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Takashi Inui, who plays on the Japanese national team, is joining Real Betis. The team announced the news in a Twitter clip that’s packed with numerous manga, anime, and video game nods.


The stuff with Doraemon is kind of messed up.

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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.

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