Sapporo

Many people are siding with the perpetrator, saying they’ve been annoyed with hair on public transport too. 

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Real-world Pokémon arena battle park found in Japan【Photos】

Intentional or not, there’s no way to see this park in one of Japan’s largest cities and not think of Pikachu throwing down.

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Silky golden ramen recommended by Michelin Guide is so good, we felt like royalty eating it

Only $9 for some of the best noodles in the country.

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Tokyo loses 2020 Olympic marathon as IOC shifts race to another part of Japan

Heat and humidity in the capital judged risks to athletes’ safety and performance, so another Japanese city with an Olympic past will play host.

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This mouthwatering sushi is all from one of Japan’s greatest convenience stores【Photos】

Japan sets the bar for convenience store excellence pretty high, but this one clears it with ease.

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Hokkaido police searching for naked man in glasses who groped woman in sub-zero weather

Lack of common decency and common sense lead to unusual attack in Sapporo.

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Sapporo Snow Festival 2019 opens in Japan

Star Wars, anime favourites, and tennis pro Naomi Osaka all make an appearance at this year’s event.

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Explosion in Sapporo injures dozens following gas tank fire at real estate agency【Video, photos】

Explosion occurred during dinner rush at second-floor restaurant.

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Amazing winter photos of university on Japan’s northern island make us want to go back to school

Winter comes early to Hokkaido and turns one of Japan’s most respected schools into an otherworldly wonderland.

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Japanese ex-pro wrestler Chigusa Nagayo saves woman from assault in carpark

The female wrestler, who injured her finger during the altercation, is being hailed a hero for her actions.

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Police in Japan looking for suspect who threw octopus at condominium over and over for one hour

Full marks for persistence and weirdness, but it’s still a crime.

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This gorgeous hot spring is actually part of one of Japan’s most convenient airports【Photos】

New Chitose Airport Onsen isn’t just convenient and gorgeous, it’s an amazingly cheap place to spend the night too!

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Japanese man tries to high five stranger on street, gets struck in the face twice instead

Arguably more tragic than being left hanging.

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Sapporo supermarket’s women’s restroom becomes unusually popular with guys last Sunday night

Female employee finds two different men camped out in the ladies’ restroom in roughly an hour.

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Evil barbershop punished by heroic copyright agency for playing stereo

Let that be a lesson to anyone who dares play a CD in a place where it might be overheard by someone else.

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Huge Final Fantasy snow sculpture creates epic dragon battle with awesome projection mapping【Vid】

Come for the fire-breathing dragon vs. Dragoon action, stay for the iconic victory fanfare.

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Sapporo Snow Festival reveals upcoming ice sculptures and displays for 2018

Towering snow sculptures pay homage to Final Fantasy and Osamu Tezuka’s beloved anime characters.

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Car accident reminds us of the obvious dangers of driving while eating instant ramen

Friends don’t let friends drive and eat ramen at the same time.

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Samurai chef serves ramen with a side of history at awesome restaurant in Japan

Ramen and samurai, two of Japan’s biggest cultural icons, combine forces.

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