For Over 30 Years Itsuo Kobayashi Has Been Keeping an Illustrated Food Diary www.spoon-tamago.com

All images © Kushino TerraceYears before the era of Instagram and food bloggers, the self-taught artist Itsuo Kobayashi was memorializing every meal he ate.
Using a combination of illustration, colla…

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In what must be the oddest Japanese corporate announcement ever, comedian Egashira 2:50 reveals that kotaku.com

Screenshot : SegaIn what must be the oddest Japanese corporate announcement ever, comedian Egashira 2:50 reveals that Sega Games and Sega Interactive are merging to become...Sega.
Egashira 2 :50 says…

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Trademark documents reveal Nissan's stylised flat logo www.dezeen.com

Japanese car brand Nissan has filed a trademark application for a flat monochrome logo that would see it join other brands opting for minimalist rebrands.
Documents filed in Great Britain, Peru, Urug…

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The creators of Animal Crossing hope New Horizons can be ‘an escape’ in difficult times www.theverge.com

Animal Crossing: New Horizons seems almost ideally suited for this scenario.
It’s a game where players can live a relaxed life in the outdoors, and safely meet up with friends online.
A cursory glanc…

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A Trip to Godzilla's Home, Toho, Made Us Want to Stomp Through Its Amazing Sets io9.gizmodo.com

Also, “please do not touch.”“This is the oldest existing Godzilla suit,” said Shimizu, gesturing to a suit used in both 1994's Godzilla Vs. Space Godzilla and 1995's Godzilla Vs. Destroyah.
However, …

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Bauhutte Gaming Bed www.theverge.com

Japanese retailer Bauhutte sells a great deal of furniture aimed at “gamers,” but few can top its one-stop shop for sleep and gaming. Like Voltron, but made for people who refuse to use major muscle …

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A Comprehensive List of Closed Tourist Attractions in Japan Due to the Coronavirus blog.gaijinpot.com

Those who purchased advance tickets from the official website will receive an automatic refund.
Universal Studios JapanTicketholders may be able to extend their ticket until Sept. 30 Check their offi…

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Visas for Software Engineers in Japan www.tokyodev.com

Obtaining a working visa that lets you work as software engineer in Japan is relatively easy compared to other countries. It costs a company almost nothing to sponsor your visa, there aren't any quot…

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Tokyo ramen shop owner sets "Japanese only" rule as countermeasure against coronavirus soranews24.com

However, in the wake of last week’s announcement of Japan’s first fatality from the virus, one ramen shop owner has established an even more strict ban: Japanese only.
This new rule was put in place …

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Yusaku Maezawa: Japanese billionaire cancels search for moon trip 'life partner' bbc.com

Fashion mogul Yusaku Maezawa invited single women over the age of 20 to apply for a "match-making event".
He still plans to make the trip to space in 2023 - without a partner.
— Yusaku Maezawa (MZ) 前…

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