Go Hatori

The results are in from our one million-yen stack of Japanese lottery tickets! So, are we rich?

”I did it!” says our reporter, but what was “it?”

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This is what a million yen of lottery tickets looks like, and a secret that’ll make us rich【Pics】

Trust us, this won’t end like our other get-rich-quick-schemes, because this time we’ve got supernatural powers on our side!

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We investigate 7-Eleven’s new Crunchy Chocolate Mille Crêpes Cake, shiver with decadence

We’re struck senseless by the seductive dessert, and take an array of scintillating shots to show off its sexy side.

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Possibly the most useless product in the world: The Plastic Bottle Bottom Cap

Even if you defend the concept of such a thing, you’ll find that this isn’t even a good plastic bottle bottom cap.

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Can you fight an entire pro wrestling match in Uniqlo stretch jeans? We find out【Photos】

Just another day in the office as P.K. and Go brawl in SoraNews24 headquarters.

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Our writers band together to take on a 15-pound “All-Topping-Curry” from Coco Ichi

We learn the true meaning of friendship and heartburn.

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We investigate the rumors that our writers appeared in an instant rice commercial

Join us for this exclusive investigative report.

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We restore the magic-marker-painted Mr. Sato Car to its original $8 condition

Farewell Mr. Sato Car. It’s the end of an era, but with the promise of a new day.

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Can these 500-yen (US$4.50) Daiso wigs make our 39-year-old writer look as fabulous as he feels?

There’s a party in these wigs and everyone’s invited.

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Stretching the limits of Japanese budget belts with the Easy Stretch Belt from the 100 yen store

Our in-house 100 yen store guru snaps up a deal that eliminates the need to keep his belt buckled, and keeps his finances as secure as his pants.

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We go crazy for Jackie Chan TV ad, cue digging out an old cosplay battle 【Video】

Remember the time we hired a lookalike and reenacted a classic Jackie Chan fight? Of course we do, we still have the video evidence!

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Fresh tuna sashimi vs. frozen – Can our Japanese taste testers tell the difference in taste test?

Tuna is tuna is tuna, right? Wrong!

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The latest in Japanese iPhone security: using your butthole to lock your phone 【Video】

So everyone knows you can lock/unlock your iPhone using your thumbprint. Sure, that’s great and all, but what if you want to be even more secure? After all, what’s stopping phone thieves from stealing your fingerprints and snooping through all of your secret selfies?

Have no fear, RocketNews24’s Japanese-language writers have the perfect solution: getting your iPhone to recognize your butthole. A member of the same incredibly mature team that researched how to flavor food with burps now brings you the latest in iPhone security and will show you how to make your own iPhone something that no one could ever, or would ever want to, break into.

It probably goes without saying, but this technique is a little NSFW, so be sure no judging eyes are around before you read on.

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“Where are all the laser beams?” Our reporter heads to Nevada’s Area 51 on a top-secret mission

For conspiracy theorists, Area 51 is a location of high intrigue. Often called the most secret place on earth (well…the United States, anyway), this government base in Nevada is thought to be used for weapons testing and experimental aircraft – although very little is known about what really goes on there. Some of the more out-there theories include meetings with aliens, development of weather control, and even time travel.

Our Japanese reporter Go Hatori is a seasoned traveller and, when he’s not trolling would-be scammers online for his own amusement, loves nothing more than to take a solo trip somewhere mysterious. So Go headed into the Nevada desert – with a secret mission of his own!

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