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Overworked Japanese employees mourn unused paid holidays at new Buddhist memorial service

Workaholics asked to address this senseless loss in a country where taking paid leave is frowned upon.

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Huge torii gate found in the middle of a busy Kumamoto intersection

Ensures drivers are praying for their lives as they narrowly avoid the concrete pillars.

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Hovering lights sighted around Shibuya has people thinking that UFOs are finally here in Japan

Forget Area 51, the Scramble Crossing is where all the action’s at!

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Morinaga Milk Industry unveils Japan’s first mayonnaise-flavored ice cream!

Rich in eggs, flavor, and calories.

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In search of the mysterious “Space Station” on a remote mountain in Yamaguchi Prefecture

The truth is out there.

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Freaky two-foot long ribbon worm grabs limelight during strange creature competition in Japan

Although knocked out of the competition, the wrinkle ribbon worm of the Antarctic has made its presence felt.

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Japanese netizens confused by sign that boasts “on-the-spot change back with any cash purchase”

Finally, no more having to go on riddle-filled quests in order to get your change.

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The newest, lamest way to keep your shoes dry in the rain: shoe bags!

For those with low tolerance for rain and friendships.

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Man arrested for attempting to rob Tokyo police with fruit knife

The “arrested” part probably goes without saying though.

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Japan Rail baffled by man who jumped onto tracks and disappeared

Mystery man caused a 30 minute delay of service.

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Tokyo man arrested for stealing work boots from a poultry factory because they turn him on

Suspect gives a bad name to all lovers of disgusting boots.

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Japanese teen wins right to change name from “His Lordship the Prince” to something less flowery

After years of embarrassment, Oji-sama Akaike finally has a new name.

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Finding some mind-boggling products from the dark corners of Akihabara

Mr. Sato buys a mysterious Exhaustion Removal Sheet from an Akihabara junk shop.

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Random love: massively popular Hong Kong capsule vending machine dispenses dates for $2.55

Pop in a couple of coins and crank away for the date of your life.

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Enjoy the weird signs of Okinawa’s Maehara district, it’s like a city decorated in dad jokes

Swing by this lovely town and enjoy “five times bonus points” as promised by one of their signs.

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22 February turned out to be a bad day for Tokyo train commuters, as freak delays showed

Netizens collectively facepalm and shake their heads after finding out the root of the problem.

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Meow! Japanese Internet comes together to appreciate “artfully” posed nude cat photos

At long last, photogenic kitty pics that are SFW.

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Man wants to move out of his home, so takes off all clothes and walks through the neighborhood

WARNING: Trying to make sense of this man’s plot may cause headaches.

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Indonesian street mascots are nothing like we’ve seen in Japan, may also lick you 【Video】

Living in a land full of mascots, I thought I’d seen it all….

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Nippon Professional Baseball team has an odd new mascot that’s fishing for a new angle

It isn’t exactly what you’d expect to see at the ballpark, but it’s definitely something.

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