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.)

All Stories by Katie Pask

Japanese students start online movement to keep schools closed amid coronavirus fear

The kids are thinking alright.

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Japanese man comes up with ingenious (and slightly creepy) way to take a nap in meetings

Gives the term ‘face mask’ a whole new meaning.

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Quarantined cruise ship finally ready to sail again, leaves a heartwarming message of thanks

The Diamond Princess is ready to set sail again, but not without a parting message for Japan.

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Japanese man accidentally creates ‘educational art’ with speakers and mahjong tiles

Something so simple turned into something so beautiful and yet educational!

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Couple’s wedding cancelled due to coronavirus, so they hold it in Animal Crossing instead

That’s definitely one way to save on the honeymoon costs!

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Worker at Narita airport accidentally drops coronavirus reagent, contaminates whole room

If you think you’re having a bad day at work, it can’t have been worse than this airport worker in Japan.

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Tokyo Disneyland’s Twitter lets you feel like a guest without setting foot in the park, and fans are thrilled

“We hope we can bring a little cheer into your day,” the official account posted.

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Japanese mom wows us with her ‘eggstraordinary’ food art

Simply put, it’s an eggstravaganza!… sorry.

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Japanese cosplayer unveils the truth behind girl gamers with these photos

Be warned – it might not be what you’re expecting.

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Bigger is definitely better with this monster cheeseburger in Yokohama

Get your hands on this beast of a burger!

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Japanese man dresses up as Terminator to meet his sister’s new fiancé but it ends up backfiring

It didn’t make the fiancée say ‘Hasta la vista’ though.

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What are the worst things about the first year working in a Japanese company? Survey investigates

New members of the Japanese workforce share their thoughts.

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Japanese woman’s heartwarming train encounter reminds us all not to judge too quickly

Japanese woman’s uncomfortable experience on train actually turns out to be something much more positive.

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The Cat in the Surgical Mask – Twitter user plans to raise money for charity with feline figurine

“Cats are gonna save the world!”

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A vending machine where you don’t know what you’re buying until it comes out – we give it a try!

This vending machine has ‘mystery’ written all over it – literally.
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Japanese businessman plans to give away a BILLION YEN on Twitter, but there’s a catch

“Send me your business ideas!” he says in his tweet.

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“The world does not revolve around you!” Japanese shop clerk unleashes frustration on Twitter

The shop clerk implores customers to stop treating them “like punching bags” over the lack of masks on sale.

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Fujifilm removes promotional video after it causes outrage【Video】

One commenter even said “How did this get approved?”

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Delicious AND guilt free – the launch of Apollo yoghurt

Meiji’s new venture into the treat universe is surprisingly low in calories!

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Tokyo Disneyland’s attention to detail really ‘leafs’ an impression!

The Magic Kingdom leaves no stone unturned when it comes to customer service!

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