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Veterinarian’s office in suburban Japan has custom sign drawn by manga star Rumiko Takahashi

She may be one of the biggest names in the manga/anime world, but Takahashi hasn’t forgotten her roots.

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Neputa Matsuri gacha capsule toys let you enjoy the famous festival in miniature form

Like holding a Japanese festival in your hand.

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Secret unstaffed hot spring in Japan will make you feel like you’ve been spirited away

A mysterious outdoor onsen leaves a lifelong impression on two night-time visitors. 

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McDonald’s Japan now using adorable Kiki’s Delivery Service wrappers for new burgers【Taste test】

New sandwiches look great even before you unwrap them.

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Is this 7-Eleven sign in Japan really 711 metres from the store?

Testing the integrity of the famous Japanese convenience store chain. 

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Life-size Gundam statue to appear in Osaka for first time ever

Full-scale anime mecha strikes a new pose in Kansai.

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Anime witch Kiki and black cat Jiji make deliveries in adorable new McDonald’s Japan video【Video】

Those Europe Burgers aren’t going to deliver themselves, after all..

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Onsen hot spring with Mt Fuji views has one of the best rotenburo in Japan

Bathing here is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity you don’t want to miss.

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Tokyo Skytree to light up in Pokémon colors for summer-long art event!

Photo spots, special merch, and a visit from Captain Pikachu himself!

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10 great quirky museums to beat the Japan rainy season blues

From toilets to crabs to anime figures, these indoor activities will keep you entertained when the rain and humidity are too much to take.

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Pronto Pokémon cafe collab brings exclusive merch and a clever way to take photos of your food

Beach and mountain summer fun from the comfort of an air-conditioned cafe.

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Starbucks releases college sweatshirts and baseball caps in Japan

Harajuku-born brand teams up with Starbucks for a very cool collegiate collection. 

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Amazing papercraft kit looks, and even sounds, just like the Nintendo Famicom【Photos】

Celebrate the 40th (or 41st ) birthday of Nintendo’s game-changing video game console by putting together a perfect paper replica.

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McDonald’s teams up with Kiki’s Delivery Service for new burgers in Japan

Magical delivery comes with a new anime commercial where Kiki takes us to Europe.

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Starbucks Japan’s All-time Best Tumbler Vote: Which ones will be re-released?

Coffeehouse chain celebrates online store’s 10th anniversary with a special election campaign that customers will want to vote in.

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The 5 best entry-level roadside stations in Japan’s Kanto Region, according to experts

Welcome to the world of michi no eki.

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Nintendo unveils new Super Mario travel item merch line just in time for midsummer trips【Photos】

Mario, Luigi, and Boo want to help power-up your travel gear.

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Beautiful flowers bloom just one day each at 500-year-old Kyoto temple, and they’re blossoming now

Torinin’s natsu tsubaki are a symbol that beauty can be fleeting, which sometimes makes it all the more captivating.

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Pizza Hut made a Cardcaptor Sakura Pizza, and its ingredients are as crazy as its looks

The anime magical girl inspires a pizza like nothing we’ve ever seen before, but it wasn’t for Japan.

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The Ghibli Park real-world Totoro house’s kitchen and bath actually get used by staff【Pics】

Studio Ghibli theme park shares a secret for the lived-in feel of the real-world Mei and Satsuki’s house.

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