Okinawa

This obviously Photoshopped photo from Japan totally isn’t Photoshopped【Video】

Who needs the magic of photo editing when you’ve got the power of taido?

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We’ve fallen in love with this quirky but yummy Okinawan rice “soul drink”

Why bother eating rice when you can have it as a thick and scrumptious beverage instead?

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Japan-stationed U.S. fighter plane crashes in Okinawa

Japan Air Self-Defense Force rescues pilot from sea.

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Okinawa’s captivating city halls will make you wonder what floor the final boss is lurking at

This Twitter thread makes a great showcase of government halls you could grind EXP inside, instead of just grinding your teeth.

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Our Japanese reporter heads to Okinawa and a U.S. military casino to try and win it big

Steak, dollars and men with guns (somewhere probably); we have a Las Vegas-lite experience at a U.S. military casino in Okinawa.

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Enjoy the weird signs of Okinawa’s Maehara district, it’s like a city decorated in dad jokes

Swing by this lovely town and enjoy “five times bonus points” as promised by one of their signs.

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U.S. Marine hit by car rescuing Japanese driver from traffic accident in Okinawa, fractures skull

Local media makes no mention of father-of-three’s sacrifice, triggers angry, embarrassed reactions from Japanese nationals.

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Japanese sign uses the power of spirits to strike fear into passers-by and stop them from littering

Forget putting the fear of God into someone; this graveside sign calls on spirits to ensure people mind their manners.

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Okinawan in hot water after charging Chinese tourists 10 times more for beach parasol set rental

A cheap trick to make extra cash, or a man pushed to breaking point?

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Take a tour of Okinawa’s longest running movie theater: this creepy adult cinema

Some historical sites are honored while others get the shaft, but that may just be how the Shuri Theater likes it.

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Eight surprising things to do in Northern Okinawa

Beat the crowds and skip the tourist traps with this guide to the little-known gems in the region.

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Glamping Okinawan style: a unique way to get in touch with nature in Japan【Pics】

The “glamorous camping” experience comes to Okinawa with luxurious tents and amazing views that will have you wanting to stay here forever.

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Japanese gamer shares images of most realistic Pokémon Go gym battle ever

Okinawan seaside becomes the perfect setting for this Lapras vs Gyarados showdown.

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Top 20 most popular castles in Japan revealed for 2016

How many of the top 20 most popular Japanese castles (according to TripAdvisor) have you been to?

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Okinawa’s capital city Naha officially recognizes same-sex partnerships

Colorful, tropical Okinawa just got even more rainbow-friendly.

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Get into the tropical summer spirit with a pineapple-flavored McDonald’s shake!

McDonald’s Japan’s “Summer Shake” series this year will start off with Okinawa Pineapple!

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Three bridges in Okinawa Prefecture offer the most spectacular panoramic vistas of the sea【Pics】

Who wants to play hooky with us down in the islands next weekend?

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Okinawan citrus is the latest addition to Kit Kat’s awesome only-in-Japan lineup

Special Shikuwasa flavor now on sale to meet summer snacking needs.

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Americans show support to Okinawa after murder, locals ask “Why doesn’t Japanese news show this?”

Many Americans are showing up to support Okinawa, but Japan isn’t talking about them.

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We’ve found your next vacation spot at the luxurious Chillma Villas in Okinawa

Take in the beach, sea, and sky for the perfect vacation. This is what dreams are made of.

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