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Cat Pokémon appear in the Tokyo skyline with new 3-D billboard animated sequence【Video】

Meowth, Litten, and their fellow Pokémon felines appear on International Cat Day.

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The most expensive ice cream in Japan? Metallic soft serve frays the nerves of staff who make it

Sparkly soft serve gives you equally sparkly poops the next day.

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New pickled ginger drink takes ginger shots to a whole other level

Are you game enough to drink pickle juice? 

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Japan has a special beer brewed to go great with dried ramen noodle snacking

Oh, baby, Babeer is here!

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Salt Milk Bean Paste…Omelette? Japanese bakery adds a surprise to its cake section

A new treat that’s got everyone talking.

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And now, a traditional Japanese bon dance, performed next to a life-size anime robot statue【Vid】

Classic anime opening theme song provides the musical accompaniment for old-school summertime celebration in Tokyo.

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Giant wearable baby head, huge randoseru backpack part of empathy-boosting art exhibit in Japan

Would you appreciate being told “Go outside and play!” after carrying an 18.9-kilogram (41,7-pound) backpack on your commute?

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The Sailor Scouts and their Sanrio sidekicks are finally here with adorable new collectable goods

Plus…new pairings have been announced!

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Autonomous beverage and snack car now testing in Chiba City

It’s like some kind of vending mechanical robot or something!

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Takoyaki…inarizushi? New fusion food boggles the mind in Japan

Japanese food breaks out of the mould for a new adventure in flavour.

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Hokkaido potato growing town sets Guinness World Record for world’s biggest croquette【Video】

This little town easily eclipsed the previous world record by about 54 kilograms (119 pounds)!

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Sushi By Foreigners BC: Japanese gacha capsule toys just keep on getting weirder

Have you ever heard of these sushi before?!?

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Studio Ghibli releases free bulletin board illustration to “use within the bounds of common sense”

Howl’s Moving Castle character designer draws a Calcifer for reminders, jokes, or however else you want to use him.

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New spreadable French Toast from Japan is a game-changer

The easiest way to make French toast? Simply spread it on bread!

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500-Step Soccer: A new sport from Mizuno and World Yuru Sports Association

Improve your game 500 steps at a time.

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Zelda’s Master Cycle comes into the real world as amazing ridable cardboard art【Video】

Crazy talented cardboard artist adds to his fleet of game/anime vehicles.

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Japanese idol creates kawaii Gunpla, the world’s cutest Gundam models【Photos】

Half-mecha, half-magical girl, and entirely awesome.

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Rent an entire folk house in Japan, surrounded by nature just outside Tokyo

Traditional features with modern luxuries, including an outdoor sauna and rotenburo bath, provide you with a truly unforgettable stay.

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Japanese curry rice appears at McDonald’s, but not in the country you’d expect

Tell us, Ronald, is this an exclusive menu item worth travelling for? 

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“H” means a few things in Japan, which is why we mistook this vending machine for something else

An H vending machine, right in the heart of Tokyo’s Shinjuku district.

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