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Hay Fever Season in Tokyo Has Officially Begun

My eyes!!!

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Terrace House Announces New Series in Tokyo Debuting this May on Netflix

They’re bringing it back to the capital and are already accepting applications.

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Starbucks has started selling its cherry blossom-themed drinks and products for 2019

The "Sakuraful" Milk Latte and Frappuccino go on sale today, along with a new line of pink products.

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Netflix’s Rea(L)ove: The Raunchy Japanese Dating Show You’ll Binge in A Day

If Terrace House is the prima donna of Japanese reality TV, then Rea(L)ove is the evil understudy about to sell a scandal to the tabloids.

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How Bad Has 2019 Been So Far for Gender Equality in Japan?

Bad. The answer is bad.

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Tozai Line Offering Free Food to Early Commuters to Ease Congestion

The early bird gets the noodle.

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Lawson, 7-Eleven and FamilyMart to drop adult magazines by August 2019

People were only reading them for the articles, anyway.

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College Couple To Take Wedding Photos in 26 Countries For Marriage Equality in Japan

This lesbian couple is planning a trip around the world to fight for LGBT rights.

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‘I can do it in robes’ Twitter protest by Japanese monks goes viral

Juggling, skipping and drumming monks call out police and prove holy dress is no hindrance.

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Here’s What Japanese People Really Think About Marie Kondo

KonMari has gained a cult following abroad but locals ain’t buying.

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Queen Guitarist and Other Celebrities Sign Petition Against US Base in Okinawa

Brian May and Rola have joined the thousands protesting against military base expansion.

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