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Kyoto City planning to sell cremated people’s precious metal fillings for millions of yen

Waste not, want not.

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Golden Japanese toilet appears at “multi-millionaire” izakaya in Tokyo

Everything in this restaurant is covered in gold.

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The most expensive ice cream in Japan? Metallic soft serve frays the nerves of staff who make it

Sparkly soft serve gives you equally sparkly poops the next day.

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Real Fullmetal Alchemists: Kyoto University team fuses all 8 precious metals into single alloy

Giving them a gold medal for it would probably be rude.

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Domino’s offers gold chopsticks to customers in Japan

A very classy way to eat pizza. 

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Searching for treasure in the river at our cheap countryside house in Japan

We bought the SoraHouse for US$9,100 and now it’s time to see if we’re sitting on a goldmine.

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Gorgeous gold Gundams are good-God expensive【Photos】

For the discerning, deep-pocketed fan who wants to go from Gunpla to Gungold.

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Japanese masturbatory aid maker Tenga unloads its “biggest gift ever”

Made from pure gold and priced at 10 million yen. 

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Transform yourself with U-Treasure’s new solid gold or platinum Ditto necklaces

Ditto fans rejoice! Fan jewelry just for you.

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Gucci releases a new Japan-exclusive Grip watch with “Gucci” written on the face in katakana

It’s a simple style inspired by the world of skateboarding, with an unusual touch meant only for Japanese consumers. 

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Gold Gundam tofu appears in Japan, requires “painting” with real gold for full effect【Taste test】

Forget Gunpla. Today it’s all about the Gun-tofu!

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Yoshikitty celebrates 10th birthday by becoming a solid gold figurine

Maybe we should all celebrate our birthday like Yoshikitty.

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We try gold-topped ramen, the newest gourmet noodle treat in Tokyo and Kyoto【Photos】

There’s gold on them thar noodles!

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Gold-dust topped instant noodles on sale in Japan for the end of Heisei Era

Oh, you eat your noodles without any precious metals on top? How…quaint.

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Gold-leaf seasoned potato chips are Japan’s newest edible salute to the new emperor

Gourmet snacks are surprisingly affordable, only available at convenience stores.

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Japan government asking for our old electronics so scrap metal can be used in Olympic medals

As the saying goes: One man’s trash is another man’s reward for devoting his life to excellence in sport.

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Hardly the last place someone would look.

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Japanese hot spring will wrap your face in gold leaf for the ultimate luxury facial

Treatment promises to leave your skin shiny even after the glittering pack is removed.

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Man found in Chinese airport with over half a kilogram of gold bullion in his butt

Authorities seize a literal butt-load of gold.

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Beautiful Japanese dessert looks like cube of crystal-blue water, only sold at convenience store

Gorgeous enough for the fanciest restaurant in Tokyo, this is actually available only from one of Japan’s most popular convenience store chains.

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