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Japanese Immigration Has Begun Enforcing Stricter Visa Requirements for Foreigners
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Japanese Immigration Has Begun Enforcing Stricter Visa Requirements for Foreigners

Tourist, working holiday and student visa holders are among those affected.

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Five Japanese Gag Gift Ideas for Christmas 2019

This nation was made for white elephant parties.

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7 Geeky Gifts for the Otaku in Your Life

Get your geek on with these present picks!

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Nintendo Tokyo: First Japan Store Set to Open in Shibuya on November 22, 2019

As if you needed more reasons to go to Tokyo.

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What Do Japanese People Think About Japan’s Return to Commercial Whaling?

In an issue fraught with controversy, the reaction of locals seems just as ambiguous.

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These Tweets Show the Havoc Wreaked on Tokyo by Typhoon Faxai Yesterday

Posts tagged #台風15号 (Typhoon No.15) looked like something out of a disaster movie.

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Tapioca Land Opens in Tokyo, Is A Total Dud

"It's on the same level as a school festival," said one disappointed visitor.

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Permanent Poop Museum Now Open in Tokyo

Hanging around like a bad smell, Japan’s pop-up poop museum has found a home.

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Starbucks Get Fruity With New Line of Peach-Flavored Drinks

Unsurprisingly, everyone in Japan is peachy keen for the releases.

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McDonald’s Japan Accidentally Creates Sexually Suggestive Drink Cups

The hilarious design gaffe has even turned the cups into prized collectibles.

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Japan Elects First Openly Gay Man To The National Diet

Japan’s government just got a little gayer, and we’re here for it.

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Survey Reveals Japanese People’s Creative Uses for Rental Cars

There's a trend of customers returning rental cars with zero mileage on the clock. So what exactly are they using them for?

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Unraveling the Mysteries of Kinbaku, the Erotic Art of Japanese Rope Bondage