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Good Smile Company Unveils Dragon Quest Dai Figma Prototype

October 03, 2020 2:30pm CDT
Twitter unveiling includes potential accessories

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See how official Pokémon Shirts are made through new, stylish documentary【Video】

2020-10-04T00:00:00Z
New goodies also on the horizon with the debut of this insider look in Pokémon Shirts’ operations.

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Recreate onsens at home with ‘Japan’s Famous Hot Springs’ bath salts

2020-10-03T20:39:00Z

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Pink afternoon tea at The Peninsula Tokyo supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

2020-10-03T21:01:00Z

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How sexy is Japan’s for-bar-hostesses “sexy mask?” Let’s find out【Photos】

2020-10-04T09:00:00Z
The Night Veil arrives at SoraNews24, but how much sexiness did it bring with it?

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Fabulous new designer wedding dresses will give you the high-fashion wedding of your dreams

2020-10-04T15:00:00Z
Ever dreamed of looking expensive, elegant, and dramatic all at once on your wedding day?

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Cap Off Sword Art Online’s War of Underworld With Relaxing Café Experience

posted on 2020-10-04 13:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy

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Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba’s Tanjiro, Nezuko Inspire Children Shoes and Sneakers

posted on 2020-10-04 15:45 EDT by Choo Sum Lee

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Keep Warm This Winter with Gundam-Inspired Down Vests

October 04, 2020 6:05pm CDT
STRICT-G collaborates with Rocky Mountain Featherbed for warm and cozy goods

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Reebok teams up with fashion brand Yoshiokubo for traditional-culture-inspired sneakers

2020-10-05T01:30:00Z
A unique fusion of old-meets-new style with ink smears, bonsai, and family crest designs.

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Meiji brings back much-loved Tea and Biscuits flavor ice cream tubs

2020-10-04T20:47:00Z

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We tried Akihabara’s Star Kebab sushi roll and it changed our world

2020-10-05T17:30:00Z
You read that right: kebab sushi roll. Trust us, it’s worth a try!

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Sojo in Waseda: Tokyo’s only vegan Esperanto-speaking restaurant

2020-10-05T21:03:00Z

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Hey! You Can Drink Sweet Potatoes, says Japanese beverage maker with new drink

2020-10-07T03:00:00Z
Yakiimo-style drink is just the thing for autumn in Japan.

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Acquire Galo’s Luscious Locks With These Promare Hair Care Products

October 06, 2020 10:26am CDT
Shampoo and conditioner based on Galo, Lio, and Kray to become available on December 18

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Spooky smoothie boba for Halloween season

2020-10-06T20:53:00Z

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Treat yourself to spooky and mischievous Halloween treats at Andaz Tokyo Toranomon Hills

2020-10-06T21:12:00Z

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First-ever foot-operated vending machine appears in Japan during pandemic

2020-10-07T03:00:00Z
Revolutionary new system aims to keep your hands clean but people aren’t entirely sold on the idea.

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Narita International Airport’s Narita Anime Deck Offers Re:ZERO Pop-up Event from This Month

October 07, 2020 12:10am CDT
The anime-themed entertainment facility opened in November 2019

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Finally, a tool to save us from the pain of sitting Japanese-style【Photos】

2020-10-07T17:00:00Z
Pattato Seiza aims to take the discomfort out of a part of Japanese etiquette that many Japanese people hate: seiza.

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You Can’t Go to NYCC This Year but You Can Still Get Some Awesome Figures

by Premium Bandai, Oct 7th 2020

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How to make a no-bake mille crepes-style cake with cheap combini chocolate wafers【SoraKitchen】

2020-10-08T01:00:00Z
Fancy cafe style from simple convenience store snacks.

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Capsule toy machines in Japan have taken to selling face masks too

2020-10-08T02:30:00Z
Not just any old masks either: “Fashion Masks!“

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Cuddle Up with Pop Culture - Toynk Launches 35 New Fleece Blankets

Oct 7th 2020

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Tully’s releases Caramel Pumpkin Latte

2020-10-07T20:48:00Z

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Reebok teams up with fashion brand Yoshiokubo for traditional culture-inspired sneakers

2020-10-07T21:00:00Z

CITIZEN to Release New Collaboration Watches Inspired by Naruto, Sasuke, Sakura, Kakashi

October 08, 2020 12:10am CDT
The limited-production items will come with an original box with the “Naruto Shippuden” logo

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Tokyo spas offer limited-time Gudetama and Kero Kero Keroppi baths and goodies【Photos】

2020-10-08T05:00:00Z
Want to get your soak on with a lazy egg or with a frog?

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Amazon Japan are selling Uber Eats backpacks and they’re surprisingly useful

2020-10-08T15:00:00Z
Full of secret surprises, assembling a bag has never been so much fun!

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Sponsored Post: BANDAI SPIRITS Presents Two New Treasure Chests With Exclusive That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime And Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Merch!

October 08, 2020 11:30am CDT
A new BANPRESTO BOX, filled with awesome, limited edition items is now available for pre-order

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Evangelion’s Rei Gets Her First Lipstick Makeover

posted on 2020-10-08 15:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy

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Yoshiki Fashion Photobook ‘XY’ to be Released in November

Oct 8th 2020

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Japanese confectionery shop creates Disney Villain cakes for Halloween

2020-10-08T21:16:00Z

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Humidifiers let animals take a sleepy bath and care for your room at the same time

2020-10-08T21:35:00Z

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You and your family can kiss productivity goodbye with this ginormous kotatsu futon

2020-10-09T15:00:00Z
You and your family can kiss productivity goodbye with this ginormous kotatsu futon

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Vecnos launches ultra-slim 360-degree camera IQUI designed for easy shooting and sharing

2020-10-09T20:48:00Z

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Historic Kyoto teahouse’s Momiji Matcha Parfait celebrates beauty of autumn

2020-10-09T21:00:00Z

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Savor some Sanrio chocolate costume cuteness with organic Halloween Cinnamoroll donuts

2020-10-10T05:00:00Z
Sanrio collaborates with organic donut store Floresta to bring you tasty themed treats — the trick is that they’ll be gone in two weeks!!

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Coca-Cola and Kikkoman team up for canned ‘dashi’ drink

2020-10-10T21:00:00Z

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Magic Curry – with Hilton Tokyo’s original ice cream

2020-10-10T21:00:00Z

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Japanese beauty parlor chain offering cute and scary Halloween makeup packages

2020-10-11T05:00:00Z
Whether you want just a graceful gash or a full-on vampire facial makeover, they’re ready to help.

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Get Ready for CHOCOLA 2020, the First Di Gi Charat Artbook in 12 Years

October 11, 2020 12:05pm CDT
Manga artist Koge-Donbo* releases gorgeous new art of the beloved Broccoli mascots

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Lina Inverse-Inspired Perfume Brings the Sweet Smell of Collateral Damage

October 11, 2020 2:05pm CDT
New Slayers scent from Dreaming Princess reimagines the all-powerful Dragon Slave

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Moriarty the Patriot Café Reveals Its Very English Menu

October 11, 2020 8:05pm CDT
Grab a cheeky curry or a non-alcoholic whiskey at the Capcom collab event

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New Tokyo vending machine has nothing but apple juice, but all different kinds from Japan’s north

2020-10-12T01:30:00Z
A taste tour of Tohoku is waiting inside two Tokyo train stations.

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Special warm face masks for winter go on sale in Japan, and we test them out

2020-10-12T02:00:00Z
Yeah, the pandemic stinks, but at least you don’t have to be cold during it.

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Ultimate bachelor chow recipe: Cheeseburger-style furikake toast【SoraKitchen】

2020-10-12T03:00:00Z
Can Japan’s favorite lazy rice topping work its magic on bread too?

shrimp bisque :face_with_raised_eyebrow: :thinking:

I might see if I can import .

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We track down rare Ramen Pringles, sold only at special vending machines in Japan

2020-10-13T01:30:00Z
New Japan-only Pringles flavour is an adventure hunt!

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Unagi vs anago – All you need to know about Japan’s gourmet eel dishes

2020-10-12T20:38:00Z

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ARGONAVIS Guitarist Yuuto and Bassist Wataru Get Their Signature Models Manufactured by Gibson

October 12, 2020 11:10pm CDT
The three models are made by skilled craftsmen at the Gibson Factory in Nashville, USA

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Starbucks unveils new Halloween drinkware collection

2020-10-13T03:00:00Z
Enjoy a drink with spooky cute cats and ghouls this Halloween.

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Miniature sento bathhouse range is this season’s must-buy gacha capsule toy collection

2020-10-13T13:30:00Z
Relieve stress with the soothing setting of a Japanese public bathhouse.

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New tomato yoghurt divides opinions in Japan

2020-10-13T14:15:00Z
Aimed to please tomato lovers, but what about yoghurt lovers?

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Two New Art Books Celebrate the Animation of Inuyasha

October 13, 2020 2:01pm CDT
Preview the books’ new cover by character designer Yoshihito Hishinuma

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These butter, cheese & mayo potato chips are the ‘final boss’ in junk food indulgence

2020-10-13T20:44:00Z

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Grand Hyatt Tokyo offers Takashi Murakami Flower Afternoon Tea

2020-10-13T21:18:00Z

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Lazy stay-home innovation from Japan: the addictive cloud nap mat

2020-10-14T01:00:00Z
Work hard, nap soft.

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Kentucky Fried Chicken installs fried chicken pick-up lockers in Tokyo, two other cities【Video】

2020-10-14T03:00:00Z
A no-wait way to get your fried chicken take-out fix.

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Kandaba, moui, and sakuna: We have fun taste-testing Okinawan fruits and vegetables

2020-10-14T03:30:00Z
Our reporter samples 11 types of produce unfamiliar to her in order to crown the overall victors and losers of the island diet.

Energy Milk from Japan is the new way to power up your day

2020-10-14T15:30:00Z
Move aside, energy drinks, there’s a new mother in town.

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Starbucks adds pumpkin to its autumn Frappuccino for Halloween

2020-10-14T17:30:00Z
Slowly inching closer to Japan’s first pumpkin spice Frappuccino.

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Food-e, Japan’s first gourmet restaurant delivery app, launched

2020-10-14T20:05:00Z

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Cat paw electric pocket warmers

2020-10-14T21:00:00Z

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Your mistakes will transform into Mt. Fuji with this cool art eraser from Japan【Photos】

2020-10-15T03:00:00Z
Every mistake is another step on the path towards success, and also towards seeing Japan’s most famous mountain.

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Enjoy the sweet taste of autumn with the help of Kirby and pals

2020-10-15T05:00:00Z
Putting an adorable spin on a traditional sweet!

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1980’s Classic Robot Anime Space Warrior Baldios Returns as Stylish Plastic Model Kit

October 15, 2020 3:10am CDT
The anime’s 117-minute compilation film is available on Crunchyroll

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Gundam Invades Little Tokyo - Bandai Hobby Opens Pop-Up Store Inside Anime Jungle in Los Angeles

Oct 15th 2020

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Convenience store Mini Stop’s new Gyoza Dog is must-try for all Gyoza fans! 【Taste test】

2020-10-15T03:00:00Z
With all the flavors of a pot sticker in the perfect portion size, you can’t go wrong with the Gyoza Dog!

KFC Japan now has a luxury truffle burger

2020-10-16T06:00:00Z
We try the creamy rich sandwich that everyone in Japan is raving about.

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Even easier than instant ramen, microwavable oden gives you Japanese winter comfort food ASAP

2020-10-16T17:30:00Z
Taking the time and hassle out of preparing the simmered variety dish.

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Shine Bright with Loot Crate’s December Sanrio Crate

Oct 16th 2020

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Pikachu’s butt evolves into delicious dessert at Tokyo’s official Pokémon sweets shop

2020-10-17T03:00:00Z
Pikachu Sweets and Pokémon Cafes also add Pikachu cheek-to-cheek parfaits and spooky Ghost-type tea drinks.

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Tonkotsu ramen potato chips coming from Japan’s most popular Hakata ramen chain

2020-10-17T05:00:00Z
Ippudo celebrates its 35th anniversary by thinking outside the box/noodle bowl.

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Get NERV Casual with Evangelion Room Wear

October 17, 2020 2:49pm CDT
Socks, shirts, sports bras, and more are available

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This work pod built for two could be the new way to have face-to-face meetings in Japan【Photos】

2020-10-17T16:00:00Z
For when you need to talk in-person, but don’t want to breathe each other’s breath.

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Black Thunder releases Apple Pie and Custard flavor chocolate

2020-10-17T21:07:00Z

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Muji’s Nuka Paste for Pickling is perfect for making your own Japanese pickles at home

2020-10-18T13:00:00Z
This is a must-have for tsukemono fans!

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Japanese KitKats are shrinking, Nestlé says previous size may have been “too large” for customers

2020-10-18T15:00:00Z
Twitter user uncovers a case of shrinkflation, and chocolate lovers aren’t happy about it.

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Begin your day with these 5 simple and delicious Japanese breakfasts

2020-10-18T20:15:00Z

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Celebrate the Anniversary of Ojamajo Doremi with Magically Cute Bracelets

October 18, 2020 6:05pm CDT
Six color-coded designs feature details for each witchy heroine

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Pikachu, I poo with you! Official Pokémon toilet created in Japan for young fans

2020-10-19T01:00:00Z
“You can go to the bathroom while you and Pikachu look at each other!”

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Evangelion Unit-01 Transforms into Adorable Steiff Teddy Bear Dolls

October 18, 2020 11:10pm CDT
2015-limited production item will be shipped from June 2021

Burger King is releasing a Fake Burger in Japan

2020-10-19T13:00:00Z
It’s real enough that you can eat it, but it won’t be a hamburger as we know it.

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Take a Kaiju-Sized Bite out of Osaka at the Godzilla Café Event

October 19, 2020 10:45am CDT
Live cooking show venue cookpad studio collaborates for Osaka/Godzilla fusion food

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Melon bread showdown! Which Japanese convenience store melon pan is the one for you?【Taste test】

2020-10-19T17:30:00Z
Comparing the big three Japanese convenience stores’ versions of the country’s number-one sweet bread.

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Ranma 1/2 Gets New Nekohanten-themed Merch

posted on 2020-10-19 14:45 EDT by Choo Sum Lee

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Leading Japanese voice actors help develop new line of throat lozenges

2020-10-20T01:00:00Z
Who better to trust with proper throat care?

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Rice ball erasers round out and reveal their filling with every mistake you make

2020-10-19T20:32:00Z

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You can build Japan’s hauntingly beautiful Gunkanjima as a papercraft kit【Photos】

2020-10-20T02:00:00Z
Putting together “Battleship Island” gave us a new perspective on what life was like for the families that lived there.

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Adorable talking Pokémon Eevee coin bank is here to take your money, make you happy about it【Vid】

2020-10-20T05:00:00Z
The special power of Eevee’s latest evolution is to encourage you to save your loose change.

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Gundam face masks will help you stay safe when you have to be mobile during the pandemic【Photos】

2020-10-20T14:00:00Z
Maybe if we all wore Char Custom masks, the pandemic would be over three times as quickly

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We tried a smartphone cooling fan from a 100 yen shop to see if it really works【Photos】

2020-10-20T15:15:00Z
We know Japanese 100 yen stores have some amazing things, but just how amazing?

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On sale now: Japanese sake giant creates gin from 80,000 recycled Budweisers

2020-10-20T16:15:00Z
Because a beer is a terrible thing to waste.

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Konami Cross Media NY, Inc. Signs Collectible Licensees for Yu-Gi-Oh!

Oct 20th 2020
MegaHouse Corp., Kotobukiya, The Yetee and Traly Group Come On Board As New Licensees

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‘One Piece’ and Shu Uemura’s holiday makeup collection is glittering trove of pirate treasure

2020-10-20T21:00:00Z

I hope I’m posting this right.

The Konasuba girls are getting bare leg versions of their bunny girl figures.

What happened to them?

Aqua looks like she busted her legs at the knee, while Megumin has to have at least shattered her hips…

They’re the same figures as the original release, except they don’t have fishnet tights. I guess that covered up some of the leg design…

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