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Uniqlo’s amazing new bedsheets are hallucinatingly comfortable

Japan’s favorite affordable fashion brand also makes bedding, and it just blew our minds.

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Ariel and Jasmine star in Disney princess pseudo-kimono line from Japanese fashion brand【Photos】

Clever design makes kids’ yukata easy to play in all summer long.

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Japanese police question man for “not looking good in a suit,” turns out he robbed an old lady

They say justice is blind, but apparently it still has a strong sense of fashion.

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What it’s like to rent a kimono and stroll around Sensoji temple in Asakusa for an afternoon

There are benefits to wearing a kimono while sightseeing in Tokyo, even if you’re travelling alone.

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New Kumo Cloud Cake from Tokyo is the Japanese sweet on everyone’s lips right now

Taste the clouds on your tongue and float away to a better place in the heart of the capital.

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Starbucks’ retro Japanese kissaten menu debuts deliciously mature coffee gelatin cake【Taste test】

Plus the perfect old-school coffee to drink with it.

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A love of anime can protect you from religious solicitors in Japan, otaku discovers

”But do you accept Hayao Miyazaki as anime’s lord and savior?”

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Mighty, meaty Tokyo ramen joint flips script by overflowing the bowl with delicious chashu pork

Delicious noodles and broth take up supporting roles as MEAT becomes the star of the show.

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Japanese manners: Majority say “Loud laughing during a movie is rude” in survey

Survey finds a big, and surprising, gap between what young and old people think is acceptable behavior.

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Starbucks’ Tokyo-only Minty Chocolate Tea Frappuccino deliciously disappoints our taste tester

The new dessert beverage fills Mr. Sato’s heart with sadness, and makes the rest of us want to drink it even more.

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Man in Tokyo accused of straddling, kissing women he’d never met, says he thought she liked him

”I thought she was into me” he says after gesture that in no way means that.

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13 Japanese teen boys caught peeping into girls’ hot spring bath during class trip

One of Japan’s favorite porn scenarios plays out in real life, prompts apology.

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We hold a 14-nation taste test of Karaage-kun, Japan’s favorite convenience store fried chicken

Lawson’s bite-sized chicken snack is loved across Japan, but can that love stretch around the globe?

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Japan’s real-world Pikachu Outbreak 2019 dates announced, so make your travel plans now!

The Pokémon will be staying up late this year so you can bask in their adorableness while staying out of the scorching sun.

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Tokyo’s Shibuya neighborhood likely to ban public drinking due to Halloween mayhem

Shibuya’s world-famous Halloween street parties may not be going away, but it looks like they’ll be going non-alcoholic.

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You can now get fugu, Japan’s poisonous blowfish, for under a buck at revolving sushi restaurants

A meal equal parts thrilling, delicious, and affordable.

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Gwyneth Paltrow visits Japan, dines on sushi and soba as Goop beauty brand debuts in Tokyo

New Goop pop-up shop and cafe opens in Tokyo for a limited time.

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Carry your change in a rice cooker coin case from Japan!

Who needs a boring coin purse when you can surprise shoppers at the cash register by popping the lid on your miniature rice cooker?

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Japan’s host club king wants to sell you some US$490 hair product in a tiny, tiny bottle

Roland also has a “must-have” hangover cure that can be yours for just a little over 100 bucks.

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How to find a lost cat: Unique method from Japan proves to be surprisingly effective

Pet owners swear this unconventional technique works for lost dogs too.

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