A Japanese needle felting artist's works are helping people cope with the loss of their cats.

Social media encourages paper cutting artist

Social media is motivating a paper cutting artist to create intricate paper works.

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Pair of melon fetches record 5 million yen

A pair of melons at the first auction of the season fetches a record 5 million yen or 45,650 dollars.

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Drinks that defy imagination

A beverage maker in central Japan makes sodas ranging from eel to fish-egg flavor..and the drinks could be coming to a s...

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Making paper money in Japan

The National Printing Bureau shows how paper money is made in Japan.

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Man nabbed for shining laser at US military plane

Police arrest a 60-year-old man for shining a laser pointer at a US military plane in the Tokyo suburbs.

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Ducklings journey to the river

9 ducklings make the journey from Kyoto's Yohoji Temple to their permanent home in the Kamo River.

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Buddhist temple's sexy anime hunks

Kokujoji Temple attracts visitors with provocative anime-style drawings of historical figures.

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Horse-drawn bar wows town

A horse-drawn bar is livening up the streets of one northern Japan town.

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Tiny businesses on rise

An increasing number of people are starting tiny businesses with small funds.

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