Oona McGee

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Ghibli theme song for My Neighbour Totoro gets an electronic makeover in Japan

New version of the classic melody is making news with Ghibli fans around the country.

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Cute cats come out to play as traditional Japanese geta sandals

Three gorgeous kittens are waiting to dress up your summer outfits.

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Japanese gay community at the centre of new “Tokyo Neighbors” web series 【Video】

The webisodes explore what it’s like to be gay in Japan.

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Wonder Woman x Hello Kitty collaboration is coming to Japan

This is the first time ever for Sanrio’s cute cat to team up with a western-made film.

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Japanese company creates scratch and sniff cards that smell like the bellies of cats and dogs

Hours of testing went into replicating the unusual scent.

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Your Name pyjamas, parkas and accessories let you dress up as characters from the anime film

Relive the magic of the fantasy body-swapping adventure with items and clothes seen in the animated movie!

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Yukata summer kimono separates allow you to mix and match traditional outfits with everyday wear

This innovative new collection includes kimono that look great with jeans and tops too.

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Starbucks Japan releases matcha scones and doughnuts with their new matcha Frappuccino

Come with us as we eat and drink our way through the newest green tea treats from Starbucks.

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Green tea ice cream from Nara combines everything we love about the city into one cute dessert

There’s so much to like about the city’s new signature sweet.

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Coca-Cola releases five new gorgeous limited-edition bottles in Japan

Each of the locally-themed designs will be limited for sale in different regions of the country.

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Anime art vs. Western art: The changing face of a Japanese schoolgirl’s self-portrait

When this kindergartener goes to school, her self-portraits change depending on whether she’s in a Japanese or U.S. environment.

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Penguin Bomb papercraft is the most amazing thing you’ll see today【Video】

Watch as a flat stack of paper springs to life like magic, instantly becoming a three-dimensional penguin in the blink of an eye.

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Japanese sushi train restaurant offers unlimited food, drinks and desserts for less than $15!

There are more than 80 mouthwatering dishes to choose from, including ramen, fries, chicken, and, of course, plates and plates of sushi.

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Japanese company releases cute cat paw hand masks and foot covers to support your beauty time

Turn yourself into a kitten with these creative accessories.

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Our crossdressing Japanese reporters use Makeapp with dramatic results 【Photos】

The app that digitally removes makeup has some some funny, and frightening, results.

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Anime artist illustrates the difference between Japanese schoolgirls now and ten years ago

It turns out that high school girls look and act very differently now compared to a decade ago.

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Top 30 tourist sites in Japan: the most popular sightseeing spots for overseas visitors

From the well-known to the obscure, this year’s annual ranking of top spots has some surprises in store for even the most seasoned travellers.

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West spotted in Japan 【Videos, Pics】

The celebrity couple drew attention as they shopped and strolled around the streets of Tokyo this weekend.

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Japanese elementary school teacher gets drunk, visits student’s house and beats him with stick

The teacher used a drumstick from a drumming video game during the assault.

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Bra shirt for men: Japan develops new type of clothing to conceal men’s nipples

This new garment uses a specially designed insert to help cover those pesky high beams.

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