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What’s it like to pole dance on a rooftop in Tokyo?

The truth behind these photos is not as glamorous as it seems.

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Japan’s plastic model capital installs working plastic model-style payphones【Photos】

Plastic Model-ization Plan welcomes its newest public art pieces.

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Cosplay costume room tour by Japan’s number-one cosplayer Enako is an eye-opener【Video】

A look at the anime and manga character costumes that earn Enako millions of yen.

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A room so huge it’s more like a warehouse.

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Is it still cosplay if you can’t even see the costume anymore?

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Miss Universe 2021 Japan entry slammed for wearing “dead person’s kimono”

“Cool Japan” take on national costume criticised as an “insult” to Japanese culture. 

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Which is the real piece of sushi, and which is Japan’s insane 429-piece plastic model sushi kit?

Plastic sushi reaches a new level of craziness with the new ikura gunkan model.

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When life doesn’t give you expensive tuna, build a tuna fishing vessel plastic model instead

We wanted to eat fresh-from-the-boat tuna but couldn’t, so we did the next most logical thing and built a realistic tuna fishing boat instead.

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Enako’s first “no-cosplay” photo book promises to be her “biggest exposure in history”.

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Japanese stores create clever anti-scalper policies for Pokémon cards, Gundam model kits

Making sure they end up in the hands of Pokémon Trainers and mobile suit fans, not resellers.

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Japanese actress Yui Aragaki stars in new H&M campaign

Gakki steps into summer as the ambassador for a new sustainable fashion line.

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This crazy plastic sushi model has 366 pieces, which actually makes a lot of sense【Photos】

No detail is too small for this amazingly complex kit.

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Virtual and real Japanese models collab for makeup commercial – but who’s the real one?

It’s easy to tell once you already know who’s who, but not so much if you don’t.

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Bandai launches Gunpla Recycling Project to reuse Gundam anime model kit plastics

Model maker is installing drop boxes at arcades across Japan.

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Valentino sparks outrage with insincere apology for disrespecting Japanese culture in photo shoot

Model daughter of former SMAP member gets caught up in controversy involving shoes and kimono. 

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Sakura Havaianas on sale in Japan, modelled by twin sister musicians

Fashion icons bring their special flair to new cherry blossom collection.

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Japan’s leading manufacturer names 12th spokesperson.

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We build miniature Japanese samurai warrior armour out of metal

This palm-sized warrior tries our patience in all sorts of ways.

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We build a miniature Japanese oden stall with gorgeous results

The amount of detail in this little yatai food cart will instantly transport you to the streets of Japan.

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Can’t make it to the Ghibli Museum? Then build your own with this awesome papercraft kit【Photos】

And yes, there’s a tiny Totoro working the ticket booth!

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