In Japan gambling is illegal, the way they get around the law is to give out prizes instead of cash, which the winner can then sell back to the establishment for cash.
There is a Superhero Supply store in Brooklyn with a Cape Fitting room with a wind tunnel. They also sell Oxygen Gum, Bottled Chaos and have an Invisibility Testing Center.
Pokemon is Japanese for Pocket Monsters and Chinpokomon (the South Park parody) is Japanese for Penis Monsters.
For a high school science fair project, seventeen-year-old Michio Kaku built a particle accelerator in his parent’s garage that was able to generate a magnetic field 20,000 times greater than the Earth’s and produce collisions powerful enough to create antimatter.