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Buying Japanese concert tickets may get even harder for foreign tourists with new government plan

Digital agency wants to link sports and concert ticket purchases to resident-only government-issued ID card.

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Japanese World Cup team’s manners awesome as usual, locker room pics after unexpected win show

Japanese fans at stadium continue their considerate tradition too.

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How do you explain Japan’s historic World Cup win against Germany to the common man?

Japan beating Germany 2-1 was pretty incredible, and we explain just how so using Dragon Ball, women’s wrestling and… monetary measures?

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Sports-playing Japanese junior high students at an all-time low, survey finds

Expert says it’s high time to revise the system.

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This Tokyo event is like a real-world Dragon Ball World Martial Arts Tournament

We half-expected Goku to show up midway through!

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Amahiko Sato becomes first pro shogi player in history to lose game for not wearing face mask

Maybe this was his plan all along and he’s playing 3-D shogi.

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How Japan helped Ben Verlander meet his favorite player Shohei Ohtani [Interview]

Ohtani’s pull is so huge that even his most outspoken fan in the U.S. finds fame in Japan.

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The All Japan Club Association hopes wooden club makes long-awaited comeback

Clubs aren’t just for cavemen and goblins anymore!

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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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Yuzuru Hanyu launches own YouTube channel, fans flock to subscribe

He totally landed that debut video.

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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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500-Step Soccer: A new sport from Mizuno and World Yuru Sports Association

Improve your game 500 steps at a time.

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Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu announces retirement from competition

27-year-old is Japan’s only back-to-back Olympic figure skating gold medalist.

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Petition started to stop forcing students to cheer for their high school baseball teams

Root, root, root for the home team…or else.

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82-0 shellacking kicks off Japan’s National High School Baseball Championship

But who really won?

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Sasuke: Ninja Warrior may be coming to the Los Angeles Olympics in 2028

Doctor, I think I may be coming down with a case of Olympic-fever.

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Ukrainian sumo wrestlers take refuge in Japan to train for upcoming tournaments

What better place for them to train than the birthplace of sumo?

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Japan’s first three-title unified boxing champion’s house burglarized during title match

Champion dealt a sucker punch by crime.

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A talk with the first Japanese person to play in Major League Baseball, Masanori Murakami

The journey from the Hawks to the Giants wasn’t easy, but along the way he made history.

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Japanese customer service amazes foreign soccer player eight months after unfortunate taxi ride

Danish soccer player has been winning fans in Japan, and he’s become a big fan of Japan too.

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