All Stories by Shannon

Japanese men rank their favorite female Studio Ghibli characters

Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who is the fairest Ghibli damsel of them all?

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We tried Japan Burger King’s Deluxe Chicken Whopper for some serious volume 【Photos】

Three types of meat between two Burger King buns? Yes, please.

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New Japanese-style Starbucks set to open in Nagano prefecture【Photos】

If you’re as big of a fan of Starbucks as you are of traditional Japanese aesthetics, mark your maps.

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Eat a mountain of chicken katsu at this restaurant in Nara【Photos】

If you’re into eating challenges, this is one you won’t want to miss out on.

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Kyoto University dorm pamphlet advises residents on how not to commit sexual harassment

Because some people may have never been told this before.

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Japanese airline thanks passengers during coronavirus slump with a special message 【Photos】

A little customer appreciation can go a long way.

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We spent a night in a Tokyo hotel staffed by robots 【Photos】

You’ll never feel alone in this hotel (but not in a creepy way).

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Pokémon Shirts celebrates one year with 100 new designs and kid’s options! 【Photos】

This Pokémon clothing line has a little something to offer for everyone now.

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There’s a surprising potential risk that’s making more Japanese youth turn to dating apps

Many Japanese youths see dating apps as a way to protect the interpersonal relationships they already have.

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We visit Shibuya Station’s limited-time unmanned ramen eatery for a dose of the future! 【Photos】

This is a combination of delicious and contemporary technology that was definitely worth the visit.

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Parasite ramen challenge: Can you cook the movie’s noodle dish in just 8 minutes?【SoraKitchen】

We had to see how realistic the movie was in terms of cooking, but did we pass the test?

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The “world’s deadliest film ever” to be screened in Japan

Are you prepared to die? No, seriously. Are you?

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We try Japan’s super affordable vegan instant cup noodles!

You don’t have to take to the streets of Tokyo to get some delicious vegan noodles.

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We visited an ultra stylish coffee stand on the streets of downtown Fukuoka

We found a great way to experience Fukuoka culture in an easygoing way.

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Japanese second-hand store manager wows YouTube with one-man-band help-wanted ad【Video】

Who wouldn’t want to work with this band, especially when it’s all just one guy?

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Japanese company puts spotlight on food crisis by selling “2050 curry”

What a delicious response to a possibly impending crisis.

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We try Tokyo’s new and trendy “smoky ramen” for a fragrant experience 【Photos】

It’s not often we meet a bowl of ramen that leaves us speechless.

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Japan drops to 3rd place in U.S. News 2020 Best Countries rankings

What could have happened to bump Japan out of its second-place glory?

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Pokémon collaborates with designers to sell cute merch at select ASOKO stores in Japan【Photos】

These conversation-starters range from tote bags to food containers to umbrellas.

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