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Amazon strikes down its Anime Strike video streaming service just before its first birthday

Good news! If you’ve got an Amazon Prime membership, you’ve now essentially got an Anime Strike membership too.

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【Lucky Bag Roundup 2018】Meg tries her luck with a fukubukuro from Japan’s top lingerie maker

Intiame apparel lucky bag is available only through Amazon Japan.

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Japanese netizen dons perfectly-sized box, becomes four-legged cardboard nightmare

Never before has a more terrifying six-sided creature been sighted.

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Amazon is opening a brick-and-mortar bar in Tokyo, giving us a reason to leave our homes

Human and virtual sommeliers help customers pick out the perfect beer, wine, or sake in “bar with no menu.”

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Our Japanese writers try to figure out how to use itching powder

The boys learn a valuable lesson in pranking after importing two tablespoons of loose coarse fibers from South America for US$30.

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Crummy Japanese dish dryer still gets five-star reviews on Amazon for unexpected reason

Many are calling this a “high-performance” product even though it’s apparently terrible at drying dishes.

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RocketNews24: The Album release date set!

Witness history in the making as the first ever musical album composed by a news-oriented website (we assume) hits iTunes and Amazon this July!

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We order a “Mystery Lucky Bag of Imperfect Goods” through Amazon, end up with a pile of crab

You can’t go wrong buying a random assortment of flawed seafood through the mail.

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Japan’s extremely harsh video game reviews may be the reason it gets some new releases last

Bad reviews from Japan may have lead to developers prioritizing other countries first.

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Amazon releases new Kindle model specifically designed for manga readers

Beefed-up specs and functions address the needs of Japanese comic fans.

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Kodansha: Amazon Japan’s Kindle Subscription Service Removes Over 1,000 Titles

Kindle Unlimited service offers titles for monthly fee; Kobunsha also claims removal of 550 titles

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Keeping your kitty cool this summer might be a little easier with this cat dish!

This popular product on Amazon could help you protect your precious pet from the summer heat.

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Papercraft kit allows you to recreate mysterious village from Spirited Away in incredible detail

The village joins a line of beautifully detailed paper art kits that allow you to put together scenes and settings from your favorite Ghibli films!

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Japanese gamer finds lost copy of Pokémon Green after 18 years, comes so close to a happy ending

Easy come, easy go, again and again.

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RocketNews24’s debut single “RocketMan” now available on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, and more!

Under the direction of fashion-turned-musical expert Seiji Nakazawa, the RocketNews24 Japan staff have just produced and released their own theme song available now at several major online retailers around the world!

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In Japan, the customer is always king, even if he’s a horny one.

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Amazon Japan suddenly begins shipping video games overseas

The world’s largest online retailer is now ready to give import gamers their fix.

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Danbo goes to war with these cute/intimidating “Zero” fighter plane-inspired designs

Toy maker Kaiyodo, famous for their ultra-detailed figures, recently released two new designs of their popular Danbo character which recall the WWII-era “Zero” Japanese fighter plane.

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Chiba City to become Amazon drone delivery test zone

Japanese government designates Chiba as a special “deregulated zone,” at least partially so the city can move forward with test flights for drone-based delivery services alongside retail giant Amazon.

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Exclusive Amazon beer coming to Lawson convenience stores in limited quantities

You can get practically anything via online retail giant Amazon, and there are even some products that you can only get via the website. Ordinarily one such product is a special beer from popular Japanese craft brewery Yoho Brewing, but beer drinkers will soon be able to pick up a can at their local Lawson convenience store. You’ll have to hurry, though, because the number available is limited, and once they’re gone, they’re gone.

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