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Do-it-yourself funeral kits go on sale in Japan

If funeral hall prices are killing you, this Nagano-based company wants to help make your final purchase an affordable one.

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Hello Kitty would look cute even if you peeled away all her flesh, new toy line shows us【Photos】

Did you know the Sanrio star’s muscles are apparently made out of sweet-tasting fruit?

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We try a Japanese bread named after a calligraphy ink stick

Indigo ink never looked so delicious.

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Crazy Tokyo bar rewards you with free drinks for accurate ax throwing, offers shuriken option

Reeast Room is “a theme park where you can do things that you’re normally not allowed to.”

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New cat-friendly homes in Japan come specially designed for felines

Features like built-in kitty litter boxes under the floor let furbabies truly rule the house you live in.

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This crazy tower in a Japanese park promises a message form aliens, so we went to get one【Travel】

Will our UFO-chasing reporter finally get the answers he’s been looking for since the alien encounter he says he had in high school?

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No one knows what Bandai’s real-life Pot of Greed does, but it’s still pretty cool

Yu-Gi-Oh interior item would make a great talking point in your home, that’s for sure! 

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Japanese mascot Shinjo-kun joins ChiiJohn for a trip to the U.S. to see John Oliver 【Video】

Two otters travel across the ocean to search for “He-John” in this funny and heartwarming video.

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Busty Japanese YouTuber chef sells ad space on her chest, fans enthralled by cooking videos

In cooking or in advertising, breast meat always carries a premium.

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Giant, house-sized Starbucks Mug appears in Tokyo, so Mr. Sato grabs own huge mug to check it out

The man behind the Internet’s giant Starbucks mug meme drinks from a jumbo mug inside a jumbo mug.

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Does Daiso’s crazy 100-yen Face Trainer really make you more beautiful? We find out【Experiment】

A glut of GIFs chronicle our reporter’s journey as he makes himself look weird in an effort to also make himself look handsome.

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Wannabe science fiction writer graffitis centuries-old Kyoto temple for extremely weird reason

Baffling justification still gets him arrested.

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Japan Travel: Exploring Manabeshima cat island

A travel destination packed with cats, not tourists. 

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15 tons of sweet potatoes stolen in rural Japan, criminal crew may be targeting spuds

Farmer didn’t bother to lock the door to his storehouse, because who steals sweet potatoes?

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Japan Travel: Explore a mysterious hidden octagonal tunnel in the mountains of Kyushu

Come with us as we take you off the beaten path to a spot tourists are yet to discover.

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Clown-masked stalker spotted multiple times in Japan’s Osaka Prefecture, still at large

Clowns are always scary, but especially when they’re following kids and women at night.

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Can even heavy drinkers enjoy the “Stop Drinking Center” in Okayama?

Yes, but they can’t drink there…but not because it’s a rule. It’s just… Ahhh, just see for yourself.

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We attend one of Japan’s most important press conferences this year, dressed as Vegeta【Photos】

We send Dragon Ball’s anime prince to listen to important businessmen talk about important business stuff.

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Japan’s YouTube knife-maker is back at it again–this time with a knife made entirely of fungus

Wouldn’t you want to cook with a fungus knife?

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The hallucinatingly warm bedsheets of Japan’s favorite cheap home furnishings brand【Photos】

It’s like sleeping inside a batch of soft, comfy mochi.

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