You Can Now Forget Your Existential Dread With Pokémon ASMR

Screenshot : The Pokémon CompanyThe world is terrible and everything is on fire, but heading into the weekend, you can at least try to stifle the urge to scream with two new Pokémon ASMR videos.

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Five of the worst areas to live in and around Tokyo

While they might look appealing to visitors, according to residents, these suburbs can be hell to live in.
While the results are usually aimed at showing the best of a certain category, now it’s time…

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Fukushima Desaster

At the same time, we are worried about plans to host baseball and softball competitions in Fukushima City, just 50 km away from the ruins of the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant.
According to o…

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Hundreds of otaku line up to get spanked by anime voice actress at Tokyo event

Star of Puella Magi Madoka Magica and Symphogear gives a very special hello to her fans’ butts.
Top anime voice performers do more than just portray their characters.
▼ “Unbreakable”As a special than…

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Tweet of the Week #64: Twitter Warns of New Scam On Mercari

But even if you take all the care in the world, a split second is still enough to fall into a scam artist’s net.
This is a scam to steal money through Mercari, using buyer’s information and ordering …

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As 2020 Olympics Approach, Japan’s Treating Foreign Workers Like Indentured Labor

The abuse of foreign workers often occurs within the antiquated laws of this country, and the Japanese government seems to have no interest in solving the problem.
It may be a lot to expect a country…

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Survey says more than 70 percent of Japanese people think gender inequality exists in Japan

But it’s not just women who feel that way; a majority of men think so, too.
As it turns out, both men and women acutely feel the differences in how the genders are treated.
According to a survey done…

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It’s a cherry blossom party in your mouth with sakura matcha Pocky!

Glico has just announced that it’s adding two flavors to the lineup for its Pocky chocolate-coated pretzel stick series.
First up is the Pocky from Japan Sakura Shitate, which covers buttery pretzel …

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Suicides in Japan fell below 20,000 to record low last year

There is still a possibility that final tallies, which will be published in March, will show a slight increase to above 20,000, the ministry said.
The ministry’s figures show that 2019 marked a 10th …

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Eat your burger with a Japanese sword at Shogun Burger in Tokyo

The swords served at Shogun Burger are noticeably smaller than usual samurai swords, but that doesn’t mean they’re any less impressive, as each one has been made using traditional swordsmithing techn…

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