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Illustrator for Square Enix, Capcom stuns with whiteboard armor artwork and more

Some people just have too much talent…save some for the rest of us! 

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Japanese train passenger records journey that looks like a scene from a Makoto Shinkai anime film

People around the country are in awe of the clip, which was taken without the use of filters or any editing software.

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Nine times Japanese people got schooled on their own country and culture by foreigners

Japanese people dish on things foreigners told them that they’d never realized before about their home country.

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Twitter searches for the mysterious Shinsekis…and their potty-trained rabbit

A surprise message left in the walls of a home leads to a widespread search for the previous homeowners.

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Prank on sleeping beauty in car passenger seat goes viral 【Video】

The driver realises there’s hell to pay after pulling a stunt on this snoozing passenger.

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A Finger-lickin’ Phantom? Terrifying statue haunts Japanese Twitter user biking home

A Japanese user shared a terrifying tale of a ghostly gentleman who appeared to accost him – and according to the Internet, he’s a repeat offender.

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Japanese Twitter user utilises photos to explain their love of girls with a little junk in the trunk, or loot in the boot.

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10 reasons real life is like a terrible kusoge video game

It might have been made into a board game, but here are 10 reasons why the game of life shouldn’t get a PC or console port.

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The pitfalls of inter-otaku conversation, turns out it’s no better than with non-otaku

Cool artwork shows how little otaku have to say to non-otaku, or even each other.

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Red, white… Beige? Twitter user overhears a children’s song with creepy implications

Out of the mouths of children comes some really messed up stuff, apparently. Twitter users lend a helping hand with deciphering the lyrics.

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Hamtaro in hiding? Japanese internet notices mysterious disappearance of cute character’s Twitter

One of Japan’s most famous children’s mascots has vanished from Twitter, and we only have his final words as a clue.

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Dragon Ball artist accused of plagiarism by tracing action scene from Marvel comic

Original artist takes it with surprising grace, doesn’t seem to mind the transgression.

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Ever struggled to get the last piece of confectionery out of a packet? Twitter may have the key

Japanese Twitter user’s methods work just as well (or not) with Hi-Chew as with any other kind of recalcitrant sweet or candy.

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Here’s an important message about macho goldfish from university baseball in Japan

Television coverage of baseball in Japan really takes you inside the game like no other.

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Feel like a sexy samurai with old-school underwear and the viral fundoshi dancer 【Video】

Loincloths make a comeback with the popularity of fundoshi dance videos and the oppressive heat of Japanese summer rearing its ugly head.

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Wakayama’s “Umi no Sachi” train line adds a colorful splash to the start of summer

Let a ride on the “Medetai Train”–“Joyous Train”–lift your spirits as we soar into summer!

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Rent-a-kitty Rooms! Twitter user liveblogs ryokan inn with a special ‘rental cat’ option

A Twitter user caused a ker-fluff-le with adorable photos from her lodgings in Hakone, where you can pick a cat to accompany you during your stay.
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“No seeds, please.” Pigeons in Japanese anti-birdfeed posters show startling self-awareness

The Internet has a great time with the “Please don’t feed the pigeons!” campaign, in which pigeons tell passers-by where they can stick their birdseed.

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Gaming chair advert stereotyping Japanese as short has Twitter raging

Is Japan Lilliput? Chair company appealing to ‘short-legged and short-bodied’ Japanese seems to think so.

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Japanese manga artist illustrates the history behind the maid cafe cosplay uniform

From British servant’s quarters to the streets of Tokyo, Japan’s cute and sexy maid costume has travelled a long way to get where it is today.

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