Oona McGee

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“Can you drop a bomb on America?” Japanese man shocks commuters from tracks of busy train station

Reactions from onlookers and staff were just as disconcerting as the man’s behaviour.

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Japanese artist finds a way to see through manga characters’ clothing【Video】

It turns out the secret to X-ray vision is a surprising item from a 100-yen shop.

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Cosplayers around the world reveal inspiring cosplay evolutions online 【Photos】

A few years can make all the difference between ordinary and spectacular cosplay.

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We visit Japan’s only specialty toothpick store to buy products steeped in 300-year-old history

When samurai needed toothpicks during the Edo period, this store had everything they were looking for.

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Japanese cosplay gets a western twist with new Taisho Roman kimono outfits 【Photos】

East meets west in this fusion style that combines overseas trends with traditional Japanese elements.

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Japanese Twitter users share a secret hiding on platform five at Akihabara Station

A little-known milky paradise awaits those who know where to look at this busy station in the capital.

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McDonald’s unveils upcoming collaboration with Japanese mobile game Granblue Fantasy

Fans are speculating about the campaign offers and freebies they’ll receive during the new burger campaign.

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Amazing “funnel cloud” appears over the sky in Japan 【Video】

The stunning natural phenomenon looks more like an otherworldly dragon as it’s filmed slowly retreating up to the sky.

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“Hijab Cosplayer” wows the world with her take on Japanese anime characters【Photos】

Just because you wear a hijab doesn’t mean you can’t cosplay.

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How much treasure can you find on a Japanese beach with a metal detector?

It’s amazing what you can unearth on a day out at the beach.

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Giant nipple squirts milk from U.F.O. in crazy Japanese commercial【Video】

Milk-giving alien cow nipple is everything we’ve come to love about ads in Japan.

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Would you pay to share a love doll with strangers?

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Can a woman have a good time at a Japanese love hotel on her own? Our reporter investigates

A relaxing Zen-like experience or a lonely, tear-inducing night surrounded by sex toys?

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Make Japanese food replicas at home with the 3-D Dream Arts Pen 【Pics】

You don’t have to stand outside restaurant windows to enjoy Japan’s amazing food displays — now you can recreate the delicious samples at home!

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Japanese sign uses the power of spirits to strike fear into passers-by and stop them from littering

Forget putting the fear of God into someone; this graveside sign calls on spirits to ensure people mind their manners.

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Studio Ghibli reveals new handmade clothing range with cute short anime film 【Video】

Jiji the cat and Totoro and friends feature on tops, pants, skirts, dresses and accessories in the collection.

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Triumph lingerie company creates sake underwear using fabric made with Japanese rice wine

Finally! Wearable sake!

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Japanese ninja, samurai and courtesans star in new Red Bull ad set in the Edo period 【Video】

Travel back in time to feudal Japan with an epic new clip featuring music by the Yoshida Brothers.

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McDonald’s Japan adds cheese smoothie to their autumn menu

Fruit and cheese is a heavenly combination.

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Japan’s Unique Skin Girls bring their brightly coloured complexions out to the streets of Tokyo

The girls showed off the new underground fashion trend in one of the city’s most upmarket shopping streets.

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