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A Burger King in Japan constructed a cheeseburger -- emphasis on cheese -- on par with the zaniest of all In-N-Out Burger monstrosities.

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Lights Out

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The trailer for animator Hitoshi Takekiyo's After School Midnighters is the best video about a classroom anatomy model come to life to befriend/terrorize kindergarteners you will see today, hands down.

Here's the totally WTF official synopsis:

The main character 'Kynst Lijk' is a human body model that stands in a science room of an elementary school. Kynst Lijk also reigns over the school after midnight. One day, when a naughty kindergarden trio accidentally meets him, his ordinary life changes. The scariest and craziest after midnight adventure begins …

It's cool. I wasn't planning on falling asleep tonight anyway.

[cartoonbrew.]

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Mameshiba are a decidedly unappetizing race of dog-faced legumes that spout bizarre, unsolicited trivia nuggets.

They initially starred in a series of 20 interstitials produced by the Tokyo-based advertising agency Dentsu.

Here are all 20, in chronological order.

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Afternoon Snack

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At Men Baka Ichidai in Kyoto, the house specialty is fire-flavored ramen noodles.

[japanprobe.]

Crazyass Japanese Thing of the Day

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Crazyass Japanese Thing of the Day: The "researchers" at Japanese news blog RocketNews24 decided to cook a McDonald's meal on a bed of rice inside a rice cooker. Why? Because apparently "a Big Mac, french fries and chicken nuggets taste amazing when cooked in a rice cooker."

Also: Japan.

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Crazyass Japanese Thing of the Day: Zookeepers and security guards at Tokyo's Ueno Zoo conducted their annual escaped-Rhino drill this week.

As always, it was incredibly Japanese.

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Crazyass Japanese Thing of the Day: Hooters and Hello Kitty -- together at last?

Hooters Tokyo has teamed up with Sanrio to offer the first 1,000 Valentine's Day patrons special commemorative pins featuring Hello Kitty dressed up as a Hooters waitress which apprently is not creepy at all.

In addition, the boobs and hot wings joint will be serving two li