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Japan Post Office to release commemorative Pokémon stamps based on original, iconic trading cards

These are probably going to be worth more than 84 yen each.

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Japan now has official, working Pokémon mailbox you can mail letters from, Pokémon mail van too

Prefecture that introduced Slowpoke as its governor recruits him for the postal service.

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Post office manager sacked for embezzling 130 million yen in stamps

Yeah, but when you convert that to dollars… Holy cow!

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Member of yakuza arrested for having honest job, dishonest application

60-year-old man’s application paperwork lands him in trouble.

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Annual New Year’s post dash in Japan looks like a scene from a blockbuster film【Video】

Every year, dedicated post office workers hop on their scooters to deliver a nation’s New Year’s cards, and it’s so much fun to watch!

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Japanese Twitter user finds a use for leftover stamps, sends the internet into a laughing fit

Well, how else are you supposed to get rid of your leftover two-yen stamps?!

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Times are tight here at RocketNews24, so our 10,000 yen (US$85) fashion challenge has been downsized to one yen ($0.0085).

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Get a pen pal because Japanese post offices are about to launch super cute regional postcards

If you haven’t been in a Japanese post office lately, you might not have heard of the annual Regional Form Cards postcard series. Since 2009, there has been a new set every year that depicts every one of Japan’s 47 prefectures through postcards shaped like a local food, landmark or well-known citizen.

The seventh edition of the series is going to launch this week, so you might want to get yourself a pen pal or two from Japan to send you some of the cool postcards that show what makes every prefecture famous!

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