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Shibuya convenience store overrun with rats 【Videos】

Turns out rodents love hanging out at konbini as much as people do.

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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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Kim Kardashian trademarks the word kimono, gets slammed by people in Japan

The hashtag #KimOhNo goes viral as the star comes under criticism for cultural appropriation.

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Man pushed onto tracks at train station in Japan after listening to loud music on headphones

A desire for peace and quiet leads to violence at a Japanese train station. 

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Terrace House funnyman Ryota Yamasato now married to Japanese actress Yu Aoi

The unlikely marriage that no one saw coming surprises everyone in Japan.

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8 types of chikan perverts found on Japanese trains

From the weird to the very weird and unsettling.

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Driverless train reverses by accident in Japan, injuring over a dozen passengers

A number of commuters suffered head wounds and serious injuries after the automated train travelled in the wrong direction.

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Chikan molester runs away from Japanese schoolgirls at train station in Japan【Video】

Schoolgirls fight back after man gropes student’s breasts inside train.

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Australian tourist in Japan arrested for graffiti around Kamogawa River in Kyoto

Tag found in 36 places, foreign tourist claims it was art

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Foreign English teacher in Japan caught hitting 2-year-old child at daycare facility 【Video】

Reports say the Canadian teacher regularly spanked children and shoved books into their mouths.

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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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