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Eurobeat intensifies as Initial D becomes Initial Dog on Japanese mountain pass【Video】

Watch out, Takumi, because Kinako just might be faster than you one day.

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SoraNews24 founder straps 20-pound device to back to keep crotch dry

A story about pleasing your boss.

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A singalong song from Japan to surpass “Paprika?” Presenting “Karaoke Neko-chan”【Video】

One day, our boss put on a cat costume and decided to write a song for the children of the world.

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How to make an origami face mask【Video】

Like a beautiful folded paper crane…for your face.

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Tokyo cheerleader pub’s coronavirus countermeasures include full face shields for customers

Customers must also undergo four-stage disinfecting process before being seated.

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Living doll model Matt transforms into a mosquito for surreal new insect repellent commercials

“Bizarre” only begins to describe the strange imagery seen in this new series of commercials as we begin prep for bug season.

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Once upon a time, Japan had sewing machines you controlled with a Nintendo Game Boy【Photos】

A forgotten piece of video game history is back in the spotlight, so is it time for Nintendo to produce a modern update?

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Crazy, heartless wife stars in Japanese textbook’s shocking conversation for English learners

Sure, maybe she loves her husband, but not as much as a certain side dish.

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Japanese genius invents a machine just to help you get out of unwanted video chats【Video】

Loading Circle Machine for Escape from Zoom is a communications solution for our weird new normal.

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How to make a mask out of a sock in two minutes with no sewing skills

100 yen shop chain Daiso shares some priceless knowledge that we immediately put to the test.

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Mr. Sato finds a way to dress up for video conferences while staying super casual and comfy【Pics】

What his coworkers (thankfully) can’t see won’t hurt them, right?

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Beyond face masks – Japanese company selling anti-infection paper helmets【Photos】

Box maker responds to nationwide mask shortage the best way it knows how.

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Let’s cook this jet-black chicken in the rice cooker and see what happens【SoraKitchen】

When the opportunity to recreate a mouthwatering manga meal comes up, we’re not going to turn it down.

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The most mysterious place to buy masks in Tokyo: Out of the back of this random dude’s car【Pics】

Our chance meeting with the mobile merchant.

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Japan’s poo museum opens online, offers turds of virtual fun worldwide during stay-home period

The Unko Museum reconnects you with your poop and takes your mind off the crap of social distancing.

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Another at-home noodle meal? Then play with your food with Japan’s Big Stream Somen Slider Custom

Nagashi somen-style dining at home for when your local restaurant and water park are closed.

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Our reporter eats more bugs from a Tokyo vending machine, compares flavors【Taste test】

Our reporter Seiji ventures back to Ueno’s bug vending machine to learn if crickets and grasshoppers taste the same.

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We tried takoyaki-flavored toothpaste with surprising results【Taste test】

Is a toothpaste flavored like octopus balls too good (or gross) to be true?

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With no passengers, Japanese airline fills every seat on plane with masks and medical supplies

Coronavirus is keeping people at home, but supplies still need to move.

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Testing Japan’s stay-home sauna solution, the Ofuro de Sauna Kasa【Photos】

A way to stay safe, stay steamed, and stay crazy, all at once!

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