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The entire Pokémon Red and Blue Kanto region map, built as a 3-D diorama, looks amazing【Photos】

Crazy talented Pokémon fan accomplishes childhood dream, fills us all with childlike wonder.

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Amazing Japanese temple photo gives off strong final RPG dungeon vibes

It’s not the last boss that’s waiting inside, though.

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Rice balls that can last for 100 days at room temperature? Kyoto company makes high-protein onigiri

Pretty much everyone is going to eat at least one onigiri in the next 100 days, right?

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This Japanese manga about the Joker raising a Baby Batman is so good, and approved by DC

If you haven’t read this manga yet, you should!

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Japan’s new micro-houses want to be your home away from home on weekends, but we’d stay all week

Having a house built for the price of a car? We could make that lifestyle work.

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New Pokémon T-shirts and hoodies use patented technology to glow in the light of a camera flash

Shine like an aurora with these cool designs from Light Force Store!

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What happens if you drop your keys into an elevator shaft gap? Kyoto company explains【Video】

You know, aside from you screaming “Noooooo!!!!!”?

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Japanese company uses video game-style hit point badges to help employees know who needs a hand

Tokyo-based firm understands it can be hard for some people to speak up when they’re feeling run down.

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Elegant Spy x Family character hats come to the real world for in-disguise-level cosplay【Photos】

Eden Academy beret comes in both adults’ and kids’ sizes for anime fan families.

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Soak your feet at the Spirited Away foot bath, in Tokyo for a limited time

Immerse yourself in the world of Studio Ghibli, literally and figuratively.

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Monster Hunter’s Malzeno invades Tokyo via incredible 3-D video

The Elder Dragon is making a fearsome appearance in Shinjuku for a limited time only.

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Grab your pantyhose and let’s make inverted eggs, a Japanese foodie favorite from the Edo period

Today in the SoraKitchen we’re trying out hand at one of the 10,000 Cooking Treasure Secrets of a samurai-era cookbook.

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Sony’s wearable air conditioners selling like cold cakes in heat-stricken Japan

Sony’s got what now?!

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Annual Tokyo festival where guys get wrapped in straw and carried through streets returning【Vids】

The story of a drought, dragons, and one of Japan’s craziest festivals.

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Amazing castle photo ever shows why you shouldn’t skip this often-overlooked part of Japan

Breathtaking night sky shows the beauty of this landlocked prefecture.

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This open-air museum in Hokkaido is a must-visit for fans of history and one popular manga series

Hokkaido Kaitaku no Mura is a golden opportunity to explore Japanese history and earn some otaku cred.

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Quality-spaghetti making robot starts working in Tokyo at the end of the month【Video】

The future of spaghetti is here.

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First copy of centuries-old ninja training manual discovered, doesn’t understand dogs【Video】

The legendary Kanrinseiyo has been found!

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McDonald’s Japan gives us a taste of the anime world with new series of Gundam burgers

Char takes over McDonald’s for a limited time, but are his burgers as good as he says they are?

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Best field trip ever? Japanese schoolkids get to control the full-scale moving Gundam’s hand

Is it too late for us to reenroll in elementary school?

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