Japan

Over 80 new Pocket Monsters being added to Pokémon GO this week【Video】

The Johto region is coming to Pokémon GO this week in the game’s biggest update yet.

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We try making demi-glace sauce with catsup and chocolate【RocketKitchen】

Cooking a special dinner? Try this crazy kitchen hack!

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The My Nintendo Store website crashes, but all is forgiven

No standard error message as Nintendo unleashes its latest cute creation: Nin-Godzilla

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Konami reveals video game heroine Bombergirl, and her new image will set off sparks

Bombs, beauty, and, as this artwork would seem to suggest, other things beginning with the letter “B” are all part of the latest installment of the classic video game franchise.

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Matchmaking party in Tokyo is a literal blind date, everyone must wear blindfolds

Having trouble looking for the perfect romantic partner? Maybe that’s your problem…the “looking” part I mean.

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Japanese elementary school kid says 12 x 25 = 300, teacher doesn’t say he’s answered correctly

Can you spot what’s wrong with this kids’ work? Because a lot of adults sure can’t.

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Anime/manga fans flood publisher’s office with Valentine’s Day presents for 2-D crushes

Popular series’ title refers to a prince, but he’s also the king of Valentine’s Day chocolate.

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Every new English song for anime hit Your Name previewed in teaser video【Video】

”Zenzenzense” isn’t the only song getting new English vocals from original Japanese singer Yojiro Noda.

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Piko Taro hams it up on the red carpet and has the time of his life at the Grammy Awards

The Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen singer was surprised by his popularity in the US, with kids, artists and famous celebrities all wanting a photo with him.

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Fashionably fragrant gift idea: J-Scent, perfumes that capture the aromas of Japan

And we don’t mean the smell of drunk, sweaty salarymen on a crowded train.

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Starbucks Japan adds new Sakura Raspberry Milk flavour to its chilled cup range

The gorgeous new release, which comes with milk pudding pieces, was unveiled at a special cherry-blossom event space in Tokyo yesterday.

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Japanese high schoolers show off how their classes celebrate Valentine’s Day at school

Valentine’s Day is the one day in Japan when anime becomes real life.

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Experience Doraemon’s Anywhere Door in virtual reality【 Video】

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Guys’ eyes don’t lie about thighs — Twitter illustrator shows the way to draw male-pleasing legs

Tiny details in anime and manga artwork can make a huge difference.

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At new Kanagawa attraction, you too can be a Ninja Warrior…sort of!

While most of us can’t build our very own Midoriyama, there will soon be a place in Japan where we can unleash our inner ninja.

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Video of water hose shooting ice cylinders like a machine gun shows how freaky cold Japan can get

Spring can’t come soon enough for this employee on morning cleaning duty.

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Looking to add some Pokémon flair to your home interior? Gigantic Lapras plushie is here to help

This Pocket Monster is way too big to fit in your pocket.

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Osaka resident follows Twitter suggestion and befriends neighborhood crows with shocking result

Don’t mistake crows for being dumb birds. They will remember your face and never forget you!

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New Japanese reference book helps artists draw lazy characters

The “Pose Catalogue” contains 800 photos of men and women lazing about in casual outfits and underwear.

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There’s one thing that really bugs me about the live-action Ghost in the Shell trailer【Video】

There’s been plenty of controversy about the casting and plot, but something else jumps out at me in the latest preview.

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