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Russian village theme park abandoned in northern Japan

Russian village theme park abandoned in northern Japan

Niigata theme park left to rot and captured on camera
Japanese bra that talks and promotes sightseeing

Japanese bra that talks and promotes sightseeing

Triumph Japan gives young male tourists the perfect excuse to stare at, and talk to, their tour guide's chest
Art good enough to eat or food cute enough to display?

Art good enough to eat or food cute enough to display?

Osamu Watanabe spreads kawaii art with the cutest cream and sugar creations
Replaying the battle that led to Tokyo becoming capital

Replaying the battle that led to Tokyo becoming capital

The Edo period started with a ferocious battle between samurai forces in a small town called Sekigahara in 1600, and now you can walk through a 'theme park' reenactment
The Japanese farmers who wear cute clothes and make-up

The Japanese farmers who wear cute clothes and make-up

To work on Japan's Girls Farm you must be female, made up and dressed in functional but cute farm wear
How Tadanobu Asano plans to crack Hollywood

How Tadanobu Asano plans to crack Hollywood

He's survived schoolyard bullying, a Sid Vicious obsession and psychic encounters but can he survive Tinseltown?
Behind the scenes at Japan Fashion Week

Behind the scenes at Japan Fashion Week

On the other side of the runway, a magical land of blue lips and blow dryers
Stars shine on green carpet at Tokyo International Film Festival

Stars shine on green carpet at Tokyo International Film Festival

Catherine Deneuve, Maki Horikita and Noriko Fujiwara are among the stars on the eco-friendly green carpet at TIFF
Celeb-ration at Louis Vuitton's Tabloid party in Tokyo

Celeb-ration at Louis Vuitton's Tabloid party in Tokyo

Kim Tae-Hee, Rinko Kikuchi, Changmin, Hiroshi Fujiwara and Iconiq are amongst many to walk the green carpet in our gallery
Giant beasts of straw down on the farm in Niigata

Giant beasts of straw down on the farm in Niigata

Mammoths, dinosaurs and a big boot are among the grassy artworks popping up in fields
Tales from two American actors in Tokyo: Jonathan Sherr and Ananda Jacobs

Tales from two American actors in Tokyo: Jonathan Sherr and Ananda Jacobs

Jonathan Sherr and Ananda Jacobs try to break through the gimmick barrier in Japan's acting industry
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Destination Berlin

It's crowded and outdated, but Berlin's hexagon-shaped Tegel air hub has won a place in the city's heart