Oona McGee

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Cosplayers come out to play for Anime Japan 2017 convention in Tokyo【Photos】

Schoolgirls, demons and anthropomorphised characters show us their best side at this year’s event dedicated to all things anime.

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Sayonara Quarter Pounder: McDonald’s Japan takes iconic burger off its menu

Japanese customers took to social media to let us know how they felt about the announcement.

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Starbucks Japan brings out Shaken Apple Green Tea for a limited time

We try the delectable new drink that’s so exclusive it’s only available in four of the country’s prefectures.

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New Studio Ghibli tea collection includes tea sourced from Totoro’s real-life forest in Japan!

Now you can enjoy the flavours of some well-known characters from the acclaimed animation studio.

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Send a free drink to a friend with Japan’s newest coinless vending machines【Video】

We try out the new system at a high-tech digital vending machine in Tokyo.

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Onsen Musume: Japanese hot springs turn into cute anime schoolgirl idols【Video】

Find out what the country’s most well-known onsen look like as a cute idol group in their very first video.

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Tiny house in Japanese woods is the getaway we’d love to escape to【Video】

getaway home becomes a family home, with a young father who says his ties to family are stronger thanks to downsized living.

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Cute cat shows off incredible skills with cup-and-ball game【Video】

No matter how many times the cups are moved, this cat always knows which cup the ball is in.

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Japan’s hip-hop dancing granny shows off her moves in new “Rice Dance” video

There’s no better way to promote the nation’s rice crops than with a grandmother and two girls in kimono dancing at famous landmarks around Tokyo.

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New sleep cafe opens in Japan, offers free coffee and luxurious naps to visitors

Now you can nap in a $9,000 bed and enjoy mood lighting and soothing music with your coffee for a limited time in Tokyo.

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Say hello to the new Easter doughnut range from Krispy Kreme Japan

Easter is the time to eat cute ladybugs in Japan.

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Ginza Cozy Corner releases “Hanami Party” mini cakes and treats for sakura cherry blossom season

This matcha and sakura cake collection has been specially designed for cherry blossom viewing parties.

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Your Name anime film merchandise now available from Japan’s gacha capsule toy vending machines

With more than ten cute items to collect, this is a range we’ll be saving our yen for.

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We try the new Sunshine Mandarin Mango Tea Frappuccino from Starbucks Japan

Fruit, tea and coconut milk is a winning combination.

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Häagen-Dazs Japan brings out new limited-edition Hojicha Latte roasted green tea ice cream

The delicious new frozen dessert showcases the flavour of roasted Japanese green tea.

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Pancakes on a stick are Japan’s hottest new food trend

The one store that sells these delectable treats is just as cute as the skewered pancakes themselves!

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Traditional Japanese wood-carving techniques look stunning on fruit and vegetables

These intricate works of art include beautiful geometric patterns often seen on Japanese kimono.

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Tokyo’s giant Gundam statue dismantled in anime-like scene that’s warming the hearts of fans

The significance of the event is being felt by everyone, even the workers who stopped to pose with photos of the mecha’s gigantic detached body parts.

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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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