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Mr. Sato tries out ‘the Life Ruiner’, a wearable kotatsu – will it ruin his life?

Now you can feel the irresistable warmth of a kotatsu whenever you want, so say goodbye to productivity.

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Fashion magazine Egg’s 2020 Japanese Buzzword Awards are here to bring out your inner teen

The number one pick is derived from the lyrics of a song that’s sung in neither Japanese nor English. 

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Pathetically weak Magikarp shown love with Pokémon manhole covers in birthplace of koi culture

Central Japan gets its very first Pokéfuta.

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The strange seasonal surprise hanging from the ceiling of this station in rural Japan【Photos】

Nakanojo welcomes you to Gunma with a beautiful local tradition you won’t find at any other station in Japan.

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Nara University study finds some common teas can neutralize COVID-19

Let’s hope this doesn’t turn into another buying frenzy.

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Let Pikachu and Ditto keep your belongings safe with new silicone ring straps

Always dropping your phone? Then maybe you need these!

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Japanese bathroom has a clever countermeasure for guys who pee on the floor at the urinal【Photos】

It might not be permanent, though.

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Yakiniku sneakers from Japan let you wear your love for meat on your feet

With clever design details and only 50 available, these kicks are a hot commodity.

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Japan’s coldest prefecture offering frozen river open-air soaking this winter

Minus 20-degree weather is the perfect time for an unheated dip, right?

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Someone asked Nintendo President Satoru Iwata to lay off workers, and his response was awesome

Late video game boss said the words every employee wants to hear.

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City official, angered when asked to wear a mask, throws own feces

Very likely the first political scandal of an official throwing their own poo.

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Japanese VTuber Usada Pekora’s new plum wine has a label drawn by Madoka’s character designer

Otaku across the generations can appreciate this plum wine, sourced from hundred-year-old plum trees!

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Instant ramen with 40 billion lactic acid bacteria on sale now

I demand a recount!

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Japanese gamer supplement drink gets sequel with in Jelly Game Booster Ver. 2.0

Feedback from e-sport pros leads to reworked recipe for video gaming success.

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Pokémon Moomoo Milk-flavor cookies going on sale in Japan

Yes, some Pokémon species produce milk, and now you can find out what it tastes like!

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Medical university in Tokushima honors student for his gaming

And I have yet to hear from my alma mater…

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Final Fantasy developer Square Enix makes working from home a permanent option for employees

Because if your home is your castle, doesn’t that mean it’s the perfect place to create an RPG?

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Nintendo is shutting down the level upload feature for Super Mario Maker

Super Mario Maker is about to become just Super Mario Player.

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Tokyo talent “scout” picks wrong woman to try to recruit, and not just because she’s a politician

Showing her photos of events he claims to have managed backfires spectacularly.

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Kanji T-shirt seen on U.S. TV show makes Japanese viewers giggle

According to his shirt, this guy isn’t just “huge in Japan”, he’s huge somewhere else too. 

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