Mr. Sato

Mr. Sato tries a unique method to compellingly call in sick to work【Video】

Some people bend over backwards at work. Others bend over backwards to get out of work.

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This ISN’T what a US$100 Tokyo sushi lunch looks like. It’s what a US$200 one looks like!

An ordering mistake sends SoraNews24’s Mr. Sato soaring into the bliss of his most rarified lunch ever as he learns there’s one sushi restaurant where not all omakase are the same.

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SoraNews24 hits Tokyo’s biggest Halloween party dressed as one of Japan’s most popular characters

Mr. Sato takes our team to Shibuya’s Halloween bash, but not before setting us up with coordinated kawaii costumes.

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Taste-testing Japan’s crazy-expensive 3,240-yen (US$29) persimmon

We bought one of Japan’s shockingly expensive gift fruits as a gift for ourselves.

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Posters of SoraNews24 ace reporter Mr. Sato appear in one of Tokyo’s busiest train stations【Pics】

Mr. Sato isn’t a doctor, but he plays one in these posters.

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We buy a $10 grilled cheese sandwich from this weird shop in Harajuku

We also had to cook it ourselves.

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Does instant noodles cooked with rice make super noodle rice?

Just because two things taste great, doesn’t mean they always taste great together.

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Mr. Sato finally experiences the zenith of bottom-wiping with 5,000 yen luxury toilet paper

Can luxury toilet paper really be worth the exorbitant price tag? Mr. Sato orders some of the finest on the market to try it out.
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It looks like a block of wood, but that’s one of Japanese cooking’s most important ingredients

Mr. Sato tries his hand at grating his own katsuobushi, and explains why you should too.

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We investigate the “secret menu” at Tendon Tenya: vegetable tempura for 210 yen?!

Mr. Sato knows a cheap way to chow down on Japan’s flaky fried food rice bowls, so he shared the trick with all of us!
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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 try to destroy Japan’s sturdiest eyeglasses with the power of Mr. Sato’s butt【Video】

Can Mr. Sato succeed where an entire team of sexy bar hostesses failed?

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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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New Human Restaurant opens opposite Robot Restaurant in Shinjuku

The unusually-named restaurant battles against the robots of Kabukicho with spooky spirits and staff that look like creepy androids.

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We try out the R-rated “world’s smelliest burger” from a Tokyo burger cafe

Does this washed cheese burger smell as bad as advertised, and if so, what does it taste like?

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We try out super spicy “Raging Fire Wasabi” rice crackers that allegedly cause “pain” and “death”

A very dramatic sales pitch convinced Mr. Sato to make everyone in the office try them.

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SoraNews24 quiz: How men deal with unexpected urine leaks determines their personality

Will you wipe up the mess or let sleeping snakes lie?

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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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New photo app turns you, or Mr. Sato, into a sparklingly handsome shojo manga dreamboat【Photos】

From wannabe gangster to would-be 2-D heartthrob in just seconds.
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Let’s get some cash from Japan’s sexy anime men ATMs【Photos, video】

The Tokyo ATMs sound like the perfect cash dispensers for female otaku, so naturally we sent Mr. Sato to try them out.

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