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Pikachu Outbreak 2018 photos! Pikachus parade through Yokohama, bust out dance moves at night

In previous years, the famous and adorable Pokémon went to sleep when the sun went down, but this time they’re staying up late to party!

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6-year-old Japanese kid Torataro kills it on the drums, helps disaster-affected areas【Vid】

Check out his YouTube page for the amazing drumming, stay for ways to donate to western Japan disaster relief.

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First-ever Eevee outbreak is going on in Japan right now, and it’s awesomely adorable【Photos】

Eevees appears en masse at the annual Pikachu Outbreak in Yokohama to grab their share of the Pokémon spotlight.

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Scientists in California send classic SNES EarthBound cartridge on odyssey into space【Video】

Beloved 16-bit game’s protagonist seemingly makes cameo appearance in the clouds of amazing video.

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Whimsical new Vietnamese bridge looks like it’s held up by the hands of gods

It looks like it could be a set from The Lord of the Rings!

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Tokyo Pokémon Cafe has a new Tropical Sweets line, so we head back to try it for ourselves【Pics】

We took a tropical trip to the balmy shores of Nihonbashi, Tokyo to experience the local Poké-culture and taste the bright, beastly cuisine. Alola!

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This is what a 10,000-yen (US$90) Unagi Sushi Cake looks like

A beautifully arranged, blissfully huge order of one of Japan’s favorite summertime foods.

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This is what Tokyo’s craziest roast beef ramen looks like…but save room for dessert!

Located in Tokyo’s number one ramen district, this restaurant piles on the wagyu Japanese beef and makes mouthwatering desserts too.

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Kyoto Ninja Run tour can add over 100 ninja missions to your itinerary if you’re tired of temples

English-language programs don’t let you just dress like ninja, but act like one too.

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Real life Baby Driver! Taxi driver speeds Japanese Twitter user’s pregnant wife to hospital

Anyone would be excited for the birth of their own child, but this taxi driver elevated the special event into a scene worthy of an action movie.

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KFC Japan offering all-you-can eat fried chicken every Friday for the rest of summer!

Our Kentucky-fried prayers are answered, and kids under six can even eat for free!

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Japanese man wins fight against bear that attacked him by punching it right in the face

Never bring a bear to an opposable thumb fight.

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A private onsen bath with a karaoke machine is two of Japan’s best things with zero embarrassment

Go beyond singing in the shower by singing in the hot spring.

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Flexible teachers DO exist in Japan: First-grader gets full credit for “wrong” math test answers

There are no wrong answers, as long as you’ve got the right question.

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Crazy-athletic Japanese convenience store clerk may be employee of year, or Super Mario【Video】

Leaping into action and clearing Japan’s already high bar for customer service in an amazing way.

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Limited-edition Batman Ninja figure is the epitome of stealth, justice and awesomeness

The mere sight of this feudal Japanese shadow hero will strike fear into the hearts of criminals.

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Anime at the World Cup — Fans bond after Japan-Senegal match by singing One Piece theme【Video】

”You wanna be my friend?” the songs asks, and the answer seems to be “Yes!”

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Ghibli anime is real? Totoro Catbus spotted on the streets of Hiroshima【Video】

But this amazing tribute to Hayao Miyazaki’s classic film isn’t actually a bus.

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Pretty Cure fan reveals cost of purchasing every DVD and CD of the anime series, and it’s a lot

Which do you think costs more, the most expensive taco in the world or the entire video and musical anthology of magical girl anime franchise Pretty Cure?

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Foreigner’s 200-yen social experiment shows once again how unbelievably safe Japan is【Video】

Programmer from overseas leaves change out in public to test Japanese honesty, ends up with more money than he started with.

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