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Japanese kid stuns Internet with awesome, rock star-like response to journal-writing assignment

When asked to look back on his week, this kid got full marks for cool bravado, but probably only partial credit for the assignment.

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Miranda Kerr pulls crazy poses in parody of song by Japanese gravure model【Video】

The former Victoria’s Secret model hams it up for the camera in this weird and wonderful Japanese song about kissing.

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Zelda’s Master Sword has apparently become a real-life fire extinguisher in Japan

Discovered in an otaku mecca and seemingly protected by the Nintendo franchise’s legendary Triforce.

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Suspected jewelry thief captured in Japan in comically slow-speed foot pursuit by police【Video】

Suspect unable to outrun the law or the limits of his cardiovascular system.

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Japan’s anime-loving penguin turned to comfort of a 2-D girl after being scorned by his 3-D wife

Lost his real-life penguin wife, gained an anime waifu.

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Japanese artist illustrates the difference between ads for men and women in social games

This nine-panel comic flips the table on ads featuring breasts, panties and shy girls for men, and blue-steel looks for women.

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Japanese synchronised swimmer performs routine in the pool…with blue armpits【Video】

The Olympian’s bright blue underarms makes it hard to concentrate on her stunning performance.

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“Shogun sound” toilet hack covers the sound of your pooping with samurai battle cries【Video】

Cry “Havoc!” and let slip the poops of your butt.

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Japan now has sailor suit school uniform cosplay costumes for your drink bottles

The outfit comes with a sweet cap, a petticoat and a tiny hanger for storage.

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Company uses photos of Mr. Sato in letters to customers, so he pays a visit they won’t forget

Mr. Sato stormed off to the company’s office with two very specific demands.

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Dead mom walking – Does anime have a maternal mortality hairstyle trope?

Anime fans search for the earliest example of what some consider a harbinger hairdo, but how did it get started?

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Magikarp song’s brand-new English version is full of love for the most pathetic Pokémon【Video】

And in Pokémon tradition, there’s even a minor change from the original Japanese version.

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Squirtle pillow sold in Indonesia does not look like something children should play with…

Innocent toy or illicit toy? You decide.

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How to make Starbucks Japan’s American Cherry Pie Frappuccino even better

When in doubt, the answer is always “more pie“.

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Proof that everything looks awesome anime-opening style, even a video of bananas【Video】

Awesome music video is an anime-style testament to the power of dreams, friendship, and probably potassium.

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Gudetama: How did Sanrio’s lethargic egg become so popular in Japan?

The team at Vox shed light onto the development and popularity of the lovable egg with a bum.

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The secondhand Suzuki that has been everywhere, including the moon?【Video】

Visual effects artist Eugene Romanovsky goes all out to sell his beloved Suzuki Vitara.

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Net user shares clever discovery to make her boss feel concerned and let her go home early

This worker discovered a surprising trick which makes use of only one simple object for a potentially epic lifehack. 

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Visual Kei headbanging is either very soothing or very creepy to watch【Video】

Is a few dozen people dancing without moving their bodies at all unsettling or tranquil? You be the judge.

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Japanese idol singers put on hazmat suits before hugging fans at Tokyo event【Video, photos】

The six young ladies of this Nagoya-based idol unit skipped the frilly skirts when it was time to embrace their fanbase.

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