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Our male otaku reporter reveals his top 3 best buddy characters in Japanese dating sim games

Who’s the most relatable character in a dating sim? Why, your male best friend, of course!

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Who is Final Fantasy VII Remake’s best female character? Japanese fans vote【Survey】

The top 10 heroines from Cloud’s days in Midgar.

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Online poll ranks Japanese netizens’ favorite series from anime powerhouse studio Kyoto Animation

Kyoto Animation has a library of celebrated classics: which one came out on top?

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Japanese fans pick their top 10 fave dastardly anime protagonists in online poll

Japan’s netizens club together to crown fictional stars who are flies in your soup, pebbles in your shoes, peas beneath your bed, or just plain evil!

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Where’d the time go?! Top anime series that finished ten years ago, ranked by Japanese netizens

Seriously, it’s been a long, long time since these series aired, and now we feel really old.

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Where are all the beautiful women in Japan? Survey investigates

Top 10 results suggest you’ll have to travel outside of Tokyo to find the most beauties. 

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Survey ranks Tokyo as the most desirable Japanese prefecture to live in, bumping Kanagawa to #2

Top 10 results reveal the special places around Japan that people most want to live in.

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Arashi’s greatest hits named world’s best-selling album of 2019

The veteran boy band becomes first Japanese artists to achieve such a ranking.

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Meow’s this? 2020’s ranking of the top cat names and breeds in Japan

The most popular cat breed in Japan has clinched the title for the twelfth consecutive year. 

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British newspaper ranks the best Studio Ghibli films and reader passions flare

Any ranking is bound to leave someone displeased, but this particular one has more than a few people balking at the selection for last place. 

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Data shows Fukui Prefecture may be the best place to live in Japan, but survey results differ

A non-profit study sought to determine the best Japanese prefecture to live in, but found interesting discrepancies.

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Top 10 ranking of Weekly Shonen Jump’s most beautiful male characters revealed

Don’t be afraid to take in the eye candy with these characters who originally graced the pages of Japan’s best-selling weekly shonen manga magazine.

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Japan drops to 3rd place in U.S. News 2020 Best Countries rankings

What could have happened to bump Japan out of its second-place glory?

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Japanese netizens vote on which of nation’s prefectures would make the best weapons in battle

Which prefectures have the deadliest curves? Time to find out!

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Japan votes on the rudest behaviors seen on trains and at stations this year

This year’s ranking includes Kanto vs. Kansai regional variations in addition to the overall list.

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Election to determine the best Final Fantasy, game, character, boss, and music underway

And what has your public broadcaster done for you lately?

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Hungry and on the go? Top 10 ranking of ekiben at Tokyo’s Shinagawa Station

A definitive ranking of the 10 best-selling bento boxes at one of Tokyo’s major travel hubs.

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Out of 144 countries, Japan ranks 142nd in the world for helping strangers

Also ranks 128th in overall “World Giving Index.”

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“Top 20 Best Breakfast Hotels in Japan 2019” ranking has our mouths watering in anticipation

With the exception of the #1 spot, one Japanese prefecture is clearly dominating the breakfast game. 

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The top 10 mobile games that Japanese people spent the most money on in 2018

You won’t believe how much money these games are making.

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