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Manga pro’s sixth-grade son floors the Internet with his amazing manga art

The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree in the Furuya household.

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A visit to Japan’s wasp nest art museum stings us with respect for the industrious insects【Pics】

Gigantic Wasp Mt. Fuji is just one of the amazing pieces on display at Hachi Tengoku.

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Giant wearable baby head, huge randoseru backpack part of empathy-boosting art exhibit in Japan

Would you appreciate being told “Go outside and play!” after carrying an 18.9-kilogram (41,7-pound) backpack on your commute?

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JR Central and Kyoto temple team up for the coolest temple tourism experiences you’ll ever see

Crafts, private art viewings, private lectures, exclusive tea tastings…you’ll want to do it all!

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Want to become a swordsmith? Apprenticeship opens in Japan, but the fine print might shock you

Katana-making apprenticeship sparks debate on controversial conditions. 

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Seiji cosplays as the hot new mascot Myaku-Myaku using only 100-yen products

Never has a man worn panties, wrapping paper, and balloons so well.

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Crowdfunding success for handmade formalwear masks in samurai’s favorite color

Look like victory with Kacciro.

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Some of the world’s most difficult origami taught in new book coming in September

One figure alone requires 266 steps.

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Immersive Museum offers impressive impressionist fun this summer in Tokyo

Become one with the strokes.

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Fendi’s latest collection features garments made using kata-yuzen, a historic Japanese dyeing technique

Fashion giants use traditional fabric dyeing technique in their Fall/Winter collection.

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Soak your feet at the Spirited Away foot bath, in Tokyo for a limited time

Immerse yourself in the world of Studio Ghibli, literally and figuratively.

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Astro Boy by street artist Invader disappears from Tokyo’s Shibuya Ward

Iconic work of anime art mysteriously vanishes overnight.

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Come touch our poo animals, Tokyo museum invites

Unko Museum will display Japan’s newest cute crap.

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Former sake brewery in Japan gets a new life as…whatever the heck this is

Looking for a weird place to visit in Japan? This spot ticks all the boxes.

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Plushie versions of ancient Japanese protection charms are our new favourite capsule toys

Haniwa and dogu are now available in plushie form!

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National dekotora association mints NFTs for charity and to support the art of decorating trucks

Help dekotora help everyone.

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328-foot manga art made by foot in snow field to celebrate end of Hokkaido-set Golden Kamuy【Video】

A special goodbye to Sugimoto and Asirpa.

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Shigeru Mizuki’s world of Japanese yokai comes to life in new exhibition in Tokyo

“Betobeto-san” © 水木プロダクション (Mizuki Productions)

A parade of monsters is coming to Roppongi Hills this summer, and it sounds like a treat! 

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Tickets on sale for exhibit of every book Ghibli producer has ever read, boyhood room recreation

Want to produce great anime like Toshio Suzuki? Read more books.

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Tokyo police post tweet to put people’s minds at ease, but creep them out with weird illustration

Drawing shows what happens during junkai renraku, but something important is missing.

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