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Save the Nakagin Capsule Tower Project is now aiming to preserve as many capsules as possible

And they need your help!

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Japanese restaurant in former yukaku red light district struggles to preserve its history

Historic building used to be a brothel, now its ornate interiors are in danger of fading away.

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Nakagin Capsule Tower in Tokyo is scheduled to be demolished, needs your help

Architectural landmark will soon be gone forever, but there’s still a chance of preserving its history for the future.

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Crowdfunding opens on Japanese version of a gadget that makes any canned beer easier to drink

Turn even the cheapest convenience store beer into a classy little beer cup with this device!

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The Japan Ninja Council opens crowdfunding campaign for Nindo, the Online Ninja Academy

The Last Ninja Master seeks to establish the first and only online certificate platform for anyone in the world to become a Master of Ninja.

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Cola made from the island that inspired Princess Mononoke begins crowdfunding

“Natural” and “world heritage” aren’t words often used to describe cola.

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Red Matcha: A new type of Japanese powdered tea years in the making

Soon you’ll be able to enjoy a very different type of Japanese tea ceremony.

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New crowdfunding project from Japan mixes COVID-19 comedy with a touch of Kyoto craftsmanship

Get ready to meet some art that’s simultaneously brand new and ages-old.

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Rice made out of soybeans is coming

Finally, a rice for vegetaria… Hey, wait a minute.

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Typhoon destroys real Ghost of Tsushima island shrine torii gate, crowdfunding campaign launched

Video game inspiration receives massive support in request for repair donations.

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Japanese designer kickstarts glamorous, comfy roomwear fashioned after yukata worn at hot springs

This crowdfunding effort is for anyone who wants to recline at home in the luxury of a silky onsen yukata.

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Turning one of Japan’s “crappiest properties” into one-meter-sized restaurant hits crowdfund goal

Location, location, location!

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Japan’s leading maker of giant cat heads needs your help!

Donate to the Japan Wool Art Academy’s crowdfunding and get a great deal on wearable giant wool cat heads and more.

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Get an authentic Japanese summer festival in a box with this crowdfunding project

Because social distancing doesn’t mean you can’t have fun.

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White is so 2019, LED light-up face masks a hit on Japanese crowdfunding site

We all knew this was coming, right?

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Street Kart company famous for Super Mario karts ends crowdfunding campaign with dismal support

Attempt to keep the go-karts running on Tokyo roads raises embarrassingly low amount of money.

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Formerly Mario-themed go-kart rental service opens crowdfunding to save their business

Hard times for the once-thriving Tokyo tourist attraction.

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Japanese new recruit fired after one month for being partially out of frame during video meetings

Company decided that an inability to fit into the chat window is an inability to fit into the workforce.

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Hedgehog Carry House from Japan lets you take your little pets with you wherever you go

Stylish shoulder bag opens up a whole new world of playtime with a number of handy features. 

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Crowdfunding campaign opens to rebuild fire-ravaged Shuri Castle, raises over 290 million yen

Governor of Okinawa gives hoped-for target date for repair of symbol of Okinawa.

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