Japan

Origami folded by gyaru – The first capsule toy it’s impossible to get a complete set of【Photos】

Flock of cranes folded by flashy women comes with a side of philosophy.

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Do people in Kyoto really stand to the right on escalators?

How true is the left-in-Tokyo, right-in-Kyoto standing rule?

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Super Mario movie delayed, Nintendo posts strange apology

”This is Miyamoto.”

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Did you know Tokyoites get discounts on certain hotels? We list them up

A discount just for living, working, or studying in Tokyo? We’ll take it!

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A trip to the deadline cafe in Tokyo, where staff won’t let you leave until you’re done writing

A place where you can pay staff to look over your shoulder to help you stop procrastinating.

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Our reporter dishes on the differences between sushi from Ginza Kyubey and Sushiro【Taste test】

Yuuichiro explores the similarities and dissimilarities of sushi from an upscale restaurant in Tokyo and an inexpensive conveyor belt sushi chain. 

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Sega begins Puyo Puyo Boot Camp to help bring eSports into more Japanese high schools

A place where kids can learn their power chains from their stairs.

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Japan’s first Dinosaur Race features T. rexes flopping their way across the finish line 【Video】

Ah, yes, it’s good to see the first race of its kind in approximately 66 million years.

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US$12,000 Final Fantasy figure is so amazingly beautiful it just might be worth the price【Photos】

If you’re gonna drop 1.485 million yen on a video game figure, this is the one to do it on.

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We make chashu in just eight minutes, thanks to Kaldi’s microwaveable roast pork【Taste Test】

“Quick” and “easy” are not words usually associated with roast pork… until now!

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Deep-fried delight – Taste testing the menchi katsu from four Japanese convenience store chains

Four chains, five cutlets, and one very full stomach.

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McDonald’s teams up with local confectioners for new lineup of very Japanese desserts

Schoolgirls step in to represent Tokyo, Kyoto, and a surprise outsider for this surprising collection. 

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New “wet” potato chips revolutionise the snack industry in Japan

Not in Japan to try them? We’ve got you covered with a hack to make wet chips at home, no matter where you are in the world!

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Bulk-buying otaku has heart broken by Spy x Family Gum【Video】

Anime tie-in turns out, unexpectedly, to be exactly what it promised.

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Never waste time arguing about what to eat for dinner again with Japan’s Six Noodle Dice【Photos】

It’s not a gamble when all of the outcomes are delicious.

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Luxury hotel chain opens hotel on edge of Osaka’s infamous Nishinari for its “deep culture”

Brings new meaning to the phrase “slumming it.”

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Ultraman title logo generator set up online by McDonald’s Japan

What’s old is Shin again!

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Taste-testing the Strawberry Mango Oolong Tea at Starbucks Taiwan

How does the earthy taste of oolong tea pair with fruity flavors?

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Set of 4,368 train tickets goes on sale to commemorate Japan Railways 150th anniversary

The collection comes in a set of six binders so you can display all 4,368 of your tickets easily.

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New McDonald’s burgers pay homage to an icon of the kaiju genre

A favourite returns…with some surprising new ingredients.

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