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The One and Only Nose in the World – talented girl plays recorders using her nose [video]

“What a waste of talent…this is awesome,” one Twitter user commented.

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Survey reveals 70 percent of Japanese adults believe corporal punishment is necessary

In light of an upcoming law, this survey sought adults’ attitudes towards broad topics related to disciplining children and child abuse.

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Merry Christmas from SoraNews24!

Happy holidays to our readers both in Japan and around the world!
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Make no mistake, that’s officially NOT a Snorlax Pokémon bed

It’s the perfect interior addition for the dedicated Sleemon fans!

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A case of the wrong “cat”: unexpected surprise in a toy box fuels laughs online

One Twitter user didn’t find quite what he was expecting inside. 

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Edward Snowden Reacts to His Cameo in Lupin III: Goodbye Partner

This “Edward Znoden” character sounds a little familiar….

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Dam management finds laughably clever way to deter nighttime thrill-seekers in Japan【Video】

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes, including this team of workers who used their own local brand of heroism to prank visitors at night. 

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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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Crafty and creative Twitter user shares how-to videos for dazzling autumn leaf origami

These simple but clever designs are sure to enchant not only the children but the grown-ups as well. 

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U.S. Marine Corps posts sympathetic message over burned Shuri Castle, Twitter debate ensues

Did this one particular response cross a line?

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Funeral undertaker takes departed father on one last trip to his beloved sea

One thoughtful gesture touches a family forever in this heartwarming story.

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Twitter sympathizes with shivering Shiba Inu during a Tokyo thunderstorm【Video】

Those who don’t own a pet might never have experienced how scary Mother Nature can be to our furry friends.

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New Japanese video game lets you compete in an international toilet racing circuit

And all from the comfort of your own toilet if you have a laptop.

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We take on Japan’s latest crazy anime pose: The two-person peace sign【Photos】

The part about being a bishonen idol is entirely optional

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Manga shows true life-changing encounter between Hawaiian surfers and paralyzed Japanese man

A 16-panel manga shows how easy it can be to change a person’s life.

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The host who lived? Stabbed host in Shinjuku miraculously recovers from life-threatening injury

The host now known as Phoenix Luna has figuratively risen from near death in Tokyo not much worse for wear.

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Consumer Reports: Do these workout shirts really show too much nipple?

We search for the truth behind the alleged excessive nipple exposure of tank tops sold by Arkkil.

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Convenience store in Sendai celebrates its foreign workers with a special store display

Customers who were curious about the smiling foreign workers ringing up their order at this local konbini can now learn a little bit about what they have in common.

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Manga artist raises question online about false perspective in Ghibli film My Neighbor Totoro

Professional artist sheds light on Studio Ghibli’s unusual take on artistic perspective in the famous anime, but is it really a big deal?

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Unusual, nostalgic mailbox discovered in mountains of Shikoku tickles net users’ hearts

The usual red design found in Japan has been replaced by a throwback item from your childhood in one locale.

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