Oona McGee

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Mister Donut teams up with Kyoto tea specialist for new premium matcha doughnut range

The collection includes half a dozen delicious doughnuts and two powdered green tea beverages.

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Outburst by Japanese minister at press conference overshadowed by…his Eva anime tie

Viewers were shocked to see the Reconstruction Minister rip into a journalist but then they couldn’t tear their eyes away from his necktie.

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McDonald’s Japan adds new beef burgers to their regular menu for the first time in eight years

We try the new burgers brought out to replace the Quarter Pounder and find they’re every bit as tasty as they look.

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Japan gets swept up in creative new “cherry toast” trend 【Photos】

It’s an easy and beautiful way to enjoy breakfast.

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Cute Instagram cat teaches us about Japanese culture with hilarious cosplay photo collection

Bow down to your new furry sensei.

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Starbucks Japan brings out new American Cherry Pie Frappuccino

The amazing new beverage is set to provide customers with a whole new drinking experience.

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Totoro and friends come out to play as cute new Studio Ghibli toys

The wind-up toys feature adorable movements designed to bring a smile to everybody’s faces.

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Donald Trump fronts Twitter ads on Japan’s rail network【Photos】

Written entirely in Japanese and without any English text, foreign visitors are wondering what on earth these ads mean.

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Starbucks Japan now has matcha pudding on the menu

People around the country are falling in love with the exciting new release.

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Japanese hanami lovers reveal the top ten things to bring on a cherry blossom viewing picnic

Enjoy a sakura party like an experienced local with these ten handy essentials.

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Sakura 2017: The best places to see cherry blossoms in Japan

Enjoy the best of the cherry blossom viewing season with this list of the top spots to see sakura around the country.

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Japanese rail company uses ukiyo-e posters to ask commuters to mind their manners on the train

The ever-growing series of traditional artworks is grabbing everyone’s attention for its beauty and humour.

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Heartwarming video captures the emotion of last day at work for a Japanese rail station employee

The story of the Akihabara stationmaster is bringing tears to the eyes of commuters around the country.

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Shin Godzilla visual effects team creates new monster video for Japanese tourism campaign【Video】

A fearsome giant is no match for a powerful travel spot in this impressive video.

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Enjoy the beauty of sakura cherry blossoms at new onsen hanami event in Tokyo

One of the most magical events of the season combines traditional bathing with the iconic blossoms of spring.

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Latest Japanese lifehack shows how to store exercise balls … with nothing but a corner ceiling

It might look like magic, but these balls can actually be stored in the ceiling without the use of any racks, hooks or netting.

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Kyoto University students let loose at cosplay graduation ceremony【Photos】

From beer bottles to Pokémon and short-skirted anime girls, these Japanese students know how to celebrate their last day at university.

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Yu-Gi-Oh! outbreak turns heads in Shibuya

Because nothing catches people’s attention like a crowd of spiky-haired students strutting around en masse.

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Brain Gymnastics Quiz: Move one matchstick to create the name of a Japanese Prefecture

Find out how you can create the name of a prefecture simply by moving just one of these matchsticks.

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New makeup-free cafe set to open in Tokyo next month

The staff at this cafe are dedicated to promoting the concept of natural beauty and spreading the no-makeup trend around Japan.

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