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Japan’s favorite convenience store fried chicken nuggets get a delicious garlic butter upgrade

2021-11-24T15:00:00Z

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Perfect for winter: Instant noodle cup warmer lets you enjoy a hot meal from start to finish

2021-11-24T15:00:00Z

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Berserk’s Skull Knight turned into adorable chibi figure

2021-11-24T15:00:00Z

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Hand-drawn traditional Kyoto Yuzen textile patterns are turned into NFT products

2021-11-24T15:00:00Z

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Japanese vending machine serves up Wagyu beef steaks in the countryside

2021-11-25T15:15:00Z
Serving sirloin 24 hours a day, 365 days a year!

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Supermarket souvenirs! You can buy a bunch of presents in Kyoto while ignoring tourist shops

2021-11-25T18:00:00Z
It turns out there’s a whole range of classic Kyoto goodies available on a typical store shelf!

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Which Japanese convenience store sells the best pizzas?【Taste test】

2021-11-26T02:00:00Z
Lawson, Family Mart and 7-Eleven go head-to-head in a cheesy showdown.

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Ward off the curse of plastic waste with these Jujutsu Kaisen ecobags

2021-11-24T15:00:00Z

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The Detective is Already A Nendoroid!

https://www.amiami.com/eng/detail?gcode=FIGURE-134004

(Wow her announced release isn’t until September 2022…)

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Let’s learn how to order in a Japanese yakiniku restaurant with the help of a “cookable” puzzle

2021-11-26T15:15:00Z
Can’t tell your sotomomo from your sankakubara? This puzzle is here to help!

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Fancy Cowboy Bebop Blend Mashes up Six Sakes

November 26, 2021 1:11pm CST
Akihabara Premium Collection and Tajima Glass Tokyo celebrate the show’s eclectic variety

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Black Friday Deal at Animate International

Nov 26th 2021

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Magic school uniform inspired cloak is the cosiest way for student witches to relax at home

2021-11-25T15:00:00Z

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Tokyo’s Code Geass ‘Winter Celebration’ Cafe celebrates 15 years since the anime first aired

2021-11-25T15:00:00Z

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Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba and sushi chain Kura Sushi collaborate on campaign

2021-11-25T15:00:00Z

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New Tokyo tea house offers chuhai and bar treats made with high quality matcha

2021-11-25T15:00:00Z

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Cough drop maker AsadaAme releases retro-kawaii tin illustrated by Yusuke Nakamura

2021-11-25T15:00:00Z

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Receive a selection of sake in your mailbox each month with SAKE POST

2021-11-25T15:00:00Z

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Chun Shui Tang Café releases their new seasonal drink Chocolate Berry Milk in Japan

2021-11-25T15:00:00Z

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Kimetsu no Yaiba Christmas cake is here to make the perfect Demon Slayer’s Holiday season

2021-11-25T15:00:00Z

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JUJUTSU KAISEN Serves Up Takoyaki Collab With Tsukiji Gindaco Bar

November 27, 2021 3:14am CST
The crew chew down on some octopus balls in a new collaboration visual

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Youtooz Announces Latest Anime Collection Collaboration With Funimation

Nov 27th 2021
Five Limited Edition Vinyl Figures of Popular Attack on Titan Characters Drop Today

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Tamagotchi celebrates 25th anniversary with very limited time only pop up store

2021-11-26T15:00:00Z

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Japanese anime goods emporium celebrates SPY x FAMILY anime adaptation with merch lineup

2021-11-26T15:00:00Z

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Japanese Twitter user wowed by department store’s clever sushi cake

2021-11-27T15:00:00Z

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World’s first NFT of a Japanese novel with English translation hopes to provide profitable opportunity for translators

2021-11-27T15:00:00Z

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The popular series Tokyo Revengers will get an exhibition in Tokyo and Osaka next year!

2021-11-27T15:00:00Z

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Jujutsu Kaisen printed cakes for Christmas 2021 are now available for pre-order!

2021-11-27T15:00:00Z

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Treat your package like an anime hero with new Saint Seiya underwear【Photos】

2021-11-28T10:00:00Z
Gold and Bronze Cloths become real-world boxer briefs.

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We head to an Okinawan restaurant to try yagijiru goat soup and other things we didn’t know exist

2021-11-28T16:30:00Z
Local landmark in Ishigaki has a very unique menu.

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Junji Ito Teams up with Village Vanguard for Creepy Dissolving Classroom Goods

November 28, 2021 12:23pm CST
Perfect for apology gifts

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Japanese company starts paid service to attach protective film to your smartphone for you

2021-11-29T01:15:00Z
Docomo, Japan’s largest telecom provider, launches Film Attachment Support program, but it’ll cost you.

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We try to duplicate McDonald’s Japan’s Tsukimi mochi pie with 3 simple ingredients【SoraKitchen】

2021-11-29T04:30:00Z
If it sounds that simple, it should be that simple. Right?

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animate International Opening Pre-orders for Wide Range of Obey Me! Merch

Nov 29th 2021

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Transparent soy sauce is a thing — we saw it, we tried it, we’re confused by it

2021-11-29T17:30:00Z
Our resident soy sauce fanatic gives it a try and breaks her brain in the process.

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Join the Phantom Thieves in Changing the Hearts of the People With Our Persona 5 Exclusive Lineup!

November 29, 2021 2:00pm CST
Available for pre-order until December 20!

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Which Japanese convenience store sells the best onigiri rice balls?【Taste test】

2021-11-30T02:10:00Z
Mr Sato gives us his verdict, and stumbles upon the Onigi Remix — a new way to combine them and eat them all!

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Kubipan neck pants, the hot new Tokyo style that we just made up and hurts our butt cracks【Pics】

2021-11-30T03:00:00Z
Mr. Sato refuses to be bound by conventional fashion philosophies for these Uniqlo pants.

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Lovisia Pokémon cosmetics are back with more Pokémon choices than ever before

2021-11-30T04:00:00Z
This time the packaging also ties in directly with the Pokémon’s type.

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Studio Ghibli releases My Neighbour Totoro gacha capsule toys

2021-11-30T04:30:00Z
A collection where the capsules are just as cute as their contents.

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Low-quality paper cranes folded by young gyaru – Japan’s newest weird capsule toys

2021-11-30T14:00:00Z
It’s not how this origami looks that’s important, but why it looks that way.

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New My Neighbor Totoro fashion bags and wallets save best surprise for what’s on the inside【Pics】

2021-11-30T15:00:00Z
Studio Ghibli anime’s forest spirit lends his presence to these Porter bags both inside and out.

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Gundam Café Offers “Iconic” Recreations of Anime Dishes

posted on 2021-11-30 09:45 EST by Kim Morrissy
Like the bread and water Amuro Ray consumes in the desert restaurant

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Roxy Figure in Mushoku Tensei Episode 20 Gets Real-Life Official Version

posted on 2021-11-30 11:45 EST by Kim Morrissy
Kotobukiya teases detachable clothing mechanism in product description

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Top 5 Super Nintendo World souvenirs for winter 2021 according to staff

2021-12-01T01:00:00Z
Park-goers’ Nintendo tastes have become more refined.

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Which Japanese convenience store sells the best beef stew?【Taste test】

2021-12-01T03:00:00Z
Lawson, Family Mart and 7-Eleven battle it out for victory over our taste buds.

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In search of the elusive Sea Urchin Butter from Kaldi【Taste test】

2021-12-01T04:00:00Z
Our reporter is bitter no one but her ever bought her a better butter, like Uni Butter.

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The pilot lunches look good.

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Take Home Your Own Life-Sized Personal Quintessential Quintuplets for Just US$1,600 Each

December 01, 2021 4:08am CST
Pre-orders for the 170 cm acrylic stands start today

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Virtual Debtor Youtuber “Tenkai Tsukasa” Sunglasses Brought to Life: Pre-orders Open for Motif Sunglasses & Merch at animate International

Dec 1st 2021

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Suntory to increase the price of 31 whisky products by up to 28 percent next year

2021-12-01T17:30:00Z
The beverage company hopes the increases will help build the capital needed to increase production.

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Condom Battler Goro Web Anime Returns With a Somber Style

posted on 2021-12-01 13:45 EST by Kim Morrissy
Promo anime for Okamoto Condoms shows the protagonist struggling with the realities of adulthood

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Starbucks unveils a range of secret Christmas cakes in Japan

2021-12-02T01:00:00Z
Not your ordinary Christmas cakes.

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Tokyo gets its first subway station ramen vending machine

2021-12-02T13:00:00Z
Three popular chains offering frozen ramen packs for people riding the subway but thinking about noodles.

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Starbucks releases new ice cream bowls for a limited time in Japan!

2021-12-02T17:30:00Z
You’ll want to get in quick to nab this exclusive free present.

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Go on a Journey with the Straw Hat crew and Rep this Exclusive One Piece Lineup!

December 02, 2021 2:00pm CST
Available while supplies last!

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This Pikachu and Piplup lamp we got free with a magazine is way cuter than it has any right to be

2021-12-03T01:30:00Z
So we just get this with the magazine? We don’t even have to go to the Pokémon Center store?

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Onesie for gamers comes with ‘toilet mode’, has Japanese Twitter in stitches

2021-12-03T03:30:00Z
The product claims to help users via “amazingly speedy butt release and butt cleanup“, which pretty much says it all.

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Japan’s realistic railroad crossing capsule toys bring back painful memories for Mr. Sato

2021-12-03T04:30:00Z
Some wounds never heal, and some stains never come out.

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Animate’s Flagship Store in Ikebukuro to Become the ‘World’s Largest Anime Shop’

December 03, 2021 9:19am CST
The store is set to reopen in Spring 2023

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Starbucks adds popcorn and rum to hot drinks in Japan

2021-12-03T15:00:00Z
Well, these were two cocktails we weren’t expecting.