Nagoya

Nagoya man arrested for stealing piano covers from schools for reasons unknown to all

Suspect will hopefully also be charged with mental anguish for not telling us why.

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Aichi man gets 10 months in prison for saying “I got corona” in electronics store, loses appeal

The “I was talking about the beer” defense failed.

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Chinese man wins 1.8 billion yen from betting on Japanese horse races — what’s his secret?

If this was a spam advert, we’d have to say something along the lines of “local gambling enthusiasts are furious!”

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Government plans to establish four “Japanese Silicon Valleys”

In search of the elusive Japanese unicorn.

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Ghibli Park planned to open in Fall 2022, Studio Ghibli boss to attend groundbreaking ceremony

A groundbreaking ceremony is to be held later this month.

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Be Our Guest: Beauty and the Beast themed cafes open in three Japanese cities

Lovers of this tale as old as time can now experience enchantment in the form of dishes, drinks, and goods inspired by the Disney classic.

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23 people arrested in Aichi for operating and using illegal casino during coronavirus lockdown

“I had nothing else to do, so I went two to three times per week,” admitted one customer who had been arrested.

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Studio Ghibli producer shows us how to draw Totoro【Video】

Come for Toshio Suzuki’s easy, step-by-step instructions, stay for the hidden Ghibli gems in the office

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Ghibli theme park will recreate Howl’s castle, Princess Mononoke’s Irontown, and Kiki’s house

Spirited Away food court also rumored to be part of theme park dedicated to the works of anime creator Hayao Miyazaki’s studio.

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This just might be the best affordable hotel breakfast buffet in all of Japan【Photos】

Business hotel makes breakfast a pleasure with morning cutlets, hot pot, and miso.

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Japan’s first alcohol-free and tobacco-free yakiniku restaurant a hit in Osaka

Seems a lot of people want to cut the BS and get right to the bull slices.

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Man arrested for spraying Japan’s public broadcasting fee collector with fire extinguisher

That’s one way to end a heated conversation.

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Japanese governor and mayor’s cosplay at World Cosplay Summit so good it causes broadcast mishap

When meeting with important guests, it’s important to embrace their culture.

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We try to eat almost 9 pounds of food at a Nagoya spaghetti shop, succumb to the power of carbs

How much rice and pasta is too much rice and pasta?

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People willing to move away from Tokyo to be paid one million yen by Aichi government

Tired of the crowds of Japan’s biggest city and looking to relocate? Aichi wants you to make the prefecture your new home.

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We try a Ninja Kakigori shaved ice dessert in Japan and wash it down with Cheese Tapioca Tea

Castle setting is the perfect home for this shadow warrior’s Japanese dessert. 

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Man stops train from leaving station in Japan, video goes viral online

Elderly passenger purposely halts train and causes delay, ignoring rail staff who try to control the situation. 

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Nagoya teens arrested for pooping off the roof of building, posting video on net

The literal and proverbial s#&t has hit the fan for one pair of boys.

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You can go surprisingly far on a single train leaving from Tokyo Station

If you don’t like changing trains, Tokyo Station is probably your best bet for a starting point.

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Nagoya City Council debates: Is toilet paper really needed in public restrooms?

This is why it’s important to vote in city council elections.

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