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Enjoy confectionery the Super Saiyan way with these new Super Dragon Ball sweets

Turns out you don’t have to look very far to collect all seven dragon balls – just go to your local Family Mart.

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It’s sakura bubble tea season at TP TEA stands across Japan!

For bubble tea with a Japanese twist, how about a sakura-flavored creation from popular tea stand chain TP Tea?

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A company that sends flowers when your cat passes away? Japanese Twitter touched by sweet story

The world needs more good guy companies like this one

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These policemen’s response to a young boy turning in a 50 yen coin he found will warm your heart

Their kindness really impressed the boy’s mother!

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Funeral undertaker takes departed father on one last trip to his beloved sea

One thoughtful gesture touches a family forever in this heartwarming story.

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Dog valiantly saves owner from an uncomfortable prank 【Video】

This dog will keep you out of harm’s way and out of embarrassment’s way.

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Japanese rocker shares granny’s art online, Twitter goes wild, she sends note of thanks in return

Don’t sweat it if you find yourself tearing up at this simple but sweet gesture to get an obaachan the recognition she deserves. 

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Popular Japanese treat Tokyo Banana gets special makeover for baby panda’s debut at Ueno Zoo

Tokyo Banana is getting into the panda spirit as Ueno Zoo gets ready to present six-month-old baby panda Xian Xian to the public.

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Sweet surprise! Starbucks Japan releases Mystery Frappuccino for Halloween

And the mystery Frappuccino flavor is … ?

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Tokyo Banana World comes out with new matcha cake that looks sure to be a treat

It’s the first Japanese-flavored item they’ve released in 16 years, so sweets fans have good reason to expect it to be delicious.

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Bring on the spicy chill with our recommended customized Starbucks drink — chai Frappuccino!

Take a look at the latest Frappuccino customization hack!

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It’s sweet, cool and green! McDonald’s Japan to offer McShake Kiwi

Get ready for some green fruity freshness from McDonald’s Japan.

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Get into the tropical summer spirit with a pineapple-flavored McDonald’s shake!

McDonald’s Japan’s “Summer Shake” series this year will start off with Okinawa Pineapple!

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Traditional Japanese sakura mochi confection meets western pie at Tokyo pie eatery!【Taste Test】

Sakura season in Tokyo isn’t quite yet finished — at least the season for tasting it isn’t!

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New Frappuccino from Starbucks Japan to offer a piece of melon heaven!

Sweet, fruity bliss is coming to Starbucks Japan again, this time in cantaloupe flavor!

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Pablo’s Matcha Cheese Tart is green, beautiful and absolutely scrumptious【Taste Test】

Green tea flavored cheese tart? Yup, that definitely sounds too good to pass up!

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Sakura-flavored ice cream returns to Baskin Robbins in Japan after 24 years!

Who would have thought that we could go without this ice cream flavor for over two decades?

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Morioka Station’s sweet message to recent high school graduates causes passersby to tear up

As people in different parts of the world change their calendars to April at this very moment, the class of recently graduated Japanese high school students are getting ready to embark on their next journeys in life. For many of them, this time marks a major turning point as they move away from home and head to even bigger cities for college or careers.

The recent graduates in at least one Japanese city can take comfort in knowing that their community will be waiting patiently for their return home at vacation. The staff at Morioka Station in Iwate Prefecture recently left a heartfelt message inside the station wishing their local high school graduates the best of luck as they set out in life, and it seems that more than one passerby has teared up at the sight of it. 

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Touching new Subaru commercial traverses time to win to our hearts

When they aren’t filming commercials involving attacks by Titans or epic 60-hour-long miniature car model shoots, Japanese car manufacturer Subaru has proven to us that they’ve also got some commercials designed to hit you right in the feels.

Take this endearing new clip set in a snowy winter’s scene, for instance. It will surely warm your heart, despite the cold!

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Woman’s best friend: Possibly the sweetest photos of a grandma and her cat you will ever see

For over a decade, Japanese photographer Miyoko Ihara has been capturing the amazing bond that has developed between her grandmother, Misao, and Fukumaru – the white, odd-eyed cat her grandmother found as a stray kitten. The two have remained nearly inseparable, and the bond they share shows in the beautiful photos that Ihara takes.

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