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Book Off running low on books: Japanese used book chain begs customers to sell them books

If you bring in your unwanted books, you could enter to win some great prizes!

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Our reporters visit an amusement park on its final day of operation, give it a proper SoraNews24 send-off

Complete with pink suits and pig noses, of course.

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Pikachu shocks “Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen” for new song “Pika to Pico”【Video】

”Beef”, sings Pikachu in translated duet.

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Kumamon and other Japanese mascots get muscular makeover in new energy drink commercial【Video】

It falls somewhere between impressive and terrifying. We’ll let you decide.

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The Japanese cat with over 100 cosplay costumes

Nausicaä, The Catbus and Super Mario are just some of the characters in this feline’s impressive collection.

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Our reporter makes a slip and slide out of Ikea gym mats, but does it deliver?【Video】

If you can’t go to the water park, bring the water park to you.

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A bold new frontier in multi-tasking.

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Japanese fried prawn becomes social media star

Ebi fry food model comes to life, plays guitar, barbecues and longs for the sea.

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Writer’s retreat ryokan — Tokyo inn treats you like novelist on deadline, with strict “editors”

Learn what it feels like to be a novelist with an editor hounding you about your manuscript!

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This is NOT a capsule toy here – Testing out Japan’s fully functioning mini iron【Photos】

Because what really matters isn’t how big your iron is, but what you do with it.

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Pen-Pikachu-Apple-Pen? Pokémon star teams up with PPAP singer for new song

Pikotaro and Pikachu want to give the world something to smile about.

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How about some fake bird poo to protect your bike from thieves in Japan?

A psychological countermeasure that trades style for security.

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Want to look good while staying safe? Put CUM on your face!

Preorders for all five types of CUM have already begun!

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Very smart, funny cat shows exactly what it feels like to go outside in Japan’s heat wave【Video】

People are laughing, but honestly, this cat has the right idea.

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Japanese Corgi makes a Pokémon friend as life-size Yamper plushie moves into his home【Video】

Birthday pooch is very happy with his present.

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How to enjoy a cold drink without taking off your mask this summer【Experiment, video】

A special summer tip from the SoraNews24 Department of Questionable Life Hacks.

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Osaka shrine’s sacred horse provides no bathroom privacy, lots of laughs after “remodeling”【Vid】

Horse just wanted to help, official Twitter account says.

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Pro gamer has perfect comeback to Sega exec’s “He looks like he eats cheese beef bowls” insult

Rolling with the punches when going out to eat.

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We make a Japanese ice cream vending machine

It’s amazing what you can get free with Japanese magazines nowadays. 

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Cup Noodle celebrates selling over 100 billion units with special “Japanese slang” packaging

Test your knowledge of Japanese slang from the ’70s onwards with these limited-edition cup noodles!

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