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Win a large intestine scarf from one of Japan’s leading enema manufacturers

This is your one chance to enter something of Mune Pharmaceutical’s, rather than the other way around.

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Japanese Christian light novel contest allows authors to criticize religion, make Satan the star

Buddha, president of the United States also explicitly recognized as potential characters in surprisingly wide-open competition.

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Ninja-star throwing contest now accepting applicants, grand champion gets a golden shuriken

Have you got what it takes to be the deadliest shuriken slinger?

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McDonald’s Japan presents newest McFlurry dessert — in a mystery Gudetama flavor!

Gudetama, the lovable lazy egg from Sanrio, is again “busy” at work, this time as a limited edition McDonald’s dessert! 

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Want to choose the name of Tokyo’s most important new station? Here’s your chance!

Tokyo’s Yamanote loop line is getting its first new station in nearly half a century, and Japan Railways wants you to give it a name.

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7-Eleven to hire “Sweets Ambassador” with pay of 7.11M yen for one social media post a week

Working out to 600,000 yen (US$5,600) a month, jobs don’t get much sweeter than this.

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Aspiring manga artist screws up unbelievably while winning award in Shonen Jump contest

There’s something even more important than cool characters and a great story, and this contestant completely forgot about it.

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Sprint And Pokémon GO Want To Send You To Japan!

Sprint wants to send you and three of your friends to Yokohama for the Pikachu Outbreak Festival in August!

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Kirin beer to give away 1,000 Curry Fountains, Japanese people think they look like poops

Finally, curry the way its meant to be eaten: cascading.

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Anime-style novel contest in Japan bans alternate reality stories and teen protagonists

Publisher nixes two of the most common storytelling tricks in the anime playbook in attempt to create something adults can enjoy.

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One year after start of his girlfriend recruitment project, our reporter finally goes on a date

And no, Seiji didn’t rent his companion for his anime movie date.

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The ita-bag contest showcases your favorite anime characters in the most painful way【Photos】

The results are a bright kaleidoscope of repetition and fandom that makes our eyes burn.

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The gloomy faces of a father-son pair on a Disney ride go viral on Twitter for a funny reason

Tokyo Disneyland has been called “the land where dreams come true” and “the most magical place on Earth,” but never “the land of complete sullenness.”

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The best part-time job in Japan? Get paid $440 per day to take naps!

Celebrate the upcoming release of anime film Hirune Hime (“Napping Princess“) by winning the job of a nap.

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Meet Miyamoto and win $10,000 by submitting your Nintendo t-shirt design to UNIQLO 【Video】

If you love Nintendo and making art, then this is the chance you’ve been waiting for!

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Want to date RocketNews24’s most eligible bachelor? Here’s your chance! 【Contest】

Single Japanese male seeks romantic partner, who just might be you!

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Announcing the winners of our RocketNews24 x TokyoTreat KitKat Collection Box giveaway!

Were you one of the thousands of people who entered our epic KitKat giveaway? Find out if you’ve won here!

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Win a Premium Japanese Kit Kat box, courtesy of TokyoTreat!【Contest closed】

Love Kit Kats? Wish you could get your hands on the amazing varieties available only in Japan? How about a whole box of them?

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Announcing the winners of the RocketNews24 Pikachu ramen giveaway contest!

After reading through a mountainous pile of entries, we’re ready to announce the four lucky instant noodle/Pokémon fans who’ve won some Pikachu ramen. Are you one of them? Read on to find out!

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And the winner of the Street Fighter V “Miss Chun-Li Cosplay Contest” is… Zangief?!

BECAUSE ZANGIEF ALWAYS WINS!

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