Oona McGee

Half-Japanese Oona McGee hails from Sydney, Australia, where she worked as a journalist and copywriter before making the move to Japan over a decade ago. Now she spends her days exploring the streets of Tokyo with her laptop and camera, always in search of new cafes, restaurants, events and stories to share with our readers. As an experienced food and travel reporter, Oona has travelled extensively through all 47 prefectures of Japan, and is constantly researching new destinations and drawing up itineraries for her next adventure.

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Japanese cat shocks owner with scary impression of Sadako crawling out of television

The freaky feline is giving people chills with its uncanny resemblance to one of Japan’s most terrifying horror movie stars.

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Cute hedgehog cools down like nobody’s watching 【Video】

The adorable little animal shows us how to cool down and melt hearts at the same time.

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Wear a genuine piece of Japanese sword around your neck with beautiful new jewellery range

The forged steel accessories are taken from various parts of a blade created by a master swordsmith.

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Japanese artists alter illustration of unrequited love with hilarious results

The man caught in between the scissors gets his revenge on the happy couple thanks to the creative talents of Japanese artists.

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Japanese pen contains miniature coffee siphon that works with the warmth of human touch

Watching the liquid move and bubble as it reacts to warmth makes it easy to forget that this is actually a pen!

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Can you spot the phone? The picture puzzling the world is now driving Japanese people crazy too!

Believe it or not, there really is an iPhone hidden somewhere on that carpet.

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Watermelon Dango: Traditional Japanese dessert gets a new look for summer with an amazing flavour

Join us as we taste the unique limited-edition treat, with lots of sweet details and mouthwatering photos.

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Inventor of instant ramen noodles appears as Japanese samurai in awesome new animated rap video

The beautiful animated visuals and rap soundtrack make it easy to learn Japanese and discover the history of instant noodles at the same time.

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113-year-old soba noodle restaurant closes in Tokyo due to heartbreaking development

The poster explaining the reason for the closure of the family-run business is breaking hearts around the internet.

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Japanese otaku lifehack shows how to bring sexy anime characters to life

Anime fans in Japan are applauding the simple yet effective idea.

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Art-loving feline attempts to enter cat exhibition at Hiroshima museum

Will the cute black cat receive the red carpet treatment or will he be refused entry at the door for not having a ticket?

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Catch your lover’s heart with new range of Pokémon bridal jewellery

Each of the beautiful items in the seven-piece collection come stored in a gorgeous case emblazoned with an image of a Poké Ball!

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Häagen-Dazs Japan creates “Heart Hunting Campaign” with 11 different hearts hiding in ice creams

Now there’s something else to look forward to when opening a tub of ice cream.

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We visited the Studio Ghibli Exhibition at Roppongi Hills as part of an exclusive event!【Photos】

With a life-sized Totoro, a cat bus for adults, and an enormous airship that floats up and down, this exhibition will spirit you away to the magical world of Ghibli.

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Japanese cat wows the internet with an insatiable hunger for vegetables

From cucumbers to cabbage and sweet potatoes, this cat can’t resist the allure of a good vegetable.

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Pokémon digital illustrator gives us a tutorial in the history of anime eyes

The transition from past to present in the world of Japanese animation is certainly an eye-opening experience.

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New Japanese dish combines two summertime greats – soba noodles and kakigori shaved ice

Now you can enjoy your main dish and dessert together in one meal.

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Japanese man arrested for putting semen-filled condoms in schoolgirls’ bags for several years

The man is being charged with property damage after the contents leaked into one girl’s bag.
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Japanese naked restaurant lifts age and weight restrictions

After making international headlines for its strict entry policy, The Amrita has made a number of surprising changes to their nude dining experience.

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Cosplayers and models share selfies to celebrate Bikini Day in Japan

Women in Japan and across the world commemorated the 70th birthday of the bikini on July 5 by showing off their beach bodies on the internet.

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