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Customers race to Uniqlo for new summer face masks, but are they really worth the hype?

We try out the cool sold-out Airism product everyone’s been waiting for. 

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How to turn leftover tempura into fried rice (or why to buy all the takeout tempura you can)

We venture into new territory in our latest trip into the SoraKitchen.

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You can now get shaved ice ramen in Japan, and it’s painfully delicious【Taste test】

There’s a lot to love here, and also two things to be careful of.

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Hello Kitty doesn’t have a mouth, so how does she video chat with fans? We find out!

A meet-and-greet with a mute, mouthless Sanrio character? Sounds good!

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SoraNews24 staff smells boss’ unwashed socks that have been worn for five-days straight

Look, we don’t come to your job and question everything that you do.

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Nara deer heading farther outside park during the coronavirus outbreak, but will they come back?

The animals are the symbol of the city, but our local reporter is worried they might be migrating away.

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Our reporter investigates the strangely named “shaved ice donburi” at a Tokyo cafe

“Donburi” usually refers to dishes eaten over a bowl of rice, so how could this concept possibly work?

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Japan’s one-person mini tempura pot turns every day into fry day

The newest addition to our arsenal of solo-cooking equipment.

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All the charm and none of the hassle.

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Would a pizza made with pizza-flavored potato chips yield a super pizza?

Just follow Uncle Pizza’s easy recipe to find out!

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No one asked but we did it anyways: MOS rice patty burgers X ochazuke【Taste test】

A thorough comparison experiment, except we had no control group whatsoever.

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Our balding reporter tries to fix his male pattern baldness with medications and topical sprays

And here’s a half-year report of how his hair is doing!

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Gold Gundam tofu appears in Japan, requires “painting” with real gold for full effect【Taste test】

Forget Gunpla. Today it’s all about the Gun-tofu!

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In Japan, Uber Eats will deliver the latest manga to your door

When you’re craving the latest issue of Shonen Jump, Uber is ready to roll and bring you your comic fix.

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We try cooling our face masks five different ways, and don’t recommend doing any of them

It’s getting hot, and wearing masks in summer isn’t fun…but maybe find some other way to stay cool. 

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Frozen annin tofu/almond tofu drinks appear at Japanese convenience stores【Taste Test】

Sweet, light, and refreshing – this frappe is the perfect way to enjoy the warmer weather.

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How to make a pizza using a pack of ramen noodles【SoraKitchen】

Here’s what happens when two of the most comforting comfort foods team up.

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We make one of Japan’s best breakfast treats: Himeji almond toast【SoraKitchen】

Get a taste of Hyogo’s Himeji City from the comfort of your very own home.

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Skip sushi — The five best beef bento to eat in Japan right now

A guide to the delicious takeout beef that’s keeping us from doing any home cooking.

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Sushi tacos now on sale in Japan — Can this cross-cultural cuisine please our biggest taco fan?

After falling in love with tacos in Mexico, our taste tester tests the newest outside-the-box idea from Sushiro.

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