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Cute cannibals — Japanese Internet falls in love with triplet babies “eating” brother【Video】

2021-09-05T09:00:00Z
Hang in there, kid, because there’s a very happy ending to the story.

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Japanese panty thief steals over 700 pieces of underwear from coin laundry before finally caught

2021-09-05T13:00:00Z
A dirty crime.

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Stop selling oxygen, Japanese flea market app Mercari tells users, as stocks run out

2021-09-05T15:15:00Z
Panic buying takes hold of Japan once more, only this time it’s for oxygen.

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Sora Amamiya to Release Japanese Classic Pop Song Cover Album on October 6

September 05, 2021 9:17pm CDT
From Machiko Watanabe’s “Kamome ga Tonda Hi” to Akiko Kobayashi’s “Koi ni Ochite”

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Dreams Come True ‘Tsugino Seno! De - On the Green Hill -’, a Song Collaboration with Ito En’s ‘Oi Ocha,’ is Much Talked About

Sep 5th 2021

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China’s “Little Kyoto” shut down by government after complaints of Japanese culture “invasion”

2021-09-06T05:00:00Z
The future of the newly opened Japan-themed complex now remains unclear.

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Laid-Back Camp Hits the Stage With Its Own Music Festival

September 06, 2021 2:01am CDT
The event will be held in Yamanashi and online on October 9

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Voice Actress Yuko Sanpei Recovers from COVID-19, Returns to Work

posted on 2021-09-06 04:11 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Boruto, Eureka Seven voice actress tested positive on August 18

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“Utano☆Princesama Shining Live” 4th Anniversary Countdown Missions More Daily Free Photo Shoots & New Information

Sep 6th 2021

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Actor, Director Beat Takeshi Attacked While in Car, Man Arrested

posted on 2021-09-06 11:15 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Police arrest assailant, no one was injured in attack

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Voice Actor Miyu Irino Announces Marriage

posted on 2021-09-06 16:00 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Actor played Spirited Away’s Haku, Kingdom Hearts’ Sora, A Silent Voice’s Shoya

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LiSA Shows Off Her Pretty Dance Steps in New MV “HADASHi NO STEP”

September 06, 2021 7:20pm CDT
The dance challenge to win her autographed poster has started on TikTok

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VA Unit TrySail Members Have Fun in New MV “Re Bon Voyage”

September 06, 2021 9:30pm CDT
Their 4th full album hits stores September 15

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“Monster Hunter Orchestra Concert 2021” Will be Held Online Again This Year Without an Audience

Sep 6th 2021

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National Film Archive of Japan releases shocking historical videos of 1923 Great Kanto Earthquake

2021-09-07T05:00:00Z
A new publicly accessible website compiles contemporary footage of the deadliest natural disaster in Japanese history into a 64-minute film.

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Luminous Witches Voice Actress Miu Kotosaka Retires From Voice Acting Due to Health

posted on 2021-09-07 02:11 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Voice actress was slated to play Sylvie Cariello in 2022 anime

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Post your “Fashion Icon” Illustrations to Social Media: Celsys to Hold its 29th International Illustration Contest

Sep 7th 2021

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We take our Mega Las Vegas noodle show on the road and get back to nature

2021-09-07T13:00:00Z
Ain’t no party like a Big Stream Somen Slider Mega Las Vegas party.

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Former act-age Manga Artist Designs Independent Virtual YouTuber Mayuri

posted on 2021-09-07 14:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Manga artist and illustrator Shiro Usazaki has been expanding into the world of Virtual YouTubers lately.

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The ‘Sakura Wars Acoustic Music Concert, Gathering for its 25th Anniversary’, Will be Held on Saturday the 11th and Sunday the 12th of September

Sep 7th 2021

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Musician, Actor Gackt Goes on Indefinite Hiatus Due to Neurological Disease

posted on 2021-09-07 20:20 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Gackt currently stable, but pursues treatment for “life-threatening condition”

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Love Live! Nijigasaki’s Two VAs Form A New Unit NACHERRY

September 07, 2021 8:20pm CDT
Their debut digital single “Fortune Teller” will be released on October 6

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Clever Japanese sticker defeats junk mail flyers, lets mail you actually want get through【Photos】

2021-09-08T02:00:00Z
Designers say it’s completely solved their junk mail problems in a delicious way.

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That makes 3 VA’s from this series recast.

Perhaps it’s a cursed series???

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Bemani Composer TAG Leaves Konami After 15 Years

posted on 2021-09-08 08:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Composer, chart writer debuted on Dance Dance Revolution Supernova 2

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Mt. Fuji gets covered with beautiful umbrella cloud that also has some people seeing a fried egg

2021-09-08T15:00:00Z
Beautiful, mysterious, and maybe a little delicious too.

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Japan Plans to Extend State of Emergency to September 30

posted on 2021-09-08 10:45 EDT by Alex Mateo
Extended from original September 12 date in 19 out of 21 prefectures

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Russian defector claims to have swam for 23 hours to Japan because “sick of Putin admin”

2021-09-08T16:15:00Z
There’s “sick of” and then “swim for 23 hours in the ocean sick of.”

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Whether you look up or down, there’s beauty all around in these “inverted world” photos from Japan

2021-09-09T02:15:00Z
Gorgeously mysterious photos of the sky above…and a town below?

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Survey shows that many Japanese business people’s sleep patterns have changed since teleworking

2021-09-09T03:00:00Z
More naps, more early bedtimes, and even more difficulty sleeping are some of the changes people experienced.

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Voice Actor Takuma Nagatsuka Makes Solo Singer Debut on October 6

September 09, 2021 1:01am CDT
The voice of Leo Saionji (KING OF PRISM), Jun Fuyumi (The Idolm@ster SideM)

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Japan Confirms Extending State of Emergency to September 30

posted on 2021-09-09 11:19 EDT by Alex Mateo
Extended from original September 12 date in 19 out of 21 prefectures

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Shibuya Loft’s new Mini Log House: The perfect hideaway for a stylish staycay

2021-09-09T13:00:00Z
Tiny cabin makes big dreams come true.

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Company Charged For Selling Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Lookalike Products

posted on 2021-09-09 15:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy

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The First Original Music CD from the Idol x Gambling Character Project Gandol is Now Available for Pre-order at Animate International

Sep 9th 2021
”We were born to be showered in your adulation."

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Love Live! Njigasaki Member Tomori Kusunoki to Release Winter-themed 3rd EP on November 10

September 09, 2021 9:57pm CDT
All of the four songs are written/composed by herself

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Wow Japan is getting hit very hard

My letter to you in Japan
Dear Japan :jp: You are a strong and I know you can get through these times of hardships so I say to you stay safe and keep the faith and to other strong countries also sincerely your #1 TAN member AnimePoster

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We pop into Bear Paw Cafe in Osaka… Actually it popped out to us

2021-09-10T13:00:00Z
An adorable way to help deal with complex problems.

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The top 70 words that keep showing up in Japanese light novel titles (and yes, isekai is one of them)

2021-09-10T14:00:00Z
I Was Called to a Delicious Alternate World by the Too-Cute Devil Lord isn’t an actual light novel title yet, but it’s only a matter of time, data analysis shows.

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A house in the Japanese countryside for just US$9,100? You bet we bought it!【Photos, video】

2021-09-10T17:30:00Z
Welcome to the SoraHouse. We’re cheap.

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Uma Musume Character Becomes Scarecrow for Local Festival

posted on 2021-09-10 14:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
The displays for the 29th Scarecrow Festival will remain until September 20.

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‘Cho Kabuki’ to be Streamed Online in Japan and Overseas

Sep 10th 2021

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Japanese Production duo AmPm Release ‘Jakarta’, the Third in Their Series of Jet-setting Dance Tracks

Sep 10th 2021

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Super God Neiger of Akita helps kid get favorite soft drink with the power of customer service

2021-09-11T01:00:00Z
Not all heroes wear capes. Some just wear pointy shoulder pads.

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They started to bring the title names back down to earth in a more realistic kind of way and I’m all for it :+1: for anime

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It’s about dam time! Japan’s Kurobe Dam to open to public in 2024, public to decide route’s name

2021-09-11T05:00:00Z
Considered one of the greatest feats in the history of construction in Japan, Kurobe Dam plans to open its floodgates to visitors.

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Japanese university developing coronavirus vaccine in form of a nasal spray

2021-09-11T13:00:00Z
Would you rather get a vaccine in your arm or in your nose?

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Studio 4ºC Creates Anime Ad For 20th Anniversary Aaliyah Album Release

September 11, 2021 4:37pm CDT
Ad serves as continuation to original 2001 teaser ad

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Japanese netizens give their thoughts on how English has changed the meaning of “senpai”

2021-09-12T13:00:00Z
The new usage has even made Japanese news.

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Japan considering adding charges for plastic convenience store utensils, hotel hangers, and more

2021-09-12T15:15:00Z
I guess my days of plastic spoon-hoarding days are now over.

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Tokyo farewells Japan’s only double-decker Shinkansen with a special escalator at the station

2021-09-13T03:00:00Z
An escalator ride like no other.

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Is this the tiniest teleworking space in Japan?

2021-09-14T08:00:00Z
Small building comes with a big price tag.

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Dua Lipa’s ‘Levitating’ Song Gets Anime Music Video With Nostalgic 80s Style

posted on 2021-09-13 23:30 EDT by Kim Morrissy

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Inuyasha Composer Kaoru Wada Discharged From COVID-19 Hospitalization

posted on 2021-09-14 00:31 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Composer was hospitalized late last month

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As Part of VTuber Group hololive English’s 1st Year Anniversary Project, pixiv’s hololive English Art Battle Contest is Under Way

Sep 14th 2021

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These Attack on Titan Trash Cans Were Made to Swallow Garbage Instead of Humans

September 14, 2021 6:55pm CDT
Change for the Blue project promotes recycling and urban sanitation

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Nakagin Capsule Tower’s rare “pink capsules”, formerly used in the sex industry

2021-09-14T15:30:00Z
The people of Nakagin Capsule Tower are a wealth of knowledge when it comes to the history of the soon-to-be-demolished iconic building.

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Here’s what happens when Cowboy Bebop’s star voice actor tries imitating a bird【Video】

2021-09-14T18:30:00Z
Koichi Yamadera: The Man, the Myth, the Pigeon.

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Anime crime alert – One-of-a-kind anime banner stolen from 72-year-old Tokyo public bath

2021-09-14T18:30:00Z
Owners don’t think the Kageki Shojo noren thief was a fan, though.

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WARPs UP Cover Lambsey Mega-hit ‘Planet’ in Chinese, With Arrangement by Lambsey Member Shinjiroh Inoue

Sep 14th 2021

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Bandai Namco to Unveil Life-Size RX-93ffν Gundam Statue in Fukuoka Next Spring

posted on 2021-09-15 02:32 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New mobile suit based on RX-93 ν Gundam will have protagonist tricolor, new long-range fin funnel mount

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Onetime Kalafina Member Keiko Releases Her First New Music Since March, Along With New Music Video

Sep 15th 2021

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Living with coronavirus in a Japanese share house

2021-09-15T13:00:00Z
Firsthand account reveals there are pros and cons to catching the virus in a communal living environment.

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Mr Sato makes a frightening purchase at an Akihabara vending machine

2021-09-15T15:15:00Z
A product literally shrouded in mystery.

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Real-life heart of the cards? Amazing Yu-Gi-Oh! hand floats up to man in Japanese river【Pics】

2021-09-15T17:45:00Z
Man says he got winning hand without even being in a duel.

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Creamy Mami VA Takako Ohta to Release Her First Album in 31 Years, “Voice of Angel”

September 15, 2021 7:53pm CDT
The album will be available digitally worldwide on October 20

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Rimuru Tempest VA Miho Okasaki Posts Lyric Video “MY SPIRAL” featuring Cute Illustration

September 15, 2021 8:33pm CDT
Her debut single “Happiness” ranks 13th on its release day

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Akihabara’s landmark “meat building” is being sold as pandemic continues to hit neighborhood hard

2021-09-16T02:15:00Z
Mansei meat company can no longer afford to continue owning the building that’s been a local icon since 1991.

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Osaka finally gets its own Pokémon manhole covers with team of Electric/Steel-types

2021-09-16T05:00:00Z
Hard work and tough sports are the themes of these newly installed Pokéfuta.

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Pokémon TCG Illustration Contest 2022 Open to US Entries

September 16, 2021 5:34am CDT
Winners will get cash and the opportunity to have their art featured on a promo card

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ANA to auction off replica first class seat and real window frame from a Boeing 777

2021-09-16T16:00:00Z
A rare chance to add a touch of first class to your home.

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This Tokyo apartment complex lets you paint your room, offers community BBQ and camping gear

2021-09-16T17:30:00Z
And it has a community DIY workroom!

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Ayana Taketatsu Releases Two Lyric Videos from Her Food-themed Concept Album

September 16, 2021 7:30pm CDT
A special web program to celebrate the album’s release was also live-streamed

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Squish, pop, and roll your way through Tokyo’s new ginormous bubble-wrap play park

2021-09-17T01:00:00Z
What’s better than popping bubble wrap? A whole room of oversized bubble wrap.

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ufotable Founder Hikaru Kondo Admits to Evading 138 Million Yen in Taxes

posted on 2021-09-17 02:05 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Prosecution: Demon Slayer & Fate anime’s studio, president allegedly hid 441 million yen in income

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Radwimps Band’s Guitarist Akira Kuwahara Goes on Hiatus

posted on 2021-09-17 11:03 EDT by Alex Mateo
Remaining band members acknowledge report of extramarital affair

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Life-Size Moving Gundam in Yokohama Is Powered By Wind Energy

posted on 2021-09-17 15:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Bandai Namco Group aims to attain 35% reduction of carbon emissions by 2030, net zero emissions by 2050

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MYTH & ROID Holds 1st Online Solo Concert Exclusively on Stagecrowd this 25th September

Sep 18th 2021
MYTH & ROID Holds 1st Online Solo Concert Exclusively on Stagecrowd this 25th September! Also Streaming Overseas!

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Senbero US$10 Japanese home drinking…with stuff from Ikea?【Japan’s Best Home Senbero】

2021-09-18T16:30:00Z
Mr. Sato’s sausage party has a tragic surprise.

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Tokyo Skytree Lights up for Demon Slayer From October

September 19, 2021 1:56am CDT
Rengoku’s Flaming Nichirin sword illuminates the world’s tallest tower on September 25

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Singer Maon Kurosaki Recuperating After Collapsing Due to Epidural Hematoma

posted on 2021-09-19 06:53 EDT by Egan Loo
Kurosaki goes on hiatus for at least 2 months to recuperate from emergency surgery

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Japanese elementary teacher gives awful excuse for leaving his smartphone in girls changing room

2021-09-19T13:00:00Z
“Oh, okay. No problem. If that’s why you did it, no big deal!”

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Overly honest taiyaki restaurant flooded with customers after admitting to reducing sweet beans

2021-09-19T17:30:00Z
Honesty is the best store policy.

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Tokyo coffee master reveals easy trick to make instant coffee almost as good as fresh-brewed

2021-09-20T01:00:00Z
”I drink instant coffee all the time” cafe owner tells us, then shows us how.

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Tabasco Japan says you should add hot sauce to your beer, but are they right?【Taste test】

2021-09-20T05:00:00Z
It’s not just the alcohol that’s giving this beer a kick.

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Sephiroth in real life? How to unsheathe a massive 6.8-foot samurai sword

2021-09-20T13:00:00Z
It’s not every day you get to see moves like this outside of anime and video games.

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Sound! Euphonium and Yamaha Collaborate to Welcome Back the Music

September 20, 2021 2:23am CDT
Live streamed events, in-store virtual events to be held

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“Who the hell are you?” Japanese man asks bear while it’s attacking him

2021-09-20T16:00:00Z
Bear refuses to answer.

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ABS Wholesale Center cuts out the middleman to a good time【Japan’s Best Home Senbero】

2021-09-20T17:30:00Z
We take a no-frills approach to a night of drinking.

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Macho in another world – Japanese muscular man stock photo sites adds isekai category【Photos】

2021-09-21T02:15:00Z
This guy looks like he could have been a hero in the real world already.

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The popular Night at the Aquarium: Lots of Sex exhibit returns to Tokyo’s Sunshine Aquarium

2021-09-21T03:00:00Z
We bet you’ve never read the words “sexy” and “fish” in the same phrase before.

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New Fuma ninja being recruited for first time in 400 years

2021-09-21T03:30:00Z
Odawara ninja clan disappeared from history four centuries ago, but the city is training a new generation for a new mission.

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Reversible Destiny Lofts needs your help to protect its destiny during coronavirus pandemic

2021-09-21T05:00:00Z
Architectural landmark in Tokyo faces a shaky future.

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Sega closes landmark Tokyo arcade, massive crowds gather, manager vows comeback【Pics, video】

2021-09-21T13:00:00Z
Chapter of video game history comes to a close, but staff are still hoping for a new beginning.

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107-year-old Japanese sisters are oldest twins in the world, according to Guinness World Records

2021-09-21T16:00:00Z
The pair took the Guinness World Record from another pair of twins, who were also Japanese.

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Chiba Police Removes VTuber Traffic PSA Video Following ‘Feminist’ Backlash

posted on 2021-09-21 13:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Alliance of Feminist Representatives wrote public letter criticizing VTuber’s ‘objectifying’ design, but denies involvement in video’s removal

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