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Head of Tokyo board of education gets asked about dumb school hairstyle rule, gives dumb answer

Apparently the two block hairstyle is too dangerous for kids to have.

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This pet fish in Japan is trying to beat Pokémon Ruby, and it’s already won two gym badges【Video】

Live streaming Siamese fighting fish Mutekimaru is hundreds of hours into his quest to be the very best.

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Can Nipple MAN tame our wildest nipples?【Experiment】

Man vs Nipple MAN

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Real cops get called to fake art theft event at Tokyo gallery in the middle of the night【Photos】

OK-to-steal art exhibition’s guests/thieves attract lots of attention.

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Japan’s All-Alone Tents see skyrocketing demand during coronavirus pandemic

Bocchi Tent provides psychological benefits for Japan’s thousands of new telecommuters.

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Mr. Sato tries to make himself invisible by wearing mirror paper, creates cool modern art instead

As it turns out, wearing reflective material has multiple unintended side effects. 

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Neon Genesis Evang-olfian? Adorable Angel and Pen Pen plushies are here to keep clubs safe

Evangelion is known for its strange merchandising tie-ups, and now it wants to help those hitting the links between giant robot battles.

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We try Muji’s new “communist” suit【Photos】

Minimalist chic or Kim Jong-il cosplay?

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Japanese idol group limits length of fan letters after receiving crazy-long “fan report”

10,000 characters, written by hand, is a few thousand too many, talent agency says.

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Hankering for a vacation? Try these pseudo-vacations offered in Taiwan and Japan

Whether digital or just a taste of travel, these experiences might help sate a little bit of your wanderlust!

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The Evangelion Tamagotchi is here, so let’s raise an Angel!【Photos】

We learn a hard lesson about being good parents while trying to take care of our little Angel.

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Never feel lonely in the tub again! We try Japan’s Bobbing Seal floating bath toy【Photos】

Our Japanese-language reporter purchased a forever friend to lighten up his cleanliness rituals.

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How to make your own sold-out Uniqlo Airism mask in less than two minutes

The latest “brilliant” idea from SoraNews24’s founder.

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New Japanese social media platform promises positive responses only for users’ posts【Video】

But won’t there always be terrible people online? Not on this social media network.

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You can make and eat anime’s most famous butt with the Shin-chan purin kit【Photos】

Sure, we’ve all seen Crayon Shin-chan’s jiggling butt, but now it’s time to consume it.

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Flying scarecrow in Japanese countryside scares people across Japanese Internet【Video】

Dad’s do-it-yourself project is cleverly terrifying.

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Good God, what is this terrifying monstrosity found at a game shop in Japan?

Like anime classic Akira’s most disturbing scene, but in real life.

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You COULD eat a terrifying octopus egg in Japan, but SHOULD you? Let’s find out!【Taste test】

A chance encounter at a Tokyo fish market fills us with intrigue/dread, and things don’t get any less scary when we tear it open.

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Mr Sato drinks stinky Pond Water Cider from Japan

A cider so foul-smelling it comes with a warning label.

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Kyoto cafe with unfortunate name, gorgeous sandwiches keeps getting mistaken for e-commerce giant

If only the owner’s dad had been able to see into the future…

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