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Goodbye, Gundam. Life-size mecha statue is leaving Tokyo next spring

But could the sudden farewell have a silver lining?

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Humongous Dragon Quest Slimes appear at park in Japan【Photos】

Slimes draw near following conclusion of rice field art project.

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Unbelievable photographs of snowflakes from Tokyo’s recent snowstorm taken with iPhones 【Pics】

Japanese Twitter users capture incredibly beautiful snowflake shapes.

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Insane Japanese Twitter user does the unthinkable: beats Pokémon Sun/Moon only using Magikarp

Who knew that all this time Magikarp was a beefcake beast?

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Samurai in full armor doing extreme sports has passersby, internet watching in awe【Video】

A different type of Seven Samurai.

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Fukuoka town builds enormous Godzilla replica out of… straw?

After hearing about it last week, you bet we went to check out Japan’s gigantic straw Godzilla for ourselves, and it’s way more imposing than we’d anticipated.

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We celebrate “Toilet Day” in Japan with a visit to a public toilet worth 100 million yen

With lavishly decorated gold-painted ceilings, a flowing brook and a Japanese style bridge, this is one of the most stylish places to do your business in Japan.

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Fan makes awesome, interactive Pokémon GO Halloween costume that lets you capture Pikachu【Vid】

Usually we think of costumes as something to sew, but some clever construction was required for this amazing Pokémon outfit.

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Japanese toymaker celebrates Halloween with crazy animal and anime cosplay in the office 【Photos】

Yes, that is Cardcaptor Sakura diligently working with her fishmen colleagues.

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How to make awesome glow-in-the-dark jelly shots【RocketKitchen】

With just four quick steps and a very special ingredient, anyone can make this spectacular fluorescent jelly!

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Japanese astronaut shares breathtaking photo of Japan’s leaves turning red from space

Mars may be the one called the Red Planet, but this shot shows part of Earth turning a beautiful crimson.

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Video shows dragon, or possibly CG modeling class project, flying near mountains in China 【Vid】

It’s time to call either animal control or your online guild companions.

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Massive Godzilla figure stands more than six feet tall, costs more than $40,000 dollars

There’s a special reason it’s so big, and no, it’s not just because it looks awesome.

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You can now make chocolate scrambled eggs, blur breakfast/dessert line with Japan’s Choco Tama

”How can we get more chocolate in our eggs?” is a question we’d never have thought to ask, but we sure are glad this Japanese company did.

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Anime song-playing, lightning-shooting Tesla coil is world’s coolest high school science project

One of anime’s most famous opening themes, but like it’s never been heard before.

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Turn your plastic fan (or whatever you want) into the hilt of a katana

Never lose grip of your fan again with this simple how-to samurai guide

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Cardboard artist hand-makes katana, temples, motorized bus, and more in incredible detail

Even the wipers on the bus go swish, swish, swish, all through the town!

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Japan’s Kodo taiko group creates awesome new performance with 3D sound technology

The stunning sound and visuals in this new clip are designed to transport viewers to a Japanese festival as part of a new website for foreign tourists.

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Why stay in a hotel when you can spend the night in this Tokyo bookstore instead?

In what’s become an annual event, bookseller Junkudo is letting lucky lovers of literature spend one night slumbering among its shelves.

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Amazing exhibition of Japan’s legendary “cursed katana” is going on right now【Photos】

Don’t forget to purify your soul before heading to this museum’s display of samurai swords that were designed to do just one thing: kill.

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