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Pokémon come to real-life Johto region with new Pokémon manhole covers for Nara【Pics】

Gen-II Legendary Pokémon is in its natural habitat as Pokéfuta project comes to Ikaruga.

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Embrace the literary and the historical with traditional Japanese artwork as your Zoom background

Gorgeous visuals from some of Japan’s most revered art pieces now available for download.

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Eat your feelings with a dessert made of sadness: the Pien Cheesecake

One of the ingredients may be “disappointment”, but the end result is far from it.

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Fukuoka town erects 7-meter gorilla scarecrow as symbol of strength against COVID-19

You had your chance, Amabie. It’s the gorilla’s turn now.

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Welcome to Inami Station, where these adorable frogs keep you company as you wait for your train

Once again, the reason for cute and quirky stuff in Japan is a pun.

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Studio Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki creates coronavirus character to wish fans a Happy New Year

Miyazaki’s son Goro also pens a new illustration for fans of the Ghibli Museum.

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Line of figures depicting animals using toilets begins pre-orders three months in advance

Get a set before your fellow art enthusiasts scoop them all up!

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Beautifully crafted bag shows off intricate artistry and is perfect for keeping your snowman cool

Practical? Maybe not. Gorgeous craftsmanship? Absolutely.

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We build miniature Japanese samurai warrior armour out of metal

This palm-sized warrior tries our patience in all sorts of ways.

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We build a miniature Japanese oden stall with gorgeous results

The amount of detail in this little yatai food cart will instantly transport you to the streets of Japan.

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Studio Ghibli finishes free-to-use image release with 250 from Nausicaa, Laputa, and more

For fans of the legendary anime studio, Christmas has come early.

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Japanese fine art and pill bugs finally become one in BugArts Ukiyo-e series

All artists involved are no longer living, and that’s probably for the best.

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Grand Hyatt Tokyo teaming up with artist Takashi Murakami for adorable take-out afternoon tea set

Enjoy contemporary art and the Grand Hyatt’s delicious sweets all at once with this exclusive, extremely limited snack box.

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Gorgeous new artwork for 2021 Sailor Moon Eternal anime movie released

We can’t wait to see the stunning visuals in action!

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Botched art restorations become Japanese gacha capsule toys

Restoration fails remind us to keep our own mistakes in perspective.

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Studio Ghibli releases 250 more free-to-download/use images from five films, and Totoro is here!

The stars of Hayao Miyazaki’s late ‘80s/early ‘90s hits join the free-image party.

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Erotic Japanese woodblock print underwear makes a statement when you take off your pants【Pics】

Hokusai and other ukiyo-e masters of the Edo period are here to help your crotch look its best.

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…is flying away in a hot-air balloon

Osaka’s winter illumination goes to new heights.

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Japanese museum to hold “wonder” exhibit packed with marvelous curiosities from nature

Come to the Kadokawa Culture Museum to witness wonders like this guy’s big, blue face!

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Pokémon Shirts team up with Japanese illustrator Inori Kito to make cute new limited-edition prints

Get these new designs before they’re gone!

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