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From the Up Up Girls to Polysics: The five weirdest Japanese music videos this year so far【Video】

When your trying to sell your music in this day and age, it helps to get a little creative with your videos.

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Nine tales of stunningly crazy customer complaints in from the Japanese service industry

In Japan, it’s said that “The customer is God.” But sometimes God is angry, and no one can quite understand why.

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Mad Max’s Doof Wagon crashes college graduation in Tokyo 【Video】

Immortan Joe, War Boys, and the Doof Warrior show up to congratulate new grads.

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Here’s why you should never take “almost no overtime” at face value when job hunting in Japan

Unless your definition of “almost none” is “enough to get a side job.” Then go right ahead.

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We couldn’t wait to see the sakura, so we decided to become the sakura instead【Video】

Tokyo’s still a week or two away from cherry blossom season? Not if you’ve got a body suit, some fake flowers, and a whole lot of craziness.

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Modern concerto fuses classical music and ping-pong for an epic performance【Video】

If you were someone who could never decide between music or sports in school, this crazy oncerto might be right up your alley.

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Forget chocolate and strawberry – Japan now has fried chicken-flavored ice cream

What else would you expect to be on the dessert menu at the Fried Chicken Festival?

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Female anime fans swarm Tokyo convention site in massive numbers 【Photos】

Hardcore fans brave the elements and the crowds by lining up hours before start of dojinshi comic event.

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Is there a bone-chilling omission in this Japanese fashion model’s photo?

Makeup? Check. Outfit? Perfect. And yet, something very important seems to be missing.

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Textbook for learners of Japanese with boy who can’t stop eating roses may be the weirdest ever

Offbeat learning aid has Japanese travelers cracking up even before the aliens makes their appearance.

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Here’s what happens when you order US$80 worth of extra shrimp for your tempura bowl in Tokyo

Is it possible to have too many tempura shrimp? No, of course not. Don’t be silly.

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We make salt from our reporter’s sweat, then taste the world’s first Mr. Sato Salt rice balls

In Japan, rice balls can be flavored with almost anything, so we decided to make some from the most exclusive seasoning of all: salt made from Mr. Sato’s sweat!

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TV anime censorship goes to a crazy new extreme with 30th anniversary Iczer One broadcast

At some point, maybe you just have to ask “What’s the point of showing this on TV?”

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What happens when you walk into a Tokyo Starbucks dressed as a giant teddy bear? 【Video】

Really, did you think we were going to go to the trouble of making an adorable bear suit and not show it off at our local coffeehouse?

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Here’s what US$90 worth of katsu curry looks like at CoCo Ichibanya: A mountain of cutlets!

Thought we were going on a diet after that giant pickle burger? Think again!

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Weaponized wig offered to Donald Trump by Japanese inventor

Celebrity inventor and “Greatest Scientist in History” Dr. NakaMats throws his support behind the Republican front-runner in the form of the mightiest weapon known to man: Guard Wig.

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The ultimate pajamas for lazy otaku girls are now on sale in Japan 【Photos】

Single-piece garment features openable flaps for your twintails and poo.

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Man strips down to Sailor Moon cosplay outfit to disrupt Donald Trump political rally 【Video】

Maybe the U.S. presidential candidate doesn’t have as much otaku cred as some people think he does.

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Some of the passengers on China’s rural railways are literally pigs

Passengers may gripe that Chinese railway staff members can be less than friendly, but providing service with a smile can be a little difficult when some riders are literally pigs.

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