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Life-size Gundam statue in Japan can now move, and it looks incredible【Videos】

18-meter (59-foot) anime robot now in motion in Yokohama.

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Japan’s tallest skyscraper ever, taller than Tokyo Tower, to be built near Tokyo Station

The Torch Tower hopes to be a bright and energetic new symbol for the city.

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This one guy has spent four years making an entire anime on a 3DS, and it looks amazing【Video】

Flipnote Warrior is a labor of love, but it might need your help to get finished.

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What’s for dinner? A US$113/3.3-pound sushi bowl from one of Japan’s favorite cheap restaurants

Kappazushi is usually a friend to our budget…and maybe it still is with the Mega-size Crab and Salmon Roe Sushi Rice Bowl.

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Send a mini Japanese army in the mail using these unique message cards

Because who doesn’t look forward to receiving a battalion of samurai in the mail?!

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This insane motorized scorpion computer chair is perfect for work-from-home supervillains【Videos】

This is what happens when megalomania meets ergonomics.

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This isn’t an anime cel – It’s the greatest 3-D CG model of a Studio Ghibli character ever made

Don’t believe us? Come on in and take the 360-degree model of Hayao Miyazaki’s Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind for a spin.

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Is this the most beautiful anime character shrine any otaku has ever created?【Photos】

Super-fan celebrates character’s birthday in grand style.

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Downtown Tokyo hotel makes its rooms absolutely free in exchange for one small favor

All it takes is a few seconds to earn a free night, and they’ll even give you complimentary beer and sashimi.

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Awesome Japanese wife “kidnaps” her husband as he leaves work…for his own good

Doesn’t tell him where they’re going or why, but has a very good reason.

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World record set for most crane games in one arcade with new game center in Tokyo

Guinness World Records representative awards honor at grand opening of new Taito Station.

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Move over, dartboards – Japan now has shuriken machines for ninja fun!

Ninja Trainer Arcade earns Japan Ninja Council’s blessing.

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Man sheds half his body weight, looks like a handsome model in just one year

Impressive weight loss transforms this man’s body and mind, but it’s his new face that’s blowing everyone away. 

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Lightning storm photos of the Skytree show the Tokyo symbol in a whole new light【Photos】

The awesome power of nature makes for an awesome sight.

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Why stay at a hotel in Japan when you can rent this entire mountain instead?【Photos】

Yes, you get a cabin too, but the real appeal is having an entire mountain to yourself.

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We visit a new Tokyo bar where nobody speaks and writing is the only way to communicate

In amongst the noise and bright lights of Shinjuku’s Kabukicho is a quiet oasis where you can hear the sound of pencil on paper.

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Unit K-1, Japan’s brand-new ramen waiter robot, is bringing the future to our stomachs

Innovative ramen chain creates contactless service system.

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Conjure a magical barrier to block virus particles with an anime magic circle-inspired partition

Be rest assured that the first law of alchemy, equivalent exchange, won’t be applicable here.

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Tokyo Video Gamers, a new bar with free-to-play arcade games, opens in Akihabara

Game on and drink up at this Tokyo cafe where the staff are so friendly they’ll fight you.

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Pokémon manhole covers finally come to Tokyo with awesome Gen-1 designs【Photos】

A new batch of Kanto Pokédex Pokéfuta for the real-life Kanto region.

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