Nagoya

Struggling Legoland Japan doubling down and becoming Legoland Resort with new hotel, aquarium

After a rocky first year, the blocky travel destination is confident about turning things around.

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Nagoya Castle reconstruction plan draws disabled citizens group complaint over lack of elevator

Desire for historically faithful reconstruction clashes with accessibility for wheelchair users.

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Brazilian man acquitted of sexual assault after kissing Japanese woman on Nagoya train

Inability of foreign resident to perceive rejection cited as key factor in ruling.

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New Japanese cat cafe is so stylish it’d be worth a visit even if it was feline-free

Cat cafe chain Mocha brings ample ambiance to a new city with the opening of its newest location.

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Man counterfeits 50,000 yen using only a 100-yen shop, a convenience store, and a Japanese custom

Aichi resident makes surprisingly effective use of many of Japan’s beloved services to pull off his ill-fated forgery attempt.

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“Graveyard of the Traffic Signals” found in Nagoya

Where do bad lights go when they dieeeee? ♫ They don’t go to heaven where the angels flyyyyyy ♫ They go to… Nagoya.

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Struggling Legoland Japan will shut down for two days a week starting in fall

If you want to visit the Nagoya amusement park on a Tuesday or Wednesday, you’d better go soon.

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Over 19,000 Azuki Bars for free on 1 July at select locations across Japan

Azuki Bar Day is celebrated on 1 July and the makers of the tasty frozen snack sure know how to celebrate!

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Nagoya serves up fried chicken with sweet beans, whipped cream, and a strawberry on top

If you were to express the phrase “Why the heck not?” in the form of food, this might be it.

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Watch as Nagoya’s famous handmade candy studio makes Mr. Sato face candies 【Video】

Sadly, they refused to make them taste like Mr. Sato.

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We put Japan’s most phallic-looking roast beef meal into our mouth at Volcano Kitchen

Yeah, that sorta looks like a volcano, but it looks a lot more like something else.

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We visit Legoland Japan to see if things are as bad as the rumors say

Japan’s newest theme park has gotten a lukewarm reception, and we’re pretty sure we’ve pinpointed the problem.

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Japan travel tip: Skip Nagoya hotel breakfast, hit up one of the town’s awesome morning buffets

Get a jump on the day by eating like a local at the all-you-can eat baked goods buffets of the city’s cafes.

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Anime-style art encourages young women to report Japanese train gropers in new posters

Posters encourage women to “be high-rank girls by immediately reporting gropers.”

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Mysterious yellow liquid sent to Nagoya officials with message to “end women-only train cars”

Smelly attempt at terrorism only seems to have galvanized the need for women-exclusive sections on trains.

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Nagoya Castle’s concrete keep to be demolished and replaced with traditional wooden structure

After months of debate, Nagoya city council approves 50 billion-yen (US$451 million) budget.

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World Order’s “Singularity” has single-handedly raised the profile of a singular girls group【Video】

Who is that hiding behind the dance group in their newest music video shot all over Nagoya?

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Soon-to-open LEGOLAND Japan shows off upcoming menu to delight LEGO-lovers

Now there’s food you’re legitimately allowed to play with.

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Two men stab themselves to get out of going to work in separate incidents

When calling in sick just won’t do, a couple men took ditching work to a whole new level.

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Tokyo ranked as most expensive city in the world for expats, three other Japanese towns in top 10

But the situation might not be as bad as it sounds.

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