Okayama

One minute is all you need to make this popular instant noodle meal from Okayama【SoraKitchen】

Part spaghetti, part Asian noodle, all deliciousness…you’ll want to get your hands on some…if you can find them!

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Yamazaki Bakery once again donates bread to evacuation centers at almost inhuman speeds

Thousands of pies and buns arrive at facilities within hours of asking.

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Okayama prefecture to receive its first Pokémon-themed manhole covers【Pics】

Okayama? More like Pokéyama!

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These “star marks” on the road in Japan that indicate when to use your blinker are amazing【Video】

Okayama Prefecture reminding “rogue” drivers of common sense.

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TeamLab’s new interactive tea art installation dazzles Japan with reactive, rhythmic lights【Vid】

TeamLab’s Tea Time in the Soy Sauce Storehouse brings a whole new meaning to the term “tea light”.

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Okayama’s Tiger Mask makes final donation of school bags after five years of generosity

Hopes someone else will pick up the mask from here on out.

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City official, angered when asked to wear a mask, throws own feces

Very likely the first political scandal of an official throwing their own poo.

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Can even heavy drinkers enjoy the “Stop Drinking Center” in Okayama?

Yes, but they can’t drink there…but not because it’s a rule. It’s just… Ahhh, just see for yourself.

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Okayama police academy instructor stabs recruit in chest during training

Instructor wanted to add realism to his training, but things got too real.

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Japan makes card game to help kids raise disaster prevention awareness

How do you get kids interested in natural disaster preparedness? With a game, of course.

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We head to Okayama Prefecture to try the second most delicious soft serve ice cream in the world

We didn’t know olives and vanilla ice cream could go so well together.

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Fried Oyster Ice Cream: the taste of the sea in a Japanese soft serve dessert【Taste Test】

One of Japan’s most intriguing flavour pairings

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One of Japan’s dullest-looking restaurants actually has an awesome robot waiter【Videos】

Veteran employee has been quietly serving customers for decades.

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Flooded disaster-struck region in Japan urges people to use hashtag to tell everyone they’re okay

After dealing with a natural disaster, this part of Japan is now struggling to prevent financial disaster as well.

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Okayama buses strike by continuing to run and refusing to take anyone’s money

If this tactic fails, drivers may even consider letting people cross the white line while the bus is in motion.

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Japanese train station stirs up nostalgia with beautiful rural setting and one-carriage train

A stop-off here is like a scene from an anime movie.

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Japanese capital to move from Tokyo to Okayama…according to a “time-travelling” Twitter user

The first question to a visitor from the future who could tell us about medical and technological breakthroughs? That’s right, it was about boobs.

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This super-rare Japanese banana has edible skin!【Taste test】

We get our hands on the mystical Mongee Banana.

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One Japanese prefecture’s bubbly message to drivers who refuse to use their turn signals【Video】

When you need to get the message across, use more bubble wrap.

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Japan’s cosplay inn giving a new lease on life to beautiful family business

Traditional hospitality mixes with modern otaku culture at mountainside ryokan.

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