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Turn your water bottle into a Japanese toilet!

Complete with a two-metre jet spray to get the party started.

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Japanese company engineers soft toys that will nibble your finger, for folks who are into that

Finally, a toy for masochists who only want to be nibbled at a teeny-tiny bit!

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Japan’s great at imitations, Japanese man hears U.S. coworkers say, then decides to hear them out

It sounded like stereotyping he’d heard before, but it turns out there was a twist ending.

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Tokyo’s yuki chazuke: An ultra-rare delicacy you can only get right now (and that we made up)

When the snow starts falling, our boss’ stomach starts grumbling for this weird spin on a classic Japanese comfort food.

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We literally stretch the limits of fashion with our self-made Uniqlo HeatTech dresses【Pics】

Armed with long-sleeved shirts, a few clips, and Mr. Sato’s couture-minded cojones, we continue the SoraNews24 tradition of bold sartorial humor.

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Japan’s gorilla poo oranges are now in season, and being given away for free!

”Miraculous” fruit is an auspicious way to start the new year, growers say.

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2021’s top stories in video game and Nintendo news【SoraNews24 Year in Review】

How to shut down anti-gaming haters, confusing fan art guidelines, an N64 personality test, and a Zelda arrest.

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Sustainable Otaku Goals: A framework to help you avoid fan burnout

And also to avoid becoming the reason for someone else’s burnout.

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Sega builds “world’s fastest gaming PC,” is giving it away for free (processor speed unknown)【Vid】

Video backs up claim that this is the fastest PC ever made (by one metric), and also possibly the craziest.

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Tokyo police admit to losing 38 citizens’ personal data…that was stored on floppy disks

Data for 2021 investigation was provided on format most people stopped using more than a decade ago.

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Get huge discounts on Japanese hotels… provided you’re a space alien (or claim to be one)

Say “I’m an alien” when you check in to get cheaper rates!

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Japanese cat owner buys feline futon for his pets, they instantly know exactly how to use it

Cats seem pretty happy with the new sleeping arrangements, after making some changes to the owner’s plan.

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Hidden Easter Egg in Akira shows animator’s hilarious passive-aggressive frustrations

When you hate your boss but you’re also on a deadline.

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Adorable mandrake root plushie that screams when you pull it out of its pot could be yours soon

It’s still a prototype, but it’s garnered enough interest that it might become a full product!

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Some important Christmas shopping advice for parents of otaku and fujoshi kids

Japan’s biggest anime specialty shop chain warns that not following this advice could turn Christmas into a day of tears.

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Japanese fast food chain offers “Lonely Christmas” meal packs for the dateless this December

You can treat your Christmas blues by treating yourself to some comfort food at a discounted price.

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Japanese YouTuber proves that it’s possible to be beautiful and have a long tongue at the same time.

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How do you say ‘Google it, you trash’ in British English? Answer surprises many in Japan

People in Kyoto and England have more in common than previously thought. 

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Kubipan Soccer — the hot new sport set to sweep the nation… maybe

We play soccer with our pants up to our necks and battle some childhood demons along the way.

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Japanese teenager tries to look cool for a girl, gets punished by the universe/wild animal

Moonlight motorcycle ride for two gets an unexpected third wheel, then things continue to get worse

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