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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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Our male reporter got hair removed from his “delicate zone”, dishes on the whole experience

Hirazi tells us all the good and bad things that resulted from removing his pubic hair

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“Smooth Hair” poster sparks controversy in Japan

Company pulls haircare ad after receiving complaints from the public. 

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Many people are siding with the perpetrator, saying they’ve been annoyed with hair on public transport too. 

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Style your hair like a cat with kitty saliva hair gel from Japan

There’s no better place to take grooming cues than from the pet world.

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Tokyo public schools will stop forcing students with non-black hair to dye it, official promises

Pledge comes in the wake of 2.2 million-yen lawsuit from naturally brown-haired schoolgirl in Osaka.

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We got a haircut at “Japan’s Leading Barber” and walked away feeling like a million bucks

From a boy in a suit to leader of the free world in the blink of an eye.

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We get a haircut by a stylist who cuts with katanas and fire at “Samurai Salon” in Spain

Our reporter travels all the way to Spain to meet an artistic hair stylist whose technique is a little sharper than usual

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“Which hairstyle makes a woman look good at her job?” asks Japanese survey

Hiring managers sound off on different ‘dos, plus how much hair dyeing is acceptable for men or women.

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Rich and bald or handsome and poor? Survey asks Japanese women who’d they’d rather marry

Does a thick wad of bills make up for a thin head of hair?

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This store in Tokyo will pull out your grey hairs for you, leave you looking years younger

“Refresh your soul and hair!” is the slogan of the first white-hair-removal specialty store in Japan.

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