Osaka

Man runs amok inside Osaka convenience store, reminds everyone of the Yakuza video game

Life imitates art?

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You could be living in this Osaka house that’s legally named after anime’s greatest assassin

Golgo 13 has spent his life putting bullets in people, and now you can put your life in him.

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Lupin III anime attractions with original stories coming to Universal Studios Japan theme park

Brand-new caper for anime’s greatest thief is latest installment of Universal Cool Japan project.

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How much has changed in Japan one week after Naomi Osaka’s victory in the 2018 U.S. Open?

Japan is now experiencing “Naomi Fever” throughout the country.

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Osaka World Expo “Fist” statue stirs controversy for being “incredibly gaudy”

Some angered over Osaka’s three-finger-ring-fever in its bid for the World Expo 2025.

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Thousands trapped as typhoon floods Osaka airport runway, sends tanker crashing into only bridge

Typhoon makes Kansai International’s runway indistinguishable from the ocean around the island, turns 5.7 million-pound boat into instrument of havoc.

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Typhoon Jebi hits too close to home, wreaks havoc on my Osaka neighborhood【Videos】

Until Jebi pounded into Osaka, I realized I’d never really experienced a typhoon before.

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Powerful typhoon turns downtown Osaka into a ghost town【Photos】

As Typhoon Jebi approaches the downtown area, everyone else wants to get out of it.

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Typhoon Jebi hits Japan, blows away cars, roofs, and building facades 【Pics & Videos】

Part of the roof at Kyoto Station also fell in as staff scrambled for safety.

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Japanese net users react to the results of the 2018 Global Liveability Index

Two Japanese cities made this year’s list of the Top Ten Most Liveable Cities in the World.

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“Once In Your Life In Osaka” is this year’s song of the summer 【Video】

If you love Osaka, you’ll love it even more after watching this music video.

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Bug hunt! Some areas offering rewards for alien beetles threatening Japan’s cherry blossoms

Municipalities and prefectures are hoping they can stop the dreaded red-necked longhorn beetle before they get out of hand.

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Bicyclist in Osaka gets 2,000 yen from random middle-aged woman for working hard and looking cute

Roadside largesse from complete stranger inspires others to share stories of unexpected generosity in Japan’s famously money-loving city.

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Working at Osaka shrimp company has only one rule: Don’t do any work that you don’t want to do

Working hours at this shrimp processing and packaging plant are outlined as: “Whenever the heck you feel like it.”

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9 million yen awarded to convenience store from man for over 11,000 hours of unauthorized parking

But will a man who ignored years of warnings bother heeding a court order?

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Surreally amazing Osaka sunset has some seeing the gates of hell, others heaven on Earth【Video】

Unfiltered video is like a scene from a Makoto Shinkai anime or a terrifying horror movie, depending on your perspective.

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Take on Godzilla yourself in virtual reality at new attractions in Osaka and Tokyo

New VR Zone attraction lets you take on Godzilla in an attack chopper… Good luck with that.

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Gyoza Hot Dog: Japan’s new must-try local street food

The Japanese city famous for eating takes its local food game to another level.

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Japanese train passenger records journey that looks like a scene from a Makoto Shinkai anime film

People around the country are in awe of the clip, which was taken without the use of filters or any editing software.

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Cat cafe video shows reaction of felines before, during and after an earthquake in Japan

Video shows the cats panicking before the tremors start.

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