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Best doughnuts in Tokyo? Sweet floral creations cause a stir on social media

Edible flowers appear on iced doughnuts and spectacular cold, clear jelly doughnuts for summer.

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Monjayaki in a cup is the new instant ramen everyone’s talking about right now【Taste Test】

It’s said this Tokyo dish looks like vomit, so does the instant cup version look any better? 

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Weird Japanese vending machine find: Soda that looks like mayonnaise

We try the strange beverage that’s got people all shook up in Japan.

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How to make a McDonald’s Ramune milkshake at home

This recipe is even better than the new McShake, with much more of that distinctive Japanese flavour. 

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We tried cooking with a personal fryer and now we’re obsessed

Who needs Burger King when you can make it and have it your own way?

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How to have a yakiniku BBQ at home with the UFO smokeless indoor grill

When you can’t go out to a yakiniku restaurant, you bring the yakiniku restaurant to you. 

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Unbox Therapy left speechless after trying Japanese toaster【Video】

“World’s most expensive toaster” from Mitsubishi uses rice cooker technology to toast bread to perfection.

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We test the new two-in-one curry rice cooker from Japan that’s got everyone talking【Video】

Can this magical Twin Chef cooking machine deliver on taste as well as convenience? 

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We taste the Adult Cream Pie from McDonald’s Japan

This dessert has been a long time coming.

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We try the new Starbucks Santa Boots Chocolate Frappuccino in Japan【Taste test】

Santa’s boots come filled with lots of little surprises.

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We try the new Halloween Masquerade Party drinks from Starbucks Japan

Time to put on our mask and find out what a Halloween Red Night Frappuccino tastes like.

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KFC’s dating sim cooks up fingerlickin’ Colonel Sanders romance, but the recipe feels off【Review】

While the presentation sizzles like a chicken wing fresh from the fryer, the content is a creamy, cold mash with no gravy.

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Drenched in passion – Makoto Shinkai’s Weathering with You is here, but is it good?【SoraReview】

Arguably the Shinkai-est anime yet, and perhaps the beginning of a connected Makoto Shinkai cinematic universe?

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Starbucks Japan Royal Milk Tea Frappuccino: The perfect drink for milk tea lovers

A timely taste of royalty as we head into the new era.

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He’s back! Beloved City Hunter enchants and thrills in new feature length anime【SoraReview】

Ryo Saeba, aka City Hunter, comes back in a long-awaited feature-length anime movie after 20 years, and his antics are as outrageous as ever!

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New “Dragon Ball Super: Broly” movie gets two-thumbs-up, screening event gets a fail

We went to the Premier screening of Dragon Ball Super: Broly… and almost didn’t get to see the movie!

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Review: Death Note (2017)

After years of anticipation, this American adaptation of the hit manga thriller is available on Netflix! Jacob Chapman breaks down whether this movie is noteworthy or should just be erased.

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SoraReview: Mary and the Witch’s Flower, the newest anime from Studio Ghibli director Yonebayashi

More than a half-dozen key Ghibli creators team up for the first anime film from brand-new Studio Ponoc, but do they do their pedigree proud?

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“Ghost in the Shell for beginners” – Our Japanese film critic’s impressions of the Hollywood film

But is that a good or bad thing?

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Makoto Shinkai’s new anime, Your Name, is a battle between the heart and the head【RocketReview】

All the things anime fans have come to expect from the acclaimed director are present and accounted for, but is that enough?

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