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Mom gets BIG surprise with help from Nissan 【Video】

Mom gets BIG surprise with help from Nissan 【Video】

Kids do amazing things sometimes. They stun you with their simple creativity and boggle you with questions you never had thought of. Their sensitivity is also to be remarked upon. One little boy though, has shown Japan his amazing sensitivity and thoughtfulness and has given his mother the surprise of a lifetime.

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Tokyo Disneyland honors “proto-Fastpass” given to girl 16 years ago, melts the Internet’s heart

Tokyo Disneyland honors “proto-Fastpass” given to girl 16 years ago, melts the Internet’s heart

Between the exciting rides, fun mascots and surprisingly progressive policies, millions of Japanese and foreign tourists have their “dreams come true” at Tokyo Disneyland every year. But for every dream fulfilled, there are always a few little hearts broken when a child realizes they are too short to experience the thrilling ride that has everyone else screaming for joy.

Some 16 years ago, one such girl was turned away at one of the rides and given a “Future Passenger Certificate,” a seemingly primitive version of Disney’s Fastpass, which entitled her to skip to the front of the line when she came back as an older and taller Tokyo Disneyland guest.

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Woman gets trapped between train and platform, fellow commuters push to rescue her

Woman gets trapped between train and platform, fellow commuters push to rescue her

It’s Monday, which is the worst way to start the week, isn’t it? So, how about some heart-warming news to get things going?

Let’s see, what have we got? Oh, yes, a story about how, while alighting from a train in Japan’s Saitama Prefecture, a woman slipped and became pinned between the train and the platform.

Wait, that’s not the heart-warming part!

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Starbucks Japan Serving Cups of Cheer for the New Year

Starbucks Japan Serving Cups of Cheer for the New Year

It all started with a simple message: “Benkyou Ganbare.” Good luck with your studies.

And then the pictures of Starbucks cups came rolling in.

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Kyoto Bullying Awareness Event Sees Teenager Topple Demon in Wrestling Match, Sends Powerful Message to Bullies

Kyoto Bullying Awareness Event Sees Teenager Topple Demon in Wrestling Match, Sends Powerful Message to Bullies

It’s been quite the day for vanquishing bullies here on RocketNews24. First we heard the story of a violent club host being arrested following outcry on the internet, and now a pro wrestling teenager has taken down a demon in an effort to raise awareness of the bullying in Japan’s schools.

As reported by Asahi Digital, in a special pro wrestling event held last Sunday in Kamigyou ward, Kyoto, a young man who once suffered at the hands of school bullies put on an incredible show by quite literally wrestling “The King of Bullies” to the ground.

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【Heroism】 Younger Brother Catches Suicide Jump Sibling, Saves Life

【Heroism】 Younger Brother Catches Suicide Jump Sibling, Saves Life

At around 4:20pm last Sunday, emergency services in Tokyo’s Ōta ward received a call saying that a young man had leapt from a building and was lying injured in the street.

Arriving moments later and no doubt prepared for the worst, paramedics were instead met by an altogether different and quite remarkable scene; there were, in fact, two men, but both were fully conscious and had sustained only relatively minor injuries.

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Chinese Netizens Offer Words of Thanks in Place of Their Government after Japanese Rescue Stranded Crew

Chinese Netizens Offer Words of Thanks in Place of Their Government after Japanese Rescue Stranded Crew

In a news story over on the Asahi Shinbun Digital, despite the Japanese coastguard coming to the aid of a Chinese freighter that had caught fire, the Chinese government has yet to issue a statement of thanks.

Chinese netizens, however, have taken to their keyboards to show their gratitude and express their joy upon hearing about the act of humanity despite relations between the two countries being so bad at this time.

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