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Can you guess which world children’s literature stars these awesome “anime” characters are?

From The Chronicles of Narnia to Anne of Green Gables, Japanese children’s book publisher’s artwork shines.

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We make a DIY face gel out of yuzu seeds, and it’s surprisingly cheap and easy!

Did you know that every part of the yuzu citrus fruit can be used for something?

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Akihabara bar’s secret menu beer is a massive treat in the world’s biggest otaku culture center

An ura menu treat for those in the know.

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New Tokyo fashion store has free coffee thanks to a kind, extremely generous charity donations

The location is within easy walking distance of JR Shibuya Station in one of Tokyo’s most popular youth districts.

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Twin-tailed flasher in Japan’s coldest prefecture may not understand how flashing works

Heavyset man exposes himself on sub-zero night.

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We eat at Tokyo’s first vegan Japanese-style convenience store in Asakusa

Come with us as we browse the shelves and eat at the restaurant inside this vegan wonderland.

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How much money do you need to raise a family with a “normal life” in Kyoto? Study investigates

Living with your spouse and two kids in Japan’s former capital sounds nice, but is it affordable?

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The 10 best Japanese hot spring resorts locals want to go back to again and again

These onsen town trips are so good they deserve an encore!

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Do your kids believe in Santa? Japanese electronics shop wants to know for a very special reason

A simple Nintendo Switch purchase comes with a surprising question, and amazing customer service.

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Japanese office snack service begins offering vegan and gluten-free options

Snacking just became a little easier for some workers thanks to one company.

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The secret of Starbucks Japan’s Chocolate Chunk Cookie: It’s not made by Starbucks!

Starbucks has a delicious cookie we just found out about, but the credit actually goes to one of Japan’s favorite domestic confectioners.

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The world’s first Pokémon GO specialty store just opened in Tokyo!【Photos】

Includes special areas to help Pokémon fans from different countries become friends.

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Japan now has sweet onigiri cakes and they’re absolutely delicious

We try eight of the new Omusubi sweets that people in Japan are going crazy for right now. 

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The sweet smell of virtual YouTuber success – Kizuna Ai’s new fragrance on sale now

Ever wondered what a virtual idol smells like? Now you can find out!

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Family of four arrested for six-month spate of burglaries in Saitama Prefecture

The family that steals together stays together…until they have to go to separate men’s and women’s prisons of course.

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Kyoto’s THICKEST ramen is crazy and crazy-delicious【Taste test】

Broth that’s like pancake batter is only the start of the thickness.

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Japanese women asked what best job for a husband is, may be looking for romantic-comedy lead

Results also show one of the most attractive jobs for a man is one of the most hated too.

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Secret way Yoshinoya’s president customizes his beef bowl orders is a secret no more【Taste test】

How does the boss of the beef bowl king eat his gyudon? Like this.

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Japanese anime industry is earning more money than ever, almost half of it from outside Japan

Annual study shows sixth straight year of revenue growth and historical first in media format preference.

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New Studio Ghibli clocks let you keep an eye on the time with your favourite anime characters

Movies like Spirited Away, Princess Mononoke and My Neighbour Totoro feature in the exclusive new collection.

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