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Did the Akira manga predict the coronavirus epidemic?

Tiny background detail in ‘80s manga masterpiece getting new attention decades later.

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Wage hell — Japanese office worker reveals soul-crushing past paycheck for 171 hours of overtime

No matter the era, it never feels like you can make enough.

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Kuma Cooking invites fans to “look at her dish,” and also own her clothing.

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How to make your own ramen food sample with real ramen, in just 1.5 hours and -22.6 degrees C

A Hokkaido resident demonstrates. 

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Japanese businessman plans to give away a BILLION YEN on Twitter, but there’s a catch

“Send me your business ideas!” he says in his tweet.

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The “world’s deadliest film ever” to be screened in Japan

Are you prepared to die? No, seriously. Are you?

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Can you solve this crazy difficult, super satisfying math puzzle from a Japanese middle schooler?

Strap on your thinking caps, because there are 20 blanks to fill in, and only one way to do it right.

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Kyoto’s Shrine of Severing Ties does its job a little too well again…by losing jobs

This (un)lucky recipient of the shrine’s divine power also shares a list of tips to be aware of before praying at the infamous shrine.

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The bigger they are… Smallest top sumo wrestler takes on yokozuna with amazing result【Video】

Grand champion Hakuho had a 59-kilogram (130-pound), 34-centimeter (9.4-inch) advantage on his opponent.

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Mitsubishi’s solution for stressed office workers in Japan: fake skylight video displays

Simulated sky slice might actually be better suited for a different environment, though.

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Suntory would like you to buy a three-million yen bottle of Japanese whisky

Release of limited-edition Yamazaki 55-year has us wishing we’d started saving up for it about half a century ago.

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Japanese second-hand store manager wows YouTube with one-man-band help-wanted ad【Video】

Who wouldn’t want to work with this band, especially when it’s all just one guy?

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Kit Kat’s crazy new cocoa pod dessert is only available at its Tokyo cafe【Photos】

Mouthwatering dessert uses part of the cocoa pod that most people forget about, but not the Kit Kat Chocolatory chefs.

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Mini karate-chop roof tiles you can actually destroy are Japan’s newest capsule toy【Videos】

Compact stress-reliver easily fits on desks for when you need a high-impact break from work or study.

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The greatest sushi roll in Japanese history is actually nine sushi rolls in one【Photos】

Ehomaki sushi rolls are supposed to ensure good luck for the year, and it’s hard to think of having a luckier life than one that lets you eat this.

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What it’s like to eat a super expensive Japanese strawberry【Taste Test】

Luxury Japanese fruit meets the mouth of Mr Sato.

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Crimvael’s Super-Thick Sausage is ready to leave a special taste in the mouth of fans of the fantasy anime series.

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Maid cafe manager who dated one of his maids says he was kidnapped and beaten by the yakuza

Quitting your job can be hard when your bosses are gangsters.

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Japanese Twitter users happy to see men on women-only train car in India get slapped by police

Video shows more than a dozen men getting immediately and physically punished for violating subway rules.

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Japan has a festival where they straight-up throw dudes into a fire【Videos】

Getting married or having a kid? Then into the flames you go!

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