P.K. Sanjun

A wild trader appears in Sendai for Pokémon GO Fest 2024

Don’t be alarmed, he poses no threat outside of Pokémon stadiums.

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Who wins in a battle of McDonald’s and Komeda Coffee’s chicken tatsuta burgers?【Taste test】

There was no way that we were gonna chicken out from this fight.

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What happens to Cup Noodle Mystery Meat when you cook it in a rice cooker?

We try it to find out!

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We try out “Chan Ramen”, an underground type of ramen popular in the ramen community

Join one reporter’s quest to define the undefinable.

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Our Japanese reporter visits Costco in the U.S., finds super American and very Japanese things

The cross cultural appeal of a Costco run in Los Angeles.

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McDonald’s creates a dream Japanese bento for April Fools’ Day

And here’s how you can create one too. 

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Seaweed Salt Potato Butter Bacon Teriyaki Egg Burgers from McDonald’s are a mouthful

Is this enough to turn a McDonald’s teriyaki hater into a fan?

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Testing out the rubber hand illusion in the office to see if people can feel pain in fake limbs

Science is violence.

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Stained in crimson like X Japan, will passersby on the Tokyo street offer us comfort?【Experiment】

Investigating the accuracy of Yoshiki’s “Kurenai” lyrics.

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Saizeria meal hack by foreign diners introduces us to a secret dish that’s not on the menu

Sometimes it pays to copy your fellow diners.

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Our “Dark Curry” puts the luck back into potluck with a curry of unknown ingredients

We once again dabble in the dark culinary arts.

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Dom Dom’s Squid Devil Burger is here to shake up the gourmet scene like a tokusatsu bad guy

Join us as we go head to head with Japan’s baddest black burger.

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Catch trendy Pokémon at Harajuku’s Takeshita Street for a limited time

Happy Winter event gives us Pokémon like we’ve never seen them before.

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We attempt to buy Starbucks Japan’s 60,000 yen lucky beckoning cat

Manekineko designed to generate prosperity threatens to do the opposite, leaving us with nothing but zekku.

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How to make faux-fancy blowfish hotpot with cheap takeout sushi【SoraKitchen】

Our boss presents his revolutionary reuse of revolving sushi.

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Our writers take on the world’s smallest four-player Othello game

The real Othello battle rages within.

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New Japanese convenience store sandwiches feel like they’re out to kill us

A katsu sandwich and doughnut sandwich so immense they’re simply called “THE Calorie”.

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The time P.K. flatly refused a request from his deceased best friend’s mom at their first meeting

A long-buried memory recently resurfaced during our Japanese-language reporter’s annual memorial trip–and he still doesn’t know how to feel about it.

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Pokémon GO melds with Tokyo’s traditional neighborhood for Asakusa Routes event, gets thumbs up from us

Our Pokémon GO-loving reporter walks Pikachu’s Past and Present Route.

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Burger King Japan’s new Ninniku Garlic Burger does not live up to the hype

We want our money back.

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