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Obey Me! Exclusive Lucifer Merch Available for Pre-order at animate International

Nov 21st 2022

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MAPPA Hosts Chainsaw Man Exhibition and Pop-Up Shop in Harajuku

November 21, 2022 10:15am CST
Production materials and exclusive goods are coming soon to baseyard tokyo

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Cats turning into liquids get their own photo book in Japan

2022-11-20T15:00:00Z

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Celebrate Christmas Time with Evangelion Gendo Ikari Special Cake!

November 21, 2022 8:47pm CST
The cream is also black to match the worldview of Gendo

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Cup Noodles Fried Rice: Super-easy recipe will make you a potluck or campsite hero【SoraKitchen】

2022-11-22T04:00:00Z
Instead of making Cup Noodle itself your meal, you can make a gorgeous, delicious meal using Cup Noodle.

Super comfy Slowpoke chair lets you melt into a Pokémon’s warm embrace

2022-11-21T15:00:00Z

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Starbucks Japan unveils second new Christmas Frappuccino for the 2022 holiday season

2022-11-22T13:00:00Z
New limited-edition beverages spread golden festive cheer.

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Japanese Caramel Corn snack becomes an ice cream, and fans are raving about it

2022-11-22T17:30:00Z
Think Cheetos ice cream with caramel and you’re halfway on the track to what this tastes like.

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We find the best “homestyle” onigiri at a super local chain of convenience stores

2022-11-23T03:00:00Z
We encounter delectable rice balls that could have been made by mom on an island far from Japan’s mainland.

Dr. Martens’ Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji collection is a work of wearable art

2022-11-23T15:00:00Z
The Great Wave off Kanagawa meets street style for a new generation.

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Japan’s purring cat cuddle cushions evolve into an even higher form of virtual pet life【Photos】

2022-11-23T17:30:00Z
Premium MeowEver gives you the warmth, softness, shape, and even weight of cuddling the pet cat you can’t own.

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Denji Tears It up as New S.H.Figuarts Chainsaw Man Figure

November 23, 2022 12:45pm CST
Pre-orders are now open for this posable demon boy

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We find Italian Soba at an Aomori fish market that insisted it’s perfect for the beach

2022-11-24T01:00:00Z
Italian-style Japanese? Or Japanese-style Italian? We just couldn’t decide.

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Burger King adds a matcha pie to the menu in Japan for a limited time

2022-11-24T01:00:00Z
This is not a drill, matcha lovers!

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Bottled hot water selling like bottled hot cakes in Japan

2022-11-24T04:00:00Z
Hot water is the hottest water around.

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Japanese coffee house’s “reverse scam” dessert once again has diners floored

2022-11-23T15:00:00Z

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McDonald’s Japan’s wintertime favorite croquette gratin burger gets a fancy eggy upgrade

2022-11-23T15:00:00Z

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Express your gratitude this Thanksgiving with Studio Ghibli characters

2022-11-23T15:00:00Z

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Mister Donut lucky bags basically pay you in Pokémon for eating donuts, being a hero to friends

2022-11-24T17:45:00Z
There’s no luck involved with this guaranteed-awesome bundle of sweets and merch.

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Nijisanji EN Announces Thanksgiving Goods and Black Friday 2022

Nov 24th 2022
“Thanksgiving Goods” featuring LazuLight & Noctyx as well as BLACK FRIDAY 2022 will be available from November 23 (Thu) 18:00 PST!

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McDonald’s Japan’s Fuwatoro Tamago Noko Demi Gurakoro is coming to warm us up this winter

2022-11-25T02:00:00Z
Name doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue, but it should still go in your belly.

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Black Thunder becomes an epic chocolate dessert at Japanese cafe chain

2022-11-25T03:00:00Z
Tiny chocolate gets a massive overhaul, thanks to the chain known for huge desserts.

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Mister Donut welcomes Jigglypuff to its Pokémon doughnut range in Japan

2022-11-25T04:15:00Z
There’s only a limited time to catch it, though!

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Aomori Prefecture’s regional soul food is…English Toast lunch pack sandwiches?

2022-11-25T14:00:00Z
Well, this was a bizarre discovery.

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Anime Classic Heidi, Girl of the Alps Gets Pop-Up Shop at Shin-Osaka Station

November 25, 2022 9:57am CST
Get unique goods and enter a prize lottery at EKIHAKO at Eki Marché Shin-Osaka

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animate International Black Friday 2022 Deals

Nov 25th 2022

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We try Matsuya’s beef stroganoff, only available at select spots, and learn a bit about Matsuya

2022-11-26T03:00:00Z
A beef stew dish that isn’t curry? We’ve been waiting for this!

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Cat ramen master figurines are here to serve up no-nonsense noodles and fun for ramen lovers

2022-11-25T15:00:00Z

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Sushi birthday cake turns out to be the best present our reporter could’ve ever asked for

2022-11-26T04:00:00Z
With this “jewellery box of the sea”, birthday dinner and dessert is sorted in one meal.

Komeda Coffee’s Gratin Croquette Burger is just the comfort food we need this winter

2022-11-26T07:00:00Z
Hot and fried potato, cream, and cheese on a bun–the perfect meal for a winter’s day.

How well do you know your sushi? New 3-D puzzle toy from Japan helps you become a salmon pro

2022-11-27T13:00:00Z
Live out your dreams of becoming a Japanese sushi chef with this fun educational toy.

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Weekly Shonen Jump Sports Manga Blue Box Teams Up Calpis Water for a Refreshing Collab

November 27, 2022 6:29pm CST
A cute visual of Chinatsu was released in this week’s Jump

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This Tempura Soba Burger has some famous credentials behind its creation

2022-11-28T03:30:00Z
Will these unlikely bedfellows make for an illicit relationship or sublime harmony?

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Give your Christmas tree a special scent with Japanese fallen leaf incense ornaments

2022-11-26T15:00:00Z

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The new mustard mayo black pepper yakisoba “Demon King” flavor is here to terrorize tongues

2022-11-28T04:00:00Z
Our reporter’s tastebuds get taunted when he underestimates the true power of the Demon King.

Lawson’s new Cream in White Soufflé dessert is a cream lover’s dessert dream come true

2022-11-27T15:00:00Z

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Dead tired? No worries. Japan’s new “Killer Coffee” can handle it.

2022-11-27T15:00:00Z

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Japan’s first ever insect instant noodles released with 100-cricket packed udon bowls

2022-11-27T15:00:00Z

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Tasty old-fashioned pancakes at Japan’s Royal Host are a welcome break from fancy fluffy fare

2022-11-27T15:00:00Z

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Nijisanji EN Announces Ethyria New Outfit Goods

Nov 28th 2022
“Ethyria New Outfit Goods” featuring Reimu Endou, Enna Alouette, Nina Kosaka and Millie Parfait will be available from November 27 (Sun) 16:30 PST!!

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Studio Ghibli Continues Its Cute Cat Commercials for Nisshin’s Wheat Business

November 28, 2022 6:46am CST
Katsuya Kondo directs and draws the 30-second CM

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The 5 best Japanese bento to buy at Kyoto Station

2022-11-28T13:20:00Z
These ekiben are a feast for the eyes as well as the taste buds.

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Doraemon Transformer Turns into a (Non-Functioning) Time Machine

November 28, 2022 9:50am CST
The new Takara Tomy offering comes with reference books and art prints

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Japan has a special foil for roasting sweet potatoes at home, and it’s like having a time machine

2022-11-28T17:30:00Z
Kuro Foil is exactly the kind of culinary black magic we want at this time of year.

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Pop Team Epic Season 2 Mechs Get Combinable Model Kits

posted on 2022-11-28 15:45 EST by Kim Morrissy
Super Pipimi combines with Mega Popuko to create Biggus McHugeGuy

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The Fuwatoro Yamaimo Teppan just might be 7-Eleven Japan’s dish of the year【Taste test】

2022-11-29T01:00:00Z
Only available in select areas of Japan!

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Yoshitomo Nara x Stella McCartney shared capsule collection coming soon to shelves

2022-11-29T03:30:00Z
This upcoming collaboration combines the work of one of Japan’s most iconic contemporary artists with eco-conscious high fashion and social activism.

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Daiso’s paper cat pool party humidifiers are the cutest way to take care of you room

2022-11-28T15:00:00Z

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Cup Noodle Mystery Meat Double Cheese Beef Bowl ditches noodles for rice in instant gyudon

2022-11-28T15:00:00Z

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This Rose of Versailles Tiara Can Be Yours for 100 Million Yen

November 29, 2022 8:57am CST
The rhodolite garnet and pearl jewelry piece will be on display during the series’s 50th anniversary exhibition

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A visit to Japan’s Kirby Cafe to eat the Kirby car cake and more!【Photos】

2022-11-29T15:00:00Z
Kirby car cake is the true breakfast of champions.

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Urusei Yatsura Edo Glassware Celebrates the Return of Darling Lum

November 29, 2022 9:34am CST
Only 400 of the Edo Kiriko creations will be available from PREMICO

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Yakiniku Like in Tokyo starts serving up solo shabu shabu hot pot, and we tried it

2022-11-29T17:45:00Z
Party of one? No problem at this Yakiniku Like.

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Starbucks Japan’s new festive beverages are based on a caramel pastry dessert perfect for the season

2022-11-29T15:00:00Z

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Pui Pui Molcar characters appear as super cute convenience store wagashi for the first time

2022-11-29T15:00:00Z

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Krispy Kreme Japan marks Year of the Rabbit with adorably auspicious doughnut lineup for 2023

2022-11-29T15:00:00Z

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Cardcaptor Sakura and Samantha Thavasa team up for luxury accessory lineup

2022-11-29T15:00:00Z

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Historic Kyoto tea house Itokyuemon releases special New Year’s traditional swets

2022-11-29T15:00:00Z

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Japanese star Takuya Kimura becomes ambassador for Ray-Ban sunglasses

2022-11-29T15:00:00Z

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Mister Donut serves up special winter menu of Pokémon donuts in Japan

2022-11-29T15:00:00Z

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Mr. Sato takes on the “Trap or Treasure” capsule machine for 500 yen

2022-11-30T15:00:00Z
One man’s trap is another’s treasure.

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