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Let’s learn how to order in a Japanese yakiniku restaurant with the help of a “cookable” puzzle

Can’t tell your sotomomo from your sankakubara? This puzzle is here to help!

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Japanese phone box is cute by day, terrifying by night

The midnight charms of an onsen town.

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Japanese vending machine serves up Wagyu beef steaks in the countryside

Serving sirloin 24 hours a day, 365 days a year!

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Japan doesn’t just have a gamer hoodie, it’s got a gamer hoodie specially designed for cat owners

Sequel parka gives you the best of both worlds by combining game time and cat time.

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Don’t throw away your leftover ramen broth! Use it to make ice cream sauce instead!【Recipe】

Is there no end to the wonders Cup Noodle is capable of?

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Revolutionary technology: Japanese company’s new vertical monitor for social media browsing

New design promises benefits for content creators too.

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Rice balls aplenty at the Ministop senbero, but with a special twist【Japan’s Best Home Senbero】

Mr. Sato eats seven onigiri without eating a single onigiri.

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Japanese beef bowl vending machine serves up…gyudon rice burgers?!?

Matsuya’s first-ever vending machine surprises everyone with secret burgers.

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Boys’ love at the temple? Sensual ikemen art that raised eyebrows in Japan now set to be removed

Modern makeover at centuries-old temple comes to an end, but not for rumoured reasons.

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Japanese park’s English dog turd warning minces no words【Why does Engrish happen?】

Kanji quirk leads to some harsh language in reminder to pet owners.

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Domino’s offers gold chopsticks to customers in Japan

A very classy way to eat pizza. 

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Japanese Twitter users call upon the power of KFC to protect them from unwanted ads

Believers say the chain’s Japanese nickname is a deep-fried charm of protection.

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A trip to hell on Japan’s ‘vomit ship’: Is it as bad as everyone says it is?

Exploring the not-so-glamorous side of island-hopping.

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Does Lawson’s new “A Happy Pancake the Drink” live up to our pancake-loving expectations?

We try out the newest “drinkable food.”

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Vintage coin-operated “weight machine” found in Kyoto stationery store

Somewhere along the way we forgot how to make weighing yourself fun.

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Which is the real piece of sushi, and which is Japan’s insane 429-piece plastic model sushi kit?

Plastic sushi reaches a new level of craziness with the new ikura gunkan model.

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Domino’s Japan releases a pizza that needs to be eaten with chopsticks

A special set of Domino’s-branded chopsticks comes free with each order.

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Anime about nasty contract surprises gets real-life credit card with nasty contract surprises

Life imitates art with the Puella Magi Madoka Magica credit card, which grants great (purchasing) power, but at what cost?

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Japan has seven lucky taxis in Tokyo, and we just boarded one of them

There’s a secret tip to identifying these special cabs.

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Bootleg anime cakes? Charges filed against Tokyo woman for selling unlicensed Demon Slayer sweets

Tokyo Metropolitan Police want to serve just desserts.

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