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Crazy pigeon dating simulator Hatoful Boyfriend being delisted for PlayStation, iOS, and Android

One of the weirdest, most compelling otome games to ever come out of Japan is flying the coop.

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New unstaffed store in Tokyo sells entrails 24 hours a day

“Beauty & Health” store has some surprising meals in the fridge for customers.

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The Japanese train station with torii gates on its tracks

Spirit yourself away to another world at this off-the-beaten track destination. 

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Cups made of kelp from Hokkaido add a touch of umami to whatever you put inside

Kelp yourself to an extra flavorful cup of sake or soup.

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We try Domino’s Japan’s new pizza rice bowls

Chain’s first-ever dough-free pizzas remind us of another popular Japanese-fusion dish. 

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“Protect the Nation from NHK Party” becomes “Protect the Nation from Old Parties Party”

Constantly changing one’s mind is an interesting political strategy.

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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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