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On-warabimochi: A delicious Japanese dessert you should only eat with people who already love you

This sweet mochi treat is both hard to beat and hard to eat.

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We try Tokyo restaurant’s crab ice cream that tastes more like crab than cream【Taste test】

Staff say it tastes even better with olive oil and pepper!

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Chinese Evangelion poster found to contain copied artwork

Promotion for Eva streaming in China looks an awful lot like French illustrator’s artwork.

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Japan’s prime minster should kill himself by seppuku, Russian politician says

”I can’t even comment on such delusion,” says security council deputy chairman, but still recommends ritual disembowelment.

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Japanese college student admits he robbed taxi driver, denies in court that he was rude about it

Suspect speaks up at trial to correct misquote that made him sound like a jerk while he was taking cabbie’s money.

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Japanese high school adds culottes to uniforms to better accommodate gender diversity

Changes also coming to blazer buttons at Hyogo school.

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We travel across the city like royalty — Hiroshima streetcar turns into fancy, private dining area

Our reporter travelled around Hiroshima City like a king in his own private tram.

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Japanese passport ranks yet again as the most mobile in the world in 2023

You can go almost anywhere with a Japanese passport!

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The lovely models of the 2023 Tokyo Auto Salon【Photos】

Mr. Sato attends the first post-pandemic protocol iteration of Japan’s largest car aftermarket show.

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Dean & DeLuca now has fancy good luck sushi rolls to help Japan celebrate Setsubun【Photos】

They’re almost too pretty to eat, but you’ll need to chow down if you want to get Japan’s most delicious traditional luck boost.

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Can our writers’ taste buds pick out the luxury kamaboko fish cake from these two?

Everyone’s loco for kamaboko!

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Turning your cake into an awesome-looking 2-D cake like this is quick and simple【Photos】

When you want to create dessert art, you just need a chocolate pen.

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We turn our home into one of Japan’s favorite cafes with at-home chocolate croissant baking kit

Delicious, fresh-baked chocolate croissants whenever we want them? Yes, please!

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Beyond katsu curry: Tare katsu curry now being served at Coco Ichibanya

Select branches of Japan’s favorite curry chain are serving up a taste of Niigata in Tokyo and Kanagawa.

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Harvester Yakumo: A restaurant inspired by the Colonel from KFC

The man who made KFC so popular at Christmas brought a taste of Kentucky to Japan in more ways than one.

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Japan’s cherry blossom forecast for 2023 is here! Tokyo among cities to see sakura first

Cherry blossom viewing party/travel planning season is officially underway.

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Does everyone dress crazy at Japan’s craziest Coming of Age Day ceremony?【Photos】

Every year all eyes are on the flashiest fashions at Kitakyushu, but there’s another side to the story.

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Mister Donut gets fancy in team-up with Tokyo pastry chef Toshi Yoroizuka, but does it taste good?

Japan’s favorite casual donut chain collaborates with one of the country’s best patissiers for a four-donut chocolate gateau lineup, and we try them all.

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We try hone-jiru (bone soup), a delicious Okinawan specialty hard to find on mainland Japan

Local restaurant’s ‘Satisfaction Set’ leaves us extremely satisfied!

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200,000 yen-per-night Airbnb is the successor to Tokyo’s famous Nakagin capsule apartments【Pics】

Capsule House K was the mountain retreat of architect Kisho Kurosawa, but now it can be yours for the night.

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