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Japanese eyeglasses are durable enough to withstand bouncing bar hostess butts, maker says【Video】

Tradition begun by actor Ken Watanabe continues.

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Furious itasha owner turns his anime car into a literally painful trap of spikes after trip to Daiso

Following vandalism of his beloved otaku ride, owner takes drastic measures to protect it from unwelcome hands.

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A literally game-breaking technique to win at Japan’s UFO catcher crane games【Video】

Discovery allows player to win an avalanche of prizes, provides catharsis for anyone who’s ever wanted to destroy the maddeningly difficult machines.

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Video highlights some of the disturbing Pretty Cure live show bloopers

Given the massive number of live shows this franchise has put on, it’s no surprise they don’t always go off without a hitch.

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Japanese Twitter shares the funniest “mysterious Japanese” that they’ve heard from foreigners

Engrish may be funny, but language mistakes go both ways!

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Japanese study tip: Imagine kanji characters as fighting game characters, like in this cool video

Kanji are one of the hardest parts of leaning Japanese, but they’re easier when they have move sets related to their meanings.

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Osaka World Expo “Fist” statue stirs controversy for being “incredibly gaudy”

Some angered over Osaka’s three-finger-ring-fever in its bid for the World Expo 2025.

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Adorable cats from Japan impede drum practice, get our hearts drumming too【Video】

There are no rules that say a cat can’t play the drums, but these two definitely need a few more lessons before they go pro.

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Japanese toilet fans rejoice — bidet-style washlet water guns are here!

Now you can enjoy the power of a good water squirt anytime anywhere.

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SoraNews24 quiz: How men deal with unexpected urine leaks determines their personality

Will you wipe up the mess or let sleeping snakes lie?

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A funny thing happened on the way to Japan: Guess that anime song!

A Japanese musician describes his delightfully surprising encounter with a fellow music and anime lover from Europe.

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Turns out Kirby can fit perfectly into a Japanese washing machine【Video】

A Twitter user made this startling discovery when their mother tossed a beloved cushion into the laundry.

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Japanese gay bar “mama” gives the best advice for how to get over a breakup we’ve ever heard

First, you cry. Then, you take a deep breath. Next, you feed upon their flesh.

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Japanese fashion app Wear has one user trying to make cardboard Gundam heads the new hot style

Finally, an outfit for the clothes-conscious Gundam fan… who has some spare cardboard boxes.

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Here’s why the home of an otaku is a great place to be during a blackout

Being prepared for an idol concert means you’re also surprisingly prepared for a typhoon-induced power outage.

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Watch X Japan’s Yoshiki tuck an adorable cat mascot to bed using a blanket of golden omelet

So this is what eggful bliss feels like.

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Restaurant in Indonesia’s bizarrely translated Japanese menu commands customers to get stabbed

“A little” shanking is requested, but that’s not the only weird thing about the baffling bits of Japanese flavor text.

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JSDF doesn’t just protect from foreign invasion, it tackles sharks and obesity too【Videos】

We learn what to do when a shark attacks, and that the Japanese Self-Defense Forces enjoy giving each other piggy-backs. Read More

We treat ourselves to overnight 100-yen curlers from Daiso: are they worth looking this goofy?

SoraNews24 sends our thrifty reporter to test a set of sponge curlers, so he looks like an old-timey housewife. And that’s before he takes them out.

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Daiso recalls cut-your-finger joke knives for being REAL cut-your-finger knives

Cheap joke item could lead to gruesome disfigurement thanks to terrifying packaging snafu.

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