comedy

10 new fall anime series that our Japanese reporter recommends you watch

High school girls, sleepy princesses, and outlaws — this fall is bursting with creative anime.

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Egashira 2:50 donates 1M yen to flood-stricken parts of Japan

Comedian also reminds victims they are never alone.

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Japan’s greatest shirtless comedian Egashira 2:50 honored in new capsule toy line

You know you’ve made it in Japan when they make a series of capsule toys out of you.

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Egashira 2:50 denied ad revenue for YouTube channel

Looks like they had a problem with him sticking brushes up his butt.

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Butthole calligraphy kicks off Japanese comedian Egashira 2:50’s YouTube channel【Video】

However, it may end the channel at the same time.

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Canadian learns to speak proper Japanese by becoming comedian, pouring tea for his master

Katsura Sunshine brings a fresh look to a 400-year-old style of Japanese comedy.

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Naomi Osaka hits back at Japanese comedians’ “too sunburned” comment

Witty response proves Osaka isn’t just a tennis pro, she’s a marketing queen. 

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Naomi Osaka called “too tanned” in Japanese comedy routine

Comedians and management apologise for saying the tennis pro “needs bleach”.

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Talented YouTuber and “Disney freak” from Japan makes awesome and funny Disney videos

Vell’s singing, dancing, and acting all make for a very entertaining, Disney-centered YouTube channel.

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Ed Sheeran’s “I Don’t Care” gets official Japanese parody video starring Blouson Chiemi 【Video】

Japanese comedian steps into Justin Bieber’s shoes and eats flying sushi with Sheeran in hilarious new music video.

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Japanese comedian baffles, amazes judges on America’s Got Talent with weird dance, Japanese humor

Yuriyan Retriever really blew the judges away…though it’s hard to say if that’s a good thing or not.

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Terrace House funnyman Ryota Yamasato now married to Japanese actress Yu Aoi

The unlikely marriage that no one saw coming surprises everyone in Japan.

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The Japanese comedian shows Spain what he’s got and narrowly avoids showing them what he’s got down there.

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Up-and-coming manzai comedian robots AIchan and GONta adorably work on their material

These plucky little bots use AI to generate comedy bits on the topic of your choice.

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Japan ranks the top 10 anime that will leave viewers in tears

From laughing too much that is.

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Japanese YouTuber imitates Mr. Bean in a world where sound effects have gone wrong 【Video】

Could this be the long lost brother of Mr. Bean, Mr. Natto?

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Japanese comedy duo nail impressive reenactment of Street Fighter II battle【Video】

They’ve got your pow, bam, and hadoken packed with some good, ol’ fashioned laughs.

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New live action Japanese comedy will star Jesus Christ and Buddha hanging out together

Saint Young Men, a popular manga series starring the two religious figures, will make the jump to live-action next year.

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This table tennis comedy video isn’t “boring.” It may be the best video ever!

Join Takkyu Genin Pinpon as he takes us on a whirlwind ride of table tennis themed comedic bits that never have a dull moment.

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Comedian Atsugiri Jason irks Japanese net users with offhand comment

Newly-minted minor celebrity and comedian Atsugiri Jason has raised Japanese hackles with a throwaway tweet that mildly criticized Japanese culture.

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