Don’t scratch them off your itinerary just yet, though.
Cats of Twitter unite to give you some warm fuzzies.
With impressive moves like these, this is one maid you don’t want to double-cross.
The eerie ruins of this once-thriving amusement park look set to become Japan’s next unusual place to visit.
Big Boo doesn’t seem nearly as scary anymore.
These feats of greatness are made even more spectacular with a duo of easily impressed sidekicks.
They’ve got your pow, bam, and hadoken packed with some good, ol’ fashioned laughs.
Japanese Twitter has fallen in love with this collection of blissful, tucked-in kitties.
The debate continues over whether plying a carp with booze is inhumane treatment of animals or a treasured part of Japan’s cultural heritage.
Two Digital Monsters are ready to add some serious flair to your fashion ensemble.
Survey solicits sentiments of those with “impoverished breasts.”
Do these gestures in Japan and all you’ll get are looks of culture-gap confusion.
The bird with the cockscomb comes to Starbucks in a very cute collection.
Japanese Twitter artist produces handy reference guide covering characters with younger or older brothers or sisters.
As if there weren’t enough crazy sweet flavors to satiate our rumbling stomachs!
Anime fans have been buzzing about a possible foreign adaptation of director Makoto Shinkai’s hit.
Pretentiousness run amok, or madness with a method to it?
Don’t just stuff your autographs and fan goods into a box – cover your walls with them!
Are you closer to the 18-year-old or 81-year-old side of the spectrum?
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