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New Zealand prime minster welcomed to Japan by kiwi mascot characters, surreally somber dance

Following reception by the Japanese government, it was the Kiwi Brothers’ turn to say hello.

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Doraemon found buried at sea as scene from 1993 anime becomes real life【Photos】

Who knew a 29-year-old anime movie was actually a vision of the future?

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Gakuran photo shoot – Our staff tries to transform into the macho cast of anime Otoko Juku【Pics】

Mr. Sato sparks some changes to our office attire.

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Here’s what happens when you mix all 53 kinds of Muji curry into one crazy super curry【Taste test】

When choosing what type of Muji instant curry to eat today, the answer we came up with in the SoraKitchen is “All of them.”

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“Is Attack on Titan any good?” customer asks Japanese fried chicken chef – and for a good reason

Small talk takes a sudden turn.

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Crayon Shin-Chan Deodorant Ad Claims To Cure Hiroshi’s Smelly Feet

Perhaps the highest endorsement possible for a hygiene product.

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Pooping has never been more dramatic than it is with this Japanese toilet “sound shogun”【Video】

Turn the call of nature into a call to adventure!

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Tokyo police post tweet to put people’s minds at ease, but creep them out with weird illustration

Drawing shows what happens during junkai renraku, but something important is missing.

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We put together a 10-yen (US 8-cent) outfit on Amazon Japan…and problems ensued【Photos】

The limits of bargain-hunting aren’t the only things getting stretched.

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Clever, cool, possibly emotionally scarring Pokémon cosplay greets freshmen at Tokyo college【Pics】

Welcome to art college, says Arceus.

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Enjoy one-handed cherry-blossom viewing picnic with this McHanami hack

You deserve a break today.

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We spent over US$400 at a Tokyo premium capsule machine, and we’re not sure how we feel about it

Things get complicated/expensive when Mr. Sato and our boss combine their intellectual powers/lack of willpower.

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Japan’s Shachi Bus offers tour with no destination or leaving the bus, but something’s fishy…

This first-of-its-kind tour is designed for bus lovers by bus lovers, or really just anyone who loves riding on buses.

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“What the hell are you doing to my woman?” attacker asks man feeding stray cat in Tokyo park

Literal animal lover, magical shapeshifter, or just plain old crook?

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After reopening, Japan to require foreigners to eat *daily* sushi to revitalize tourism industry

Will it taste as good when shoved down our throats?

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Burger King roasts McDonald’s with cryptic message on poster jabbing huge new store in Akihabara

Longstanding tongue-in-cheek rivalry between chains continues in Tokyo’s otaku mecca.

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Mos Burger’s new French toast: A delicious breakfast with a side of linguistic challenges

Taste-testing the treat with a name that’s a mouthful and a confusing condiment.

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Amazon Japan’s lowest-rated beckoning cat good luck charm is full of lies, might be cursed【Pics】

Super-buff golden cat seemingly signals dark times ahead for our unlucky reporter.

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High school girls in Japan create and sell “butt-shaped soap,” praised as “way too high quality”

Design based on “naked festival” fundoshi butts.

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Can the lowest-rated portable bathtub on Amazon Japan make our office a relaxing bathhouse?【Pics】

It looks like a shoe and might break when you put water in it…so of course we bought it.

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