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Tomomi Mineuchi to Quit Voice Acting on December 31

posted on 2022-11-20 07:12 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Voice of Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid S’s Ilulu, Slow Start’s Eiko, Uma Musume’s Ines Fujin

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More than one in three Japanese working women in survey would rather be housewives

2022-11-21T01:30:00Z
Survey also finds a surprising gap in housewife-life appeal depending on whether or not women have kids.

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We try pickling a mysterious fruit gifted to us by a man in the mountains【SoraKitchen】

2022-11-21T04:30:00Z
These delicious pickles are hard to obtain, but even harder to stop eating!

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Aoashi Manga Teams Up With Scottish Football Team Celtic F.C. for Cute Collab

November 21, 2022 3:19am CST
The 24-episode TV anime adaptation of Aoashi is streaming on Crunchyroll

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Visiting Evangelion’s Tokyo-3 anime locations in real-life Hakone【Photos】

2022-11-21T13:00:00Z
Turns out Tokyo-3 is a really nice place to visit when it’s not getting attacked by giant space monsters

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Egg tart vendor promises not to accidentally sell realistic plastic samples a third time

2022-11-21T15:00:00Z
They say it’s a charm.

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We visit super popular tuna specialty joint Izakaya Hitoshi on Okinawa’s Ishigaki Island

2022-11-21T17:30:00Z
After failing to secure a reservation for one month prior to his visit, our reporter gets in with some luck and ascends to tuna heaven.

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Voice Actress Momo Asakura Diagnosed With COVID-19

posted on 2022-11-21 13:55 EST by Alex Mateo
Her upcoming radio show appearances this week have been postponed

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Trigger Animator Sushio Hosts Workshop, Exhibit in Los Angeles’ Gallery Nucleus

posted on 2022-11-21 14:45 EST by Kim Morrissy
Sushio makes US exhibit debut from December 10 to January 8

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Supreme Court of Japan Voids Ruling Against Former Morning Magazine Editor Over Death of Wife

posted on 2022-11-21 15:30 EST by Alex Mateo
Jong Hyon Pak was indicted in January 2017 for allegedly choking wife to death

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Japanese company’s reason for turning down paid leave request has workers wowed

2022-11-20T15:00:00Z

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Wiener aliens fly in to become intergalactic hit ingredient for bento boxes

2022-11-20T15:00:00Z

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Resident has surprising advice for two rival company couriers who kept meeting at her house

2022-11-20T15:00:00Z

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Japanese food manufacturer’s recommended way to finish off your leftover hot pot has foodies doing a double take

2022-11-20T15:00:00Z

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Mountaineer shocked by foul smell in Japan’s “haunted forest”

2022-11-20T15:00:00Z

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Kinmoza Voice Actress Asuka Nishi Announces 1st Pregnancy

posted on 2022-11-21 16:45 EST by Kim Morrissy
Juon/The Grudge actress Nozomi Sasaki also announced pregnancy last week

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Japanese cop tells wild boar “I’ll shoot ya” if it comes closer, boar wisely heeds warning【Video】

2022-11-22T01:00:00Z
Officer protects citizens without the use of deadly force.

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Is ramen without the “men” a Tokyo dining paradox worth experiencing?【Taste test】

2022-11-22T03:15:00Z
Tachikawa Mashi Mashi challenges the concept of what exactly ramen is

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Diners shocked by date on photo at sushi restaurant in Japan

2022-11-21T15:00:00Z

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Japan forced to call off first-ever unmanned Moon-landing attempt

2022-11-22T15:00:00Z
I swear, one of these days, OMOTENASHI… Bang, zoom, right to the Moon!

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Suzuna Nagihara Heads to Tokyo for [PANDORA] Live Birthday Concert

Nov 22nd 2022

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Lynn Minmay VA Mari Iijima Posts Five Music Videos from 1984, including Macross Film Theme Song

November 22, 2022 8:30pm CST
She has released 27 singles and 26 original albums since 1983

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Ramen-based fuel now powers one of Japan’s most beautiful sightseeing railways

2022-11-23T01:00:00Z
Leftover tonkotsu broth gets a new purpose in Kyushu.

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Why are the roads so wide in Hokkaido? Simple question has a simple answer

2022-11-23T04:00:00Z
Local resident reveals the real reason why their roads are wider than other parts of Japan.

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Japanese man lends charger to high school girl and gets something unexpected in return

2022-11-23T15:00:00Z

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Tourism is back: Cheap yen, eased border controls, fill streets with visitors

2022-11-23T15:00:00Z

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Way too cute to eat Japanese tanuki donuts put magical spell on sweets lovers

2022-11-23T15:00:00Z

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You won’t believe how Japan’s World Cup team left their locker room after beating Germany

2022-11-23T15:00:00Z

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Japanese construction firms hoping to attract talent from eSports to operate machinery

2022-11-24T13:00:00Z
It’s Minecraft meets The Last Starfighter.

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Asahi Breweries to gift its over 3,000 employees with 30,000 yen each to eat out

2022-11-24T15:15:00Z
Christmas is coming early for Asahi Breweries workers.

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Former AKB48 Idol Miki Nishino Marries Comedian Keiichi Yamamoto

posted on 2022-11-24 11:45 EST by Kim Morrissy
Nishino is 23 years old, while Yamamoto is 54

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Blue Lock Manga Illustrator Draws Illustration for Japan Win at FIFA World Cup

posted on 2022-11-24 13:45 EST by Kim Morrissy
Yūsuke Nomura draws Isagi along with the caption: “A historic victory! Go and get 'em, Japan!”

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How do you explain Japan’s historic World Cup win against Germany to the common man?

2022-11-25T04:00:00Z
Japan beating Germany 2-1 was pretty incredible, and we explain just how so using Dragon Ball, women’s wrestling and… monetary measures?

A bear in a hot pot? The Japanese picture puzzle that has netizens stumped

2022-11-24T15:00:00Z

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Japanese World Cup team’s manners awesome as usual, locker room pics after unexpected win show

2022-11-25T13:20:00Z
Japanese fans at stadium continue their considerate tradition too.

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UX at Japanese convenience store is a heartwarming example of excellent customer service

2022-11-25T15:00:00Z
A simple design makes daily life so much easier for customers.

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City employee in Japan kills wild boar with spear on elementary school grounds

2022-11-25T16:00:00Z
Commenters surprised to learn that city keeps melee weapon on hand.

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Love Live! Nijigasaki Member Kaori Maeda Makes Her Solo Artist Debut

November 25, 2022 6:45pm CST
“I will do my best to become a big artist who can make as many people as possible happy!”

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Japanese defecation survey says kids struggle with Japanese toilets, contributing to constipation

2022-11-26T01:00:00Z
Girls seem to be much better than boys at using Japan’s traditional squat toilets.

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Singer-Songwriter Kiro Akiyama Arrested for Alleged Battery

posted on 2022-11-26 08:36 EST by Egan Loo
Police: My Hero Academia, Promised Neverland’s performer caused bodily injury on female acquaintance

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We visit Evangelion’s real-life Village-3, a hidden gem where time has stopped【Photos】

2022-11-26T13:30:00Z
A must-see for fans of Evangelion and trains in general!

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Tokyo Disneyland is giving the Haunted Mansion an anime-style re-theme

2022-11-27T00:00:00Z
Anime-style characters star in limited-time mystery addition to classic Disneyland attraction.

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This Hokkaido-local curry chain serves curry so good it ought to be popular all over Japan

2022-11-27T04:00:00Z
Seriously, who’s in charge of this place and why haven’t they expanded to the rest of Japan?!

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Mt. Fuji looks more like a suibokuga painting than real life in this amazing photo

2022-11-27T09:00:00Z
Surrounding mountain range supporting cast makes Japan’s most majestic peak look even more beautiful.

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It’s pretty amazing buses in this Japanese town don’t crash into this mountain every day【Video】

2022-11-27T18:00:00Z
Nagasaki bus drivers handle hairpin with centimeters to spare.

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Listen to Anime VA/Singer Ayaka Ohashi’s Clear Singing Voice from Her First Acoustic Concert

November 27, 2022 8:45pm CST
Audio CD of the concert will be released on January 11, 2023

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“Please make sure to take home your mistress’s poop.” Startling sign in Japanese park shows the importance of kanji

2022-11-26T15:00:00Z

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Too sexy Anpanman playground equipment has parents in stitches

2022-11-26T15:00:00Z

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Japanese mom can’t stop crying after sweetest delivery imaginable

2022-11-27T15:00:00Z

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Sushi lovers hypnotized by video of conveyor belt sushi chain’s genius aburi searing method

2022-11-27T15:00:00Z

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Naruto Sakura VA Chie Nakamura Takes Leave Due to Poor Health

November 28, 2022 7:49am CST
Nakamura was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis

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Guinea Pigs Invade Sunshine Sakae During PUI PUI MOLCAR Collab

November 28, 2022 8:25am CST
Fly high in the ferris wheel, play themed games and more

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Hakuhodo, Fuji Creative, Tokyu Agency, Same Two Searched in Olympic Bribery Scandal

posted on 2022-11-28 11:25 EST by Alex Mateo
Prosecutors also raided Dentsu, Cerespo

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Mr. Sato gets his first pole dancing performance invitation, nearly blows it【Video】

2022-11-29T04:00:00Z
You’re only as old as you feel.

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Husband’s giant gyoza surprise for wife has dumplings lovers online in gyoza shock

2022-11-28T15:00:00Z

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Sexy daikon harvested in Japan wows online with supermodel good looks

2022-11-28T15:00:00Z

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Travelling to Japan soon? New entry requirements you need to know about

2022-11-29T13:00:00Z
Things have recently changed, making the process smoother for international tourists.

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