Fukuoka

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Why this centuries’ old Shinto shrine is suddenly also a hot spot for anime fan art【Photos】

Whether you call it Demon Slayer or Kimetsu no Yaiba, Kamado Shrine is the place to go for fans of the hit anime/manga.

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Train brought to emergency stop because someone coughed in it

Commuters starting to turn on their unmasked peers.

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This classic Japanese candy shop is a trove of nostalgic treats, sends us into the past【Photos】

We found a candy store/Showa-era time capsule in Fukuoka, and took lots of photos of its old-timey delights!

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Cute “koala” cat sings when she’s cuddled【Video】

It took a year for this injured stray to learn to trust her human family, but now she literally clings to them at their farm and flower shop. 

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We visited an ultra stylish coffee stand on the streets of downtown Fukuoka

We found a great way to experience Fukuoka culture in an easygoing way.

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Fukuoka man arrested for licking the ear of a female stranger he fancied

What may work between dogs doesn’t apply to human relations.

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Survey ranks Japanese prefectures by how much people want to continue living there

Spoiler: the most popular prefecture is also the largest.

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This holiday season, Japan lets you skip Christmas lights and see Evangelion lights instead【Vid】

A whole different kind of herald Angel.

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Taxi driver argues with man, runs him over then drives into wall 【Video】

Some people in Japan are siding with the driver over the incident.

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Japan’s cheapest hotel charges just 130 yen (US$1.20) for a room, with a huge, no-privacy catch

Even if you’re traveling by yourself, you’ll never be alone since you’re on a 24-hour live stream.

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Try some Alien Soup from Japan, now with more alien!

It also comes in handy instant cups for those who want their xenomorphs on the go.

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White Curry Udon: A new take on noodles discovered at a Japanese airport

Part curry, part noodles, part Shepherd’s Pie, this is a unique dish worth travelling for.

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Rugby World Cup: Captain Michael Leitch melts hearts with the reason why he plays for Japan

Kindness at the time of a family tragedy leads Leitch to pledge his allegiance to the Japanese team as a teenager.

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Sleep next to the railroad tracks at the closest hotel to a train station platform in Japan

New accommodation recreates the feel of a high-class train cabin inside, with a priceless view outside for just US$20 a night.

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Sting returns to Japan, heads straight for tonkotsu ramen in Fukuoka

You can take the ramen-loving singer out of Japan, but you can’t take away the singer’s love for ramen.

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Train station ad skillfully invokes Makoto Shinkai to get through to the “smartphone generation”

Equal parts anime nostalgia and reverse psychology make for an effective billboard.

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Police officer arrested for repeatedly clogging women’s toilets, watching them get upset about it

Suspect claims an interest in women’s restrooms drove him to commit the crime spree.

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Japan fans call Rugby World Cup player Luke Thompson “kawaii” for the way he speaks Japanese

An unlikely cute icon emerges from left field.

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Rugby World Cup 2019: Team Canada jumps off bus in yukata kimono…dressed like the dead

Embarrassing fashion faux pas has these players dressed in the same way that Japanese people dress dead bodies.

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Japan Travel: Mysterious rockstar Jizo statue found at Kiyomizudera temple

Mother Nature blesses a Buddhist statue with a full head of hair.

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