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Sushi burritos come to Tokyo with the opening of Beeat in Tokyo, and we tried three for ourselves

In the biggest sushi-loving town on the planet, can this unique twist on Japan’s food culture succeed?

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We make eco-friendly instant noodles from the water in Tokyo Bay

You never know when you might need to make yakisoba with raw water, so why not learn how?
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Overly honest Japanese cocktail ad about the effects of getting drunk gets criticized online

The message is accurate, but that doesn’t mean it’s right, critics say.

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Tottori airport serves crab soup from a faucet and… Dammit Seiji, put down that plastic bottle!

Seiji continues his mad quest to make this website FaucetNews24 with his endless makeshift plastic bottle taps.

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Japanese bookstores harassed by people making them say title “My Husband’s D**k Doesn’t Go In”

Sometimes a risque book title results in unintended victims.

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Buttress Pillow: People in Japan go crazy for life-sized huggy butt cushion

Because there’s nothing like sleeping with your face buried in a butt crack.

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Fed-up Japanese city hires a hawk to chase occupying army of crows away from city hall【Videos】

Matsuyama has a difficult bird problem, but now it has an awesome bird solution.

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Japanese cops called in to break up drunken brawl by other Japanese cops who were drunk

Multiple crimes committed during coworkers alcohol-fueled dinner.

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Pager service is finally ending in Japan, but how many people still use them?

Country’s last-remaining pager company announces it’s shutting down its service, but users still have a couple more months to say their good-byes.

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The results are in from our one million-yen stack of Japanese lottery tickets! So, are we rich?

”I did it!” says our reporter, but what was “it?”

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Japanese man pretends to visit Muji stores 5.62 million times in six weeks, gets arrested again

Police say fraudster virtually visited Muji branches on three continents without ever leaving his Hokkaido home.

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What’s the real meaning of Japan’s “burning tofu” emoji?

It’s not fire, and it’s not food, but every Japanese person immediately understands the symbol that has the rest of the world scratching their heads.

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This is what a million yen of lottery tickets looks like, and a secret that’ll make us rich【Pics】

Trust us, this won’t end like our other get-rich-quick-schemes, because this time we’ve got supernatural powers on our side!

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Japanese government worker fired for lying about having LESS education than he really does

College graduate said he only graduated from high school, loses job he held for 38 years.

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Talking anime girl calendars let you stare at and listen to your live-in 2-D girlfriend

Popular voice actresses lend their talents to create an aural fantasy otaku can enjoy every day.

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Japanese government may soon start bribing people three million yen to move out of Tokyo

Towns in the rest of the country can’t compete with the lure of the biggest city in Japan.

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Yakisoba company teams up with shampoo brand, launches new flavor that boosts hair growth

Now you can enjoy delicious instant stir-fried noodles that will also do wonders for your scalp.

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Japanese company’s hands-free umbrella looks like a giant condom for your head【Photos】

Remember to always use protection (from the rain).

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Ninja girl anime/video game franchise Senran Kagura continues to have one thing (or two things) on its mind.

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