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We buy the lowest-rated sexy pillow on Amazon Japan

Don’t buy a sexy pillow without doing your homework.

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Our Japanese writer goes all out to get her cats an expensive exercise wheel from the U.S.

The things we do for our cats.

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Gacha capsule machines now dispense perfumes in Japan

Spin the wheel of fortune on your fragrance — you never know which one you’ll get.

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The Times They are a-Changin’: Our reporter reflects on the changing landscape of Ebisu

Mariko shares a glimpse into what’s different in one Tokyo neighborhood compared to her memories from 20 years ago.

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European and American Men’s Wig: the lowest-rated wig on Amazon Japan

Does this hairpiece really deserve its one-star rating?

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How bad can the lowest rated three-piece suit from Amazon be?

The fact that there were only two pieces was a really bad start.

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It looks like Costco, it sounds like Costco, but it’s actually Dodosuco — we visit look-alike store

When is a branch of Costco not a branch of Costco? When it’s a Dodosuco.

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“Kiwi-flavored” bananas Kiwi’na spotted at Japanese supermarkets

Do you really Kiwi’na hurt me?

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Osaka Metro to test stores where you can pay with your face, even with a mask

What are robbers supposed to do now?

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Japanese supermarket entrusts customers with unusual discount sticker system

A new way to make the customer feel like God in Japan.

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Daiso’s Standard Products store — what’s worth buying and what’s not? Our expert weighs in

Standard Products promises items that are “slightly better” than 100 yen store Daiso, but does that apply to all goods in store?

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Our 30-something reporter coordinates a cheap outfit from a popular teen fashion shop

Can our adult reporter relive her teenage years through fashion?

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Japan’s cheapest cardboard bed on the market can be yours for about 5,000 yen

The economics of sleeping on cardboard are trickier than you think.

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We get ready for camping season with the Amazon Japan’s lowest-rated wooden mug

It’s hard to imagine anyone finding this cup en-deer-ing.

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Japan’s most state-of-the-art vintage Showa clothing shop opens online

The future of vintage clothing is here!

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Behold! It’s a rare 7-Eleven “Grand Opening Commemorative Lucky Bag”

They say that to simply gaze upon one is lucky.

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How to use the new floating hologram registers at 7-Eleven

Japanese convenience store chain lets us shop like we’re in a futuristic sci-fi movie.

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Japanese trains now even more convenient as new service lets you pick up groceries at station

Allows commuters to skip supermarket detour and stay on the straight track to dinner.

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Japanese convenience store or Japanese supermarket: Which one is cheaper?

Popular drinks and snacks in Japan really do come with different price tags.

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Floating hologram registers coming to Japanese convenience stores【Video】

Contactless self-checkouts make Japan’s konbini even more konbinient.

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