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Japanese Pirates of Caribbean fan skips Jack Sparrow costume in picture-perfect recreation【Video】

We’re not sure if this counts as cosplay, but it looks exactly like the Disney pirate tale.

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Legendary RPG-style shield found on Japanese beach, Twitter tries to figure out who the hero is

Stroll on the beach turns into a real-life video game mystery.

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Huge anime character balloon terrifies all it encounters, gives viewers a literal tongue lashing

This is a balloon you won’t want to let your children anywhere near.

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Japan’s prime minister asks men cheating on their wives, and their girlfriends to vote for him

Votes are votes, right?

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American band Vasudeva uses real Japanese convenience store receipt for shirt design

But what do people in Japan think about the design?

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Japanese drink vending machine capsule toys: A must-have for recreating Japan in miniature

Scale-size recreations of Japan’s ever-present drink machines dispense their own tiny model cans.

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Otaku lie down in the streets of Tokyo to be comforted by beautiful anime mom【Photos】

Foreign bystanders startled as otaku bypass waifus for mama.

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All Japanese customers banned from restaurant…in Japan?!?

Ramen chef has had it with rude customers from his own country, so he’s cast them out of his noodle paradise.

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Testing Japan’s stick-on, mask-your-pooping-sound speakers against our coworker’s butt【Video】

When Go takes a dump, everyone in the office knows, but can a team of “sound princesses” solve the dilemma?

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Dudes get killed in the newest Hello Kitty anime【Video】

The Hello Kitty/Gundam crossover seems to have no interest in toning down the violence of a mecha war in space.

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You can buy, and eat, a grilled sparrow on the streets of Kyoto, so we did【Taste test】

A local Kyoto recipe like no other.

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Japan’s semi-functional air conditioner capsule toys promise to help us cope with the summer heat

Some assembly, possibly imagination, required.

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There’s a serial crapper stinking up Tokyo’s Akihabara by pooping on the street

Local merchants, and their noses, are offended by the months-long string of piles of vandalism in Japan’s otaku mecca.

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SoraNews24’s ultra-cheesy Spider-Man fan film has over 100 million views, and we have no idea why

It took years for the Internet to notice our video, but now it’s a global hit, especially in one unexpected country.

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Tokyo restaurant serves tapioca bubble tea ramen – Is it crazy good, or just crazy?【Taste test】

Japan’s boba obsession heads into the world of ramen, but is it worth eating? We find out.

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Wear your love of canned fish in a line of rings coming to Japanese capsule machines

Holy mackerel! Holey Pacific saury and scallops too!

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Angry baseball fan in Japan uses his own son as a weapon to attack opposing team’s fan【Video】

Ever been so angry you felt the need to smack someone else with your own kid? No? Then you’re a calmer parent than this guy.

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Naughty anime tentacles are on their way to Japanese capsule toy machines – in six cute colors!

Manufacturer promises “many ways to play with them.”

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Adorable kitten becomes growling demon for delicious Japanese snack【Video】

A snack so delicious, you’ll wonder what’s inside that makes your cat insane.

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Crushed turtle on tracks delays train in Japan, problem “not uncommon”

The turtle wasn’t hit by a train, but was still too slow to get out of the way of another source of danger.

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