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Pokémon collaborates with designers to sell cute merch at select ASOKO stores in Japan【Photos】

These conversation-starters range from tote bags to food containers to umbrellas.

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Moving life-size Gundam statue’s debut date, new home in Japan announced【Video】

After leaving Tokyo, the original life-size Gundam is establishing a new base in another major Japanese city.

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Tokyo man arrested for abandoning father’s remains in a subway station men’s room

That probably wasn’t mentioned in the will.

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Studio Ghibli grants streaming rights to Netflix, but anime fans in three key countries left out

190 reasons to be happy, and three to be sad..

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Tokyo florist’s “flower subscription” service lets you choose new blossom to take home every day

Cafe offers a beautiful way to start your day.

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“Sweet pleasure for your mouth” with a play on the word for penis in Japanese. 

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Newest, final short in the Gundam vs. Hello Kitty Project has Amuro and Kitty join forces【Video】

We also see exactly how Hello Kitty would attack if she were a Gundam: very, very cutely.

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HALOP: The Japanese huggy pillow for people who already have a human boyfriend/girlfriend

A new kind of dakimakura designed to provide fantasies that are actually based in reality.

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Japanese politeness is a myth: One person’s tale strikes a chord with people around the country

There’s one place in particular where Japanese people aren’t just not polite, they’re downright rude.

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Inedible but squeezable: Disney announces Tsum Tsum sakura mochi line

A sign of the spring days to come with Disney’s newest line of Tsum Tsum toys.

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Mayor of Osaka wants to legally control when kids can and can’t use smartphones in their own home

55-year-old politician thinks kids are ditching school because they’re spending too much time on their phones.

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See what lies underneath with this sheer cosplay costume born from a busty manga sketch.

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McDonald’s Japan’s cute Sanrio toy has a dis-ass-terous misprint

A dog doesn’t need two of those! No matter how cute they are!

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Does Comiket need to revise its booth code system for foreigners who don’t understand Japanese?

Fan thinks Japanese linguistic stubbornness is limiting the potential audience of Japan’s artists and creators.

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Japanese newspaper issues correction over hilarious Harry and Meghan photo

When you can’t tell the difference between fiction and real life.

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Counting sheep to get to sleep may work after all, unless you speak Japanese

Japanese children’s book suggests we might have been doing it wrong all this time.

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Eat your burger with a Japanese sword at Shogun Burger in Tokyo

Each blade is made by a craftsman from Seki using centuries-old traditional swordsmithing techniques.

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It’s a cherry blossom party in your mouth with sakura matcha Pocky!

Sakura are ready to bloom on your taste buds even before the start of spring.

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Survey says more than 70 percent of Japanese people think gender inequality exists in Japan

But it’s not just women who feel that way; a majority of men think so, too.

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Hundreds of otaku line up to get spanked by anime voice actress at Tokyo event

Star of Puella Magi Madoka Magica and Symphogear gives a very special hello to her fans’ butts.

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