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Suitcase with corpse inside washes up on shore of Japan’s largest lake

Local resident saw suitcase floating in the water days before it reached the shore.

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Domino’s now sells pizza rice bowls in Japan

“Ultimate collaboration between pizza and Japanese food” comes in seven mouthwatering varieties. 

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Japanese masturbatory aid Tenga creates tissue-dispensing hat for…various purposes【Photos】

White stuff comes right out of the slit!

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Chinatown in Yokohama has a feng shui pay toilet so we dashed over to use it right away

100 yen is a small price to pay for an auspicious toilet visit.

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Häagen-Dazs Japan tells us to put ice cream on our avocado toast — Were we wrong to listen?

Ordinarily, we’d say there’s never a bad time for ice cream, but does that include the exact moment you’re eating a slice of avocado toast?

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Strange Japanese job ad asks to “deliver a pork-egg onigiri” from Okinawa to Tokyo twice per day

Not sure if eccentric or money laundering scheme.

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Tokyo store that only sells black shirts sheds light on why it’s opening mid-pandemic

We chat with the minds behind this specialty store about its unusually uniform niche and learn to appreciate the plain.

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We tried Japan’s peach-flavored potato chips, and they do not disappoint in their peachiness

Who would have thought that peaches and potatoes would make a good match?

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7-Eleven in parking lot of other 7-Eleven opens for business in Japan

Owner of lot’s first 7-Eleven goes shopping at the new one, talks to reporters on opening day.

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Japanese town builds 42-foot, 25 million-yen squid statue as coronavirus response plan【Video】

An eyesore and waste of government money, or a brilliant economic recovery scheme?

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Tokyo restaurant doesn’t tell you its name unless you ask, makes us appreciate life’s surprises

Not far from Akihabara, there’s a soba spot that gave us food to eat and food for thought.

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The time farting lead to murder and the fall of one of Japan’s great samurai clans

Japan’s Chiba Prefecture was once ruled by a samurai whose death was flatulence-related.

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Attention nagashi somen-iacs! This new Japanese gadget lets you enjoy flowing noodles solo

Takara Tomy’s new palm-sized gadget helps you enjoy flowing nagashi-somen noodles at a responsible social distance.

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En garde! Fencer Taxi begins in Tokyo, Saitama, and Kanagawa

“Pointless” you say? Touché…

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Japanese schoolgirl and karate teen subdue violent shoplifter

Martial artist happy to be able to put skills to use.

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Resident Evil’s vampire lady is now adorable puppet, promises new game isn’t scary at all【Video】

Domito-onee-san just wants us all to sing and paint very, very red pictures together.

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KFC’s Colonel Sanders is becoming a samurai in Japan this week

A Kentucky twist on a Japanese tradition.

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This crazy plastic sushi model has 366 pieces, which actually makes a lot of sense【Photos】

No detail is too small for this amazingly complex kit.

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Man’s panties stolen from man in Nagoya by male/female team of thieves

Large amount of cheap lingerie pilfered.

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What it’s like to buy a canned railway stone in Japan

A can full of playfulness and surprises.

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