aquariums

Inflation making penguins in Japan unhappy with aquarium’s switch to cheaper fish

Japan is a country that’s particular about seafood, and apparently its penguins are too.

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Sunshine Aquarium’s 2022 lucky bag is a true rarity

Our writer would share the special items in his bag, but he’s a little shellfish.

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The popular Night at the Aquarium: Lots of Sex exhibit returns to Tokyo’s Sunshine Aquarium

We bet you’ve never read the words “sexy” and “fish” in the same phrase before.

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Dive into a galaxy of jellyfish with Ikebukuro Sunshine Aquarium’s new Jellyfish Panorama【Photos】

An exhibit so soothing that it can literally put you to sleep.

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Chance to feel a shark’s nards and more at Sunshine Aquarium’s “Lots of Sex” Exhibit

Limited time event teaches us about how our deep-sea friends like to get down.

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Sakura shine at beautiful art installation at Tokyo Sky Tree’s Solamachi complex

Sakura and jellyfish: an unusual, but beautiful, combination.

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Kyoto Aquarium advises teen boy who can’t find a date to become a girl (because of ichthyology)

16-year-old who attends all-boys high school was feeling lovelorn, so the aquarium offered an unorthodox solution.

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“Horror Aquarium” opens this autumn in Sunshine City, Tokyo

Experience a new breed of terror this autumn, but don’t tap on the glass! It’ll scare the fish.

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Japanese town suffers population decline, turns its local elementary school into an aquarium

Yes, those really are sharks swimming around in the school pool.

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Aquarium workers in Kochi resort to tweeting “Please come so we can get our salaries!”

The twitter account of an aquarium is willing to stoop to some serious lows to get more patrons. Literally!

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Competitive aquatic plant designs look more like gorgeous jungles than fish tanks

Some of the aquariums look like they could be a screenshot of a scene from Princess Mononoke.

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Sea urchins will fight over the same piece of cabbage, Japan is adorably shocked to learn

Ordinarily inactive creatures will tug like two dogs who want the same bone.

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Struggling Legoland Japan doubling down and becoming Legoland Resort with new hotel, aquarium

After a rocky first year, the blocky travel destination is confident about turning things around.

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Over 1,000 fish and other marine creatures die at Tokyo aquarium after failed medical treatment

Heartbreaking loss of life occurs at one of the city’s most popular aquariums.

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Stingray devours tank-mate squid at Japanese aquarium, shows what nature is really like 【Video】

And you thought living with your roommate was awkward.

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Real-life Japan continues to look like bad Photoshop as penguins “fly” in the Tokyo sky【Photos】

The flightless birds seemingly soar without any CG or image-doctoring.

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Sliding sea lion serenely soothes spectators at Japanese aquarium【Video】

Aquariums can be a lot of fun for visitors, but on this day no one was having a better time than this adorable marine mammal.

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Kyoto Aquarium teaches us something we never knew about seals: They’re almost perfect circles!

At least from one angle, anyway.

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New Edo Goldfish Wonderland to open at Tokyo Skytree this summer for a limited time

With lanterns, cocktails and one thousand unusual goldfish, this is the coolest place to hang out in your yukata this summer.

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Unusual fish tanks lure visitors to old Japanese shopping district in Nara Prefecture

Inside a phone booth, a table, and in the shape of an old Japanese lantern, these fish tanks are some of the most unusual we’ve seen.

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