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Japanese Princess Gave Up Title to Marry Commoner

Princess Ayako married for love, and the ceremony was beautiful.

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Is Ikigai the New Hygge?

Everyone's buzzing about this life-changing Japanese concept.

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South Korea and Japan Announce Resolution Over...
But many of the Korean women who were forced to work as sex slaves d…
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Extreme Beauty Report: Japan
Face-shrinking masks, skin-munching fish, 100-degree baths: We test some of the most outrageous beauty treatments in Tokyo.
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Sara Bareilles Uses "All Hands" to Help Japan
The "Uncharted" singer rolls up her sleeves during an eye-opening visit to the tsunami-devastated nation.
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Shop for a Cause: RAGTAG for Save Japan!
Support the Japanese relief effortsand pick up some cool new clothesat this Sunday's charity bazaar.
Alexander Wang Opens His First Store
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the designers first boutique.
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9 Inventive Ways You Can Help Japan Now
Not sure what you can do for those struck by the earthquake in Japan? Here's how.
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Women Who Force Their Husbands to Cheat

In search of bigger divorce settlements, some Japanese women are tricking their husbands into affairs.

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Meet Japan's First Western Geisha
Fiona Graham describes how she became the only foreign geisha in town.
Tokyo 411
Where to go to get primped and runway-ready in Tokyo.
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Meet Japan's First Western Geisha
Fiona Graham describes how she became the only foreign geisha in town.
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Need a Life? Rent One.
For the millions of people in Japan who spend too much time at work to have pets, a social life, or a partner, help is at hand.
Things We Wish Were April Fool's Jokes
In Japan, often cited as the birthplace of the novel, five of this year's 10 best sellers were written on cell phones as text messages.…
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How the World Eats
See what could work for you.
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Skin: The New Status Symbol
Has the West's tanning challenged the East's belief about pale skin?
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Extreme Makeover: All for Beauty
From eyelid surgery to leg-lengthening and calf-narrowing.