Katie Pask

Originally from the UK, Katie Pask has been living in Oita prefecture since 2009. Nursery teacher by day and secret pop star by night, Katie spends most of her free time either performing on a stage or belting it out at karaoke. Despite enjoying travelling to new places and trying new things, she is still determined to find the perfect plate of fish and chips in Japan. (if you have any recommendations, hit her up on the links below. She’s willing to travel.)

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We visit Evangelion’s real-life Village-3, a hidden gem where time has stopped【Photos】

A must-see for fans of Evangelion and trains in general!

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How do you explain Japan’s historic World Cup win against Germany to the common man?

Japan beating Germany 2-1 was pretty incredible, and we explain just how so using Dragon Ball, women’s wrestling and… monetary measures?

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We try pickling a mysterious fruit gifted to us by a man in the mountains【SoraKitchen】

These delicious pickles are hard to obtain, but even harder to stop eating! Read More

Tokyo’s Moomin Cafes are closing soon, but our reporter had an experience she’ll never forget

A small act of kindness from the cafe’s member of staff still warms our reporter’s heart when she thinks about it.

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Enter the Upside Down from Tokyo — we visit the Stranger Things pop-up cafe in Shibuya

Stranger Pronto is a must for all fans of the hit Netflix series.

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Over 94 percent of Japanese people in survey find movie theater prices too expensive

High prices are part of why many in survey visit the cinema just once a year.

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Rice bran, the skincare product used by Japanese women for centuries and now Chloë Grace Moretz

The American actress chatted to Vogue Magazine about her beauty secrets, with one in particular thrilling Japanese fans.

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Government declaration that ‘miso’ made since 1950s can’t legally be called ‘miso’ sparks debate

The decision incensed netizens around the country, with 2chan’s founder even getting involved.

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Japanese clothing chain Uniqlo now selling flowers online, they’re way better than we imagined

Order gorgeous bunches of flowers straight to your doorstep with Uniqlo’s new online service.

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How to befriend a famous Pokémon Go YouTuber? Challenge them to a Pokémon Pancake battle【Video】

SoraNews24 Reporter Ikuna wants to battle… for friendship!

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Japanese chain Bikkuri Donkey’s enormous salad almost beats Mr. Sato, but not because of its size

Casual restaurant chain’s giant salad causes unexpected problems for Mr. Sato.

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We find a vending machine selling ‘Great Buddha flavoured’ drinkable whipped cream

The latest in a long line of Japanese vending machines that’ll make you think, “… they’re selling what?!”

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Rune Naito, the man who pioneered concept of ‘kawaii’, to have 90th anniversary art exhibition

The artist said to have created the kawaii aesthetic will feature in an exhibition celebrating his 90th birthday.

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Dreaming of a metal Christmas? Osaka hotel offering heavy metal themed festive buffet

All sweets in the buffet are named after a legendary heavy metal band.

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Romance a man with chocolate ice cream for a head in most bizarre Japanese dating sim yet

This new dating sim comes free with a purchase of Pino ice cream.

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Is the magical Flying Ball that’s trending on Japanese TikTok as easy to use as it looks?

Social media makes it look like a piece of cake, but how will our reporter handle his magical ball?

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Our Japanese reporter visits Czechia’s famous beer spas and boozily bathes in a bath of beer

These boozy baths are a must for all beer lovers!

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Enjoy a weekend trip to Thailand for less than $50? We show you how【Photos】

Our penny-pinching reporter shows you how to travel on a tight budget and still have an amazing trip.

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Bears serve environmentally friendly coffee and treats via a hole in the wall at new Tokyo cafe

Tokyo’s newest cafe is adorable, Instagram-worthy and environmentally conscious.

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Traditional Japanese cuisine gets an out of this world treatment — we try Japanese Space Food

Take your taste buds on an intergalactic trip with these space-friendly foods!

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