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Epic Japanese rock band Luna Sea to return to Tokyo Dome for the first time in 14 years

Luna Sea, one of the defining sounds of Japanese rock, will take to the stage of Japan’s preeminent music venue as part of its 35th anniversary tour.

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Japanese sneaker brand Onitsuka Tiger kicks off its 75th anniversary with Astro Boy collaboration

Stylish shoes, clothes, and accessories in red, silver, and black all pay homage to Japan’s first serialized animation

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Nestlé will release the ultimate perfected KitKat in honor of its 50th anniversary in Japan

The company has arrived at the best possible balance of chocolate and wafer in the beloved treat in a new version that’s hitting shelves soon.

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We eat an Italian-inspired lobster curry…at a cheap curry chain!

It felt like eating like a king. 

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We eat Chinese food inspired by Demae Itcho instant ramen to celebrate its 55-year anniversary

The idea of incorporating this classic ramen flavor into Hong Kong-style street food sounds delicious!

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Jimmy Choo and Sailor Moon collaboration brings us gorgeous high-fashion Sailor Scout shoes

You won’t need to look anywhere else for your next Sailor Scout cosplay–that is, if you have the cash to spare. 

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Japan’s “rent a middle-aged man service” marks its 10th year in business

The service’s founder shares reasons for its decade of success and typical examples of why people, mainly women, might rent an ossan.

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Nike takes over Cross Shinjuku Vision’s giant screen with 3D sneakers… and cat paws

The popular 3D screen isn’t just for cats anymore.

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Historical Edo Wonderland celebrates 35th anniversary with fireworks and festivals

This beloved Nikko tourist attraction plans to let off 1,000 fireworks “in the hope the pandemic will end soon.”

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We spot the legendary dekotora Aki Kannon, dedicated to actress and singer Aki Yashiro

To celebrate Yashiro’s 50th anniversary as an entertainer, it was parked outside of Shibuya Parco for a limited time. 

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McDonald’s celebrates 50 years in Japan with limited-edition clothing collections

Graphic tee shop Graniph brings us cool printed and embroidered shirts and dresses!

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Surprise in store for fans as beloved virtual pet franchise Tamagotchi approaches 25th birthday

What’s cracking this time?

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Celebrate 50 years of McDonald’s Japan by walking through history, from 1971 to today【Video】

McDonald’s Japan takes a look back on the last half-century while saying thank you to customers.

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Chuka Zanmai instant ramen offering ultra luxurious limited-edition two-meal seat for $50

Ever wanted to try instant shark-fin noodle soup?

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Garigari-kun ice pops accepting new flavor suggestions, could “cheese beef” and “ramen” win?

One things is for certain, nothing is too bold for this company.

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Newest, final short in the Gundam vs. Hello Kitty Project has Amuro and Kitty join forces【Video】

We also see exactly how Hello Kitty would attack if she were a Gundam: very, very cutely.

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Free Calpis fresh out of the tap available across Japan in celebration of 100th anniversary

For maximum enjoyment we recommend reading the following article out loud.

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This Japanese Ultraman temple block will help you cast off all worldly desires!

It’ll cost you about $10,000, but surely Nirvana is worth it.

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Celebrate Dragon Quest’s 30th anniversary by suppressing slimes on your smartphone

The limited-time game has you and the rest of the world pitted against the franchise’s ooey-gooey mascot character–100 million of them, in fact! 

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Kansai Electric celebrates turning 65 with a look into the past

The Osaka area’s Kansai Electric Power Company, also known as KEPCO, has recently released a new commercial that’s a nostalgia-inducing picture-walk through the last 65 years of life in Japan.

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