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“It’s Rice! Toast” recipe from Japan gives us an edible paradox for breakfast【Recipe, taste test】

The key ingredient in “girl’s hair-flavored fried chicken” returns in yet another surprising place.

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Tom Cruise arrives in Japan, talks with horse girls【Video】

Uma Musume anime’s Top Gun interviews Top Gun star.

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Weirdest convenience store drink in Japan? New drinkable Happy Turn makes stomachs turn

Mystery “happy powder” does not make us happy. 

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Instant bear curry from the northeastern mountains of Japan【Taste test】

Testing the hypothesis that everything goes well with Japanese curry.

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Japanese onsen stand is part gas station, part hot spring vending machine

We pump some healing waters to go.

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Japan’s northernmost brewery on the mainland is…a temple?!?

The holiest craft beer in the country.

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Japan’s most convincing “beware of crows” sign spotted

Sign was already bilingual, but briefly became something anyone can instantly understand.

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Poop-shaped pudding makers on sale now in Japan

No longer must we carve pudding into poop ourselves live cavepeople.

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How to make edible slime with just two ingredients

This easy food hack from Japan is just waiting to go viral.

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Japanese teen calls cops on man she thinks is holding a knife, turns out he just has old tech

Suspect had no intent to kill or upgrade to the latest electronics.

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We visit Moominvalley Park for a press event, find it super melancholy, exactly as it should be

Never has a theme park left us feeling so introspective before. 

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Japan respectfully says goodbye to a single bamboo shoot in Kyoto

Takenokone given death poem, posthumous name.

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Man who gambled entire Japanese town’s COVID relief money arrested

The latest in a long line of slip-ups.

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We accidentally buy some silkworm candy at Hokkaido’s Vending Machine Land

We attempt to get over our dislike of eating insects by… eating some insects. 

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1,600 empty seats at major Japanese gymnastics competition reserved by single unpaying person

A big mistake? Or did someone have it out for Pommel Horse?

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Vending machine noodle ice cream: A retro icon in Japan brings joy to a new generation

A surprising find to thrill the taste buds of noodle lovers. 

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A permanent One Piece-themed fitness gym is opening in Japan, now recruiting pirate trainers

The real treasure was the delts we blasted along the way.

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You’re not supposed to drink this special sake from Japan【Non taste-test】

Suppin doesn’t have a place at the table, but it’s definitely got a spot in our home now.

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Staircase National Highway: the only highway in Japan that cars can’t enter

An unusual hidden tourist site for the intrepid traveller. 

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Former sake brewery in Japan gets a new life as…whatever the heck this is

Looking for a weird place to visit in Japan? This spot ticks all the boxes.

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