Oona McGee

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People in Japan go crazy for bunny bread loaves from new Tokyo bakery

The cute and fluffy bread is proving to be so popular it’s been selling out as soon as it hits the shelves.

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Tully’s Japan reveals new lineup of sakura cherry blossom beverages, sweets and drinkware

Move over Starbucks – there’s another coffeehouse in Tokyo adding a dazzling range of cherry blossom treats to their menu.

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Japanese master craftsman builds stunning tiny house on wheels【Video】

Featuring all-natural materials and even a built-in fireplace, this tiny home is filled with clever design details.

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Japan falls in love with plant that grows cute rabbits pulling peace-sign poses

This is the succulent that everyone wants to own right now.

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Spirited Away No Face piggy bank is the Studio Ghibli merchandise we all need to have right now

The new automated money box speaks, plays music from the film, and burps after every deposit!

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New Krispy Kreme premium range includes sakura and matcha green tea doughnut cakes

The new luxury doughnuts are being billed as miniature cakes thanks to their creamy, delectable fillings.

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Starbucks goes to the tropics for new Frappuccino release in Japan

The latest addition to the menu is said to be an irresistible treat for tea lovers.

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Sakura jellies containing whole cherry blossoms take the market by storm in Japan

These sakura-filled dewdrops are every bit as delicious as they are beautiful.

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Cosplay indoors with new range of Taisho Roman schoolgirl costumes from Japan

Now you can relax around the home in a traditional outfit worn by schoolgirls during the romantic Taisho period.

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Early-blooming sakura cherry blossoms create pink-tinged wonderlands in Japan

People around the country are sharing stunning photos of the early-blossoming sakura in full bloom.

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SoftBank finally unveils new ads featuring Justin Bieber speaking Japanese【Video】

The singer rubs shoulders with some of SoftBank’s finest stars while dressed as a student in Japanese school uniform.

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Custard pudding with natto fermented soybeans? We try the new dessert craze sweeping Japan

It might sound like an unusual pairing, but according to Japanese sweet connoisseurs, this is actually a delicious combination!

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Tiny Tokyo apartment makes up for lack of space with clever design details【Video】

This expat shows us why she loves her 8 square-metre (86 square-foot) living space in Japan’s crowded capital.

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Japan introduces new maternity taxi service in Tohoku to help pregnant women

Iwate Prefecture is the latest region to receive a designated maternity taxi service, in a trend that’s becoming increasingly popular around Japan.

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McDonald’s releases new “Yakki” burger based on a popular Japanese meal

There’s even a scent-filled 4-D promotional movie being screened to coincide with the new burger’s release.

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J-pop idol group gives us a lesson in iconic Japanese high school girl poses【Video】

Do you know the names of all these Japanese photo poses that have appeared over the years?
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Japan’s Animate Cafe sends out apology to fans after discovering error in Yu-Gi-Oh! merchandise

There might be a rare fault in the design, but we have a feeling some fans won’t be exchanging the faulty item as requested.

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Cute orange octopus from Japan is here to keep your instant cup noodles hot and tasty

The three-minute wait to make cup noodles just got a lot more exciting.

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Now you can spread coffee on your toast in Japan!

Add a caffeine boost to your toast and sandwiches with this new spread from a popular Japanese coffee brand.

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We try the new Sakura Blossom Cream Frappuccino and Latte from Starbucks Japan

Not only is it cherry blossom-flavoured, it’s also the first time Starbucks has ever released a drink with crunchy Japanese rice cracker pieces.

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