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Can you use the fluctuating exchange rate and Japan’s weak yen to make some money? We find out

Our wannabe Wolf of Wall Street attempts to strike it rich with the volatile exchange rates.

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Bras of Versailles–Anime Rose of Versailles gets lingerie line designed by original creator【Pics】

Manga creator draws Marie Antoinette wearing bra and vowing to “bloom into full glory.”

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Ed Sheeran becomes a Pokémon anime character for new music video【Video】

”Celestial” video sees Ed Sheeran meet up with his favorite Pokémon species and fight against the series’ greatest antagonist.

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Ramen and dekotora come together at this restaurant in Japan

Korakuen Iekei Ramen Truck Yaro Since 2021 celebrates Japan’s culture of decorated trucks

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Can you enjoy a day at Tokyo’s Kokugikan sumo stadium if you know nothing about the sport?【Pics】

Our sumo beginner gets a lesson from a kimono-clad veteran.

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Yuzu Pringles: New Japan-exclusive flavour is so stimulating it’s turned Mr P’s eyes to stars

An all-new take on Sour Cream and Onion for those who like things sour. 

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The Big Bomb Onigiri Japanese rice ball helps us conquer mountain race but conquers us in the end

Our reporter completes a challenging race only to face a tougher challenge — a giant rice ball!

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The cool secret hidden in Tokyo Metro pillars at Ginza station

Subtle design details make the station and its passengers feel much more calm and pleasant.

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Tokyo Metro adds platform display showing where least crowded parts of the next train will be

Test program could help Tokyo commuters go from crazy crowded commutes to simply very crowded commutes.

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Japan’s new Melon Pan slices: Simply pop them on bread and heat and eat

Making Japanese melon bread at home is now easier than ever before!

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A beautiful, bittersweet interspecies anime romance that’s also an instant noodle commercial【Vid】

Kitsune udon and kitsune girl star in the latest gorgeous anime video from Nissin.

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Four bikers dressed as Spider-Man arrested in Saga City

With bitchin’ bikes come bitchin’ responsibility.

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Brad Pitt’s Bullet Train adds Japanese subtitles for its Japanese dialogue, makes Japan happy

It might sound redundant, but sound really is the issue here.

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Fly-through video of Sailor Moon Museum exhibit shows what’s waiting for fans in Tokyo【Video】

Exhibit enters its second phase, which will still be open when Japan reopens to international tourism.

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All-ages Catbus, real-world Spirited Away office part of new Studio Ghibli museum exhibit【Photos】

If you can’t get one of the limited number of Ghibli Park tickets, the Ghibli Exhibition will still give you a taste of the magic.

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What happens when a sweet bun maker teams up with a tonkatsu sandwich specialist?

You get two very unusual crossover products.

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We go to an old, hole-in-the-wall Chinese restaurant to eat Indonesian fried rice

Yes, even we wondered, “Why?”

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Japanese KitKats get a new regional flavour, straight from a Tokyo island

Plus, all the regional-exclusive KitKats get a revamp, giving them a whole new look. 

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Testing our luck – Can visiting Japan’s power spots improve the omikuji temple fortune you draw?

After a month of visiting auspicious sites, Seiji’s luck levels should be maxed out, right?

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Fushigi Yugi gets new manga chapter and pop-up store with new art to celebrate 30th anniversary

It’s like Suzaku just made fans’ wishes come true.

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