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Can you use the fluctuating exchange rate and Japan’s weak yen to make some money? We find out

Our wannabe Wolf of Wall Street attempts to strike it rich with the volatile exchange rates.

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Ramen and dekotora come together at this restaurant in Japan

Korakuen Iekei Ramen Truck Yaro Since 2021 celebrates Japan’s culture of decorated trucks

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Can you enjoy a day at Tokyo’s Kokugikan sumo stadium if you know nothing about the sport?【Pics】

Our sumo beginner gets a lesson from a kimono-clad veteran.

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The Big Bomb Onigiri Japanese rice ball helps us conquer mountain race but conquers us in the end

Our reporter completes a challenging race only to face a tougher challenge — a giant rice ball!

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The cool secret hidden in Tokyo Metro pillars at Ginza station

Subtle design details make the station and its passengers feel much more calm and pleasant.

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Shiratani Unsuikyo: The breathtaking anime setting where Princess Mononoke was born

Ancient cedar trees that inspired Hayao Miyazaki and his Studio Ghibli team are just one reason why this forest in Yakushima is so magical.

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Edible 10-yen coins become a hot new trend in Tokyo【Taste test】

Shame they don’t cost 10 yen…

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Can we pick out the expensive Japanese grapes in a blind taste test?

Luxury fruit goes head-to-head with a supermarket bunch.

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Turning a crazy cheap country Japanese house into a home — Step 6: Outdoor bathing【SoraHouse】

Every countryside home needs a riverside rotenburo, but will it be the tub of dreams?

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The roller slide of terror: Treetop fun ride for kids is a terrifying experience for adult butts

When the only thing to save your buttocks from catching fire is a piece of cardboard.

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Okinawa airport’s must-eat Pork Tamago Onigiri finally opens a branch in Tokyo!【Taste test】

Tokyoites can now enjoy this favorite pre-flight meal of travelers without getting on a plane.

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We bought the latest in low-rated fitness technology from Amazon: the Nejirunba

And then we brought it to the office for everyone to test out!

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Amazon’s unmanned ‘just walk out’ store Amazon Fresh leaves us feeling like criminals

Amazon’s innovative ‘no checkout required’ supermarket leaves our reporter feeling uneasy.

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How hard is it to break Japanese tiles like a karate pro?

This Tokyo store lets you write a wish on a tile to help make your dreams come true.

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Hershey’s team up with Japanese sweets company Monteur to make delicious autumn delicacies

The popular collaboration is back for another year, for a limited time only!

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Autumn arrives at Starbucks Japan with two new seasonal drinks

Is it worth stopping by Starbucks this fall?

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Japanese convenience store chain creates a burger-flavoured steamed bun, but is it any good?

Family Mart x Mos Burger collaboration opens new doors for konbini food.

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We bought a sausage egg roll maker because of social media, but was it worth it?

It only requires two ingredients, so it can’t be hard to mess up, right?

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Is it OK to order pizza delivery during a typhoon? We ask Japan’s big three pizza chains

Debate divides Japan when storms hit and stomachs rumble.

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The Berserk art exhibition: A powerful, and hopeful, experience for fans of the dark fantasy manga

Our Berserk-loving reporter finds something to smile about while still dealing with the sadness of the series creator’s death.

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