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Meet the Japanese Colonel Sanders, who’s handsome…and passionate about fried chicken

2022-05-16T01:00:00Z
Real-life fan steps into the suit of the Colonel.

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Japanese man gets sus looks in the train but he understands why when he comes home

2022-05-15T15:00:00Z

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My Grimer can’t be this cute: Food artist turns toxic Pokémon into traditional Japanese sweet

2022-05-15T15:00:00Z

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Man With a Mission Bassist Stable After Sustaining Injury During Concert

posted on 2022-05-16 01:44 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Bassist Kamikaze Boy sustained injury during Metropolitan Rock Festival concert on Sunday

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Obey Me! Voice Actor Miura Ayme Releases New Song “Eliminator”

May 16th 2022

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Large-Scale Global Ikémen Series Project “All for Love”: Theme Song by Top Japanese Music Artist Kumi Koda

May 16th 2022

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We visit the 24-hour male-only sauna just outside of Hakata Station and ponder a strange sight

2022-05-16T13:00:00Z
The spa is only a two-minute walk from Hakata Station in Fukuoka City.

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hololive Virtual YouTuber Usada Pekora Goes On Hiatus Due to Vocal Cord Issues

posted on 2022-05-16 12:45 EDT by Choo Sum Lee

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Former sake brewery in Japan gets a new life as…whatever the heck this is

2022-05-16T17:30:00Z
Looking for a weird place to visit in Japan? This spot ticks all the boxes.

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One Piece Inspires Fitness Gym in Tokyo in 2023

posted on 2022-05-16 14:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy

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Staircase National Highway: the only highway in Japan that cars can’t enter

2022-05-17T01:00:00Z
An unusual hidden tourist site for the intrepid traveller.

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Nyarko Voice Actor Kana Asumi Announces the Safe Birth of Her Child

May 16, 2022 9:28pm CDT
Asumi is currently on maternity break from voice acting

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Shin Japan Heroes Amusement World Brings Together Evangelion, Godzilla, Ultraman, Kamen Rider for Real-Life ‘Dream Collaboration’

May 16, 2022 10:09pm CDT
The event will be held in three Bandai Namco stores across Japan

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U.S. Ambassador wins fans in Japan with his love of local trains…and puns

2022-05-17T03:00:00Z
Japanese train otaku recognise Ambassador Emanuel as a fellow railway geek during his “weekend of firsts”.

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Saga Prefecture Gets Their 1st Pokémon Manhole Covers Featuring Meowth in a Balloon

May 17, 2022 12:09am CDT
Three covers were donated by The Pokémon Company to Saga

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Gackt Slowly Recovers From Sickness, Aims to Return This Year

posted on 2022-05-17 03:26 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Singer still suffers from immunodeficiency, autoimmune condition, other side effects

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Japan to Allow Limited Tourist Entry From U.S., Australia, Thailand, Singapore

posted on 2022-05-17 04:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Limited tourism activity to serve as “trial” for possible full reopening of country in June

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Treasures along the Arakawa Line: Retro Amusement reopens

2022-05-16T15:00:00Z

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Nagasaki charms with cutest bus stops that have been a healing spot for over 30 years

2022-05-16T15:00:00Z

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Fancy cut boiled eggs with a common household item [Lifehack]

2022-05-16T15:00:00Z

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Woman in neighborhood asks 5-year-old: “How old are you?” His reply petrifies adults

2022-05-16T15:00:00Z

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No need for a salad spinner! Here’s the easiest way to dry salad greens [Lifehack]

2022-05-16T15:00:00Z

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Baby who can’t crawl has a way of moving that’s just too strong

2022-05-16T15:00:00Z

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HS Senior son texts dad after earning first salary; Dad reacts to son’s feelings: “I cried in the train”

2022-05-16T15:00:00Z

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“I thought she was in elementary school!” How old is this girl with the pretty bob haircut?

2022-05-17T15:00:00Z

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Katarina Claes VA Maaya Uchida Returns to Work After Having COVID-19

May 18, 2022 3:54am EDT
Uchida: “I will do my best again from today.”

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“When am I going to wear this?” University student’s t-shirt is painfully funny

2022-05-17T15:00:00Z

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Twitter reacts to painting that got a 2 out of 5 in middle school art class: “It’s genius, so why?!”

2022-05-17T15:00:00Z

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Man who got entire town’s COVID relief money believed to have lost it all at online casinos

2022-05-18T05:00:00Z
The Generals were due!

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This Japanese capsule hotel tells you how many times you snore during the night

2022-05-18T15:00:00Z
Big brother is watching…and taking notes.

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Studio Chizu Films Get Orchestral Concert in August

posted on 2022-05-18 16:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Performers include Masakatsu Takagi, Hanako Oku, Ann Sally

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Japanese Law Office Receives Bomb Threat Following Touhou Project Fans’ Trademark Rights Controversy

posted on 2022-05-18 17:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
YouTuber Yuzuha registered trademark of “Yukkuri Chabangeki” to Touhou Project fans’ ire

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Toshiki Tateishi Sings Soulful Ballad Song “Mata Au Himade” for CrosSing Project

May 18, 2022 11:02pm EDT
“I sang this song with all my heart and soul.”

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Why does Japan’s most famous ocean legend end at this temple in the middle of the mountains?

2022-05-19T03:00:00Z
Urashima Taro spent centuries at the sea dragon’s palace at the bottom of the ocean, but this Nagano temple says it’s where the story ends.

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“Nice guy!”: Pizza delivery man passes mother and son; Twitter reacts to what happened next

2022-05-18T15:00:00Z

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BASTARD!! Art Exhibition Hits Tokyo in July of 2022

May 19, 2022 7:14am CDT
Installation features more than 100 pieces of artwork from Kazushi Hagiwara’s heavy metal fantasy series

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High school girl arrested for stalking Johnny’s 7 MEN Samurai member

2022-05-19T13:00:00Z
Luckily no one was harmed in the tense encounter.

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Persona Series Character Designer Draws Support Image for Voice Actor Billy Kametz

posted on 2022-05-19 16:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge
Atlus West, Shigenori Soejima wished Kametz well in his ongoing treatment for cancer

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Anisong Singer LiSA Reaches One Billion Streams of Her Songs on Spotify

May 19, 2022 8:10pm CDT
Her Netflix documentary will be streamed worldwide in Fall 2022

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Watch Johnny & Associates Boy Idol Group Sexy Zone’s 80s Anime-inspired New MV “THE FINEST”

May 19, 2022 9:15pm CDT
Their 8th original album “The Highlight” will be available on June 1

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1,600 empty seats at major Japanese gymnastics competition reserved by single unpaying person

2022-05-20T03:00:00Z
A big mistake? Or did someone have it out for Pommel Horse?

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“Nope, that’s not it” Daughter’s solution to “pick the larger number” math problem is outside the box

2022-05-18T15:00:00Z

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Nissin’s new idea pleases both fans of ice cream and instant ramen but not how you might think

2022-05-18T15:00:00Z

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Words on the cover of this black notebook has Twitter in stitches: “Genius idea!”

2022-05-19T15:00:00Z

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Man With a Mission Bassist Kamikaze Boy Goes on Hiatus

posted on 2022-05-20 04:33 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Band posts bassist’s apology after tabloid site reports on alleged affair

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Attack on Titan Hits a Home Run in Softbank Hawks Baseball Collab

May 20, 2022 10:10am CDT
Goods based on the Final Season will be sold on Softbank Hawks’ online store

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Fist of the North Star’s Tetsuo Hara Draws Jacket Illustration for Junretsu CD

posted on 2022-05-20 13:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy

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Man who gambled entire Japanese town’s COVID relief money arrested

2022-05-21T01:00:00Z
The latest in a long line of slip-ups.

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Papercraft artist summons a spectacular witch from a package of chocolates

2022-05-19T15:00:00Z

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JAM Project to Release Their 14th Best Album “BEST COLLECTION ⅩⅣ Max the Max” on July 27

May 20, 2022 9:50pm CDT
A yet-titled mini album will also be available on September 28

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Japan respectfully says goodbye to a single bamboo shoot in Kyoto

2022-05-21T03:00:00Z
Takenokone given death poem, posthumous name.

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We visit Moominvalley Park for a press event, find it super melancholy, exactly as it should be

2022-05-21T05:00:00Z
Never has a theme park left us feeling so introspective before.

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Power Rangers Star Austin St. John Charged on Suspicion of Fraud Related to COVID-19 Loans

posted on 2022-05-21 03:39 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Actor pleads not guilty to charges

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Laid-Back Camp Anime Straps in for 3rd Fuji Speedway Collaboration

May 21, 2022 2:53am CDT
Sadly, Rin won’t be drifting her scooter

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Japanese teen calls cops on man she thinks is holding a knife, turns out he just has old tech

2022-05-21T13:00:00Z
Suspect had no intent to kill or upgrade to the latest electronics.

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Need a place to stay in Japan? These share houses have discounts for newly arrived foreigners

2022-05-21T16:00:00Z
Locations available in greater Tokyo area, Hokkaido, and historical Kanazawa.

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