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All aboard Tokyo’s newest English-playable real escape game! We try Escape from the Runaway Train

Nine rooms of puzzles and a countdown to disaster to get your team’s minds working and pulses racing.

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Japan to ban entry to foreign travelers from the U.S., China, most of Europe

Roughly one third of the planet expected to be unable to travel to Japan as part of expanded coronavirus countermeasures.

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How is Japan coping with telecommuting? Survey asks for the good and bad of working from home

The coronavirus outbreak is shaking up how Japan works, but is the shaking too hard?

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With foreign visitor numbers to Nara Park plummeting, are the city’s deer in danger of starving?

Pretty much everyone who visits Nara stops by the park to feed crackers to the deer, so are the smaller crowds leaving them hungry?

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Free wagyu beef is Japanese politicians’ latest coronavirus response plan

A helping hand to Japan’s hurting ranchers that would also be great reason to social distance at home.

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Term “military comfort women” returns to Japanese government-approved junior high textbooks

”Military” designation has been absent from certified teaching materials for more than a decade.

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Japan’s most popular domestic burger chain adds 100-percent vegan burgers to menu

Mos Burger’s burgers are still moss-free, but this new one doesn’t use any animal products either.

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All of Tokyo’s neighbors are telling people to stay out of the city this weekend

Japan’s second largest city also tells people to stay in their homes during the period.

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Japanese government places entire world on “Please don’t travel to” list for citizens

Ministry of Foreign Affairs raises all countries’ travel danger levels in historic first.

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We try a traditional Tokyo dish of stewed loaches, encounter something we’ve never seen before

A taste of the Edo-period past, and a new encounter

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Where are all the beautiful women in Japan? Survey investigates

Top 10 results suggest you’ll have to travel outside of Tokyo to find the most beauties. 

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Affordable luxury AND cheap beauty? We test Japan’s 100-yen Steam Face Mask【Photos】

Our 100 yen shop expert puts his face on the line.

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Shakey’s Japan releases Mojo Potato recipe to keep home cooks happy during coronavirus outbreak

A delicious social distancing strategy.

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Mr. Sato records his own CD while working from a karaoke room

It had always been our writer’s dream to cut an album, but there was just one problem…

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Video shows final moment for Harajuku Station as Tokyo landmark closes after 96 years in service

Farewell, Harajuku Station…and hello, Harajuku Station!

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe proposes postponing Tokyo Olympics for up to one year

Reported conference call asks IOC to change Tokyo 2020 to Tokyo 2021.

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Japanese Twitter user offers explanation for why Japan’s coronavirus outbreak has been so small

Despite not being on lockdown, why has Japan been able to keep coronavirus infection and fatality numbers so low?

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Tokyo could be put on coronavirus lockdown, governor says

Life has stayed remarkably normal in Japan’s capital during the coronavirus outbreak, but that could be changing soon.

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Why this centuries’ old Shinto shrine is suddenly also a hot spot for anime fan art【Photos】

Whether you call it Demon Slayer or Kimetsu no Yaiba, Kamado Shrine is the place to go for fans of the hit anime/manga.

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Japanese police officers turn police box into their own little love hotel, do it instead of duty

Late-night shifts, nothing to do, and a bed just sitting there.

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