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Beautiful Taiwanese Go player hailed as a once-in-a-thousand-year beauty by Japanese fans 【Pics】

This talented young lady is more than just a pretty face.

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“Mr Freshman 2017”: Japan reveals its best-looking first-year male high school student 【Video】

Another unusual beauty contest makes news in Japan.

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Japanese pro cosplayer causes pandemonium at World Cosplay Summit

This is what happens when one of the country’s most adulated cosplayers makes an appearance at a cosplay convention.

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Cosplayers celebrate World Cosplay Summit by starring in sunscreen ads for Shiseido

It’s not every day you get to see cosplayers fronting an ad campaign for one of the annual convention’s main sponsors.

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Want big breasts? We try the Japanese optical illusion shirt that gives anyone a large bust

One woman and five men with different physiques show how much your breasts can grow with just one T-shirt.

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Matcha parfait looks like a Japanese zen garden, hides a treasure trove of secret surprises

Served in a traditional wooden box, this unusual green tea creation is one of the most sought-after sweets in Tokyo.

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Japanese boy band members surprise fans by dressing up as high school girls

It’s hard to believe that these cute young schoolgirls are actually men.

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Japanese gravure idols and CG schoolgirls named as Miss iD semifinalists for 2018【Video】

Shrine maiden cosplayers and a lifelike doll fashion model also on the list to be crowned “New Generation Girl” of the year.

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New sun protection mask becomes popular in Japan

Some are likening the new look to Darth Vader while others can’t stop raving about its many benefits.

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Ginzan Boyz: Japan’s newest idol group, made up of underground mannequins 【Video】

Handsome miner dummies take the mannequin challenge to new heights with a catchy new music video that’s winning over fans around the country.

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Japanese artist thrills Twitter with stop-motion anime that plays out like a short film 【Video】

With action, humour and a twist ending, it’s easy to see why this captivating anime has become so popular online.

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“Poop Kanji Town” opens in Tokyo with excrement-shaped items on the menu

The new collaboration combines Japanese-language learning with poop-shaped edible items.

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Japanese company produces organic miso powder in collaboration with model Miranda Kerr【Video】

The former Victoria’s Secret model is so popular in Japan that she even has a say in the country’s miso production.

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Nestlé Japan releases new Kit Kat with chocolate cake centre

The unusual sweet is one of several new treats only available at a special Kit Kat Chocolatory store in Tokyo.

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Naomi Watanabe shares her beauty secrets in hilariously down-to-earth makeup tutorial 【Video】

The comedian known as “Japan’s Beyonce” reveals embarrassing details we can all relate to in her debut video for Vogue.

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We try the new Pikachu McFlurry from McDonald’s Japan

We caught not one but all six Pikachu designs!

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Cosplay Yokocho: Tokyo alley where customers eat and drink in cosplay costumes

With photo booths, cosplaying staff, and costume rental for diners, this is one of the most unusual food courts you’ll find in Japan.

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Animegane: World’s first anime eyewear store opens in Akihabara

Whether you’re after Boruto spectacles or glasses from Maho Girls Pretty Cure!, this new store has a huge selection of anime styles to choose from.

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McDonald’s Japan reveals the pocket monster flavour for the new Pokémon McFlurry

Unfortunately, we won’t be getting a Bulbasaur Broccoli McFlurry, but the new dessert looks equally amazing.

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Japanese cosplayer wows crowds in Akihibara with four-legged centaur costume 【Video, photos】

The pretty beast turned heads everywhere as she trotted through the streets of the anime and manga loving neighbourhood.

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