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Japanese hospitals are running a clinical trial on the world's first custom-made bones which would fit neatly into patients' skulls and eventually give way to real bones.
A man was arrested Monday in the act of spreading hundreds of worms inside a train running across Osaka Prefecture, local police said.
A Japanese online lingerie retailer is selling bras for cross-dressing men and they've quickly become one of its most popular items.
A senior Tokyo police official tasked with keeping the city's roads clear of drunk drivers has been arrested for driving under the influence.
UPDATE: The official has been fired
As the second anniversary of the launch of Nintendo's Wii approaches sales of the console have passed the 7 million mark, according to figures released on Wednesday. Total sales of the console stood at 7,024,239 units as of Sunday.
A Japanese restaurant awarded the Michelin restaurant guide's coveted three-star rank apologized for selling jars of beans containing bacteria that could cause food poisoning.
Japanese zookeepers have wondered for a while why two polar bears that they had hoped would mate have shown little interest in each other. The answer came this month when the zoo discovered both the bears were female.
There is no place like Japan when it comes to vending machine weirdness. In some darker and more obscure side streets of Japan, you can find vending machines selling things that even the Japanese find weird and strange. One such vending machine that is found throughout Japan is the “Used Schoolgirl Panties” vending machine...