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All heart, no CG in beautiful, mind-bending Pocari Sweat video【Video】

You might just shed a tear watching this amazing ad from Pocari Sweat.

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Japanese girl can’t think of anything to write about for in-class essay, writes awesome one anyway

Outside-the-box thinking gets a thumbs-up from teacher.

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Teacher’s heartwarming message helps student pursue art dream

It all started with an apple in a Japanese class journal. 

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There’s a special, familial reason Utada Hikaru looks so natural and unguarded in her new video

Part of the 21-million-view video for Evangelion theme “One Last Kiss” was filmed by a five-year-old.

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If you’re “feeling stuck in life and want to die,” the 20,000/24 plan might help you feel better

Japanese Twitter user’s strategy is a quick reminder that it’s OK to value yourself.

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Voice of beloved Japanese kid’s show character speaks out about living with ALS

Kyousei Tsukui’s condition has been rapidly changing, but his spirits are as high as ever.

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With 3DS repair service ending, Nintendo once again shows its god-tier customer service【Photos】

Special Animal Crossing-edition owner gets a surprise when Nintendo fixes her busted handheld.

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Japanese senior slips on icy road, knocks himself out, passersby give up jackets to keep him warm

Two large men offered help on freezing cold morning, left without giving their names.

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Sakura surprise! The coolest thing about this cherry blossom photo actually isn’t the flowers

Yes, the kawazu sakura are beautiful, but that’s not all there is to see here.

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Kids in Hikari are raised under Boob Childrearing concepts.

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Anime figures damaged in earthquake? Tokyo manufacturer offers to repair them for free

A new lease on life for figures from series about rebirth.

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Mom in Japan finds notebook filled with messages of love from schoolgirl daughter who passed away

Tsubaki knew her time was running out, and she wanted to leave her mom words that she’ll always remember.

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Nagasaki teens find missing elderly woman by simply striking up a conversation on the bus

In this case, chatting up a stranger was for a good cause

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A+ in kindness — Tsukuba university donates over 19 tons of food to students during pandemic【Vid】

School staff, Tsukuba farmers, and local businesses all pitch in.

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Four photos, five years – A father’s beautiful pictures of his daughter growing up at Nara temple

Loving dad also has a heartwarming idea for what to photograph next.

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Japanese boy whom Ronaldo stood up for in 2014 becomes national soccer champion

Seven years later and still pursuing his dream.

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Words of wisdom to live by from a simple Japanese father for Coming of Age Day

Our writer received a heartfelt message from his father on his Coming of Age Day 23 years ago which he would now like to share with you.

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Nintendo’s “God-like” customer service warms hearts again, this time helping a husband in Japan

Solving a mystery and saving a marriage is all in a day’s work for this beloved Japanese gaming company.

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Okayama’s Tiger Mask makes final donation of school bags after five years of generosity

Hopes someone else will pick up the mask from here on out.

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Japanese kid asks if Santa is real, gets a detailed, heartwarming response

One person can’t deliver presents to all the kids of the world, but maybe that’s not a sad thing after all.

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