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Free Calpis fresh out of the tap available across Japan in celebration of 100th anniversary

For maximum enjoyment we recommend reading the following article out loud.

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Notebook passed by hand from Hokkaido to Kagoshima, connects railway fans in heartwarming event

Spanning almost the entire length of Japan, this notebook carried the will and determination of train fans, bringing them together in a very special way.

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A totally new Pokémon GO experience using both sights and sounds opens in Tokyo

Would you like to be, in Roppongi, in a Pokémon GO AR Garden, in the shade?

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Hirado Castle commemorates 300th anniversary with enchanting event, gorgeous projection mapping

Be sure not to miss this brilliant light show if you’re in the neighborhood.

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Come celebrate the 30th anniversary of Commando’s Japanese TV debut at special screening in Tokyo

You’ve never seen Commando until you’ve seen it surrounded by rabid Japanese fans in costume with firecrackers and tambourines.

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Reports suggest that some Japanese players are quite distressed over Pokémon GO’s newest event

Rare Pokémon or not, making new friends is the biggest hurdle for some it seems.

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Google opens haunted house in Tokyo for one week only

Admission is free – just ask the friendly Google ghost you didn’t know was hiding inside your smartphone.

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First-ever Eevee outbreak is going on in Japan right now, and it’s awesomely adorable【Photos】

Eevees appears en masse at the annual Pikachu Outbreak in Yokohama to grab their share of the Pokémon spotlight.

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Biannual Comiket otaku migration attracts a predator for the first time 【Video】

Among this majestic spectacle of nature, a mysterious red beast which preys on the otaku was discovered.

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Mega Man rock concert coming this July in honor of 30th anniversary

Time to look back at the fine history of Mega Man… except the Captain N stuff. Let’s all agree to forget about that.

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“Farts of Beautiful Women” festival returns to Shinjuku this March, farting rap battle added

Finally, an event that everyone can enjoy.

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Tokyo holds event where you can ride a Ferris wheel with the hunk of your dreams

“Yeah, I rode a Ferris wheel with him once,” you can now say after attending this swoon-worthy event.

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Daily High School Girls Project gets anime adaptation, awes us with the power of cute uniforms

From mere sketches to full blown anime, this is history in the making.

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Over 19,000 Azuki Bars for free on 1 July at select locations across Japan

Azuki Bar Day is celebrated on 1 July and the makers of the tasty frozen snack sure know how to celebrate!

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Pac-Man rickshaw is back! This time to eat in Osaka’s Shinsekai district

Back due to popular demand and this time in Osaka, Pac-Man will give a few lucky passengers a ride as it chases takoyaki.

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Grab a free ice cream treat on “Azuki Bar Day” (July 1st) in three major Japanese cities

Azuki bars are a favorite of the young and old, so take yourself, your kids, and the granny who lives next door to one of these free celebrations!

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Bandai Namco announces plans to open virtual reality experience center

Bandai Namco announced on Monday that the company will open a virtual reality “experience center” in Tokyo next month.

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Muscle Men Making Macho Mochi Must Mean Magnificent Memories!

Do you like hunky, muscle-bound men and mochi? Then we have the perfect event for you!

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Increased security measures could bode longer lines at Comiket

Heading to Comiket 89? You may be in for a long wait…

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Sapporo gears up for Snow Miku with itasha train, ‘Snow Miku Sky Town’

Every year, Sapporo throws the Snow Miku 2016 festival and rakes in over 100 million yen (about US$839,433) in revenue, with about 40 different companies participating in the promotion.

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