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New instant ramen from Acecook really puts the “carb” in “carbonara”

Two meals for the price of a really cheap one.

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This Shinjuku capsule hotel offers a capsule, a fancy bath, and a sauna for about 3,000 yen per night

For weary workers or budget travelers, it’s a great accommodation option!

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Suntory whiskey chocolates now exist in Japan thanks to aroma chocolatier

Whiskey aficionados are always happy to have distiller Suntory’s premium varieties in their glass, and now you can have them in your chocolate too.

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Terrifying snow No Face found in Japan gets thumbs up from Studio Ghibli【Photos】

Maybe we should call this version of the Spirited Away scene stealer Snow Face.

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What’s the true reason for Japanese train delays classed as “customer support”?

When you hear this term being used on trains, it’s often a euphemism for something more serious.

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How to cancel a floor on a Japanese elevator

Cool hack will save you time and keep you in everyone’s good books.

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“Hey, Japanese taxi driver, take us to the best seafood joint in Otaru!”

What happens when we put our faith in a cab driver for local restaurant recommendations in Hokkaido?

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Half of 7-Elevens in Japan to start selling 100-yen Daiso products this month

Now buying cheap everyday goods is even more convenient than before!

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Japan’s Mini Stop rolls out “Addictive Kitchen” hash browns to satisfy Japan’s “potato refugees”

McDonald’s Japan potato shortage continues to be an opportunity for competitors using local growers.

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We sigh and swoon over the adorable Year of the Tiger Starbucks goods sold  in the rest of Asia

Don’t get us wrong, Starbucks Japan has great merchandise, but have you seen Starbucks Singapore?!

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Sailor Moon’s Senshi get Sanrio partners, English fighting phrases in crossover merch line

”In the name of Mars, I’ll chastise you!”

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Taste-testing the “cheese that gives you weird dreams”【Experiment】

The Japanese Internet is buzzing about this mysterious blue cheese, and as usual, we’re ahead of schedule on the weirdness.

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Japanese karaoke rooms become live concert venues for otaku and oshikatsu

A place where you can dance with your idol like no one is watching.

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Former Nintendo headquarters reopens as hotel in Kyoto

Reservations now being accepted for a night in gaming history.

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Tokyoites don’t recognize legendary manga artist as Akira creator goes for stealthy stroll【Video】

Katsuhiro Otomo poses in front of Katsuhiro Otomo mural, nobody notices.

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New Japanese KitKat is…a Heartful Bear!

Japan-exclusive chocolate comes with special messages for Valentine’s Day.

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Is McDonald’s Japan’s new Godiva hot chocolate worth the relatively high price?

In a country where you can buy cheap drinks everywhere, expensive luxuries need to be worth the calories.

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We find what looks like an alien species at a fish market so of course we make sashimi out of it

Because the weirdest-looking fish make the tastiest sushi, in our experience!

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Starbucks Japan’s newest Frappuccino is the only date we need this Valentine’s Day

A cool beverage that knows how to treat you right.

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Sales of My Melody merchandise featuring Sanrio character’s mom’s life advice get cancelled

Decision follows backlash to advice such as “A woman’s enemy is always other women,” but not everyone is happy.

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