Japan’s 10 Weird/Shocking Moments Caught On Twitter Photos

Japan seems to always have weirdest things happening to it. Here’s a glimpse of Japanese people’s everyday life. Created by Rinkya, your source for Yahoo Japan Auction items in English! Sign up for mailing list for latest updates, including our favorite Japanese kitten Wasabi-chan’s news.

1. A Woman Got Her Leg Caught Between A Train and A Platform, People Gather to Help Tilt the Train to Rescue

From @kishaburaku. This just happened on July 22nd at JR Minami Urawa Station, Saitama. Over-crowded Japanese trains could be sometime be useful since you get so many people helping in emergency!

2. Stuffed Rilakkuma Punished to Set an Example for What Would Happen to Shoplifters

From @dover_s2. “Whoever steals from this shop shall be hang. We don’t care if you are an adorable stuffed bear.”

3. Taking a Pot Scourer for a Walk

From @deeppoid. I have a theory that most weirdest things in Japan happen in train stations.

4. Even An Onigiri (Japanese Rice Ball) Takes a Train in Japan

From @1_kazu28. Looks like the rice ball found its perfect spot it’s destined for…

5. Giant Tomato Man Sighted Several Times in Tokyo Area

From @ryukawa0517. It’s been reported by some Twitter users that the Giant Tomato Man sometimes hang out with Lettuce Man and Buns Man.

6. Using a Mac in Starbucks

From @piano1431. Some people actually carry a desktop computer on their back and commute to work everyday on trains.

7. Scariest Apartment in Osaka

From @zatsuhana. They are watching you…

8. Used Color Contact Lenses Should Not be Left There

From @potyomukin33. This would give me a heart attack if I encounter one in my bathroom.

9. A “Stray” Roomba on Street

From @TOKYO_LITHMATIC. This Roomba seems to be “lost” on the street in Kanda area. Hopefully the owner comes and get you soon!

10. J-POP Idol Shoko Nakagawa’s New Hair-Do: Cicada Cast-off Shells

From @shoko55mmts. This is not really an “everyday life” sort of photo, but it’s quite freaky! Shoko Nakagawa performed at a live concert with this hair woven with cicada cast-off shells, and reportedly she threw some of those shells at her audience from the stage as fan service. No you are an adorable girl but I don’t want it thank you!

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