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Japanese tourist cries tears of joy over creative installation of origami in the UK

Famous British botanical gardens include a clever use of origami art in a holiday display. 

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Edo-Period Japanese book depicts U.S. history in hilariously awesome illustrations

It may not be historically accurate, but it’s one-hundred percent real!

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Are fairy tale books in Japan using too much “moe” anime-style art? Publisher defends its covers

Critics are calling the modern anime aesthetics “inappropriate,” but publisher says they’re missing the point.

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Japanese Kit Kats: Winning flavour from worldwide competition finally unveiled

New release, with unique packaging by a Japanese artist, set to be released internationally.

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Japanese mom’s sketchbook of amazing anime character designs from 50 years ago amazes daughter

Professional manga artist learns that talent runs in the family.

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Tokyo’s Cardcaptor Sakura exhibition has giant Kero-chan, free cosplay, and English signage

SoraNews24 visits the brand-new salute to one of anime’s most popular magical girls ever.

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Japanese udon noodles mascot character imitates Banksy by shredding itself in a painting

Girl With Balloon artwork cutely followed by Udon With Balloon.

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Pikachu, other Pokémon recreate classic painting The Scream, have us squealing at their cuteness

New merchandise proves it’s impossible for the beloved Pocket Monster icon to not look cute.

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The Place Where Totoro Was Born: New Studio Ghibli book includes art by Hayao Miyazaki’s wife

After working on My Neighbour Totoro, animator Akemi Miyazaki steps out from her husband’s shadow to show us Totoro’s real-world birthplace.

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Japan’s famous Great Buddha of Kamakura, Shirakawa village grace beautiful new Coca-Cola bottles

Six new designs unveiled in continuing series that salutes Japan’s natural beauty and cultural legacy.

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We try the hottest games at TGS… then lose all the pictures so draw them by hand 【No Photos】

Join us for a truly one-of-a-kind look at the biggest titles of Tokyo Game Show 2018.

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Osaka World Expo “Fist” statue stirs controversy for being “incredibly gaudy”

Some angered over Osaka’s three-finger-ring-fever in its bid for the World Expo 2025.

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Japanese teacher draws incredible blackboard chalk art to inspire class on sports day【Pics】

One for all!

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South Korea’s annual body painting festival sees humans transforming into exquisite works of art

The best canvas in the world turns out to be skin.

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Food fight(ers)! Japanese artist turns food samples into fantastic instant noodle samurai

These plastic warriors are trawling for a brawling, cruising for a bruising, and sampling for a trampling.

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JoJo’s bizarrely awesome Tokyo anime mural hides characters in its sound effects【Photos】

Anime serious famous for its dramatic sound effects and fashionable heroes makes one out of the other with cool and clever artwork trick.

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Can you crack this beautifully minimalist comparison of Japan’s big cities and rural countryside?

Designer cleverly shows a big difference between the two and reflects a unique part of Japanese culture.

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Japanese pro concept artist updates sketch he drew in junior high with amazing results

13 years later and an ocean away from where he grew up, this illustrator proves the seed of greatness was always present in his artwork.

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Anime Spirited Away finds a new way to be beautiful with gorgeous traditional hanafuda card set

The Studio Ghibli classic turns out to be a perfect motif for Japan’s centuries-old “flower cards.”

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