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Japan weird news!!

We ate a pickled tapioca bubble rice bowl and it was un-bowl-lievable

If you think these are ikura fish eggs, you’re wrong! Read More

Japanese man changed name of his iPhone to “Please send cat pictures” and it worked

Ask and ye shall receive data.

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New Dragon Quest legendary baby armor turns your child into the hero of life’s adventures

A Dragon Quest baby draws near!

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Miniature Japanese ryokan room captivates all our hearts with its teeny tiny perfection

A Twitter artist fashioned a super small hotel scene next to a plug socket, and we can’t stop staring at it.

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Japan has canned fried chicken, and we taste-test two types of no-cook karaage

A revolution in fine, lazy dining, or a concept too good to be truly delicious?

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Starbucks adds Japanese soba noodles to its menu…in Hong Kong?!?【Taste test】

SoraNews24’s resident soba expert finds out what happens when an American coffeehouse whips up some Japanese buckwheat noodles in Hong Kong.

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Mongolian professor says Japan’s name for Mongolian barbecue, “Genghis Khan,” is disrespectful

Mutton dish is commonly known by name of Mongolian historical figure instead of its original name.

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Japanese Twitter obsessed with app that revives the VHS camcorder recording quality of the ‘80s

The app turns your high quality smartphone camera into a handheld VHS camcorder

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Starbucks Japan adds two different mouth-watering apple Frappuccinos for fall

Tart or sweet, either way you can’t go wrong with these fall treats.

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Canned fish rings now on sale at capsule machines across Japan!

Saury we didn’t tell you sooner.

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Kyoto cheap travel tip: Gas up with 2.2 pounds of pork cutlet fried rice curry for 12 bucks【Pics】

Need to fuel yourself through a whole day of sightseeing? Kitchen Gon is the place to eat.

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You’ll need a healthy dose of imagination for these Japanese window food samples

“Oh look honey, they have…fish? In block form? And miso soup! Also in block form!”

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Dad’s story about parenting on a train highlights Japan’s hidden prejudice against male parenting

Dads not playing a big role in parenting their kids has led to trouble for those who do.

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Kyoto Animation victims’ names may be disclosed without families’ agreement, investigator says

Kyoto Prefectural Police and National Police Agency disagree on how to handle identities of remaining 25 people who lost their lives in arson attack.

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Piranha Ramen is now a thing, and it’s coming to Japan for a limited time

Dubbed a world-first, this terrifying noodle dish is made with 100-percent piranha broth

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P.K. Sanjun buys Uniqlo’s new Shota no Sushi T-shirts, feels jaded because they’re so lame

Our Japanese language reporter and die-hard manga fan can’t hide his disappointment.

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Häagen-Dazs’ new Japanese pumpkin and sweet potato flavors are ready to fall into autumn

Summer isn’t quite over yet, but the ice cream maker is looking ahead to two of Japan’s fall favorites.

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Pokémon Cafe gears up for the spooky season by offering three new adorable Halloween dishes

Don’t miss out on these limited-edition lightning, dark, and grass-type yummies!

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Strip club guidance booth raid in Japan ends with police seizing 440 pounds of raw fish

Investigators knew something fishy was going on in Nagasaki.

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Our Japanese-language reporter has fun with a toilet paper gun, but finds two clear drawbacks

Why stick to boring old BB guns and water guns?

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