. Finally, the U-S squad took a 2-1 lead in regulation only to see the Japanese tie it again with 10 minutes to play. So tied at 2-2 at the end of regulation the title game went