holidays

Lucky sushi rolls coming to Kansai Aeon stores again for “Summer Setsubun”

It’s always lucky when ehomaki roll into town!

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Everyone in the office works together to make a “Dark Ehomaki Sushi Roll” for Setsubun

The office that makes sushi together, stays together.

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We try the Starbucks drinks that are only available at two stores in Japan

Are these exclusive beverages worth the trip out to get them?

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Starbucks Japan’s festive customisation is almost too cute to bear

Add a dose of kawaii to your Frappuccino for a limited time.

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Starbucks releases new ice cream bowls for a limited time in Japan!

You’ll want to get in quick to nab this exclusive free present. 

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Starbucks Japan’s new festive Frappuccino puts a local twist on an American favourite

New drink is said to have a taste unique to Japan, but what does our Japanese reporter think about it?

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Christmas in a cup or festive fail? We try Starbucks Japan’s first Frappuccino for the holidays

New limited-edition flavour may not be the star of this year’s festivities.

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Costumes from everyday life on parade once more in “Jimi Halloween 2021”

Come take walk on the plain side.

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Christmas arrives at Starbucks in Japan with new festive Frappuccino and drinkware

First holiday collection includes cute animals, gingerbread and almond milk surprises.

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Slacker Appreciation Day — The secret, unofficial Japanese holiday we all want but don’t have:

All thanks to one friendly robot cat from the future. 

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Date of Japanese holiday Setsubun changes to 2 February for first time in 124 years

Don’t shove sushi in your friends’ mouths on the wrong day. That would be awkward.

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Let’s celebrate Good Spouse Day by dressing up as our partners!

What? Only us? So be it then.

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What pandemic? Onsen towns, hiking trails and theme parks packed with crowds on four-day weekend

Startling photos have everyone concerned about a possible new spike in coronavirus cases.

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Amazing Chocolate tools a perfect fit for Japanese Valentine’s Day

Tell that special guy how you feel with an exquisite rusty nut and washer.

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Japanese restaurant chain selling not just folded pizzas, but LUCKY folded pizzas!

All the things that make pizza great, only folded!

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Overworked Japan celebrated Labor Day on a Saturday this year

Enjoy your day off…which you would have had anyway!

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Overworked Japanese employees mourn unused paid holidays at new Buddhist memorial service

Workaholics asked to address this senseless loss in a country where taking paid leave is frowned upon.

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How we enjoyed Tokyo Disneyland and Disney Sea’s Christmas parades

What better way to celebrate Christmas than in the Land of Dreams?

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Merry Christmas from the SoraNews24 team!

Happy Holidays from us to you!

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Tokyo’s Nakano district doesn’t just have an Obon Dance, it has an Obon Jovi Dance!

The west Tokyo neighborhood’s take on the centuries-old event is like bad medicine, and bad medicine is what I need.

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