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Yu-Gi-Oh! collector parts with ultra-rare cards worth more than $5,000 each, for his daughter

What price can you put on your child’s education? One Yu-Gi-Oh! fan finds out.

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Japanese readers vote their top 10 coolest Shonen Jump characters with scars

Every scar tells a tale, some more fascinating than others.

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TV Tokyo Plans Huge Celebration for Pokemon’s 1,000th Episode

Ash Ketchum hasn’t won a league, but he has managed to survive in the Pokémon wilderness for 1,000 episodes. 

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Animator Gives Game Of Thrones Anime Makeover

Game of Thrones is a phenomenon that hasn’t quite grabbed Japan the way it has the rest of the world. This might be a big step in the right direction though.

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Japanese netizens get into a debate over Britney Spears’ kids’ anime art

Everyone’s a critic these days, even when it comes to children’s drawings.

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Manga’s touching take on pressuring non-black-haired kids to dye hair in some Japanese schools

Even if no one’s a straight-up villain, life can still give you a chance to be a hero.

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New Google Home/Amazon Alexa app lets you have conversations with Pikachu!

Ah, so this is why humanity developed smart speaker technology.

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Japanese women list reasons they wish their husbands would die in new Husband Death Note book

Poor sexual performance, heavy debts considered punishable by death in website-inspired Husband Death Note.

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Want to be a pro gamer? There’s a course for that, at Tokyo School of Anime【Video】

First lesson? Gaming. Second lesson? Gaming. Tokyo technical school offers courses to aspiring e-sports athletes.

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Japan’s “Leftover Bathwater Drink” wants you to imagine beautiful nude women as you sip it

Teasingly titillating beverage also comes in handsome man version, is upfront about its not-so-dirty secret.

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30th anniversary celebratory Ranma 1/2 Cafes to open in three major Japanese cities【Pictures】

Longtime Ranma fans can indulge in a bevy of lovingly crafted dishes with clever nods to the series and even experience some VR entertainment while waiting for their orders. 

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Attack on Titan Season 3 release schedule announced as staff shows off new key art

Debut’s timing has us wondering if anime Titans still need to wear sunblock if they don’t have skin.

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Japanese artist shows how to let a guy know you’re not interested in him

Let them down easy with this clever trick.

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Studio Ghibli director Hayao Miyazaki reveals the name of his next feature film

This is the news we’ve been waiting to hear since the acclaimed director came out of retirement.

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Japanese artist illustrates the right and wrong ways to carry an umbrella on public transport

Rainy days in Japan are fraught with danger, and it’s not just because of the inclement weather.

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Team Rocket outlines recruitment project in Saga Prefecture

Team Rocket is getting ready to blast off into the skies above Saga Prefecture.

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Japanese “Receipt Manga” machine discovered at Akihabara 【Video】

This is the most entertaining way to buy a Japanese manga comic!

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Detective Conan manga creator works 20 hours per day, 5 days per week

Gosho Aoyama revealed details about his creation process for Detective Conan and other works in Aoyama Gosho 30-Shūnen Hon (Gosho Aoyama 30th Anniversary Book), which Shogakukan released on October 18.

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Anime industry takes in record 2.0 trillion yen in 2016

Rise to 2.0009 trillion yen credited to Chinese streaming, live events, Your Name.

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Japanese artist reveals the truth behind all those happy photos on social media

Because sometimes people need a reminder that what you see on social media isn’t always real.

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