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McDonald’s Japan stuffs up our order for a New York burger

A reminder that when you’re in New York, anything can happen.

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Check out these capsule toy replica old-timey bicycle locks…for some reason?

All the thrills of locking a bicycle in the palm of your hand.

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Tour space with a cat guide while the sweet aroma of catnip and paw pads fills your nostrils

This will be one space trip cat fans will never forget.

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Catch! Noodles and bowls fly through the air at this Japanese ramen restaurant

Professional mixed martial artist swaps the fighting ring for a different stage.

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Japanese man caught using fake IDs to sneak into matchmaking parties with younger women

Man looking for love apparently thinks age aint nothing but a number, police disagree.

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Cats and dogs apologising at Japanese press conference is our newest gacha capsule toy obsession

Pets saying sorry for their bad deeds is also a fun way to learn Japanese.

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Shinto priest blesses Domino’s pizzas to bring love to those who eat them on Valentine’s Day

Special religious ceremony adds the essence of Japanese love deities to chain’s heart-shaped pizzas.

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Japanese moms’ secret curry recipes: The newest must-buy/eat capsule toys

Handwritten recipes promise a taste of what the Satos, Yamadas, and other families are eating.

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Why are these people ceremonially taking scissors to a bag of Japanese sausages?【Video】

Schau Essen gets surreal in its latest ad that’s triggering laughter and tears.

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Violence IS the answer – Japanese farmers using hammers to grow more mushrooms

Swinging hammers now part of cultivating shiitake.

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Lotteria gives us chocolate burgers for Valentine’s Day in Japan

No fancy frills here — just a whole bar of chocolate wedged inside a bun.

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Japan’s Finger Pants capsule toys are exactly what they say there are…and we’re not sure why

Honest marketing doesn’t always mean easy to understand.

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Wasp larvae bento: a traditional delicacy in the Japanese mountains

A local specialty best eaten with a side of courage.

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A random stranger (or possibly a river spirit) gives us a ramen recommendation by a frozen stream

He also makes a startling invitation.

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Retired pro wrestler Riki Choshu greets you at the door in this new line of sound gachapon toys

Even our pro wrestling-loving reporter can’t quite explain why these toys exist.

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A paradise for beer lovers — Yokohama combini has over 300 different kinds of beer for sale

The store is run by a man who “hardly used to drink at all.”

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Taste-testing the “cheese that gives you weird dreams”【Experiment】

The Japanese Internet is buzzing about this mysterious blue cheese, and as usual, we’re ahead of schedule on the weirdness.

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We find what looks like an alien species at a fish market so of course we make sashimi out of it

Because the weirdest-looking fish make the tastiest sushi, in our experience!

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Japanese man breaks into school to recover stuff teacher took from him…over 40 years ago

It should still be around somewhere, right?

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Meet the Japanese grandma who manually operates vending machines in the countryside

A unique place where there really is a person inside the machine. 

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