Flip that table

Flip that table

People compete in Iwate Prefecture to be the best table-flipper.

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Get muddy, it's okay

Get muddy, it's okay

Nearly 120 players compete in an annual mud volleyball match in Kumamoto Prefecture.

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Flying squirrel nests in temple

Flying squirrel nests in temple

A temple in southwestern Japan has found an unusual animal nesting in their paper lantern.

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Recycled plastic podiums at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Recycled plastic podiums at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Athletes will stand on podiums made of recycled plastic to receive their medals at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

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Blind drummer boy

Blind drummer boy

12-year-old drum wonder Hibiki Sakai is blind, but realizes his dream of performing on stage with Japanese band Def Tech...

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Budget rocket lifts off

Budget rocket lifts off

A small factory makes a low-cost rocket with a little help from another tiny business.

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Animal smuggler nabbed at Narita

Animal smuggler nabbed at Narita

A man is indicted in Japan for trying to smuggle rare animals out of Thailand.

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$2700 watermelons

$2700 watermelons

A pair of Raiden watermelon fetches $2700 (300,000 JPY).

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Nightclub for the elderly

Nightclub for the elderly

A karaoke pub in Kanagawa Prefecture specialized for those 65-years and older.

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Japan's 15-year-old Stevie Wonder?

Japan's 15-year-old Stevie Wonder?

15-year-old blind singer Chihiro Watanabe prepares for her first solo performance.

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