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7 Weirdest Capsule Toys of 2016 (So Far!)

You won't believe some of the things you'll be able to get out of a capsule in Japan in 2016!

Chase Away the Winter Blues in Okinawa

While better known as a summer destination, sunny Okinawa has lots to offer travelers seeking an offbeat winter vacation in the sun.

Yamaguchi—The New Australia?

It might seem a little far-fetched to compare Yamaguchi and Australia side by side, but these two places have some striking similarities!

Silence the Noise with Tiny Doggie Earplugs

Trying to get some peace and quiet while you concentrate at your desk? These dogs can help you with that!

How to Enjoy Studying Abroad in Japan

Follow this dancing girl all through her amazing study abroad experience in Japan, and be sure to watch for some stunning respect from a well-antlered deer!

A Day at Jigokudani Monkey Park

Look out for some incredible shots of swimming monkeys and delicious-looking food—plus a time-lapse view of what it looks like when the staff set up your futon at a lovely 'ryokan' in Nagano!

Personalize Your Stamp with Cats!

Whether you're signing for a package or opening a new bank account, you'll need a "hanko" in Japan. But why settle for drab when you can have kitty-fab!

Explore This Tiny Ninja House

Sometimes hamster wheels aren't enough for our tiny rodent pets, so one YouTuber created a ninja house for hamsters, filled with escape panels and hidden floors.

The 3 Most Notable Animals of Shinto Shrines

Visitors at Shinto shrines often see animal statues or motifs near the entrance, inside the shrine or on signs. What do the most notable animals symbolize?

Put Your Paws in the Air for these Manju!

A dessert so adorable you almost won't want to eat it!

Beware of Ninja Shark!

Just off the coast of Central America, a terrifying creature lurks in the shadows waiting for its next victim...

6 Hokkaido Animals that Hide in Snow

These hidden winter animals are just too cute!

December in Japan

From Nikko and Tokyo to Kyoto, Miyajima and more, the cold temperatures didn't stop these travelers from checking out the best of Japan.

Dive Into Ainu Culture

Discover the culture and traditions of the Ainu as we take an in-depth look into one of Japan's largest indigenous populations.

This Is One Cat That Won't Make a Mess

Looks like the cat's out of the bag for this adorable purse organizer.

Tokyo: The Calm & the Chaos

Take a three-minute trip from Mount Takao to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, then head down to the back alleys of Shinjuku's drinking districts.

Fukuoka's Cat Island

Béné no Fukuoka takes us to Ainoshima, the island of cats.

The Purrrfect Kitty Handbag

The hit game-makers behind "Neko Atsume" have created new handbags based on two popular characters, but—like catnip—it's what's inside that has fans going crazy.

An Incredible Adieu to Kansai

Hien Tran walks us through a moving farewell to the Kansai area, from the classic temples and shrines to the little things like festivals, ice cream, cat cafés and farewell parties. Just try not to be moved!

Brother & Sister in Japan

Watch this brother and sister enjoy exploring Japan, from Tokyo to Kansai, and from temples to roller coasters.

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