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Meet the Japanese Colonel Sanders, who’s handsome…and passionate about fried chicken

Real-life fan steps into the suit of the Colonel.

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Liev Schreiber’s son deemed “too beautiful” in Japan

Many are likening his look to Studio Ghibli’s Howl from Howl’s Moving Castle.

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First look at Studio Ghibli’s new Spirited Away live-action stage play

Cast appear on stage for the first time to give us a sneak peek at the upcoming production.

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Main cast for Spirited Away live-action stage play finally revealed!

Characters like No Face, Yubaba and Haku are set to be played by some very famous faces.

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Can Tokyo hair stylists transform our reporter into Leonardo DiCaprio?【Photos】

Jack Dawson’s beloved Rose joins us for this titanic journey from ordinary to extraordinary.

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Japanese student writes to Arnold Schwarzenegger for English class, gets awesome reply in return

As an Austrian-born American, Arnie knows what it’s like to step out of your comfort zone when learning English as a second-language. 

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Japanese actress Yui Aragaki stars in new H&M campaign

Gakki steps into summer as the ambassador for a new sustainable fashion line.

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30 percent of surveyed Japanese actors/voice actors admit to suicidal thoughts due to work

The results for the survey held by the Japan Actors Union have prompted the union to establish mental health services for their members.

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Japanese actor Haruma Miura found dead at home in Tokyo

Award-winning actor who starred in the hit film Koizora has died from a suspected suicide. 

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Brad Pitt discusses why his view on face masks changed in Japan

Hollywood star now wonders why we don’t all mask up.

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We travel to China to watch Studio Ghibli anime Spirited Away on its inaugural opening day

Spirited Away finally premieres in China…but hardly anybody was at the cinema to see it.

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Spirited Away voice actors from China recreate iconic scenes from the anime film

New series of posters are total Ghibli cosplay goals

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Terrace House funnyman Ryota Yamasato now married to Japanese actress Yu Aoi

The unlikely marriage that no one saw coming surprises everyone in Japan.

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Cameron Diaz in the Philippines? Lookalike tourist has everyone guessing on the island of Palawan

Even local media reported news of Diaz’s visit, suggesting Bradley Cooper was by her side for the trip.

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Jennifer Connelly sang a Japanese song that became a number one hit single in Japan 【Video】

Watch as a teenage Connelly advertises a Technics product while singing in perfect Japanese.

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We interview Fantastic Beasts star Dan Fogler at the new Wizarding World Cafe in Japan

The wizarding world and real life blurs as we sit down for a magical meal with the actor who plays Jacob Kowalski.

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We interview Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard in Japan

The Hollywood movie stars dish the dirt on their relationship and reveal why Chris has a thing for Japanese TV presenter Koji Kato.

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Osaka theme park to provide fake insta-friends for your Instagram photos

Extras will be on-hand to provide the image of a social life for your image-based social network.

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Beautiful “Japanese Goddess” catapults to stardom from a humble farm theme park 【Photos】

It’s easy to see why Erika Karata has become a sensation in Japan in just a few short years.

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Kimpatsu Ikemen: Gackt tops list of 10 hottest Japanese celebrities with bleached hair

Bright blond is considered a bold choice of hair colour in Japan, but there are some who can really rock the look.

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