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Japanese designer creates dream sneakers that everyone wants to buy

These kicks pay homage to everything from the humble convenience store through to Netflix and even the old-school iMac G3

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Anime artist illustrates the differences between Japanese fashion now and ten years ago

Women in Japan look very different compared to a decade ago.

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“Grateful for the Heroes” manga hashtag slammed by nurse in Japan

Healthcare worker makes a valid point about joining an online trend just for the sake of it.

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Japanese artists in New York sing Sukiyaki together in heartwarming video

With lyrics like “Tonight I’m all alone” and “I keep my head up high“, this is a touching, perfectly fitting song for our times

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One-Punch Man artist shares 10-year-old daughter’s drawings online

Manga art looks like it’s drawn by someone twice her age.  

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The Crocodile Who Dies in 100 Days is due to die today and people can’t bear it

Final day of a manga has the nation on the edge of their seats.

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Otaku in Western Art: Hilarious viral hashtag finds geeks hiding in classic masterpieces

Otaku struggles are real and they’ve been right under our noses for centuries.

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Japanese yokai starts appearing on Twitter to prevent the spread of COVID-19

People in Japan are turning to the mysterious Amabie to help us through the coronavirus pandemic. 

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3-D model of Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock print The Great Wave stuns people in Japan 【Video】

Hokusai’s acclaimed centuries-old 2-D artwork looks even more beautiful in 3-D.

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Japanese artists anthropomorphise national flags into samurai characters for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

See what your country and national flag look like as a samurai warrior!

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Hands-free tapioca bubble tea challenge goes viral online in Japan

Breasts and boba balls take over the Internet as cleavages become drink holders across the country.

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Reiwa era gets anthropomorphised into a Japanese anime girl by otaku artists

Say hello to Reiwa-chan, who comes in many beautiful forms.

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Japanese sailor suit school uniform gets an upgrade with traditional kimono details

Fans can’t wait to purchase the new design.

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Artist collapses at Comiket and dies, leading brother to make a request of all anime illustrators

Message of heartfelt thanks is mixed with cautionary advice as artist passes away far too young.

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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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Industry, Artists Reach Out to Support Japan Flooding Victims

Large evacuations have made their way along the western coast of Japan as heavy rainfall caused flooding and landslides throughout the area.

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Japanese dad turns daughter’s drawings into her bento lunches

The bigger the imagination, the crazier the lunchbox.

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Japanese manga artist illustrates the history behind the maid cafe cosplay uniform

From British servant’s quarters to the streets of Tokyo, Japan’s cute and sexy maid costume has travelled a long way to get where it is today.

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Studio Ghibli inspires “The Glassworker”, a groundbreaking new anime film from Pakistan 【Video】

The beautiful love story between Vincent and Alliz reminds us that “life is beautiful but fragile, like glass itself“.

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Japanese artist turns child’s coloring book pages into beautiful masterpieces

Who needs adult coloring books when regular kid’s coloring books can look this spectacular?

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