Saitama

Saitama man’s 7M-yen Rolex stolen after leaving it alone with “potential buyer” for two minutes

Watch out!

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Japanese soccer team fined 20 million yen because fans’ cheering violated COVID-19 guidelines

Fine was the highest in the football league’s history.

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Travel off the beaten path in Japan, to the point where three prefectures meet

Visit this unusual site and you can say you’ve been to three prefectures in a day.

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New cafe reimagines sushi burgers, serves food like plastic displays

A dream come true for anyone who’s ever wanted to eat those plastic food samples.

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Need a place to stay in Japan? These share houses have discounts for newly arrived foreigners

Locations available in greater Tokyo area, Hokkaido, and historical Kanazawa.

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We visit Moominvalley Park for a press event, find it super melancholy, exactly as it should be

Never has a theme park left us feeling so introspective before. 

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Former sake brewery in Japan gets a new life as…whatever the heck this is

Looking for a weird place to visit in Japan? This spot ticks all the boxes.

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AI-powered Super Great Robo Goalkeeper employed at sports center in Saitama

I wouldn’t put it past Teppeki-kun.

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Chichibu Railway now offers the chance to host your wedding reception in a retro steam locomotive

The new SL Paleo Express Wedding packages are a dream come true for railway enthusiast couples.

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Catch! Noodles and bowls fly through the air at this Japanese ramen restaurant

Professional mixed martial artist swaps the fighting ring for a different stage.

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Lost at the nengajo lottery this year? Get a second chance by winning your way to onsen instead

People who didn’t win the official New Year’s greeting card lottery now have a new chance to win discounted or even free entry to certain hot springs.

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An amazing icicle world waits just an hour and a half outside downtown Tokyo【Photos】

Annual event in Chichibu is worth getting out of the city and venturing into the cold for.

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Attempted murder at a Japanese train station

Suspect says stranger “was in my way”.

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We enjoyed Saitama’s finest hot springs, saunas, and views for less than 3,000 yen

Looking for a cheap self-care destination? This could be it.

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Free bus tours of Japan’s famous “Disaster Prevention Underground Temple” underway

Take a free ride to one of the most famous storm drains in the world!

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It’s time for a Hawaiian Hurricane Senbero from Yaoko in Saitama【Japan’s Best Home Senbero】

This senbero is out of this world!

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Saitama Prefecture scores its first Pokémon manhole covers in Tokorozawa City

These Pokéfuta pay homage to a family of beloved Dragon-types and Flying types.

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Kawaguchi’s mascot Cupolan doesn’t mind that you think it looks like a turd

It really is thick-skinned.

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Japanese video game arcade entrance takes visitors on an adventure from the front door【Video】

Like clearing levels in a game before you get to the main boss. 

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Overly honest taiyaki restaurant flooded with customers after admitting to reducing sweet beans

Honesty is the best store policy.

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