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Digital manga distributer releases its top ten ranking of shonen and seinen series for April

Need a little more action, adventure, and spying in your life? Try checking out free sample chapters from one of these current hit series in Japan.

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Survey picks Japan’s top three (actually four) open-air museums【Photos】

A day at the museum doesn’t have to mean a day inside.

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Japan’s Top 7 alternative “Regional Burgers”

Taste your next travel destination with one of these bold and beautiful burgers.

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We eat 13 of the most highly recommended sushi items at Sushiro and pick the best of the best

This is some of the finest sushi currently available at Sushiro…but some are limited-time-only!

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Japan’s most popular beers, according to 70 million customers

Is your favourite Japanese beer on the list?

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The 10 best isekai anime, as picked by Japanese fans【Survey】

10 out-of-this-world alternate worlds fans are happy to have visited.

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Tasting the Top 5 Lunch Packs in Japan at Yamazaki Plaza in Chiba Prefecture

Join us on a pilgrimage to the mecca of Lunch Packs.

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Meow’s that? 2022’s ranking of the top cat names in Japan

For the third year in a row, this particular name takes the top spot for all felines, male or female.

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The top 10 poses trending with Japanese teens, as demonstrated by a couple of ossan

Two middle-aged guys look to teen culture to reignite their inner kawaii.

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Keeping up with the kids: Japanese high schoolers’ most popular slang of Spring 2022

Would you be surprised if most of these trendy words came from social media?

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Japan picks the 100 greatest games of all time in Video Game General Election

Decades-spanning list goes all the way back to classics from the 8-bit era.

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Who made the tastiest gyoza in 2021? We decide on our favourite pot stickers

Check out our definitive guide to the best gyoza 2021 had to offer — just make sure you’re not hungry first!

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Japanese baby name app releases 2021 ranking of top ten most intriguing boy and girl baby names

App publishes a ranking of the names that got the most hits during expectant parents’ searches.

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Tokyo University students rank the top 12 video games for cultivating smart kids

These video games are educational as well as fun!

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Survey finds top 10 instant noodle brands and flavors, and Cup Noodle isn’t number one?!

The best noodles ready in about three minutes.

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The top 30 foods that go best with white rice, according to Japanese netizens

As toppings or as a side…these are the best things to complement rice!

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Survey picks Japan’s most attractive prefectures – Familiar spots at top and bottom of rankings

Prefectures at the bottom might not be as bad as the numbers make them seem, though.

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Kansai area people more genetically predisposed to liking coffee than elsewhere in Japan

Wake up and smell the genomes.

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To celebrate Hashtag Day, Twitter shares top ten most used hashtags in Japan

The #TopTen hashtags in #Japan for #2021 so far are #revealed!

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The 10 best spicy foods for 2021 as chosen by our Tokyo writer

Start pouring the milk, because it’s heating up in Japan.

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