celebrities

The pope gets idol singer treatment in Japan with anime-style happi coat and official goods【Vid】

Pope-tan!

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X Japan’s Yoshiki’s birthday party gets extra-special with a surprise visit from Barack Obama

J-rock legend hangs out with the 44th president of the United States at birthday bash in California.

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American-Japanese model Kiko designs “morning cleavage” bra for lingerie brand Wacoal 【Video】

Kiko from Queer Eye steps out in the bra and shows us why the Fab Five are obsessed with her.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger plays taiko drums with Terminator: Dark Fate cast at Tokyo premiere

Rev-9 and the T-800 beat drums in traditional happi coats under a giant Godzilla in Japan.

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Jackie Chan spotted cuddling a puppy at a Japanese home centre【Video】

Action star goes incognito at an unlikely location to support his new support range. 

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Will Smith makes sushi with Japanese YouTuber Bilingirl Chika

The Hollywood actor eats natto, puts soy sauce in the wrong spot, and tries a hack for avoiding wasabi “burn”.

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Hideo Kojima gives Conan O’Brien a job in Death Stranding in Japan【Video】

A behind-the-scenes look at the making of this year’s most highly anticipated video game.

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Sting returns to Japan, heads straight for tonkotsu ramen in Fukuoka

You can take the ramen-loving singer out of Japan, but you can’t take away the singer’s love for ramen.

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Rie Tanaka may be 40 years old, but that doesn’t mean she’s too old to bare her flesh. 

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Angelina Jolie reunites with son Maddox, Japanese musician Miyavi at Tokyo Maleficent 2 premiere

Hollywood actress visits Japan for the first time in five years with her two eldest children in tow.

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Seductive poses criticised for being disrespectful to Japanese culture. 

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Friends cafe set to open in Tokyo for a limited time!

Channel your favourite character on the Central Perk couch with special menu items and Japan-exclusive goods.

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Keanu Reeves speaks Japanese to Cyberpunk 2077 fans at Tokyo Game Show【Video】

The only thing better than hearing Keanu say “Wake up samurai” is hearing him say it in Japanese.

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Keanu Reeves gets a ninja lesson with Kyary Pamyu Pamyu at John Wick 3 premiere in Japan

Find someone who looks at you the way Keanu looks at this Japanese singer when she gives him flowers.

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Keanu Reeves visits Hideo Kojima and a rural art island in Japan before John Wick premiere

Reeves took in some contemporary art with rumoured girlfriend Alexandra Grant in the heart of the Japanese countryside. 

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Paris Hilton’s Sailor Moon cosplay and character description are bafflingly off-source material

Less Sailor Moon, more Stripper Moon, and an odd take on why people love the anime heroine.

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J-rock king Yoshiki meets U.K.’s Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace【Photos】

Monarchs of their respective realms share smiles at posh event.

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Kim Kardashian drops plans to call new fashion brand Kimono Solutionwear

Angry response causes lifestyle entrepreneur to backtrack from first-choice of name for new innerwear line.

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Japanese boy band idol prostrates himself in front of police station after marijuana arrest【Vid】

Japan takes celebrity drug use very differently than some other countries.

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Avril Lavigne speaks Japanese in new commercial for Laundrin’ 【Video】

The singer sniffs her rooms and gives us a house tour for new nationwide TV ad in Japan

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