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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Eat your feelings with a dessert made of sadness: the Pien Cheesecake

One of the ingredients may be “disappointment”, but the end result is far from it.

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What will 2021 mean for Valentine’s Day in Japan? Survey asks teens their chocolate plans

Homemade chocolate is great and all, but are people still making it in this coronavirus era?

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Japanese high school students arrested for robbing pachinko parlour at knife-point

Surely there’s a better way to start 2021 than this.

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Bluefin tuna fish sells for bargain low price of roughly US$200,000 in Tokyo auction

The first auction of the year took place despite Tokyo’s ongoing battle with coronavirus.

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Japanese Twitter shows reality of living in snowy Hokkaido, and it’s magical

Living in a snowy place is tough, but can be gorgeous too!

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10 amazing manga to read over the winter holidays

Here are our top ten recommendations for comics to read as the year comes to an end.

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CoCo Ichibanya lucky bag here to keep you happy and full of curry

Bring in the Year of the Ox with some delicious beef curry, courtesy of CoCo Ichibanya!

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Beautifully crafted bag shows off intricate artistry and is perfect for keeping your snowman cool

Practical? Maybe not. Gorgeous craftsmanship? Absolutely.

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Bluetooth tombstones are here to help you mourn loved ones without breaking the bank

Just when we thought Japan had run out of things to make high-tech.

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Guinea pigs in Tokyo zoo get pampered in the cutest video of 2020

Watch these cute little critters get shampooed and feel all your stress just melt away!

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Japanese “New Word of the Year” announced, sums up 2020 perfectly

We couldn’t think of a better word than this one.

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In celebration of Curry Bread Day, we find out which convenience store has the best curry bread【Taste Test】

We here at SoraNews24 do the hard work so you don’t have to.

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Moms vs. demon slayers — Japanese grade schoolers asked: “Who do you respect most and why?”

Sure, moms are great and all, but do they kill demons with nifty swords?

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Mr. Sato has time-travelled to the year 3030 with impressive sushi technology

The future is already here in this branch of Kura Sushi!

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Top 10 Japanese baby names of 2020 revealed

If you’re looking for inspiration for your little bundle of joy, maybe this will give you some ideas.

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Mr. Sato tries out ‘the Life Ruiner’, a wearable kotatsu – will it ruin his life?

Now you can feel the irresistable warmth of a kotatsu whenever you want, so say goodbye to productivity.

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New dress shirt patterns, masks, bandanas on sale to commemorate new Pokémon movie release

Designs include shirt with Pikachu getting swallowed whole

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We smash up some rock-hard rice crackers with a hammer to find out which one is the toughest

These Japanese senbei may be the hardest-to-eat snacks in the world, literally.

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Get ready to set sail on the high seas looking your best with the Shu Uemura x One Piece collaboration

Raise your pirate bounty and look fabulous doing it!

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Japanese restaurant has all-you-can-eat juicy fried chicken for LESS THAN A DOLLAR

No, you’re not dreaming and yes, this is real.

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