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Japan’s gothic lolita fashion rental shop gives our reporter her first taste of lolita life【Pics】

Dozens of options and delivery to your door lower the entry barrier for first-timers.

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Six-button Switch! Japanese gadget company turns Nintendo’s console into retro arcade controller

A throwback solution to a modern problem with the Nintendo system.

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We test out Honda’s free rental motorbike program and eat disease-thwarting mochi【Photos】

Cruise around town and experience a different side of Kyoto in style and comfort.

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An edible DIY Japanese rock garden is what we all need to stay sane while working from home【Pics】

Soothing to look at and delicious to taste, this is our newest home office amenity.

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VR cherry blossom parties: 360-degree video series provides beauty, dates for those stuck indoors

If your Japan travel plans fell through due to coronavirus, or you’re here but stuck inside, these gorgeous videos are the next best hanami option.

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Beautiful Magikarp necklaces show your Pokémon-loving lover you’re in it for the long haul【Pics】

Japanese accessory maker sees the true beauty of the Water-type Pokémon, and knows that good things come from commitment.

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Robot noodle chef starts working in Tokyo train station, serves up taste of the future【Video】

Our resident noodle expert tries out the robo soba.

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Best telecommuting option ever? Seven hours in private room at gourmet Tokyo/Kyoto restaurants

Why ride a packed train to the office when you can work in luxurious seclusion while dining on sukiyaki?

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Japanese mom wows us with her ‘eggstraordinary’ food art

Simply put, it’s an eggstravaganza!… sorry.

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New 800-yen bill artist concept brings Shiba Inu to canvas of Japanese currency

Previous 500-yen Shiba design also gets a sakura spring makeover.

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The Lego Super Mario set is way more awesome than it needs to be【Video】

Team-up with Nintendo goes above and beyond by creating a new way to play that’s unlike traditional Legos or video games.

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One of video gaming’s greatest composers owes his name-recognition fame to his mom

The heartwarming tale of how Yuzo Koshiro became famous in an era when game developers worked in obscurity also has a Studio Ghibli connection.

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It’s a-me, a Lego! Nintendo and Lego to collaborate on a new project【Video】

Lego’s Twitter announcement shows Mario being built out of little blocks instead of bashing them to get coins.

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Tokyo’s Kabukicho turns into a deserted ghost town during coronavirus outbreak【Photos】

Looks like a yakuza fight is about to go down in Kamurocho. 

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Brand-new Pokémon manhole covers have Sandshrew welcoming you to an often forgotten part of Japan

Region famous for its sand dunes gets beautiful public art pieces featuring more than a dozen different Pokémon species.

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Anime’s impossible in real-life glasses now possible in real life, thanks to Japanese designers

Fashion brand brings an anime aesthetic trick into the three-dimensional realm.

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Edo Rice shows you what rice tasted like in the samurai era by continuing centuries of tradition

A Tokyo time trip for your taste buds.

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Unbox Therapy left speechless after trying Japanese toaster【Video】

“World’s most expensive toaster” from Mitsubishi uses rice cooker technology to toast bread to perfection.

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Japanese knife pro makes world’s allegedly thinnest sandwich【Video】

Rather than using edge for Internet comments, use it instead for making thin sandwiches.

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Real-life Rurouni Kenshin reverse-blade sword to be displayed in Tokyo

The sakabato’s journey brings it to Japan’s eastern capital, just like the anime swordsman’s did.

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