Japan

Snuggly ferret makes adorably comfy beds from random household objects, especially loves socks

I mean, if you were small enough to fit in a warm fuzzy sock, you’d probably do it too, wouldn’t you?

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Foreigner investigated for truck-flipping thought it’d be OK since “Japan is crazy at Halloween”

When gauging appropriateness in a foreign land, using a drunken mob as your baseline is usually a bad idea.

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We try Starbucks Japan’s new Pistachio Christmas Tree Frappuccino drinks

Starbucks’ new limited-edition holiday drinks are designed to look like decorated Christmas trees…but do they taste like them?

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Tokyo police’s lifesaving makeshift water faucet also great as a home beer dispenser

Seiji finds yet another use for the Tokyo police’s simple survival tip.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate commercials feature super catchy song【Video】

You may think you’re already pumped for the release of Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on December 7, but you’re not truly prepared until you can sing this jingle.

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Sometimes a risque book title results in unintended victims.

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Net users take issue with mobile phone game’s graphics being “moe-fied” for Japanese release

Unnecessary revamping of graphics leads some to view it as a case of anime-ization gone too far

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4-year old wows Twitter with perfect pixel portrayals of Pretty Cure anime magical girls

The future looks bright for this budding artist, who made over 50 of the core PreCure cast out of acrylic beads.

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Four men arrested for Tokyo Halloween mayhem, 11 more, including foreigners, under investigation

Tokyo Metropolitan Police continue to gather evidence against those involved in flipping truck on streets on Shibuya.

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Rumiko Takahashi returns! Creator of Inu-Yasha, Ranma 1/2 announces new manga serial

After four decades of hits, one year off was apparently enough for the legendary manga star.

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Swiss-raised Japanese woman points out fundamental difference in Japanese, western communication

What’s obvious for some is far less so for others, and can lead to frustration when the listener doesn’t get the speaker’s message.

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Absolutely adorable Twitter video shows Japanese toddler topple over, get comforted by puppies

You know what they say…when you get knocked down, get right back up again, unless you’re being besieged by adorable puppy dogs.
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Buttress Pillow: People in Japan go crazy for life-sized huggy butt cushion

Because there’s nothing like sleeping with your face buried in a butt crack.

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Downtown Tokyo set to open its most important train station in 50 years, and now it has a name

Did the planners take our readers’ suggestion for the new Yamanote Line stop?

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Fed-up Japanese city hires a hawk to chase occupying army of crows away from city hall【Videos】

Matsuyama has a difficult bird problem, but now it has an awesome bird solution.

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There’s now an online portal for Dragon Ball’s Saiyans, for all their Saiyan needs

Want to know the latest Saiyan news? Or find out your Dragon Ball Fortune? Head to Yahoo! Planet Vegeta now!

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Donald Trump will probably be the first foreign leader to meet with Japan’s new emperor

State visit likely to occur in late spring/early summer of next year.

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Japanese cops called in to break up drunken brawl by other Japanese cops who were drunk

Multiple crimes committed during coworkers alcohol-fueled dinner.

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YouTubers come under fire for destroying traditional Japanese product in controversial video

The popular vloggers were forced to apologise after their actions sparked outrage in Japan.

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