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Spoons and bowls that use electricity to make food taste saltier to go on sale in 2023

Take this news without a grain of salt.

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Japanese shiitake mushroom snacks from Don Quijote, created for people who don’t like mushrooms

They don’t call this chain crazy for nothing. 

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Japanese research institute creates ‘cyborg cockroaches’ to help save people’s lives【Video】

The impressive research leaves Japanese netizens both grossed out and in a moral quandary.

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Wagyu beef gacha vending machine dispenses meat at random in Japan

Like a box of chocolates, you never know which one you’re gonna get.

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Japanese public broadcaster issues apology for calling a train a “train”

Rail otaku take NHK to task.

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Flush your prayers down the toilet at this unique Japanese temple

A new way to pray at the porcelain altar.

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This Japanese vending machine wants to help you with the washing up

But how does it compare to what’s on offer at the Lawson convenience store? 

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New Japanese card game teaches us the different patterns and textures of fish

Know your cherry trout from your rainbow trout to crush your opponent.

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Pikachu in 1920s Tokyo images use A.I. to toss the Pokémon mascot 100 years into Japan’s past

It’s like Pikachu used some super effective time travel powers.

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Bill Gates effect works its magic at Parasitological Museum in Tokyo

Struggling museum sees its fortunes reversed after tweet from famous visitor.

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Newly unveiled “horror room” in Osaka apartment promises a creepy day or night’s stay

The room makes for a perfect spooky Halloween backdrop, unless you’re one of those people that happens to find old-fashioned dolls soothing.

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A whole new way to eat katsu: Cold katsu soba【Taste test】

We’ve never met a pork cutlet we didn’t love, but will that streak continue?

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Pokémon Centers across Japan giving special in-game Clefairy to customers who say “Pi pi pi…”

You also must wave your fingers to be eligible.

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Tokyo gang breaks no-weapons rule, shows up for fight with rivals carrying spiked bat

Team battle-style duel turned ambush with knives and stun gun, serves as reminder to not be too quick to trust violent street gangs.

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A live-action Attack on Titan musical is on the way【Video】

Nothing makes you want to sing like slicing open the necks of some naked giants, right?

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Japanese tanuki heads for the ticket gates at Shinjuku Station in Tokyo【Video】

Wild animal’s surprise appearance makes people wonder if this was a shapeshifting salaryman on his way home from work.

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Who the heck is this dancing foreigner advertising products in Japan?

The mystery deepens once you enter this store.

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Japanese high school’s chime rings in middle of the night, freaks out countryside town【Video】

It’s like something out of a J-horror movie.

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Japanese government, please stop using floppy discs, politician asks

And mini discs too.

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From a random alley in Tokyo, it’s the Running While Carrying a Giant Stuffed Panda Championships

It’s the moment none of you have been waiting for, all thanks to the mind of Mr. Sato!

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