Japan

Japan’s ramen is too cheap, restaurants should raise their prices, famous soccer player says

Sports star feels almost tripling the price of ramen would be acceptable.

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Japanese snack Umaibo asks fans to choose their favourite flavours in inaugural Umaibo ranking

Snack fans vote to decide once and for all which is the best flavour of Umaibo.

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On-warabimochi: A delicious Japanese dessert you should only eat with people who already love you

This sweet mochi treat is both hard to beat and hard to eat.

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Kimono snowboarder captivates Internet with awesome Coming of Age Day video【Video】

Kyoto college student shows us how awesome furisode look on the ski slopes.

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We try Tokyo restaurant’s crab ice cream that tastes more like crab than cream【Taste test】

Staff say it tastes even better with olive oil and pepper!

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Chinese Evangelion poster found to contain copied artwork

Promotion for Eva streaming in China looks an awful lot like French illustrator’s artwork.

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Japan’s prime minster should kill himself by seppuku, Russian politician says

”I can’t even comment on such delusion,” says security council deputy chairman, but still recommends ritual disembowelment.

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Japanese college student admits he robbed taxi driver, denies in court that he was rude about it

Suspect speaks up at trial to correct misquote that made him sound like a jerk while he was taking cabbie’s money.

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Japanese high school adds culottes to uniforms to better accommodate gender diversity

Changes also coming to blazer buttons at Hyogo school.

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We travel across the city like royalty — Hiroshima streetcar turns into fancy, private dining area

Our reporter travelled around Hiroshima City like a king in his own private tram.

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Japanese passport ranks yet again as the most mobile in the world in 2023

You can go almost anywhere with a Japanese passport!

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Johnnys’ Jr. group leader makes breakthrough discovery in marine biology in downtown Osaka

You don’t get much more Japanese than an idol fishing for eel on the Dotonbori.

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The lovely models of the 2023 Tokyo Auto Salon【Photos】

Mr. Sato attends the first post-pandemic protocol iteration of Japan’s largest car aftermarket show.

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Dean & DeLuca now has fancy good luck sushi rolls to help Japan celebrate Setsubun【Photos】

They’re almost too pretty to eat, but you’ll need to chow down if you want to get Japan’s most delicious traditional luck boost.

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Can our writers’ taste buds pick out the luxury kamaboko fish cake from these two?

Everyone’s loco for kamaboko!

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Turning your cake into an awesome-looking 2-D cake like this is quick and simple【Photos】

When you want to create dessert art, you just need a chocolate pen.

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Lucky Chinese dumpling sushi rolls coming in February

Confused? You should be.

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Starbucks Japan’s new Valentine’s Day Frappuccino is a saucy nod to a Japanese tradition

The only date we need this Valentine’s Day. 

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Tea with Totoro! Ghibli star gets his own green tea and drinkware line【Photos】

Three different teas and Hasamiyaki ceramics make tea time with the Studio Ghibli star cute and classy.

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We turn our home into one of Japan’s favorite cafes with at-home chocolate croissant baking kit

Delicious, fresh-baked chocolate croissants whenever we want them? Yes, please!

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