Japanese high school

Former AKB48 member speaks out against Osaka school that forced its student to dye her hair

Sayaka Akimoto recounts similar pressures she faced herself in school.

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Japanese high school students hatch chick without an eggshell during class【Video】

While it doesn’t answer the age-old question of which came first, the chicken or the egg, this high school class experiment is a pretty amazing one nonetheless.

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Japanese high school student becomes the talk of the Internet with magic “floating desk” trick

Wherever there are classrooms, you are sure to find class clowns. From making fart noises to intentionally giving absurd answers, these resident jokers are often the best (and worst) distraction for a hard-working teacher. But we doubt many of them have taken their hijinks to the heights of this Japanese student!

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Can you spot what’s odd about this Japanese classroom?【Video】

Japanese commercials are known all over the world for being just as entertaining as the programs they interrupt. Whether they’re ridiculously cute, heartbreakingly sad, a little confusing, or nightmare-inducingly bizarre, most commercials have something special going on.

So what about this commercial? It looks so normal at first; it’s just a bunch of high school girls hanging out in a classroom, playing a guitar, reading, whatever. But then, right in the middle, something happens. Watch it for yourself and see if you can figure it out before the reveal!

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“No rolling in the corridors!” Japanese high-schoolers’ acrobatic way of getting to class【Video】

High school can be a challenging time for young Japanese people, as the pressures of adult responsibility loom and the prospect of university entrance exams threatens to define your whole future.

That doesn’t mean kids don’t find time for fun, though. Like these two high-schoolers just showing us how they roll.

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