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Very smart, funny cat shows exactly what it feels like to go outside in Japan’s heat wave【Video】

People are laughing, but honestly, this cat has the right idea.

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It’s OK to eat ramen every day, says Japanese doctor…as long as it’s not one type

Doctor gives opinion on how to slot a daily bowl of ramen into a healthy diet.

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Dive into a galaxy of jellyfish with Ikebukuro Sunshine Aquarium’s new Jellyfish Panorama【Photos】

An exhibit so soothing that it can literally put you to sleep.

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Morons caught blasting adult video audio inside one of Tokyo’s busiest train station

But it wasn’t naked people that they wanted to watch.

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Ghibli Museum reveals new social distancing rules for visitors ahead of reopening【Videos】

The giant Catbus and Saturn Theatre seating present some social distancing challenges. 

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78-year-old dad in Japan handmakes amazing anime figure furniture for his otaku child

A story to warm the heart…and fill it with desire for a set of your very own.

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Japanese company creates face masks for musicians

Pandemic sax appeal. 

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Which conveyor belt sushi place’s chawanmushi egg custard is the best? We investigate【Taste Test】

If you skip this sometimes-overlooked part of a traditional sushi restaurant meal, you’re missing out! Read More

Japanese Corgi makes a Pokémon friend as life-size Yamper plushie moves into his home【Video】

Birthday pooch is very happy with his present.

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Now you can ‘stay’ in a Japanese castle without even leaving your sofa

There are even futons for you to ‘sleep’ on!

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It’s time for a Pokémon ASMR trip to the seaside with Squirtle’s Day at the Beach!【Video】

Water-type starter is joined by two other Pokémon species for some relaxing summer fun.

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Japanese YouTuber fights on the streets of Shibuya in new real-life video game episode【Video】

Second instalment includes a boss fight and a stop at Matsuya to fuel up on gyudon beef bowls.

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Online survey sheds light on prefectural personality rankings of Japanese people

Ranking reveals Japanese impressions of which prefectures seem to boast residents with the best personalities.

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Experience the horror of a haunted house at home with these spooky online events by Obaken

Tokyo haunted house Obaken is supplying you with all things spooky this summer–safely at home!

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Plastic bag usage at Japanese stores down by 50 percent, but plastic bags sales through the roof

No good deed goes uncircumvented.

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Possibly the cutest hotel rooms in the world – Hello Kitty themed rooms to open in Tokyo

Mixing traditional Japanese design with modern cuteness!

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Japanese man rides 1,000 kilometres on stolen mamachari bicycle to see Tokyo for first time

Epic journey stopped by police just short of completion. 

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Bones of over 1,500 people found at Osaka Station area construction site

Before the area was known as Umekita, it was known as Umeda Grave.

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56-year-old Pokémon GO trainer arrested for assaulting 55-year-old trainer

Suspect accused of taking trainer battles offline.

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How to turn konbini food into a luxury Japanese meal

It looks like a breakfast at a fancy ryokan inn, but all this food came from a humble 7-Eleven and cost about 10 bucks

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