Japan

Spirited Away x Loewe pop-up store in Harajuku whisks visitors away to the world of Studio Ghibli

New store is just as magical as the exclusive goods inside it. 

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Sukiyaki, soba, oden, and other Japanese comfort foods…for your pet cat or dog?!?

Special for-animal versions of traditional Japanese cuisine favorites might have you wanting to try a bite too.

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Deadly New Year mochi strikes again, hospitalizing 19 and resulting in 4 deaths

Pounded rice may be delicious, but it can be incredibly risky—especially in our current circumstances.

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Japanese firefighter docked pay for making over a million yen from game streaming

If you’re a firefighter in Japan, the only thing you can stream is water.

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The world’s oldest living person, Kane Tanaka, turned 119 this month

Happy birthday, Kane!

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Liev Schreiber’s son deemed “too beautiful” in Japan

Many are likening his look to Studio Ghibli’s Howl from Howl’s Moving Castle.

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Do men in Japan stand or sit to urinate?

Survey reveals some surprising discoveries about men’s toilet habits.

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Giant Pokémon Go video display at Shinjuku Station brings our reporter to tears

A moving moment…for more reasons than one. 

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Osaka restaurant has ramen for those who like it spicy, cold, sweet, hot, creamy, salty and meaty

Waiter, there’s a juxtaposition in my soup.

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Most of Japan’s new adults hope to fall in love and get married, according to recent survey

Marriage is on the table for many young people–but not as many as 26 years ago. 

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A room so huge it’s more like a warehouse.

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Stay warm with Gelato Pique’s new line of Animal Crossing loungewear coming out this week

Along with Tom Nook, you can also wear Lolly, Skye, and more!

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Hash browns disappear from McDonald’s Japan branches as country’s potato shortage continues

Supply line troubles between Japan and North America rob fans of breakfast bliss.

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Power up with this positively scrumptious kakuni braised pork Pac-Man manju from Nagasaki

Famous Kyushu specialty meets classic video game in this gastronomic dream team.

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Naruto Shippuden x Mizuno sneaker collaboration delights with subtle nods to main ninja trio

The “Contender Naruto” collection from Mizuno is Naruto Shippuden’s first-ever official collaborative line of sneakers.

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Japanese resort travel company is offering exciting “revenge” graduation trips

Never got a chance to celebrate your big win? Now you can, in style.

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One of Japan’s coolest castles looks even cooler this winter with laser mapping art event【Video】

There’s never a bad time to take a look at the Crow Castle, but this winter is an especially good one.

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Japanese government now officially allowed to use question marks and exclamation points

Change is part of first update to Guidelines for Official Writing Composition in 70 years.

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Gorgeous Pokémon sculpture made from beer bottles and crystal candy

Creative YouTuber also makes Pokémon that actually charge phones, act as speakers, and more.

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Study suggests Japanese curry effective at staving off dementia

A curry a week helps keep the brain at its peak.

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