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Japanese mobile phone content sales pass ¥1.5 trillion
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Japanese mobile phone content sales pass ¥1.5 trillion

Social media and gaming reap huge rewards in Japan's multi-billion dollar mobile content market
Cantonese food in Tokyo: You know it makes Sense
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Cantonese food in Tokyo: You know it makes Sense

Chef Kenichi Takase puts a contemporary spin on an ancient culinary tradition
It’s all about polish, refinement and cultivated elegance at this bar steeped in British heritage.
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It’s all about polish, refinement and cultivated elegance at this bar steeped in British heritage.

The Aquarium at Alfred Dunhill: For the gentleman of distinction
'Star festival' spectacular lights up Osaka
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'Star festival' spectacular lights up Osaka

Osaka's Yodogawa River was lit up for a high-tech LED telling of the centuries-old tale of Tanabata
Hotel Niwa Tokyo: modern luxuries with a touch of tradition
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Hotel Niwa Tokyo: modern luxuries with a touch of tradition

Open for only a year, Hotel Niwa Tokyo shows us how their formula has given them Michelin recognition
Summer of suds: Make your own beer at Kiuchi Brewery
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Summer of suds: Make your own beer at Kiuchi Brewery

A sake specialist becomes one of Japan's largest microbreweries and offers the chance to brew your own
Tenkawa-mura: Home of meteorites, UFOs and hippie performers
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Tenkawa-mura: Home of meteorites, UFOs and hippie performers

Visiting Nara's Tenkawa-mura ("Milky Way Village") is like a cosmic day trip without having to leave Earth
The tallest tower that never will be
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The tallest tower that never will be

As the Tokyo Sky Tree grows, a look at the proposed 4km high X-Seed 4000
Snack Nation: Pokka's Cola Up
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Snack Nation: Pokka's Cola Up

Ever want a little slime with your soda? This drink's for you
Pimp my ride: Bosozoku cars turn heads on Tokyo's streets
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Pimp my ride: Bosozoku cars turn heads on Tokyo's streets

The 'violent running tribes' show off their suped-up roadsters
Japan's sumo scandal continues as top wrestler is fired... or is he?
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Japan's sumo scandal continues as top wrestler is fired... or is he?

The Japan Sumo Association fires a top wrestler for gambling, then lists him in the summer's main tournament
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