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Japanese service will lock your social media accounts and boost your productivity

Can’t put down your phone? This service is here to help.

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Japan now has sleepable rental cars to help travelers save money by skipping a hotel

Clever interior modifications turn parked car into private bedroom.

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New couple builds a promising life together with 3D-printed plastic model wedding favors

What better way to ensure your guests remember your big day than by giving them a tiny plastic model set of you and your spouse?

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Japanese online fashion retailer Zozotown develops foot-scanning tech for perfect-fitting shoes

But can they get it right this time?

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Japanese dad has heartwarming and creative solution to son’s bad morning

We wish our dads treated us like this when we didn’t want to go to school, too.

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How to make awesome Japanese curry in five minutes without using instant packs or even a stove

Too lazy to really cook, but too gourmet for instant food? Our reporter Go finds a solution.

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Want to keep your sexy manga collection a secret from movers? This otaku has an idea

For when you’ve got too much sexy anime art to carry yourself, but don’t want the moving company to know what they’re carrying for you.

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Peek-a-boo Shiba Inu towels from Japan celebrate their best trick: Getting stuck in silly places

Clever design lets you give these good boys some well-deserved pets as you dry your hands.

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Easily distracted? Have no fear, a new gadget to the rescue!

This gadget attempts to solve your procrastination problems and help you focus to get the job done.

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A love of anime can protect you from religious solicitors in Japan, otaku discovers

”But do you accept Hayao Miyazaki as anime’s lord and savior?”

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New anime fashion line combines stylish T-shirts with the glory of physical media packaging【Pics】

Do you miss the amazing box art of anime VHS tapes, laser discs, and DVDs? Here’s a way to get it back while expanding your wardrobe.

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Minds blown by wire art that shows transition to from old Japanese era to new【Video】

This creative depiction of Japan’s new era will play tricks on your mind and your eyes.

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Twitter artist crafts chocolate box town, mini masterpieces from Japanese packaging

This Japanese paper craft artist takes used-up, everyday product packaging and turns it into beautiful art.

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Monkey Majik and Taiiku Okazaki team up for bilingual Japanese-English track【Video】

What lyrics do you pick out from this funky tune?

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Nintendo has made maybe the coolest video game pamphlet ever for Yoshi’s Crafted World【Video】

Crafty designers create an endless loop of origami-style fun out of what looks like a simple sheet of paper.

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Kamakura Warrior Tour now offering T-shirts that are the spitting image of real samurai armor

Now’s your chance to snag a samurai armor-inspired T-shirt during your next visit to Kamakura, a beautiful day trip destination from Tokyo.

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Genius Japanese dad designs T-shirt that tricks your kids into giving you a massage as they play

Is your child going through a train phase? Then it’s time for you to get aboard the free massage express just by putting on this shirt.

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Japanese man’s job is too busy for strawberry-picking date, super-sweet girlfriend saves the day

Boyfriend cancels date when he can’t get time off from work, but his awesome girlfriend figures out how to bring the strawberry patch to him.

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Hotel maid gives great anime decorating idea to let fans’ favorite characters sleep together

Sweetly suggestive cleaning staff takes good care of Japanese traveler’s anime goods in New York hotel.

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Microwavable potato chips go on sale in Japan, because why should we eat cold potatoes? 【Video】

Almost all food tastes and smells better when it’s warm, doesn’t it?

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