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Nearly 70 percent of young Japanese women self-identify as otaku in survey

Seven out of ten say they enjoy anime and manga, and over 15 percent spend more than 90,000 yen a year on their otaku hobbies.

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It’s the Fourth of July, so here are nine of anime’ most popular American characters【Survey】

Japanese fans vote in survey for their favorite anime characters who hail from the U.S.A., including sports stars, violent killers, and mecha pilots.

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Survey shows one in 20 otaku only takes a bath once a week, prompting disgust and redo

Initial results suggest hardcore anime fans are dirty, but maybe they’re just precise?

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One in four young people in Japan’s biggest cities thinking of moving to the countryside【Survey】

A surprising number of young adults are considering trading the hustle and bustle of Tokyo and other cities for a slow-paced rural lifestyle.

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Survey reveals that Australian people trust Japan and Prime Minister Abe to act responsibly

Japan and Prime Minister Abe make it to the list as the second most trustworthy country and leader in the world in Australians’ minds.

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One in four surveyed Japanese workers admits to wanting to kill boss, Osaka quake helps show why

The results of a recent survey come with Twitter horror stories about power-hungry superiors pushing their staff around, even mid-crisis.

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Japanese fathers lack appreciation on Father’s Day, urged to celebrate it for themselves

A survey revealed that more than half of adults weren’t planning to give their dads gifts, leaving them sadly un-celebrated.

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Japan’s most beautiful idol singer faces, with AKB48 barely cracking the top 10【Survey】

One idol group dominates the poll by taking all five top slots.

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Over 75 percent of Japanese women say they’ve slept with a male coworker in survey

Close to half say they weren’t in a relationship with the guy at the time.

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31 percent of Japanese women admit to cheating on lover, six percent say they got caught【Survey】

Respondents also discuss whether it’s cheating on your boyfriend if you hug or hold hands with someone else.

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Study finds Japan to be the country that most prefers aisle seats on airplanes

Age, politeness, and alcohol all appear to be key factors in seat choice.

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Japanese women show continuing decline in how much they expect a husband to earn in survey

This year’s top answer is one to two million yen less than a year ago.

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When do Japanese women have their first kiss? Survey finds gap between different parts of Japan

One rural prefecture starts kissing long before any of its neighbors.

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Less than half of Japanese women wear a bra at home, survey finds

Surprisingly large number also say they relax at home in the nude.

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Almost half of Japanese grade-school girls say they’ve never heard of “programming” in survey

Troubling statistic is coupled with an additional one-in-four saying they’ve heard the word, but don’t know what it means.

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Young Japanese women like alcohol more than any other age group, almost as much as old men【Survey】

But for many, their love affair with booze doesn’t seem to last.

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Recent study once again ranks Japan as the country that sleeps the least

Japanese men and women seem to sleep as much as one hour less than people from other countries.

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Japanese survey reveals over 60 percent of blind people with guide dogs get turned away by shops

Netizens debate on whether to allow assistance dogs into public spaces in Japan.

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Why are people in their 20s moving outside of Tokyo to Yokohama and other areas?

Expert dishes on important factors that are leading young people to shun living in certain areas of the capital in favor of other suburban centers. 

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What’s the best type of sushi to end a meal on? Japanese survey picks the pieces

You can love many kinds of sushi, but for your last piece, you can only have one, so which one should it be?

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