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Tokyo coffee master reveals easy trick to make instant coffee almost as good as fresh-brewed

”I drink instant coffee all the time” cafe owner tells us, then shows us how.

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Senbero US$10 Japanese home drinking…with stuff from Ikea?【Japan’s Best Home Senbero】

Mr. Sato’s sausage party has a tragic surprise.

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Sign of autumn – Japanese sweet potatoes Frappuccino appears at Starbucks Japan【Taste test】

Is this yaki imo drink worth eating?

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Japanese toilet sweets put a new twist on tradition

The perfect sweet for a potty mouth. 

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This type of conveyor belt sushi tastes different in Tokyo than it does in Osaka, but why?

Same fish, same restaurant chain, but something is very different between Kanto and Kansai.

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Cup Noodle Sodas: Culinary innovation or beverage abomination?

Instant ramen becomes fizzy drinks, and we’ve tried them all so you don’t have to.  

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Does this egg timer from Japanese 100-yen store Daiso really work?

We find out if this cute gadget is all it’s cracked up to be.

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Mr Sato makes a frightening purchase at an Akihabara vending machine

A product literally shrouded in mystery. 

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Combining all of Nissin’s new Cup Noodle series into one powerful bowl of ramen

Man vs. Massive Bowl of Cup Ramen.

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Nakagin Capsule Tower’s rare “pink capsules”, formerly used in the sex industry

The people of Nakagin Capsule Tower are a wealth of knowledge when it comes to the history of the soon-to-be-demolished iconic building. 

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We try Japan’s new drinkable curry in a can

When you want the taste of Japanese curry…without the fuss of cutlery.

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Lotteria’s Tsukimi Rib Sandwich joins the fight for Japanese tsukimi supremacy【Taste test】

Moon-viewing shrimp burger and guilty-pleasure cheeseburger also arrive in our stomach.

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Is Japan’s new Super Combined Cup Noodle series really as great as it claims to be?

Nissin plays matchmaker with its flavours, creating new couples that fight and make love together. 

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Tokyo farewells Japan’s only double-decker Shinkansen with a special escalator at the station

An escalator ride like no other. 

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The best-selling rice ball at Family Mart is…SPAM onigiri?

What makes the Tuna Mayonnaise Spam Musubi so popular with Japanese convenience store customers?

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How to make a sinfully decadent Apple Pie Bar pie out of Japanese grocery store stuff【SoraKitchen】

We create an apple pie inception that’s as ill-advised as it is appetizing.

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McDonald’s Japan’s Tsukimi “moon-viewing” pie oozes Japanese flavour

The perfect flavour for a traditional Japanese festival. 

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A house in the Japanese countryside for just US$9,100? You bet we bought it!【Photos, video】

Welcome to the SoraHouse.

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We test Japan’s new Gaming Chopsticks Holder

Gadget proves it’s a game-changer after doing battle with a variety of snack foods. 

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Falling into the sweet life with Japanese convenience stores’ new sweet potato sweets【Taste test】

Autumn comes to Family Mart with the simultaneous of a huge new dessert lineup made with Japanese sweet potatoes.

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