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Japanese netizens discuss the ulterior meaning of “kawaisou” (how sad/pitiable)

Be careful when breaking out this one; sometimes the person you’re pitying doesn’t want your pity.

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German Re:Zero cosplayer is winning over the hearts of Japanese netizens

This Chinese-German cosplayer is getting lots of love for her portrayal of some of the series’ less represented characters.

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Japanese typhoons bring rain, chaos, and… Pokémon?!

Today’s forecast: It’s raining Magikarp!

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Why didn’t Japan include any Pokémon character cameos in the 2020 Olympic promo?

Netizens fear Japan may have missed out on capitalizing on one of its hottest current exports.
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How many members you should put in your RPG party, according to Japanese gamers

Japanese gamers weigh in on what prime party member number makes or breaks their RPG experience.

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Japanese Twitter users reveal the logic behind the 5K eggs in Pokémon Go

Just how long is it supposed to take to hatch those eggs?

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Charismatic or creepy? Phrases women are likely to interpret different ways based on looks

Japanese netizens point out what they see as a huge double standard when it comes to how women react to certain comments and come-ons made by hotties or geeks.

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Japanese man arrested for escorting a stranger’s daughter to the bathroom

Is this guy a creepy predator or just an unlucky, good Samaritan?

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Japanese music and vocaloid content disappears as YouTube rolls out new paid service

Japanese and overseas communities react to YouTube disabling U.S. access to content, as Google pressures Japanese labels and rights-holders to sign up for paid service YouTube Red.

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