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Real life doesn’t work like anime – Tokyo man arrested after letting schoolgirl live with him

You’d expect most people to realize this was a bad idea, but this guy especially.

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Trying out Starbucks Japan’s ultra relaxing 2021 seasonal summer tea drinks【Taste Test】

Because Starbucks Japan knows we could all use a bit of relaxing tea time.

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Now you can cuddle both cats and lovable robots at new Lovot store in a Kawasaki pet store

This has got to be the best way to destress!

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7-Eleven Japan’s egg broth and rice may be the dream combination we’ve been missing【SoraKitchen】

Our convenience store-loving chefs are at it again with this egg-xcellent creation! Read More

Buto Manju: The holiest doughnut in Japan

A centuries-old sweet so sacred it’s still used as an offering at one of the country’s holiest shrines.

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Woman says she’s a foreign student struggling in the pandemic, asks us to buy her homemade chocolate

Sweets we bought on the street turn out to be suspiciously delicious.

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Anti-selfie tech? Japanese government pleads with cellphone carriers to curb inappropriate photos

Officials are eager to stop young people from sending salacious images.

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Japanese high schools abolish old rules, provide freedom with underwear, hair and dating

Pressured to review outdated prohibitions, an entire prefecture says goodbye to “relics of the past”.

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Starbucks to sell limited-edition hojicha latte cups at convenience stores for the summer

Love the roasted variety of green tea? Then you don’t want to miss this!

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Fruit daifuku – A Japanese mochi dessert that’s simple to make and awesome to experiment with

Today in the SoraKitchen we’re mixing nature’s candy with Japanese sweets.

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“The best curry I’ve ever had in my life, ever” comes from a Tokyo curry vending machine

There’s a lot of great curry inside this machine, but one in particular is really something special.

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Ghosts ’N Goblins is even more difficult when you play it as a three-person co-op game 【Video】

In all its 35 years of existence, we’ve never seen this classic Nintendo Famicom/NES game being played quite like this.
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Are you brave enough to wear Thanko’s new Folding Umbrella Sometimes Poncho?

When staying dry is more important than the way you look.

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Crowd-funded hakama roomwear doubled its funding goal, is now available to everyone

The “Yuru Hakama” are here to keep you comfy and stylish at home!

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We snag sleek T-shirts celebrating JR Higashi-Nakano Station’s 115th year in operation

Mr. Sato is never one to pass up a good T-shirt–especially one that salutes his home train line!

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How easy is it to win super expensive Japanese whisky at a gacha machine in Tokyo?

So determined to win rare full-sized Hibiki and Yamazaki whiskies we’re willing to spend over US$300 for them.

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Teacher in Japan literally picks up truant kid, carries him out of house to make him go to class

Parents are less than pleased with overly hands-on approach to education.

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Happy Father’s Day, Japan-style with the Asahi Super Dry beer tower set【Photos】

After going to all the trouble to raise you, doesn’t Dad probably need more than just a six-pack?

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Poll asks adult manga fans to pick Weekly Shonen Jump’s greatest artist ever

Grown-ups weigh in on the question of whose art has stayed in their hearts into adulthood.

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Berserk cosplay grieving – Working out sadness at Kentaro Miura’s death the only way we know how

Our in-house Berserk fan dresses up as one of the series most memorable faces…and no, it’s not Guts of Griffith.

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