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Japanese festival says thank you and goodbye to daruma good-luck dolls…with fire【Photos】

A dramatic send-off at a mountain temple.

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Fire at Super Nintendo World prompts shutdown of Universal Studios Japan area

Fire Mario not officially named as suspect.

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Train driver sues Japan Rail…over 56 yen for a one-minute delay

Railway company defends wage cut, saying “no work, no pay”. 

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Arson attempt by passenger on Japan’s Shinkansen shuts down bullet train line

Arsonist references Halloween night train crime in Tokyo.

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Japanese teen saves elderly woman’s home from fire, credits love of anime for his heroism

Late-night convenience store run takes a dramatic turn.

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Japanese home center emergency evacuation set could save your life, make you look like a goldfish

How does this one stack up against Muji’s recent disaster preparedness kit?

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Testing the flame-resistant Armourlite jeans in Japan 【Videos】

A.K.A. how many seconds can you stand the heat of a flame on your butt?

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Kyoto’s Fire Ramen restaurant expands overseas with first location outside Japan

Menbaka Ichidai serves up its fiery ramen abroad for the first time ever.

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Man attempts to set himself on fire in middle of Tokyo’s busiest intersection【Video】

Startling scene unfolds at Shibuya Scramble.

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Katana that shoot flames are real in amazing Japanese artist’s video series【Videos】

Swords that slash with arcs of fire are possible in real life, and awesome.

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Visual kei band Golden Bomber puts fans to sleep for White Day 【Video】

Like dozing off with Cloud at the campfire on a Final Fantasy adventure.

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Black rain falls over parts of Saitama Prefecture

This is fine. Everything’s fine.

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Outrage sparks as investigation on burned Shuri Castle is closed with no conclusive results

Many can only speculate as to what happened to Okinawa’s beloved castle.

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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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U.S. Marine Corps posts sympathetic message over burned Shuri Castle, Twitter debate ensues

Did this one particular response cross a line?

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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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Fire breaks out near Japan’s Shirakawa-go World Heritage site【Videos】

Hidden sprinkler defense system activates to help protect beautiful traditional thatched-roof farmhouses.

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“We will, absolutely, rebuild Shuri Castle” Okinawa governor promises after devastating fire

Castle’s main hall, two other buildings completely consumed by flames.

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Fire at Shuri Castle destroys sacred shrines at World Heritage Site in Okinawa

Blaze broke out during castle festival period. 

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Names of 10 Kyoto Animation arson victims released, family and friends offer words of remembrance

Victims include a 61-year-old anime veteran and fresh-faced newcomer who just graduated from college.

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