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Re:ZERO’s Emilia Gets Her Fabulous Frozen Shibuya Scramble Figure Previewed

May 05, 2021 12:34am CDT
Even Subaru would agree, Emilia has never looked this good!

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Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind’s Ohmu Inspires Earrings, Rings

posted on 2021-05-05 13:45 EDT by Choo Sum Lee
Accessory series also includes Möwe-inspired necklaces and earrings

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We tried Japan’s peach-flavored potato chips, and they do not disappoint in their peachiness

2021-05-05T17:45:00Z
Who would have thought that peaches and potatoes would make a good match?

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“One Piece Wedding Plan” filled with One Piece-themed Items is Now Available

May 05, 2021 8:45pm CDT
Character photo panel will be offered for free on the wedding day

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Tokyo store that only sells black shirts sheds light on why it’s opening mid-pandemic

2021-05-06T14:00:00Z
We chat with the minds behind this specialty store about its unusually uniform niche and learn to appreciate the plain.

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Gucci and Crunchyroll Team Up for Special Bananya Collection

May 06, 2021 10:00am CDT
From T-shirts to hoodies and jewelry, this month’s collab is all about Bananya

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New cooking gadget turns your kitchen into a Japanese izakaya pub all by itself【Photos】

2021-05-07T02:00:00Z
Why just be a home chef when you can be a home bartender too?

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Got a hankering for hanpen? Here’s how to make your own Japanese fish cakes【SoraKitchen】

2021-05-07T05:00:00Z
This particular style of fish cake dates back to the Edo period (1603-1868) and is made using only three key ingredients.

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Three Flavors of Goku Figures Roll Out Just in Time for Goku Day

May 07, 2021 5:29am CDT
Try your luck at Bandai’s mobile crane game app Torumo to grab one on 5/9

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Japan’s new Pajama Suit is the perfect all-day, all-situations outfit for our current lifestyle

2021-05-07T17:30:00Z
Mr. Sato models three different ways to wear these crossover clothes.

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Jujutsu Kaisen’s Kento Nanami, Satoru Gojō Inspire Real-Life Sunglasses

posted on 2021-05-07 17:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Can you pull off their styles?

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A Collab with Real IMPACT: Bershka x EVANGELION

by Anime Limited (Paid Advertisement), May 8th 2021
Give your wardrobe a '90s reboot with Bershka’s latest mini capsule inspired by a popular Japanese anime.

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We tried Pizza Hut Japan’s limited-edition pizza topped with…ice cream and maple syrup?

2021-05-08T05:00:00Z
Dinner and dessert all in one meal? Now that’s efficient eating.

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Japan Post Office to release commemorative Pokémon stamps based on original, iconic trading cards

2021-05-08T13:00:00Z
These are probably going to be worth more than 84 yen each.

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Japan’s Studio Ghibli store now sells gorgeous cameo brooches of heroines like Kiki and Sophie

2021-05-09T16:00:00Z
But here’s the twist—they’re randomized!

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Sports cake developed by legendary Japanese castella company

2021-05-10T01:00:00Z
Let them run with cake.

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Dry and iron your laundry hands-free and fast with Village Vanguard’s hot air bag clothes dryer

2021-05-10T03:00:00Z
Keep your laundry dry and wrinkle-free, even during the rainy season!

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Muji cake mania! Which of the 23 flavors of cake they sell are the best?

2021-05-10T05:00:00Z
We ate all 23, but when you can’t fit that many in your stomach, which should you choose?

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Uniqlo Gets Stylish With JUJUTSU KAISEN UT Collaboration

May 10, 2021 3:39am CDT
Shirts go on sale in Japanese stores and online on June 4

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Hello Kitty x Choju Giga “Frolicking Animals” dishware based on the world’s oldest manga is here

2021-05-10T17:30:00Z
Hello Kitty has fallen down the rabbit hole into a world of whimsical animals in this gorgeous line of ceramics from an established Kyoto shop.

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Mr. Sato reveals his new suit jacket’s hidden, convertible secret

2021-05-11T01:30:00Z
This intriguing clothing item transforms into another practical and “packable” accessory.

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Demon Slayer’s Mugen Train Gets Plarail Toy from Takara Tomy

posted on 2021-05-11 14:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Set includes mini figurines of Tanjiro, Nezuko, Rengoku, Zenitsu, and Inosuke

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First Collaboration with Rurouni Kenshin

May 11th 2021

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Limited-time 7-Eleven x Crayon Shinchan Themed Stores Now Open

May 11th 2021
Use our exclusive Instagram filter to take a selfie with Shinchan

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Häagen-Dazs Japan tells us to put ice cream on our avocado toast — Were we wrong to listen?

2021-05-12T03:00:00Z
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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Make your own Japanese manju snacks with hotcake mix【SoraKitchen】

2021-05-12T03:30:00Z
The most delicious manju is the one you make yourself.

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A Paradox Live Promotional Event is Coming to animate USA

May 12th 2021

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Tokyo shop selling ultra-rare Magic: The Gathering card for eight-figure price

2021-05-12T13:00:00Z
Rarest version of already rare card is worth way, way more than its weight in gold.

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Pre-orders for Paradox Live 2nd Album: LIVE are Currently Open at animate International

May 12th 2021

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animate USA is Collaborating With Hypnosis Mic

May 12th 2021

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How to turn McDonald’s chicken nuggets into tasty katsudon in five minutes【SoraKitchen】

2021-05-13T03:00:00Z
Transform your McNuggets into a Japanese meal with this super easy recipe!

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Pokémon Center’s in Japan to Not Sell New Pokémon Cards ‘for Customers Safety’

May 13, 2021 4:14am CDT
The new packs will only be available on the Pokémon Center Online

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Target Pulls Trading Cards From All Stores After Gun Drawn in Parking Lot

2021-05-13T09:20:00Z

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Brew up Gundam-Strength Tea in a Zaku Head Kettle

May 13, 2021 9:52am CDT
Traditional Nanbu Tekki kettle merges Japanese tradition with mecha action

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Japanese sake KitKats feature controversial package design in Australia

2021-05-13T15:00:00Z
Pssst, Nestlé — that character’s not Japanese and you’re playing into problematic Asian stereotypes.

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That’s not an anime horse girl figure, it’s an anime horse girl cookie!【Video】

2021-05-13T17:45:00Z
This Uma Musume is too cute to eat, which is entirely fitting with her real-world inspiration.

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Don’t Miss the Oh, Suddenly Egyptian God Promotional Event at animate USA

May 13th 2021

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Starbucks Japan’s new Strawberry Frappuccino: The next best thing to being in Wimbledon right now

2021-05-14T03:00:00Z
Boring old strawberry or a surprising flavour with an interesting backstory?

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Ladies and gentlemen:

There are actually people who will pull a gun on someone over a pack of children’s trading cards.

That is almost too depressing to type out…

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Four guys tried to attack guy that purchased the cards and he pulled his legal to carry because he had a permit to do so gun . Target overreacts and new article makes it worse with title of story . :unamused:

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That’s where the story gets even more depressing…

Four guys try to jump someone over pieces of cardboard with pictures on them

(This is coming from someone who has several decently valued pieces of said cardboard as well, just incase…)

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It could have been just a plain old robbery attempt, where the purchaser just happened to buy Pokemon cards, not that the attempted thugs were after the cards specifically

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Very true.

The article only mentions it appeared to be an altercation about the purchase of the cards, not whether or not that was actually the case.

:thinking:

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Godzilla Energy drink is here, looks like a beam of Shin Godzilla’s atomic breath【Taste test】

2021-05-14T05:00:00Z
Because really, when was the last time you heard Godzilla complain about being tired?

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New Mt Fuji bra set lets you wear Japanese art under your clothes

2021-05-14T15:00:00Z
Arty lingerie series pays homage to Hokusai’s Great Wave.

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Our gourmet experience as total beginners with 3COINS’ Mini BBQ Stove

2021-05-16T00:00:00Z
If you can’t grill with your friends, you can always grill with yourself.

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Fish-and-Evangelion-inspired oxygen enema treatment developed by Japanese researchers

2021-05-16T09:00:00Z
Luckily, no entry plug is needed.

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We turn Japanese soymilk into a refreshing summer treat in just two steps【SoraKitchen】

2021-05-16T15:00:00Z
Stock up on these cute, colorful cartons and ensure that you’ll always have a tasty iced snack to hand!

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Japanese masturbatory aid Tenga creates tissue-dispensing hat for…various purposes【Photos】

2021-05-16T17:30:00Z
White stuff comes right out of the slit!

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We test Japanese sweets company’s claim: can one ingredient change pancakes from fluffy to chewy?

2021-05-17T03:00:00Z
This tip will help you to perfect your pancakes, whichever way you prefer them!

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Sadly or maybe it’s interestingly I’d rather have that then the ventilator.

New Merchandise Collaborations, Art Books and Roadmap to Endwalker Revealed at Final Fantasy XIV Digital Fan Festival 2021

May 17th 2021
Fender and Citizen Watch Collaborations Detailed Alongside Patch 5.55 Release Date

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Domino’s now sells pizza rice bowls in Japan

2021-05-17T05:00:00Z
“Ultimate collaboration between pizza and Japanese food” comes in seven mouthwatering varieties.

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Japanese elementary school “randoseru” bag brand creates Showa-inspired line for adults

2021-05-17T13:00:00Z
A fashionable way to relive the good old Showa days.

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Pokémon Center superstores won’t sell new Pokémon cards in-store, but will it stop scalpers?

2021-05-17T14:00:00Z
Countermeasures may or may not keep Eevee Heroes out of the hands of villainous resellers.

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Go Beyond the Wall and Enjoy Some Limited-Edition Attack on Titan Sake

May 17, 2021 9:50am CDT
The sake is primed with titan goodness

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The King of Fighters XIII Mai Shiranui Statue Can Be Yours for a Cool $1,000

May 17, 2021 1:52pm CDT
1/4 scale LE statue stands at nearly two feet tall and is due out later this year

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These super thick, extra-crunchy potato chips are the answer to your salty snack cravings

2021-05-18T01:15:00Z
Handmade chips in lots of flavors from a local, Fukuoka-based company? Sign us up!

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Giant Pokémon huggy pillow is a dakimakura version of a sweet that’s too cute to eat【Photos】

2021-05-18T05:00:00Z
Mega-size Tokyo Banana Eevee is here to nourish us with warm fuzzy feelings.

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Chicken wing-flavor ramen is our newest guilty pleasure we feel no real remorse over【Taste test】

2021-05-18T13:00:00Z
The flavor of a Nagoya favorite finds its way into a cup of ramen and into our hearts.

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Shinjuku Bento surprises us with historic ingredient from the samurai era

2021-05-18T15:00:00Z
Unusual ekiben takes us back in time with a hot ingredient.

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Gyoza Cider: Possibly the worst drink we’ve ever tasted

2021-05-18T17:45:00Z
Join us for a taste test…that sends shockwaves through our senses.

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Get Nostalgic with Kimagure Orange Road Perfume and Art Sets

May 18, 2021 5:35pm CDT
Scents inspired by Hikaru and Madoka are now available via Dreaming Princess

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Can’t have a pet in your home? This purring cat cushion is the purr-fect substitute

2021-05-19T01:00:00Z
Have a pet without having a pet in the form of the Meowever Cushion.

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Why did this stand-and-eat soba noodle shop in Tokyo open in the middle of the pandemic?

2021-05-19T03:00:00Z
At a time when many small restaurants are going out of business, we speak to the manager of one that took the exact opposite approach.

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