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The Secret of the Square Watermelon

With only 200 grown per year, this video offers a rare glimpse behind the scenes of square watermelon production—answering the questions of how they're made and why they're so expensive!

The 4 Scariest Japanese Horror Games

These Japanese video games aren't just scary to play—they're terrifying!

9 Can't-Miss Souvenirs from Tokyo Disneyland

If you have a chance to go to Tokyo Disneyland, you must check out these souvenirs. Don't forget to buy a gift for yourself too!

3 Ridiculously Cute Animal Destinations

Check out these three adorable destinations just for animal lovers!

Thank You for the Cracker!

Surprisingly, bowing after receiving a gift—a common Japanese custom—isn't limited to just humans, as this deer proves!

Obake in Japanese Popular Culture

Japanese ghosts and monsters have infiltrated everything from manga and anime to theater and movies—or maybe you'd just prefer to experience a good old haunted walk?

The Story of a Sweet Old Dog

Hachi was an Akita dog famous for waiting for his master at Shibuya Station for nearly 10 years after he died. This is his story.

The 5 Top-Searched Hotels in Tokyo

From movie and Japanese pop-culture fans to those who just want a simple room, these 5 top-searched Tokyo hotels will provide you with excitement, comfort, and definitely a good night’s rest.

How to Make Your Legs Look Longer this Summer

These four simple fashion tricks can help create a gorgeous elongating effect for your legs!

Cutie Honey Back in (Live) Action

Scheduled for release on October 1, 2016, the new iteration stars Mariya Nishiuchi as the titular android crime-fighter, who famously transforms her outfits to battle her foes.

Ukiyo-e Isn't Just Skin Deep

This collection of ukiyo-e prints illustrates what's going on deep inside the body.

Virtual Reality Made Real in Odaiba

Want to fight zombies in a VR warehouse? Head on down to Odaiba!

Experience the Fervor of High School Baseball!

The National High School Baseball Championship—better known as Koshien—isn't just a tournament for high school students. It's a nationally beloved summer tradition that can also open a direct door to the big leagues!

A Dog Day Afternoon at the Playground

The look of happiness on this adorable pup’s face makes us want to run out to the park and act like kids again.

An Amusement Park with Spanish Flair

Get the essence of Spain, without the expensive plane tickets or long flights, in Japan's Mie Prefecture.

The Magical World of Universal Studios Japan

Coming to Osaka? Then make sure to also book a visit to Universal Studios Japan for a thrilling adventure straight from the silver screen!

Miyazaki Plans Idyllic Nature Park for Kids

The director of My Neighbor Totoro is planning a children's park on an island in Okinawa. The real question is, how will he keep the adults away?

Get a Workout While on These Rides!

Pump those leg muscles to get these rides working in a theme park that's almost entirely human-powered!

A Ghibli Land We'd Love to See in Real Life

While the Ghibli Museum is wonderful, if only it could be built, who wouldn't pay through the nose to visit this incredible, full-blown Ghibli theme park?

5 Great, Cheap Cosmetics for the Natural Look

All About's guides and hair/makeup stylists have selected five of the best—and most affordable—products to help you achieve that natural, glow-from-within look.

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