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Enako’s first “no-cosplay” photo book promises to be her “biggest exposure in history”.

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Heat sake like they do at a Japanese izakaya with this special at-home set

Special delivery from a Japanese-style pub in Tokyo!

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Nissin Cup Noodle Soda gives us the flavour of instant ramen as fizzy drinks!

Yes, these are real — and they’re available to preorder now!

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Tokyo farewells Japan’s only double-decker Shinkansen with a special escalator at the station

An escalator ride like no other. 

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The best-selling rice ball at Family Mart is…SPAM onigiri?

What makes the Tuna Mayonnaise Spam Musubi so popular with Japanese convenience store customers?

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Mos Burger adds new plant-based vegan teriyaki burger to its menu

You won’t find another teriyaki burger like this one in Japan.

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Japan considering adding charges for plastic convenience store utensils, hotel hangers, and more

I guess my days of plastic spoon-hoarding days are now over.

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How to make a sinfully decadent Apple Pie Bar pie out of Japanese grocery store stuff【SoraKitchen】

We create an apple pie inception that’s as ill-advised as it is appetizing.

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McDonald’s Japan’s Tsukimi “moon-viewing” pie oozes Japanese flavour

The perfect flavour for a traditional Japanese festival. 

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A house in the Japanese countryside for just US$9,100? You bet we bought it!【Photos, video】

Welcome to the SoraHouse.

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Hedorah: King of the dust mops and more celebrate 50th anniversary of legendary kaiju’s debut

It can wipe out grime as easily as Hedorah wipes out people.

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The top 70 words that keep showing up in Japanese light novel titles (and yes, isekai is one of them)

I Was Called to a Delicious Alternate World by the Too-Cute Devil Lord isn’t an actual light novel title yet, but it’s only a matter of time, data analysis shows.

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We pop into Bear Paw Cafe in Osaka… Actually it popped out to us

An adorable way to help deal with complex problems.

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Japanese company makes a robot specifically to keep your cat entertained

The future is here for fun-deprived felines.

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Falling into the sweet life with Japanese convenience stores’ new sweet potato sweets【Taste test】

Autumn comes to Family Mart with the simultaneous of a huge new dessert lineup made with Japanese sweet potatoes.

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McDonald’s Japan’s new Tsukimi “moon-viewing” burger takes melty cheese to a whole new level

In our humble opinion, this is the richest moon-viewing burger in history. 

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Survey shows that many Japanese business people’s sleep patterns have changed since teleworking

More naps, more early bedtimes, and even more difficulty sleeping are some of the changes people experienced.

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We buy chocolate fish in a can from a store in Akihabara

Sweet mackerel! This is going to be one helluva taste test. 

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J-rock legend Gackt puts music career on indefinite hiatus due to voice disorder

Decision was made to prioritize singer’s health and recovery.

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“Science of deliciousness” steak-and-coffee chips, developed by analysing human taste sensors

A whacky science experiment designed to engage all your taste receptors at the same time. 

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