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It’s OK to eat ramen every day, says Japanese doctor…as long as it’s not one type

Doctor gives opinion on how to slot a daily bowl of ramen into a healthy diet.

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Dive into a galaxy of jellyfish with Ikebukuro Sunshine Aquarium’s new Jellyfish Panorama【Photos】

An exhibit so soothing that it can literally put you to sleep.

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Morons caught blasting adult video audio inside one of Tokyo’s busiest train station

But it wasn’t naked people that they wanted to watch.

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Which conveyor belt sushi place’s chawanmushi egg custard is the best? We investigate【Taste Test】

If you skip this sometimes-overlooked part of a traditional sushi restaurant meal, you’re missing out! Read More

Online survey sheds light on prefectural personality rankings of Japanese people

Ranking reveals Japanese impressions of which prefectures seem to boast residents with the best personalities.

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Experience the horror of a haunted house at home with these spooky online events by Obaken

Tokyo haunted house Obaken is supplying you with all things spooky this summer–safely at home!

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Possibly the cutest hotel rooms in the world – Hello Kitty themed rooms to open in Tokyo

Mixing traditional Japanese design with modern cuteness!

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Japan’s first-ever ramen restaurant, which closed 44 years ago, is reopening this fall!

Historic ramen restaurant Rairaiken starts serving ramen again in a very appropriate location.

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The first stag of anime park Nijigen no Mori’s Godzilla attraction is now open for a limited time

Get a glimpse of the Godzilla Museum, which pays homage to the giant monster’s legacy.

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Mos Burger releases new gummi candies in Japan

We take up the challenge to create the tallest, sweetest Mos burger we’ve ever seen.

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How to enjoy a cold drink without taking off your mask this summer【Experiment, video】

A special summer tip from the SoraNews24 Department of Questionable Life Hacks.

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Hokkaido resort offering vibrant bounty of gelato lookalikes…made of potato?!?

Potato lovers rejoice: Choose from 100 varieties of potato salad disguised as colorful cones of gelato during upcoming campaign. 

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Organizers angered as ceremonial giant kanji “fire” in Kyoto lit early and unofficially

Whoever did this made a “big” mistake.

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Shonen Jump manga artist arrested for ride-by groping two junior high girls in Tokyo

Publisher, stage play producers issue statements.

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The Tokyo area welcomed more new foreign residents than Japanese ones last year

Japan’s population continues to become more international, but the situation might be changing soon.

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How to turn Cup Noodle instant ramen into delicious Osaka-style dumplings【SoraKitchen】

Turns out Cup Noodles are just a few steps away from being cup takoyaki.

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Evangelion, Spice and Wolf LED manhole covers installed in otaku-friendly neighborhood in Japan

Beautiful salutes to nearly two dozen anime/manga franchises light the way to the newest otaku destination.

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Canned bento?!? We try out a cheaper alternative to canned Yoshinoya【Taste test】

But there’s one unexpected problem with this series of takikomigohan in a can.

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Making gyoza is a literal snap with this awesome Japanese kitchen gadget

A cheap and easy way to make one of Japan’s favorite inexpensive comfort foods.

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Sumo wrestlers stage group escape from dormitory over disagreements with master’s wife

With stablemaster in poor health and out of the picture, new rules were put in place, prompting escape to karaoke box.

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