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Model attacked by racists for cosplaying while Black

Shirleen was called racial slurs after dressing up as anime character Rin Tohsaka.

On Jul 4, 2020 by Stacy Fernandez


Man learns girlfriend’s culture, decides he’s ‘better’ at it than her 

'Sounds like a racist fetishist who you should leave immediately before he embarrasses you and offends your family anymore.'

On Sep 8, 2019 by Siobhan Ball

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Learn Japanese with Rosetta Stone and become a legit Otaku

Watch anime and read manga the way it was intended.

On May 23, 2018 by Jaime Carrillo

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This bento box makes lunch time as kawaii as possible

Nom with the best of them with this adorable lunchbox.

On Jun 29, 2017 by Jaime Carrillo

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This Japanese beauty box proves K-beauty isn’t the only hot skincare trend

If you love Korean beauty, you should check out what Japan has to offer.

On Apr 3, 2017 by Colette Bennett

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Relish a manga horror classic with the Tomie Deluxe Edition

Don't read it at night if you value sleep.

On Dec 27, 2016 by Colette Bennett

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Japanese pop stars dress as Nazis for Halloween

These members of Kayakizawa46 aren't the first to wear Nazi imagery—and probably won't be the last.

On Oct 25, 2016 by Jessica Machado

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Japanese-speaking bird puts simple parrots to shame

If this bird answered the phone, you'd believe it was human.

On Jun 15, 2015 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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These 7 ramen dishes will make your tummy rumble

Celebrate the legacy of ramen inventor Momofuku Ando by pigging out on these delectable ramen dishes.

On Mar 5, 2015 by Jam Kotenko

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The dedicated company that translates your favorite Japanese video games

We've come a long way since "all your base are belong to us."

On Feb 10, 2015 by Imad Khan

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Why you need to know your ‘Street Fighter’ character’s blood type

Japanese game manuals include characters' blood types—but why? 

On Jul 18, 2014 by Imad Khan

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This English guy is teaching Japanese people how to swear

One guy's doing what other English and Japanese teachers can't.

On Jun 23, 2014 by Michelle Jaworski

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My Forged Wedding, the app where you pretend to pretend to be married

"For just one month... please, pretend that we're married!"

On May 24, 2014 by EJ Dickson

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Can 3 Olympic fencing masters fend off 50 amateur opponents?

The odds are certainly against them.   

On May 1, 2014 by Kate Knibbs

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‘Bubble porn,’ or ‘Mormon porn,’ is a very NSFW thing

You don't even want to know what it looks like they're doing once bubbles get involved. 

On Apr 8, 2014 by EJ Dickson