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Strange Japanese job ad asks to “deliver a pork-egg onigiri” from Okinawa to Tokyo twice per day

Not sure if eccentric or money laundering scheme.

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Tokyo Olympics committee announces safety plans for the Games, including priority hospital beds

Athletes will be in Japan, but they won’t get to see much of it.

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Japan Post Office to release commemorative Pokémon stamps based on original, iconic trading cards

These are probably going to be worth more than 84 yen each.

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We tried Pizza Hut Japan’s limited-edition pizza topped with…ice cream and maple syrup?

Dinner and dessert all in one meal? Now that’s efficient eating. Read More

Japanese transport group aims to set up public ropeway transit system by 2025

The group will continue to test their zip-line propelled capsule cars in Odawara City in Kanagawa.

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Japan’s new Pajama Suit is the perfect all-day, all-situations outfit for our current lifestyle

Mr. Sato models three different ways to wear these crossover clothes.

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Is ramune another COVID-19 casualty? Iconic Japanese soda faces plummeting sales and bleak summer

Not the ramune!

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Osaka man finds stranger eating in his kitchen at night, stranger dies shortly after

Truth is once again stranger than fiction.

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Got a hankering for hanpen? Here’s how to make your own Japanese fish cakes【SoraKitchen】

This particular style of fish cake dates back to the Edo period (1603-1868) and is made using only three key ingredients

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Instagram queen Naomi Watanabe’s latest post uses trick art to turn herself into sushi

These clever photos are part of the the catalogue art for her newest Spring & Summer fashion line.

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Tokyo cheerleader cafe adds male cheerleader service

New service is part of restaurant’s goal of “cheering for ladies and everyone who’s doing their best.”

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New cooking gadget turns your kitchen into a Japanese izakaya pub all by itself【Photos】

Why just be a home chef when you can be a home bartender too?

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Quaint robot ninja virtual sightseeing tours to be held in Kochi Prefecture

Probably the only time you’ll hear the phrase “quaint robot ninja.”

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Manga author isn’t so sure about stereotypical image of the timid girl who loves reading books

Bookworms are also warriors, he says.

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How a samurai’s quest for revenge created one of Tokyo’s best cafes, and it’s still open

Not far from Akihabara you’ll find Amanoya, but it wouldn’t be there if not for an assassination.

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Tokyo store that only sells black shirts sheds light on why it’s opening mid-pandemic

We chat with the minds behind this specialty store about its unusually uniform niche and learn to appreciate the plain.

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Tokyo’s anti-crowding coronavirus countermeasures backfire, make trains needlessly dangerous

Ridiculous problem could have been avoided simply by looking at a calendar.

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Nintendo’s newest Switch game will teach you how to make games of your own【Video】

Sure, Nintendo could make our games for us, but Game Builder Garage wants to put you in the designer’s chair.

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Japanese “Fan of the Ground” finds sushi in an unusual location

Japan’s ground community is spellbound by a discovery at their feet.

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People in Japan can now earn 10,000-yen bounties for scamming scammers

Turning the tables on the ore ore scam in Nagoya can leave you richer than you were before the attempted fraud.

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