UK

At the London branches of Marugame Seimen, you can change your udon’s broth–but choose wisely!

Sometimes “new” can be jarring…or even disappointing.

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Amazon’s unmanned ‘just walk out’ store Amazon Fresh leaves us feeling like criminals

Amazon’s innovative ‘no checkout required’ supermarket leaves our reporter feeling uneasy.

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One Piece Devil Fruit Bath Bombs from Lush are on their way and will be offered outside Japan too

Bath Bomb fragrances evoke the adventure and friendship of the hit anime/manga series.

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Ed Sheeran (and his friend Squirtle) welcome fans to the Pokémon World Championships【Video】

Pikachu shows up in a special outfit and London gets its own Pokémon species representative too.

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Japanese heavy metal band Maximum the Hormone’s London gig gives our reporter new outlook on life

Intense heavy metal gig leaves our Maximum the Hormone newbie wanting to live life to the fullest.

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Old Enough: Netflix show sparks global debate on parenting and child safety

Wholesome Japanese TV show about toddlers going out on errands divides overseas viewers. 

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How do you say ‘Google it, you trash’ in British English? Answer surprises many in Japan

People in Kyoto and England have more in common than previously thought. 

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