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Japanese kids can get boo-boos treated by augmented reality anime characters in Bandai-d form

These Bandai band-aids come with an app that lets Super Sentai or PreCure characters wish away the pain. Aww!

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Tokyo anime toymaker has the world’s coolest office entrance【Video】

The spirit of anime runs strong through Bandai Spirits’ office culture, where just going to the conference room is a dramatic experience.

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Want free all-you-can-eat sushi in Tokyo? Revolving chain wants your YouTube video in exchange

Grab your camera and your chopsticks, because Kappa Sushi is making an offer you won’t want to refuse.

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Nintendo’s awesome Super Mario chocolate-making trays are here to power up Valentine’s Day

Now you can whip up some chocolates your gamer sweetheart will want more than any super mushroom.

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Travel hack: Trying out the Japanese net café with a free breakfast buffet of cheap delicacies

A super-cheap way to satisfy your morning hunger and taste buds when traveling in Tokyo on a budget.

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Mickey Manga Mouse – Attack on Titan creator, other manga stars draw the Disney icon【Pics】

Some of the biggest names in shonen and shojo manga turn their pens to redesigning the king of American cartoons.

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Hugh Jackman says good morning to Japan in Japanese, makes fans swoon【Videos】

Wolverine actor owes much of his fame to his handsome face and bulging muscles, but it’s his heart and his voice that are captivating fans.

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Chocolate-fed sushi fish set to become a Valentine’s Day treat in Japan

One of the country’s most popular revolving sushi chains has a sweet idea.

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This giant Final Fantasy Moogle bed could be yours, and doesn’t cost a single yen

Fantastic fluffy Final Fantasy fan furniture.

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Awesome self-building Gundam model video shows every anime mecha fan’s dream come true【Video】

Stop-motion masterpiece is a whole new kind of Gundam animation.

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Final Fantasy fried chicken on sale in Japan, best part comes before you take a single bite【Vid】

Sure, the convenience store-exclusive tastes great, but what’s even better is the surprise at the register.

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Tokyo subway bribes people with free noodles to get them to take earlier, non-rush hour trains

Reward tiers promise better toppings if more people take the off-peak trains.

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Awesome snowboarding cosplayer hits the slopes as Mobile Snowboarder Gundam【Videos, pics】

The online identity of the ski slope sensation is revealed.

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New Pokémon dress shirt line lets you dress like an adult in the company of all 151 Kanto species

Wearing a suit to the office isn’t so bad when you’ve got Pikachu, Eevee, and your other Pokémon pals with you.

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Tech geek heaven: Japan’s first do-it-yourself keyboard specialist shop opens in Akihabara

Design a truly unique keyboard just for you.

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Japanese netizens thrilled at the prospect of wielding adamantine claws like a certain superhero

And all for just 55 bucks.

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The surprising source of the Ohmus’ voices in Ghibli’s Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind

You’d never guess how the sound effect for an Ohmu’s voice was produced.

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Beloved Japanese paper craft wizard turns cookie box into a gorgeous sculpture

Once you’re done with your cookies, you can always take a knife to the box and turn it into a beautiful clock tower.

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This beautiful up-and-coming Japanese fashion model isn’t actually a person【Photos】

Say hi to imma, although she’ll never know your name since she’s a CG virtual model.

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Starbucks Japan gets ready for Valentine’s Day with heart-shaped check boxes

Love is in the air, and the Starbucks paper cup is reflecting it with Valentine’s style boxes for syrup, milk, decaf and everything else!

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