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Ken Shimura remembered for his huge contribution to the game Rock, Paper, Scissors in Japan

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The customers Japanese convenience store clerks hate the most

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One-Punch Man artist shares 10-year-old daughter's drawings online

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Social distancing ideals vs reality: Beautiful Thai woman reveals the difference【Photos】

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Japan's prime minster to declare state of emergency for Tokyo over coronavirus infections

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Crowdfunded samurai sword-inspired kitchen knives now available for general sale

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Kirby wedding rings let you combine powers with the love of your life【Photos】

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Japanese baby flashes peace sign from the womb, lets mom know everything is going to be all right

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Parenting while teleworking — a day in the life of a Japanese father in the midst of COVID-19

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Where'd the time go?! Top anime series that finished ten years ago, ranked by Japanese netizens

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Japan's steampunk business card holder says "Let's do lunch, and yes, I am from the future-past"

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Embassy employee pulls April Fools' Day prank, gets admired for Photoshop skills instead

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Kumamoto teacher suspended for slapping student on the head and kicking him for 35 minutes

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Shakey's Japan releases Mojo Potato recipe to keep home cooks happy during coronavirus outbreak

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One Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask scene is less zany, much sadder to adults, salaryman learns

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The sad story of the Japanese vending machine set to disappear at the end of the year

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WARNING! The Civic hatchback can't drive through Evangelion AT fields, Honda's lawyers say【Vids】

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Here's how to be a Shiba Inu's favorite person

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Using Japan's ancient recipe for homemade instant rice that lasts at least two years, possibly 20

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Japanese men rank their favorite female Studio Ghibli characters

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Anime hair for a day! Testing the new Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba hair coloring wax

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Jason calls off Friday the 13th activities due to coronavirus

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Japanese students hold graduation ceremony in Minecraft amid school cancellation

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Thanks to the coronavirus over 450 manga volumes are now free to read online

29 days ago

Nara deer leave park, head to station for food as tourist numbers tumble due to coronavirus

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What if One Piece was a girls' comic? Shojo manga artist produces character redesign【Pics】

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Japanese cosplayer unveils the truth behind girl gamers with these photos

26 days ago

Why did Hayao Miyazaki agree to release Studio Ghibli anime films on Netflix?

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Funny Shiba dog had a silly reaction to eating natto, frightened its owners, made the vet laugh

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Japanese adult video company offers 200 free movies as pandemic support, site crashes same day

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Adult Cream Pie coming to McDonald's Japan

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Japan goes beyond rice cookers with new curry rice cooker, the kitchen gadget we need right now

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Japanese cosplay model shows off thighs, but fans' eyes are on her Nintendo 64 controller grip

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Free 'Language Learning with Netflix' extension makes studying Japanese almost too easy

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Japan's one-person bento box-sized rice cooker can give you freshly cooked rice at the office

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Studio Ghibli suddenly makes 38 albums of anime music available on Spotify, Apple Music, and more

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My Hero Academia creator, publisher make official apologies for controversial character name

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Can you solve this crazy difficult, super satisfying math puzzle from a Japanese middle schooler?

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How do people in Japan feel about eating whale? We asked five people for their opinions

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Six ways to avoid looking like an "idiot" when shopping at Japanese convenience stores

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