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Japan’s most meaningless road sign discovered, has Internet feeling lost

Umm…thanks, Gunma Prefecture.

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This Japanese supermarket has either the kindest or cruelest slogan, but no one’s sure which

We have it all? Keep your mouth shut about our poor selection? It could go either way, because of a Japanese language quirk.

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Aichi police on lookout for scoundrel who stole public toilet’s flushing handle

Be sure to check your toilets first while this fiend is still at large!

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Japanese woman receives Kobe beef croquettes after waiting nine years, and she was lucky.

Backlog for Kiwami Croquettes has more than doubled in the near-decade she was waiting.

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Japan Rail West offering chance to sleep in a platypus’ mouth

Great for fans of strange mammals and/or contactless payment services.

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Good God what is this hideous anime plushie?!?【Photos】

And believe it or not the function it’s got a function besides “haunt your nightmares.”

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Origami folded by gyaru – The first capsule toy it’s impossible to get a complete set of【Photos】

Flock of cranes folded by flashy women comes with a side of philosophy.

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A trip to the deadline cafe in Tokyo, where staff won’t let you leave until you’re done writing

A place where you can pay staff to look over your shoulder to help you stop procrastinating.

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US$12,000 Final Fantasy figure is so amazingly beautiful it just might be worth the price【Photos】

If you’re gonna drop 1.485 million yen on a video game figure, this is the one to do it on.

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Set of 4,368 train tickets goes on sale to commemorate Japan Railways 150th anniversary

The collection comes in a set of six binders so you can display all 4,368 of your tickets easily.

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New Zealand prime minster welcomed to Japan by kiwi mascot characters, surreally somber dance

Following reception by the Japanese government, it was the Kiwi Brothers’ turn to say hello.

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“I’ll kill you!” says Japanese schoolgirl when convenience store won’t let her use restroom

Japanese police say call of nature was no excuse for threat of violence.

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Photos of Complete Strangers: Japan’s newt strange, and strangely compelling, capsule toys【Pics】

Unusual concept is a hit, with a second line on the way.

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Doraemon found buried at sea as scene from 1993 anime becomes real life【Photos】

Who knew a 29-year-old anime movie was actually a vision of the future?

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Three-day search for two-meter-long python in Okayama ends, found in owner’s car dashboard

Once again, a giant snake is always in the last place you look.

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Here’s what happens when you mix all 53 kinds of Muji curry into one crazy super curry【Taste test】

When choosing what type of Muji instant curry to eat today, the answer we came up with in the SoraKitchen is “All of them.”

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Japan’s thrill ride theme park finds new way to terrify: A slide over twice as tall as a Gundam

Fuji-Q Highland decides its Mt. Fuji observation platform isn’t quite scary enough.

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Japanese sightseeing train offers amazing luxury…for prices starting at 1.3 million yen per room

Multi-day journeys are both an elegant and an expensive way to see the wonders of Kyushu.

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Pooping has never been more dramatic than it is with this Japanese toilet “sound shogun”【Video】

Turn the call of nature into a call to adventure!

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This Tokyo cafe won’t let you inside unless you’re a writer or translator with a deadline looming

And they won’t let you go home until you meet your writing goal for the day.

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