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Cat owner who sold car to pay for pet’s treatment gets huge surprise from world’s best buyer

Turns out the happy ending to this story was actually just the happy middle, with more kindness to come.

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Move over, Pikachu and Eevee — Piplup is here to take over Pokémon Tokyo Banana!

We’re very much looking forward to eating you, Piplup!

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Saddest original PlayStation ever? Store labels symbol of Japanese couple’s ‘90s love “junk”

Kaori and Naoto were so very much in love in the summer of 1997.

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Mos Burger x Dassai sweet sake collaboration expands with new rice burgers and a konjac drink

New limited-edition range is a surprise feast for the eyes and the taste buds.

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Testing 23 different yakiniku dipping sauces from the Japanese supermarket to find the top three

Plus two honorable mentions!!

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107-year-old Japanese sisters are oldest twins in the world, according to Guinness World Records

The pair took the Guinness World Record from another pair of twins, who were also Japanese.

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This cute cat is all of us after receiving the coronavirus vaccine

Feline’s sore-arm pose melts our hearts.

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Japanese home center emergency evacuation set could save your life, make you look like a goldfish

How does this one stack up against Muji’s recent disaster preparedness kit?

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Sega closes landmark Tokyo arcade, massive crowds gather, manager vows comeback【Pics, video】

Chapter of video game history comes to a close, but staff are still hoping for a new beginning.

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Reversible Destiny Lofts needs your help to protect its destiny during coronavirus pandemic

Architectural landmark in Tokyo faces a shaky future.

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New Fuma ninja being recruited for first time in 400 years

Odawara ninja clan disappeared from history four centuries ago, but the city is training a new generation for a new mission.

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The popular Night at the Aquarium: Lots of Sex exhibit returns to Tokyo’s Sunshine Aquarium

We bet you’ve never read the words “sexy” and “fish” in the same phrase before.

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Macho in another world – Japanese muscular man stock photo sites adds isekai category【Photos】

This guy looks like he could have been a hero in the real world already.

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Shopping at Japanese convenience store Lawson? Don’t forget to take a cooking pot with you!

New Oden Pot Discount is good for the environment and your wallet.

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ABS Wholesale Center cuts out the middleman to a good time【Japan’s Best Home Senbero】

We take a no-frills approach to a night of drinking.

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Cats and cosplay gravure models are the focus of number-one cosplayer Enako’s new TV show【Photos】

Team of beautiful models steps in when cats don’t feel like cooperating.

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“Who the hell are you?” Japanese man asks bear while it’s attacking him

Bear refuses to answer.

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Wear a Japanese warlord’s armor as a watch by supporting this crowdfunding campaign

Can they raise the funds to make this traditional masterpiece of an accessory?

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Sephiroth in real life? How to unsheathe a massive 6.8-foot samurai sword

It’s not every day you get to see moves like this outside of anime and video games.

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Studio Ghibli thanks international fans for translating its tweets, asks them to keep it up

Famed anime house has followers from dozens of countries, wants to connect with all of them.

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