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Weird Al Yankovic visits Japan, takes hilarious travel pics around the country 【Photos】

The comedian makes us laugh at famous tourist spots from Tokyo to Kyoto. 

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Makeup artist transforms herself into amazing likenesses of famous oil paintings, celebrities

Why use a regular old canvas when you can recreate masterpieces on your own face?

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Harry Potter actor apologizes for wearing shirt critics say glorifies Japan’s WWII aggression

Draco Malfoy’s real-life actor apologizes for causing offense through his “ignorance.”

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J-rock legend Gackt says he only eats the fish part of his sushi, never touches the rice

Musician’s rule against eating rice means half of the sushi he orders gets thrown away.

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X-Japan’s Yoshiki takes epic fall from skateboard, posts it on Instagram, sparks storm of concern

Could skateboarding be the one thing he’s not good at?

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Queer Eye in Japan: Behind the scenes of new Netflix special currently being filmed in Tokyo

We take a look at what the Fab Five have been getting up to during their stay in Japan.

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Ariana Grande “fixes” her 7 Rings Japanese kanji tattoo, but it still says tiny charcoal grill

Throwing another kanji character into the mix doesn’t exactly fix the mistake.

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Hugh Jackman says good morning to Japan in Japanese, makes fans swoon【Videos】

Wolverine actor owes much of his fame to his handsome face and bulging muscles, but it’s his heart and his voice that are captivating fans.

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Pokémon Eevee becomes part of Ariana Grande’s body thanks to her new Pocket Monster tattoo

Tattoo artist shows off famous client’s newest anime-inspired ink.

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We talk to Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph 2 producer Clark Spencer about visuals, visions and voices

We send our best and brightest Disney otaku to interrogate the Disney producer on Japan’s new release, Ralph Breaks the Internet.

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Barack Obama tells the world he doesn’t care about Pokémon【Video】

The former U.S. president encourages you to choose someone other than Pikachu.

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Elon Musk shares his love of anime, says he wants to build a mecha

Investor expresses admiration for two of anime’s most iconic directors, has fans wondering if he’ll take inspiration from Evangelion or Gundam.

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Jaden Smith’s new song is about how he feels like Dragon Ball’s anime hero Goku

Apparently nothing makes Will Smith’ son feels like a martial arts hero like getting his credit card rejected.

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Conan O’Brien asks Hideo Kojima for a job, sings Live Band Karaoke, and says sayonara to Japan

Conan and his team packed in as much of Tokyo as possible during the final days of their Japanese trip.

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Conan Town prepares for Conan O’Brien’s visit with burgers and a special video

The mayor of Hokuei is ready to meet Conan’s demands, but he has a few surprises up his sleeve for the talk show host as well. 

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Kanye West receives flack for too-small Yeezy slides, calls it “The Japanese Way”

West tries to reinvent the world of footwear with a trick the Japanese have been using for centuries, but his comments aren’t entirely accurate.

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Conan O’Brien announces trip to Japan in negotiation over rural Tottori Prefecture’s Conan Town

American comedian responds to Hokei mayor’s request for his face on Mount Rushmore, says he’ll be here in Japan next week.

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Mayor of Japan’s Conan Town to Conan O’Brien “If you want the money, come visit”【Video】

Also demands 15 thousand hamburgers, one for each resident, as part of settlement over Detective Conan/Conan O’Brien name battle.

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Conan O’Brien lays out his case that anime’s Detective Conan is just a copy of him【Video】

Points to similar physiques, fashion, and “douchebaggy” facial expressions as evidence.

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