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Meet the Japanese Colonel Sanders, who’s handsome…and passionate about fried chicken

Real-life fan steps into the suit of the Colonel.

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Spirited Away bath herbs now available at Ghibli exhibition in Japan

Transform from Stink Spirit to River Spirit, just like the god in the anime movie!

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No CG here! Clever camera trick has Ultraman towering over the buildings of a real Japanese city

The tokusatsu icon gets a visual boost from a Yokohama landmark.

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My summer kimono Totoro! Ghibli mascot and Kiki co-star grace beautiful anime yukata【Photos】

Finally, a way to spend the whole summer with Totoro!

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The secret behind this mysterious Studio Ghibli x Pixar image

Anime studio gives us a closer look at the true story behind this illustration.

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Life-size Pikachu figure that wirelessly charges electronics fills us with joy/jealousy【Video】

And he’s not the only Electric-type Pokémon that can juice up your real-world phone.

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This special Tokyo sightseeing cruise sails only once a month, shows city from new perspectives

The Ichinichi Yurari Tabi isn’t your typical short and standard trip.

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Edible One Piece Gum-Gum Fruit goes on sale in Japan【Photos】

May or may not make your limbs stretch like Luffy, but absolutely will be a dessert you’ll never forget.
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New shoes from Converse will have both kids and adults showing off their love of Pokémon in style

Six Pokémon, ten different designs…how could we choose?!

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Sumo wrestler vs. 16-month-old toddler: The cutest match you’ll ever see【Video】

Young child’s debut in the ring is a knockout!

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328-foot manga art made by foot in snow field to celebrate end of Hokkaido-set Golden Kamuy【Video】

A special goodbye to Sugimoto and Asirpa.

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The giant bowling pins on the top of Japanese buildings often have a hidden second purpose

Your eye isn’t the only thing they’re supposed to catch.

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Travel off the beaten path to a secret spot in Japan where bamboo grows wild on an old train line

Like the bamboo grove in Kyoto, but with less tourists and more beauty. 

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We retreat for a day of rejuvenation at Green Hill Yatsugatake recreation facility in Yamanashi

The rec facility is open to anyone for reservations and boasts grounds that are 7.5 times the size of Tokyo Dome.

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Shigeru Mizuki’s world of Japanese yokai comes to life in new exhibition in Tokyo

“Betobeto-san” © 水木プロダクション (Mizuki Productions)

A parade of monsters is coming to Roppongi Hills this summer, and it sounds like a treat! 

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Studio Ghibli reveals real reason why Jiji stops talking at the end of Kiki’s Delivery Service

Producer solves a mystery that’s puzzled fans of the anime film for decades.

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A creepy, unplanned visit to a Japanese ghost town…with ice cream!【Photos】

A trip to Kiyosato on “the train line closest to the heavens.”

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Muji is selling sake, and it’ll make drinkers feel good in more ways than one

Delicious sake that gives a small town a helping hand is definitely something worth raising a cup to/of.

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1:1-scale Ultraman artwork appears on headquarters of Japan’s biggest toymaker【Photos】

Other anime and tokusatsu heroes can be seen on the sidewalk below.

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New spreadable melon pan changes the way we eat toast in Japan

Making melon bread, and curry bread, just got a whole lot easier. 

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