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Japanese cat cafe delights people around the world with adorable kitty cosplay

Totoro and the Catbus are just two of the Ghibli anime characters that star in this cute cat cosplay collection.

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Are Japan’s love hotels secretly filming their guests? We ask a former employee

Consenting adults generally go to love hotels for the express purpose of getting naked, but how much privacy do they really have?

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Why do so many Japanese love hotels refuse service to gay male couples?

We spoke to an industry veteran about the rationale behind the common practice, and got an answer we definitely weren’t expecting.

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Adorable toddler dubbed “Mini Kim Jong-un” shows remarkable sense of rhythm with cute dance moves

Who knew the doppelgänger of a communist leader could come with such adorable bopping hips? 

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J.J. Abrams sits down for an interview with RocketNews24 about Star Trek, the moviemaking process

J.J.’s in Japan, so we paid him a visit to ask about his favorite part of making films and the intense pressure of working on such a beloved franchise.

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South Korean idol group stands out with “no cosmetic surgery” rule for its members 【Video】

Cosmetic surgery is the norm in the K-pop world, but not for these four vocalists.

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Something for the ladies: at Tokyo Game Show 2016, it was all about the “Otome Apps”

Want a boyfriend who’ll never lie, cheat, or ghost on you? Japan’s got you covered with its hottest new video game genre: mobile romance/virtual dating games for the ladies!

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The Disney Princess is now delighting a whole new group of fans.

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Funny gag video suggests China is dominating Olympic diving because of magic powers

That’s one way to make sure you make the smallest splash possible when you hit the water.

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Confessions of a YouTube copier – Mr. Sato tracks down, confronts the man who stole his article

A thrilling tale of passion, vengeance, and redemption.

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Mr Sato takes a trip to Twitter Japan’s lunch room, gorges on their special menu

Our man Mr Sato was recently granted access to the offices of Twitter Japan—and it turns out they put on a great spread every Monday!

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Angry Birdgers: McDonald’s China unveils green & red burgers to coincide with Angry Birds movie

Are you green with envy or just plain nausea?

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Old man blissfully unaware as out-of-control dump truck almost flattens him【Video】

It’s not very often we’re able to follow the line “he never even saw it coming” with “but then he casually watched it zoom over the horizon…”

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Snowboarder in Japan gets chased by a bear, has absolutely no idea【Update: fake but still cool】

Snowboard, pursued by a bear.

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How can we improve RocketNews24?【Survey now closed – thanks for your input!】

Love RocketNews24 and simply can’t get enough? Want to see more of one thing and less of another? Now’s your chance to tell us!

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Uniqlo asks women to draw pictures of their breasts, say words about them【Videos】

We can’t quite decide whether Japanese fashion giant Uniqlo’s latest promotional campaign is cute, empowering, or just plain silly.

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The phalluses are in full bloom at this year’s Kanamara Festival【Photos】

Cloudy skies can’t keep these symbols of fertility down! Note: This post may not be safe for your workplace.

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Announcing the winners of our RocketNews24 x TokyoTreat KitKat Collection Box giveaway!

Were you one of the thousands of people who entered our epic KitKat giveaway? Find out if you’ve won here!

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Scientists call for more education after a study finds that a huge number of Japanese people are afflicted with a condition that causes their private parts to appear blurry. 

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Win a Premium Japanese Kit Kat box, courtesy of TokyoTreat!【Contest closed】

Love Kit Kats? Wish you could get your hands on the amazing varieties available only in Japan? How about a whole box of them?

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