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See this half-Japanese student reveal his prank in this surprising finale to a video series in which he documents an elaborate social experiment.
Because there’s nobody better to show us how to style our hair like an animated high school girl than a real-life high school girl.
With two colours to choose from, this is the most unique sailor uniform we’ve ever seen!
People all over Japan are falling in love with the drama and humour in this charming re-enactment.
New generation shows new tastes in subtly personalizing school uniforms, according to survey.
Vantan High School tries to get ahead of the increasing use of drones and robotics in industry and may have become the coolest high school in Japan as a result.
Baseball tournament officials defend the ban on female students as a necessary measure to help protect their safety.
Someone’s getting excessively punished here and its up to the courts to decide who.
The Japanese noodle restaurant chain Marugame Seimen, which specializes in udon (thick wheat noodles), has started a social media marketing campaign targeted at high school-age girls, JK Udon Kawaii (“High School Girls Udon Cute”).
Internet users offer counterpoints that suggest disgruntled high school student may, in fact, not know everything.
These students achieved what was once thought impossible for conventional paper airplanes by throwing a round-trip flight that returned nearly exactly to where it was launched.
It’s time for all the seniors to find their own “way of the ninja!”
When this high-school kid opened up the last hand-made bento lunch of his high school life, he found a note from his mother with a sweet and surprising message…
The story of the lone schoolgirl and the country train that takes her to school every day is capturing hearts around the world.
14 Japanese volunteers tell us about moments in their lives that seemed to come straight out of an anime.
Beauty pageants for boys dressed up as girls are kind of a thing in Japan now. Whether you think they’re awesome or kind of confusing, you can’t help but admit that the entrants usually manage to pull off the cute girl look surprisingly well.
This month marks the annual Miss Komaba High School Pageant, a contest that has been going on for several years now and which invites young men to dress like their female peers . Last year’s contestants were pretty good, but can this year’s pretty boys give them a run for their money? Let’s find out!
Japanese commercials are known all over the world for being just as entertaining as the programs they interrupt. Whether they’re ridiculously cute, heartbreakingly sad, a little confusing, or nightmare-inducingly bizarre, most commercials have something special going on.
So what about this commercial? It looks so normal at first; it’s just a bunch of high school girls hanging out in a classroom, playing a guitar, reading, whatever. But then, right in the middle, something happens. Watch it for yourself and see if you can figure it out before the reveal!
When I was in high school I thought I was pretty good at drawing, only to take a look at some of my work 10 years later and realize how hideous most of it looked. In fact, it’s more than a little embarrassing how proud I was back then over a couple of notebooks of ugly doodles.
But unlike myself, there are some really creative young artists out there producing top-notch work in between classes and studying. One recent example currently circulating the Japanese web is a collection of intricate dioramas put together by a second-year high school student.
For many of our readers, the “culture festivals” held at high schools and colleges will already be familiar thanks to their prevalence in anime and TV dramas produced in Japan. Even if you’ve never been to Japan yourself, you probably already know that the classes turn their rooms into fun little shops, offering food and entertainment for their families, friends, alumni fellow students and teachers.
While most of them aren’t particularly elaborate, every now and then, a class with will show up with a project that goes above and beyond. This year, one of those projects exploded online, capturing the attention of thousands of Twitter users. The idea? The students made their own “tea cup” ride! It’s just like what you’d see at Disneyland, but entirely mechanical and way, way more awesome!