Japanese cat is singularly perturbed by owner’s piano music, requests a concert cancelation

This one cat would like to call in a complaint about her owner’s rendition of “I Stepped on the Cat.”

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Beautiful anime fantasy mom is now teaching Japanese people how to speak English

Fans of Do You Love Your Mom? Will learn how to say “You may not look at me in the nude” as part of new textbook.

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Video shows final moment for Harajuku Station as Tokyo landmark closes after 96 years in service

Farewell, Harajuku Station…and hello, Harajuku Station!

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe proposes postponing Tokyo Olympics for up to one year

Reported conference call asks IOC to change Tokyo 2020 to Tokyo 2021.

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Japanese Twitter user offers explanation for why Japan’s coronavirus outbreak has been so small

Despite not being on lockdown, why has Japan been able to keep coronavirus infection and fatality numbers so low?

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Japanese convenience store overtaken by nature and vending machines, looks like a Ghibli movie

Street-corner shambles holds a magical allure

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Indulge in this sumo, public bath-themed room during your next stay in Tokyo’s Harajuku district

“Dosukoi” is the next iteration of themed travel accommodations being offered by the fun and inventive Moshi Moshi Rooms.

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Eat a mountain of chicken katsu at this restaurant in Nara【Photos】

If you’re into eating challenges, this is one you won’t want to miss out on.

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Caravan company offers discount during coronavirus, despite social distancing recommendations

Now you can get some real social distance by… working from home with other people?

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Tokyo could be put on coronavirus lockdown, governor says

Life has stayed remarkably normal in Japan’s capital during the coronavirus outbreak, but that could be changing soon.

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Japan’s Cats and Dominos video warms the heart, makes us want to home and watch it all day【Video】

Not going anywhere for a while? Let this awesomely adorable video keep you company!

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Tokyo Olympics loses first participant as Canada withdraws from Games over coronavirus concerns

Canadian Olympic and Paralympic teams won’t be heading to Japan this summer, and one other nation is already following suit.

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Digital resurrection after death? 63 percent of Japanese and American survey participants say nah

Dead folks tell no tales unless they become an AI-programmed hologram!

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Japan’s gothic lolita fashion rental shop gives our reporter her first taste of lolita life【Pics】

Dozens of options and delivery to your door lower the entry barrier for first-timers.

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Japanese cat does a perfectly graceful acrobatic flip to escape from the perilous shower room【Video】

That we could all so effortlessly swoop away from our problems!

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Why this centuries’ old Shinto shrine is suddenly also a hot spot for anime fan art【Photos】

Whether you call it Demon Slayer or Kimetsu no Yaiba, Kamado Shrine is the place to go for fans of the hit anime/manga.

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Japanese police officers turn police box into their own little love hotel, do it instead of duty

Late-night shifts, nothing to do, and a bed just sitting there.

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Six-button Switch! Japanese gadget company turns Nintendo’s console into retro arcade controller

A throwback solution to a modern problem with the Nintendo system.

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Hanami cherry blossom viewing season begins in Japan as cities around the world shut down

Questions about complacency are being raised as people gather at popular sakura spots in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. 

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Coronavirus changes how Tokyo shrine handles centuries’ old purification process for visitors

Priests fear traditional custom could lead to infection, provide modern alternative.

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