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Our Disney expert explains why Mickey Mouse sounds the same in Japanese as he does in English

There’s more to it than just technique, says our Disney maniac. 

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The new Godzilla vs. Kong trailer is out! Here’s what Japanese fans think of it

Does Hollywood’s newest entry in the Godzilla Monsterverse live up to Japanese expectations?

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Luxury Spanish leather designer Loewe releases limited edition My Neighbor Totoro collection

Luxury fashion combined with a classic anime film…do we need to say more?

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One Piece sets out to find its most popular character in the world in massive survey

Everyone from Luffy to Camel the super penguin is in the running.

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Happy New Year from SoraNews24!

Congratulations, it’s 2021!

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Merry Christmas from SoraNews24!

Happy holidays to our readers in Japan and around the world!

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Monster Hunter movie line to be removed globally following backlash in China

Actors clarify there was no intent to evoke offensive rhyme.

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Nintendo is shutting down the level upload feature for Super Mario Maker

Super Mario Maker is about to become just Super Mario Player.

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Tokyo Olympics will take place as scheduled “with or without COVID” says IOC exec

Promises that they will be “the Games that conquered COVID.”

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There’s a Lego Nintendo Entertainment System on the way…and it’s playable?!?

Teaser video takes teasing to the ultimate level as we’re dying to know more.

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New Pokémon Snap coming to Nintendo Switch! Four ways it can succeed where the original failed

It’s a different world than it was in the ‘90s, and that might make all the difference for the Pokémon photo safari game.

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Final Fantasy fans around the world share musical creations with Home de Chocobo challenge【Video】

Square Enix’s organizes stay-home salute to the lovable fantasy steed.

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Does anime need to start being more politically correct for overseas audiences? Twitter debates

Japanese animation has long had a reputation for pushing the boundaries of what’s acceptable, but is it pushing too far these days?

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Counting sheep to get to sleep may work after all, unless you speak Japanese

Japanese children’s book suggests we might have been doing it wrong all this time.

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Okonomiyaki sauce producer on damage control following heightened Iran-US tensions

Company assures us a famous Japanese dish is not in danger of becoming collateral damage.

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Merry Christmas from SoraNews24!

Happy holidays to our readers both in Japan and around the world!
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The leaves are changing, and SoraNews24 is looking for a new writer!

Here’s your chance to go from reading SoraNews24 to writing it.

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Pokémon x Shu Uemura Pikashu makeup collection breaks the Internet

Server goes down as pre-orders open for limited-edition gold Pikachu range in Japan. 

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Pikachu and pals dress up as other Pokémon for Pokémon GO Halloween event, and we want them all

Pikachu returns the idolization favor by dressing up as Mimikyu!

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Air Wagashi: New Nike Air Max sneakers are the delicious kicks we’ve all been waiting for

Limited-edition footwear inspired by traditional Japanese confectionery.

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