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It's a cherry blossom party in your mouth with sakura matcha Pocky!

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Izakaya etiquette: Stacking your plates after eating doesn't help waitstaff in Japan

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We test the cleaning power of the miniature washing machine from 100 yen shop Daiso

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According to this encyclopedia of Japanese otaku fashion, which one are you?

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Japan has a festival where they straight-up throw dudes into a fire【Videos】

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Video surfaces of Mr. Sato's days as an alternative rock bassist and amateur animator

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New virgin-killing sweater discovered, modeled in Japan【Photos】

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Nara City apologises after employee jumps from platform to platform across railway tracks【Video】

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Perfect otaku gear: New hanging file case cover display merch for sale and trade at conventions

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Japanese boy's real-world ninja animation on train warms hearts around the world【Video】

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Foreign travelers now spend more money in Japan than ever before, surprise country at top of list

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We ride Bridgestone's new TB1e electric bike over 80 miles in Japan, barely wear down the battery

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Mother of Kyoto Animation artst who died in arson wants on-site memorial, residents opposed

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Kyoto Animation arson attack

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Pokémon collaborates with designers to sell cute merch at select ASOKO stores in Japan【Photos】

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Moving life-size Gundam statue's debut date, new home in Japan announced【Video】

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Tokyo man arrested for abandoning father's remains in a subway station men's room

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Studio Ghibli grants streaming rights to Netflix, but anime fans in three key countries left out

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Tokyo florist's "flower subscription" service lets you choose new blossom to take home every day

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Tenga releases masturbatory-aid shaped chocolates for Valentine's Day in Japan

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Newest, final short in the Gundam vs. Hello Kitty Project has Amuro and Kitty join forces【Video】

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Gundam vs. Hello Kitty

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HALOP: The Japanese huggy pillow for people who already have a human boyfriend/girlfriend

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

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We taste the Adult Cream Pie from McDonald's Japan

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Fake eggs are being used in Japanese convenience store bentos

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

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See-through Japanese maid's uniform gives you the power of X-Ray vision

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Japanese politeness is a myth: One person's tale strikes a chord with people around the country

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What are these strange empty "seats" that are being spotted in Tokyo train stations?

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Hundreds of otaku line up to get spanked by anime voice actress at Tokyo event

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The weird and wonderful things you'll find at Japanese love hotels【Photos】

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Why throw away your leftover ramen broth when you can use it to make awesome ramen rice instead?

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Eat your burger with a Japanese sword at Shogun Burger in Tokyo

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Adult Cream Pie coming to McDonald's Japan

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Pokémon fan learns the startling truth about the Wooloo plushie

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Here's what happened when our three middle-aged reporters got makeovers with new makeup for men

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Japanese shrine bans foreign visitors following disrespectful behaviour by tourists

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How to respond to Japanese people saying "I don't speak English" when you're speaking Japanese?

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Man at Ichiran ramen receives frightening note from man in the next booth

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Microsoft Japan's experiment with 3-day weekend boosts worker productivity by 40 percent

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Japan's cheapest hotel charges just 130 yen (US$1.20) for a room, with a huge, no-privacy catch

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Five reasons not to live in Japan (as chosen by Switzerland's perviest otaku)

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