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Man jumps out of car and saws off gate at railway crossing in Japan 【Video】

The whole thing was captured on video by a bystander.

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Japanese YouTuber sleeps on a bed in the middle of Shibuya Scramble Crossing【Video】

A crowd of onlookers watched as he fell off the bed after his stunt.

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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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Australian arrested at Narita Airport for graffiti on Japanese train in Tokyo

The suspect claims he’s innocent, despite being in possession of spray cans and bolt cutters.

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Panda sightings in Tokyo cause frenzy on social media

After reading reports of an escaped panda on the streets of Tokyo, we headed out to find out what was going on.

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Carlos Ghosn leaves jail in workman cosplay, causes hilarious Twitter storm in Japan

Japanese people go crazy for Ghosn’s bad disguise.

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Chinese news agency unveils world’s first A.I. news presenters in jaw-dropping video clips

We would not blame you if you mistook them for real newscasters.

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Record number of people injured by deer in Nara this year

Foreign tourists among those sustaining serious injuries from the native animals.

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California student Julian Adame remains in jail eight months after breaking lamp in Tokyo

Adame’s mother sets up crowdfunding campaign to help raise money for her son.

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Naomi Osaka shuts down reporter who asked her to speak in Japanese following Australian Open win

People in Japan slam the reporter’s request and rush to the tennis pro’s defence.
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Twitter’s most retweeted tweet of all time: New record set by Zozotown billionaire Yusaku Maezawa

The new world record comes with the offer of 1 million yen each for 100 lucky people.

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Tuna sells for record 333.6 million yen at Toyosu Fish Market auction in Tokyo

The prized catch was served up at Sushi Zanmai branches around Japan.

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Japanese monks go viral with online protest against police claim that robes are a driving hazard

Buddhist monks juggle, box, dance to show their garments are no hindrance after monk refuses to pay fine for driving in his robe. 

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Man strips, makes it rain atop stone lantern at Ise Jingu shrine in Japan

New Year’s Eve gets out of hand at Japan’s most holy shrine.

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Shibuya Scramble Crossing New Year’s Eve Countdown event report【Pics & Videos】

Crowds gathered at the city’s most famous intersection for a massive street party as police looked on.

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Nine injured in Tokyo after man drives car into pedestrians on Takeshita Street in Harajuku

Police are investigating whether this was an act of terror in retaliation for the execution of Aum Shinrikyo cult members last year.

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Shinkansen breaks down, causes all-day commuter chaos at Tokyo Station

Thousands stranded for hours during Japan’s peak holiday travel period. 

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Elderly woman drives at speed on sidewalk in Japan 【Video】

The scene was captured on video until she disappeared from view.

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Which one is former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn? Japanese students surprised by test question

Perhaps Freddie Mercury or Mr Bean were really in charge of the Japanese car company.

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