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Manko Artist Back in the Slammer

Posted by on Dec 12, 2014 in Featured, Japanzine | 0 comments

We accurately predicted back in summer that Tokyo-based artist Rokudenashiko would be released fairly quickly after being taken in on...

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Check Out Happy Joint For Cool Halloween Party Goods!

Posted by on Oct 14, 2014 in Featured, Japanzine | 0 comments

It’s time to start thinking about what you will wear to all of the Halloween events coming up. And if you are looking for something...

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Fake Plastic Food: Inside Japan’s Fake Food Factories

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in Featured, Japanzine | 1 comment

You’ve all seen them: Magical displays of food that never go off. Cans of Asahi, apparently held in mid-air by their own frothy...

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Japanese Bar’s Drunk Shaming Campaign Gets Wasted

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in Featured, Japanzine | 1 comment

Japan must be literally the only country in the world where you can stumble out of a bar, pass out on the sidewalk, and not get robbed....

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Japanese Artist Arrested for Making Vagina Art

Posted by on Jul 17, 2014 in Featured, Japanzine | 4 comments

Have you ever actually said “manko (vagina)” to a Japanese person? If you haven’t, JZ’s professional opinion is...

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Techno Udon Parties Sidestep Anti-Dancing Laws

Posted by on Jul 4, 2014 in Featured, Japanzine | 0 comments

A new movement protesting the anti-dancing laws in Japan has spread from Tokyo to Osaka. Techno-udon parties which started in 2012 use the...

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