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The Sega Genesis Mini.

A mini version of the classic Sega Genesis is almost here, but we got it a month early — take a look

The Sega Genesis is making its triumphant return in September, and even at 30 years old, it's still looking good.

The Japanese Air Force One is up for sale for a cool $28 million — take a look inside

The 747-400 was used to transport Japan's Prime Minister and emperor, and has VIP features like a bedroom, a shower, and an office.
The Webb Ellis Cup.

People heading to the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan are being warned about a disease that can cause seizures, paralysis, and death

A charity says rugby fans should consider getting vaccinated for a potentially deadly disease before they travel to Japan for the Rugby World Cup.
Tetsuya Kudo models his grandson's designer clothes.

An 84-year-old grandfather has become a highly fashionable Instagram influencer by modeling his grandson’s clothes

Tetsuya Kudo, a former chemistry teacher, has grown a following of 124,000 on Instagram thanks to his grandson's sense of style.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae-in in Osaka, Japan, in June 2019. The two leaders' countries are in the middle of a deteriorating trade war.

South Korea created a new category of country specifically to punish Japan in their escalating trade war

South Korea on Monday said it would drop Japan as a preferred trading partner, 10 days after Japan said it would do the same to South Korea.

Tinder’s owner just launched an app to help ‘highly motivated’ singles in Japan get married within a year

Match Group recently rolled out Pairs Engage, a marriage-concierge app that suggests 30 potential wives or husbands to users every month.

Did you know the Merlion was recently closed for 11 weeks? Here are 5 little-known facts about Singapore’s national icon

The Merlion was struck by lightning in 2009, but don't worry - it's fine.
A weather anchor warns of high temperatures in Japan on July 30, 2019.

57 people are dead and 18,000 were hospitalized in Japan as the country grapples with a stifling heat wave

Scorching temperatures have plagued Japan for weeks, resulting in scores of heat-related deaths this summer.
A mushroom cloud billows into the sky about an hour after an atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan.

It’s been 74 years since Hiroshima — the moment the US deployed the most powerful weapon known to man

The bomb fell for 44.4 seconds before detonating in a blast that would ultimately kill 140,000 people and destroy 90% of the city.

5 countries that have taken radical steps to eliminate firearm deaths — and what the US can learn from them

While no country is a pure analog for America, its peers have taken massive, successive steps to driving down killings, like destroying guns in bulk.