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YouTube Originals Releases Teaser for “Yoshiki: Under the Sky” Premiering December 23

Nov 21st 2020
GLOBAL SPECIAL TO FEATURE YOSHIKI, MARILYN MANSON, THE CHAINSMOKERS, ST. VINCENT, NICOLE SCHERZINGER, SUGIZO, HYDE, JANE ZHANG, LINDSEY STIRLING, SIXTONES, SCORPIONS, SARAH BRIGHTMAN, AND MORE

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Japanese temple puts up three messages of wisdom the Internet should take to heart

2020-11-21T13:00:00Z
The monks know us better than we do.

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2 more Japanese astronauts scheduled for long missions on space station: minister

2020-11-21T21:00:00Z

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The lie of the land: How topography made Tokyo the city it is today

2020-11-21T20:58:00Z

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Top 10 most desirable Japanese prefectures to live in may show new trend toward small-city living

2020-11-22T09:00:00Z
Two largely rural prefectures gain ground against Japan’s biggest metropolis.

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Anime game girl helps make Tokyo ramen restaurant famous, chef becomes her fan

2020-11-22T18:00:00Z
Akihabara noodle joint becomes sacred ground for fans of voice actress game.

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Kyoto man arrested for opening packs of Demon Slayer key chains until finding one he wanted

2020-11-23T01:00:00Z
But who’s the real demon here?

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Ex-Dempagumi.inc idol Moga Mogami deflects criticism of decision to have child out of wedlock

2020-11-22T21:00:00Z

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JR East Welcome Rail Pass 2020 proving popular among Japan’s international community

2020-11-22T21:00:00Z

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Love Live! Series Ayumu Uehara VA Aguri Onishi to Make Solo Singer Debut in March 2021

November 22, 2020 9:10pm CST
“I feel like I could become a rain bringer thanks to this song.”

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Feel Mamoru Miyano’s Overflowing Passion in His 20th Single “ZERO to INFINITY” MV

November 22, 2020 10:10pm CST
“Ultra Galaxy Fight: The Absolute Conspiracy” theme song has been already digitally available

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Azusa Tadokoro to Release Her 1st Self-produced Album “Waver” in January 2021

November 23, 2020 1:10am CST
Her record company is now accepting fan arts inspired by the album’s lead track

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Surprisingly strong Hokkaido woman arrested for poking holes in 13 expensive melons with finger

2020-11-23T14:00:00Z
“You’re already unsellable.”

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Be Spellbound by Japan’s Top Cosplayer’s Rendition of Yu-Gi-Oh!'s Dark Magician Girl

November 23, 2020 8:27am CST
Enako does it again, this time for Yu-Gi-Oh! UNITED DUEL TOURNAMENT

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Middle-aged Tokyo man, escorted by his mother, confesses to killing elderly homeless woman

2020-11-24T01:30:00Z
A sad tale of a homeless person being punished for taking up space.

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Japan eyes post-marital title for female imperial family members

2020-11-23T21:22:00Z

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Accor opens 284-Room ibis Styles Hotel in Nagoya

2020-11-23T20:39:00Z

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Voice Actress Yuki Nakashima Posts Her 1st Music Video “Chapter I” Filmed in Her Home Prefecture

November 23, 2020 8:10pm CST
“This is the song to be yourself and move forward for the best ending.”

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Voice Actor Wataru Hatano Enjoys Fitness at Home in New MV “Never End! Summer!”

November 23, 2020 11:10pm CST
The voice of Gajeel Redfox (Fairy Tail), Murasaki (Hamatora), Gaku Yaotome (IDOLiSH7)

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act-age Manga Writer Tatsuya Matsuki Admits to Indecent Act Charge in Court

posted on 2020-11-24 01:22 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Defendant faces 18 months in prison, but seeks suspended sentence

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Pikachu Will Return to Manhattan For Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

posted on 2020-11-24 13:45 EST by Kim Morrissy
94th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will be a television-only event

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LiSA Is 1st Female Artist to Top Song Download Sales in Japan for 6 Weeks

posted on 2020-11-24 21:05 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Demon Slayer film’s “Homura” single is 3rd to accomplish feat after Kenshi Yonezu’s “Lemon,” “Uma to Shika”

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Let’s celebrate Good Spouse Day by dressing up as our partners!

2020-11-25T02:00:00Z
What? Only us? So be it then.

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The secret piece of information hiding in plain sight on Tokyo’s subway signs

2020-11-25T03:15:00Z
Turns out there’s a shortcut hint that escapes almost everyone’s notice.

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Voice Actress Megumi Nakajima to Release Her 5th Album “green diary” on February 3, 2021

November 25, 2020 1:10am CST
The theme of the album is “green,” which has been a special color for her since her debut

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Voice Actor Masaya Onosaka Diagnosed with COVID-19, But Is Now Asymptomatic

posted on 2020-11-25 03:20 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Actor had a fever but is stable with no fever, cough now

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Tired of teleworking from home? Get a change of atmosphere by working in an express train!

2020-11-25T14:15:00Z
Train lovers will love this opportunity!

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Teeny tiny giant panda baby born in Japan【Photos】

2020-11-25T16:30:00Z
Wakayama’s Adventure World celebrates its 17th panda birth as the baby’s father breaks a record.

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Hitomi Arai to Release Cover of Classic Studio Ghibli song ‘Toki ni wa Mukashi no Hanashi wo’ on November 25

Nov 25th 2020

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VTuber Usada Pekora Gets Her Own Special Label Umeshu

November 25, 2020 1:00pm CST
Adorable new art by Ume Aoki shows the virtual star’s drink appreciation

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Check Out Cheerkyu-bu! Project’s 1st Cheering Song “HIT&CHEER!”

November 25, 2020 8:10pm CST
The name of the 10-member group was decided as “Qace” by fan vote

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First new Japanese cockroach species in 35 years discovered by scientists【Photos】

2020-11-26T02:00:00Z
Eureka!

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Kill Bill actor stars in a very 2020 commercial for McDonald’s Japan

2020-11-26T03:00:00Z
Zoom meetings, home haircuts…and a new beef stew croquette burger oozing with cream.

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Japanese sake master brewer on BBC’s 2020 list of 100 women

2020-11-25T21:00:00Z

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Japanese start-up to establish U.S. lunar lander development hub

2020-11-25T21:00:00Z

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After thousands of years in homes, traditional Japanese flooring goes modern

2020-11-25T21:28:00Z

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Tofuku-Ji : Inspiring gardens and autumn madness at Kyoto’s oldest Zen temple

2020-11-25T21:36:00Z

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Kanji T-shirt seen on U.S. TV show makes Japanese viewers giggle

2020-11-26T15:00:00Z
According to his shirt, this guy isn’t just “huge in Japan”, he’s huge somewhere else too.

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Tokyo talent “scout” picks wrong woman to try to recruit, and not just because she’s a politician

2020-11-26T16:00:00Z
Showing her photos of events he claims to have managed backfires spectacularly.

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Ikea to open third store in Tokyo next spring

2020-11-26T19:08:00Z

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Tales from telework hell

2020-11-26T20:18:00Z

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The story of Commodore Matthew C. Perry’s trip to Shuri Castle in 1853

2020-11-26T21:00:00Z

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Iriomote idyll – enjoying a remote island paradise

2020-11-26T21:30:00Z

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Medical university in Tokushima honors student for his gaming

2020-11-27T02:00:00Z
And I have yet to hear from my alma mater…

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Japanese Band Do As Infinity to Hold Acoustic Livestream Concert in December, Broadcast to Fans Around the World

Nov 27th 2020
Revered Japanese band Do as Infinity to hold acoustic livestream concert in December, broadcast to fans around the world!

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City official, angered when asked to wear a mask, throws own feces

2020-11-27T14:00:00Z
Very likely the first political scandal of an official throwing their own poo.

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Aoi (蒼) and Himari (陽葵) most popular baby names of 2020: survey

2020-11-27T07:00:00Z

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Japan’s coldest prefecture offering frozen river open-air soaking this winter

2020-11-27T16:00:00Z
Minus 20-degree weather is the perfect time for an unheated dip, right?

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BanG Dream! Project Distributes Free Posters for Infectious Disease Prevention Awareness

November 27, 2020 8:10pm CST
You can use these visuals to raise awareness of infection control measures

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Japanese bathroom has a clever countermeasure for guys who pee on the floor at the urinal【Photos】

2020-11-28T11:00:00Z
It might not be permanent, though.

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Re:ZERO, Bloom Into You Singer Riko Azuna Thanks Fans for Their Two-year Support

November 27, 2020 9:10pm CST
Her fifth single song will be used as the OP theme for the TV anime “So I’m a Spider, So What?”

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AKINA from J-Pop Girl Group FAKY Makes Solo Debut, Produced by Fujii Kaze/iri Cohort Yaffle

Nov 28th 2020

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Nara University study finds some common teas can neutralize COVID-19

2020-11-28T13:30:00Z
Let’s hope this doesn’t turn into another buying frenzy.

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The strange seasonal surprise hanging from the ceiling of this station in rural Japan【Photos】

2020-11-28T16:00:00Z
Nakanojo welcomes you to Gunma with a beautiful local tradition you won’t find at any other station in Japan.

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The challenge of cleaning Japan’s tallest statue: the Ushiku Daibutsu

2020-11-28T21:03:00Z

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Pathetically weak Magikarp shown love with Pokémon manhole covers in birthplace of koi culture

2020-11-29T04:00:00Z
Central Japan gets its very first Pokéfuta.

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Enka singer Shoji Koganezawa arrested for drunk driving

2020-11-29T07:43:00Z

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Fashion magazine Egg’s 2020 Japanese Buzzword Awards are here to bring out your inner teen

2020-11-29T13:00:00Z
The number one pick is derived from the lyrics of a song that’s sung in neither Japanese nor English.

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Is there any point to holding your chopsticks the “correct” way? Let’s find out【Experiment】

2020-11-29T18:00:00Z
After years of using her own style, our Japanese-born reporter finally does what her parents were trying to get her to do all along.

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What happens when a cosplayer takes anniversary bridal photos? Hadokens and Force chokes【Pics】

2020-11-30T01:00:00Z
”I do…and also Round One, fight!”

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Fathers’ participation in parenting key to larger families: survey

2020-11-29T21:00:00Z

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Fireball spotted in night sky over Japan

2020-11-29T21:29:00Z

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Wizards’ Rui Hachimura plays Doraemon’s Gian, joins Bruce Willis’ Doraemon in SoftBank’s TV ad

2020-11-29T21:00:00Z

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Experience online ninja training with a ‘ninjutsu’ sensei from Odawara

2020-11-29T21:30:00Z

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Hololive Production Holds Open Audition for English-speaking Virtual YouTuber/Singer

November 30, 2020 12:10am CST
Applications will be accepted until January 29, 2021

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Maaya Sakamoto Plans Her Debut 25th Anniversary Concert in March 2021

November 30, 2020 1:10am CST
She made her singer debut with “Yakusoku wa Iranai” (Escaflowne theme) in 1996

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Crown prince says he approves of daughter’s marriage after money dispute resolved

2020-11-30T09:45:00Z

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Universal Studios Japan Opens Super Nintendo World on February 4

posted on 2020-11-30 09:40 EST by Alex Mateo
Video previews Mario Kart: Bowser’s Challenge attraction

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Join Us as Japan Pop Culture Takes Centre Stage at AFA Singapore 2020 Online

*Nov 30th 2020

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Urbangarde Releases First Animated Music Video ‘Baeruna’ Directed by Danjou Oozora

Nov 30th 2020

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Yokohama’s Walking Gundam Statue Takes Its First Steps for the Press

November 30, 2020 9:31am CST
Visitors will be able to “pilot” the articulated RX-78-2

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English Voice Actors Kara Edwards, Zach Bolton Announce Marriage

posted on 2020-11-30 14:45 EST by Kim Morrissy
Worked together on Dragon Ball Z, Fairy Tail, One Piece, Pop Team Epic, more

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The depressing diet of a Tokyo prostitute during Japan’s Edo period

2020-12-01T01:30:00Z
Yoshiwara was once where men with money to burn came to entertain themselves, while this woman was eating rotten pickles, or sometimes nothing at all.

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Top 10 Japanese baby names of 2020 revealed

2020-12-01T02:00:00Z
If you’re looking for inspiration for your little bundle of joy, maybe this will give you some ideas.

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New online theater ZA opens up new possibilities for theater goers

2020-11-30T21:00:00Z

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Japan’s coldest prefecture offering frozen river open-air soaking this winter

2020-11-30T21:00:00Z

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