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A small taste of France at Kyoto's Citrus Sale café

A small taste of France at Kyoto's Citrus Sale café

From French memorabilia, gnocchi a la Parisienne to café culture, CNNGo reader JJ O' Donoghue celebrates all things Francaise at Citrus Sale
You big crybaby: Japan's Nakizumo festival

You big crybaby: Japan's Nakizumo festival

In Asakusa, sumo wrestlers make babies cry, on purpose. But it's only one day a year and it's with parental permission. CNNGo reader Simone Kovago reports on this tear-filled festival
25 best foods for summer
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25 best foods for summer

Hurry up and read this story before it melts all over your hands!
Indonesia's black magic market

Indonesia's black magic market

Yogyakarta’s oldest market still trades in spiritual goods -- swords, stones and other talismans meant to bring wealth, health and most of all, protection
Takao-san Hiwatari Matsuri: Fire walk with me

Takao-san Hiwatari Matsuri: Fire walk with me

This yearly Buddhist purification ceremony at Mount Takao puts the fire to the feet of monks and visitors
Miss Universe Japan 2010 crown goes to Maiko Itai

Miss Universe Japan 2010 crown goes to Maiko Itai

This Itai doesn't hurt the eyes. A former employee of Oita city hall in Kyushu takes the crown, continuing a long tradition of winners with bangs
Tokyo Girls Collection Spring 2010: Mega models and 25,500 fans

Tokyo Girls Collection Spring 2010: Mega models and 25,500 fans

While high fashion and designer brands stumble in Japan, Tokyo Girls Collection's combination of 'real clothes' and popular models continues to appeal
Poutine in Tokyo: Japan takes on Canada's favorite comfort food
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Poutine in Tokyo: Japan takes on Canada's favorite comfort food

Can a dish made of French fries, cheese and gravy catch on in the land of ramen? One Japanese fan is willing to take the risk
Japan's curling team makes a charm offensive

Japan's curling team makes a charm offensive

Team Aomori in 2006 were heart-warming girls-next-door. In 2010, they are a kickass women's curling powerhouse with glamour to boot
Face to face with Japan's Namahage demons

Face to face with Japan's Namahage demons

The Oga Peninsula's Sedo Matsuri Festival is tough love personified as the Namahage demons scare kids straight
Sword fight superstar: Tetsuro Shimaguchi

Sword fight superstar: Tetsuro Shimaguchi

We learn from professional sword fight choreographer Tetsuro Shimaguchi about kabuki, the real Tarantino and how to use a blade to make overseas friends
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