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Rare 1990 Hayao Miyazaki interview surfaces, shows the director “not as salty as usual”【Video】

Fan shows us a reason to hang onto your old VHS anime even after you’ve upgraded to newer media versions.

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Mr. Sato interviews: One-on-one with Japanese Santa

Feats of strength and porn-loving compatriots are all part of why it ain’t easy being Japanese Santa.

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Our Japanese-language reporter asks foreigner how Christians feel about Christmas in Japan

How does a Catholic believer feel about Japanese Christmas, and what’s it like for a non-believer to go to Christmas Mass?

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“Where are the normal men?” A Japanese woman tells of five online dating woes

 

How far will today’s 30-something single ladies go to find love in Japan?

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Interview with a “happening bar” customer: “I was getting repulsed by the whole atmosphere”

We ask the difficult questions, like what the hell is a “happening bar?”

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Polish songstress releases debut Japanese album, shares her loves and dislikes about Japan

Find out her thoughts on Japanese courtesy, thoroughness, tattoos and white lies.

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One Piece’s creator refusing to write about his struggles could be a reason for its huge success

With over 416 million copies sold worldwide, he sure knows what makes readers tick.

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Hey Canada and America, Munenori Kawasaki wants to remind you he loves you

You don’t have to be a baseball fan to be a fan of arguably Japan’s greatest export to the sport.

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Former employee shows us why a Starbucks “Tall Latte” is a sucker bet

A simple design issue dictates that all lattes are not created equal.

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Asian foreigners give their thoughts on what life is like being Asian in Japan

Much has been written about the experience of being a Western-looking foreigner in Japan. But what is the situation like for foreigners of Asian backgrounds?

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Godzilla speaks! Interview with 12-movie veteran kaiju actor Haruo Nakajima【Video】

The man who wore the 100-kilogram (220-pound!) suit in the first 12 films talks about his experiences.

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Japanese pool player gives hilarious English interview complete with PPAP reference【Video】

Easily the best sports interview of 2017 so far.

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Do Japanese people kiss in Public? 【Interview】

Are Japanese people down for PDA? It depends on a surprising variety of factors!

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Do young Japanese women want to be housewives?【Interview】

What are some of the reasons for and against becoming a housewife in Japan?

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Do Japanese People Want Refugees in Japan?【VIDEO】

Here’s what ordinary Japanese people on the street think about refugees in Japan, a country with a 99 percent rejection rate for refugees.

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J.J. Abrams sits down for an interview with RocketNews24 about Star Trek, the moviemaking process

J.J.’s in Japan, so we paid him a visit to ask about his favorite part of making films and the intense pressure of working on such a beloved franchise.

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We talk to Matt Damon in Tokyo about films, Tommy Lee Jones and how to be cool like Jason Bourne

On 7 October, Japan finally gets to enjoy Jason Bourne, the latest instalment in the Bourne movie series, and ahead of the movie’s release our Japanese reporters were lucky enough to enjoy some time with Matt Damon.

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Are Japanese people shy? Or is their politeness getting a little lost in translation?【Video】

The only way to find out is to ask a random sampling of travelers on the streets!

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Finding the intersection of Japanese food and western baking with Cronut® creator Dominique Ansel

Join us as we sit down for a yummy interview with renowned pastry chef Dominique Ansel, whose Tokyo bakery just celebrated its first anniversary!

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Ayato Nikukyu, one of Japan’s hottest cosplayers, visits RocketNews24 for an exclusive interview

Just how do you break into the world of professional cosplay?

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