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Japanese netizen takes photo of cuddly foxes, draws burly monstrosity out of it

Internet names it “Muscle Fox”, pits it against “Macho Right Hook Dog”.

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“Students are only allowed three sneezes in class” Japanese people share their worst school rules

Things are so bad, an organization was formed to investigate these ridiculous rules.

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Looking for a unique afternoon tea in Tokyo? Have a picnic indoors at Fruit Picnic in Harajuku

Relax on a lawn and enjoy some good food without having to actually sit outside.

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Japanese convenience stores want you to be honest and request to pay higher sales tax rate

Soon, some shoppers will be expected to say “Excuse me, but please charge me more.”

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You could be renting this 300-year-old samurai era house in Japan right now

”Just about the best-condition 300-year-old property you’ll ever find,” boasts realtor.

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30 ways people keep reacting to our born-in-America returnee Japanese writer

After spending his first few years living in the U.S., he’s spent the rest of his life answering the same questions over and over.

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Detective Pikachu makes his Pokémon Cafe debut with new menu items for the live-action sleuth

The first-ever live-action Pokémon movie is getting a special salute from Tokyo’s permanent Poké-eatery.

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One graffiti artist to be honored by Tokyo while another graffiti artist sits in jail

Tokyo governor sends clear message never to vandalize…unless you’re the toast of the art world.

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Foreign workers being hired for Fukushima nuclear power plant decommissioning project

Tokyo Electric Power Company plans to use new visa rules to add foreign staff to its 2011 earthquake/tsunami cleanup efforts.

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Five members of the Bad Lobster biker group arrested by Ebina police

Residents live in mild fear of the gang and hope their daughters never bring a Bad Lobster home for dinner.

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Lone Wolf and Cub’s Kazuo Koike passes away, final tweet is a salute to his manga rival

Unabashed lifelong otaku’s final online words express admiration for another recently departed anime/manga legend.

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Handsome Japanese YouTuber surprises fans with photos of his “dorky” high school self

Relationship advice YouTuber changed his whole look in very little time.

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Japan’s amazing wisteria flowers are here to make us all forget about the cherry blossoms【Photos】

Amazing garden’s massive 150 year-old flowering ofuji looks more beautiful than ever.

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Giga Big Mac returns to McDonald’s Japan, along with Grand Big Mac and new Big Mac Jr【Taste Test】

What’s the difference between the regular Big Mac, the Big Mac Junior, the Grand Big Mac, and the Giga Big Mac?

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“We wasted so much time in English class” — Japanese Twitter user points out major teaching flaw

One simple chart could have made all the difference.

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One-man anime creator is back with a staff and a beautiful new video with two cool twists

This schoolgirl doesn’t meet the boy you’d think she would, and she’s not who you expect either.

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“Women, go back to the kitchen” command misogynistic election banners seen in Okinawa

Female candidate and male opponent denounce classless political message.

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Baby penguin seeing sakura for the first time is all of us during hanami season 【Video】

You don’t have to be human to be captivated by the wonder of falling cherry blossoms.

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Popular coffee brand and Mobile Suit Gundam team up to make limited edition Gundam can designs

Collect all 25 cans featuring mechas from the original Mobile Suit Gundam series!

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Dog valiantly saves owner from an uncomfortable prank 【Video】

This dog will keep you out of harm’s way and out of embarrassment’s way.

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