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Anime isn’t like reality – Shy girl ponytail edition

Artist makes a point about manga tales and ponytails.

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Razor company Schick Japan to to promote body positivity by discarding the phrase “unwanted hair”

Schick doesn’t want you thinking about body hair as a bad thing!

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All Tokyo public high schools abolish rules forcing students to dye non-black hair, underwear color regs

Popular boys’ hairstyle also removed from banned list.

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Here’s what happens when you take medicine and supplements for baldness for two years straight

Our reporter shows before and after photos that are quite impressive!

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Can a Tokyo hair salon give us the hair of the city’s most handsome ramen chef?【Photos】

Mokotanmen Nakamoto’s owner is considered a hot ramen chef by multiple definitions, but can Mr. Sato borrow his style?

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Kyoto Animation releases step-by-step instructions to give yourself Violet Evergarden’s hairdo

Kyo Ani artists made sure that the anime heroines’ emotionally evocative locks are possible in real life too.

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Tokyo hairstylist performs makeover magic in amazing before/after haircut video

Customer’s female coworkers end up making a very good recommendation.

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What it’s like to get a haircut at Japan’s oldest barber shop

Styling tips from fifth-generation owner of a business that began before samurai were allowed to cut their top-knots.

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Japanese cook shaves head in apology after gross customer complaint, then things get weird

Turns out takoyaki vendor deserves an apology too.

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Nepalese-run Tokyo hair salon gave us the number-one hairstyle for handsome Nepalese men【Pics】

Stylist in one of Tokyo’s most diverse neighborhoods transforms our reporter.

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Otaku geek makeovers by Tokyo fashion expert go viral in Japan

From geek to chic–improving men’s looks and their confidence in just a few short hours. 

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We visit one of Japan’s top pompadour barbers, learn a secret about those Coming of Age Day photos

Our mild-mannered reporter gets hooked up with the king of bad-boy haircuts in Japan, the “regent.”

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Why is the Japanese wig industry flourishing in the pandemic when other businesses struggle?

Sales not of party wigs or cosplay wigs, but everyday wigs–especially for men–are booming right now!

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Anime’s 10 most ridiculous hairstyles【Survey】

You might think Yugi would walk away with this one, but fans in Japan felt differently.

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Is it okay to bleach hair that has been surgically transplanted? Seiji reports on his hairline

Our resident otaku signed up to be the Internet’s guinea pig…the first to document bleaching his transplanted hair.

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Head of Tokyo board of education gets asked about dumb school hairstyle rule, gives dumb answer

Apparently the two block hairstyle is too dangerous for kids to have.

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Pandemic hair trend: A haircut to match your mask not your face

Top stylist at a Japanese salon in Tokyo says there are three important points to looking good while wearing a face mask. 

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Our balding reporter tries to fix his male pattern baldness with medications and topical sprays

And here’s a half-year report of how his hair is doing!

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Anime hair for a day! Testing the new Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba hair coloring wax

Two-tone tresses of hit anime/manga inspire line of easy-use hair products.

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Mr. Sato attempts to battle his butt forest with Japan’s affordable Osu! Ass Hair Trimmer

Mr. Sato acknowledges that he has butt hair, and (sort of) does something about it.

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