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We visit the new all-you-can-eat KFC buffet restaurant in Tokyo

This feast includes much more than just fried chicken, sides and desserts.

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Tokyo Olympics might allow you to take one, and only one, drink with you into sweltering stadiums

Organizing Committee considers relaxing rules for the Games during Japan’s always hot and humid summer.

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Japan’s new Pikachu Pokémon donuts are super popular, crazy cute, and totally tasty

But really, the Pikachu Tail should be called the “Pikachu Butt.”

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Pre-pubescent boy in Japan uses his high voice to impersonate a schoolgirl in prostitution scam

It’s sure to become one his fondest childhood memories.

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Lipton releases new bubble tea ice cream bar with tapioca pearls in Japan

Filled with boba that stays chewy even when frozen.

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Cat-shaped Japanese bread coming to Tokyo!

Neko Neko Shokupan serves up the most kawaii sliced bread in Japan.

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Tokyo travel alert: City’s most important train line shutting down for construction this weekend

A long stretch of the Yamanote Line is taking a break while construction crews get ready for its newest station.

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Starbucks Japan releases more limited-edition mugs, cards and travel bottles for Christmas 2019

A tumbler with a built-in snow dome and a mug with a whipped cream lid are just some of the highlights in the new collection.

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Beautiful kimono-cloth Pikachu doll is latest creation from century-old Tokyo doll maker【Photos】

Techniques developed in Kyoto hundreds of years ago make Pikachu as beautiful as he is adorable.

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Kyoto yakitori restaurant earns Michelin rating with one of the best value-for-money deals in Japan

Kyoto Yakitori Kazu offers fine dining on a budget.

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Crazy-cheap Japanese apartment for less than 140 bucks a month comes with headaches every day

And sometimes those headaches will be literal.

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How many hours a month do anime artists work in Japan? Survey finds crazy number, unhappy workers

“Just what was it that I ever liked about anime?” wonders unsatisfied female artist.

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Do you know shabu shabu? Salt Bae thinks he does but he clearly doesn’t【Video】

You’ll have to do more than make it look sexy to convince people in Japan this is shabu shabu. 

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Is Japan’s biggest “boys” manga magazine really being read by little boys?

Weekly Shonen Jump’s name might not be entirely accurate, so our in-house fan offers an alternative.

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Is 150,000 yen (US$1,389) a month enough to live on in Tokyo? Depends what kind of life you want

That’s plenty for life in Japan’s capital, claims twenty-something woman, but you might not want to live like her.

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Japan’s cheapest hotel charges just 130 yen (US$1.20) for a room, with a huge, no-privacy catch

Even if you’re traveling by yourself, you’ll never be alone since you’re on a 24-hour live stream.

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We try the giant Meat Mountain pizza sandwich from Aoki’s Japan

We get the meat sweats while conquering a four-pound mountain packed with 18 different types of meat.

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Weightlifting is Japanese salarymen’s newest hobby, report says, since “Muscles won’t betray you”

Lead researcher says pumping iron gives salarymen a joy “that they can’t get from work.”

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Japanese model home provides model wife and model daughter so you can feel the joy of family life

Tokyo model lets you share a beer with your sudden wife of eight years and play with your seven year-old daughter.

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Does US$50 canned wagyu beef make for a great beef bowl? We find out【Taste test】

Just because it’s canned doesn’t mean this beef is cheap.

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