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Kanna Hashimoto wins Guinness World Record for getting tissues really fast

Hashimoto becomes the undisputed, certified Queen of Tissues.

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It’s too hard to sell Japanese people on romance dramas nowadays, says broadcasting president

According to BS Fuji’s top dog, there’s a reason why making romance dramas in Japan is an uphill battle.

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The return of Terrace House? Seina and Noah star in new series produced by the reality show【Vids】

Former presenter Reina Triendl and her sister also make an appearance, naked in a bathtub together.

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Terrace House stars announce their marriage on social media 【Pics & Video】

Japanese model looking for her “last love” finally gets her happy ending.  

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Kanji T-shirt seen on U.S. TV show makes Japanese viewers giggle

According to his shirt, this guy isn’t just “huge in Japan”, he’s huge somewhere else too. 

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Rilakkuma and pals will return to Netflix in upcoming stop-motion animation series

Rilakkuma’s Theme Park Adventure will feature everyone’s favorite relaxed bear character indulging in some amusement park fun.

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20th Century Boys star Toshiaki Karasawa named Japanese Jack Bauer in 24 reboot

That could work.

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Taiwanese sports channel airs anime Slam Dunk in place of cancelled NBA games

We interrupt this NBA shutdown to bring you a very important anime.

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Japanese TV show’s misheard lyrics segment puts a hilarious twist on Western songs【Videos】

Killing in the name of…split the chicken nuggets, dad?!?

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Yoshiki and Kiss to perform together again on Japan’s New Year’s Eve music extravaganza Kohaku

NHK wanted the best, they got the best.

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Japanese man’s son claps back to his lecture about too much YouTube time, starts media debate

You can count on kids to be brutally honest, especially when the honor of their favorite online videos is at stake.

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Japanese Network TV asks Twitter user’s permission for “photo” of a trash home…from Fallout 76

An honor better than any game award for the online RPG.

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Friends cafe set to open in Tokyo for a limited time!

Channel your favourite character on the Central Perk couch with special menu items and Japan-exclusive goods.

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Too much anime? Number of late-night series to premiere in spring is down 40 percent, fan says

Steep drop has some hoping less quantity will lead to more quality.

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Aika Okita surprises everyone with a very different look offscreen.

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Japanese elementary school students discovering “channel of the dead” on their TVs

Kids are spreading the word that a “magic button” on some remotes opens a gateway between the living and the dead.

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Japanese Twitter users prove that cats and expensive TVs don’t make good friends

Did you just destroy my 55-inch TV, you cute little furball?!

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40 ways foreign and Japanese TV dramas are different, according to our Japanese-language reporter

A lot’s been said about how foreign audiences feel about Japanese TV dramas, but what if we flip the script?

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NHK bill collector arrested for kissing woman on the job: “I thought we were hitting it off!”

Add sexual assault to the list of reasons to dread the NHK collector.

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Chinese period drama mannequin challenge is worth stopping to take a look at 【Video】

Who knew the Song Dynasty was familiar with social media trends!

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