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“More Japanese than Japan” – Kodawari Ramen Tsukiji in Paris lives up to every part of its name

The wisdom of “Long line equals great ramen” turns out to be as true in Paris as it is in Tokyo.

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Which Japanese conveyor belt sushi chain has the best squid sushi?【Taste test】

We’re going beyond fish today with a four-way maika faceoff.

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Origami folded by gyaru – The first capsule toy it’s impossible to get a complete set of【Photos】

Flock of cranes folded by flashy women comes with a side of philosophy.

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A trip to the deadline cafe in Tokyo, where staff won’t let you leave until you’re done writing

A place where you can pay staff to look over your shoulder to help you stop procrastinating.

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We make chashu in just eight minutes, thanks to Kaldi’s microwaveable roast pork【Taste Test】

“Quick” and “easy” are not words usually associated with roast pork… until now!

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Deep-fried delight – Taste testing the menchi katsu from four Japanese convenience store chains

Four chains, five cutlets, and one very full stomach.

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New “wet” potato chips revolutionise the snack industry in Japan

Not in Japan to try them? We’ve got you covered with a hack to make wet chips at home, no matter where you are in the world!

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Taste-testing the Strawberry Mango Oolong Tea at Starbucks Taiwan

How does the earthy taste of oolong tea pair with fruity flavors?

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New McDonald’s burgers pay homage to an icon of the kaiju genre

A favourite returns…with some surprising new ingredients.

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Japan’s longest-running okonomiyaki joint and the birthplace of Hiroshima style — We visit both

A delicious battle of regional styles results in one full stomach.

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Photos of Complete Strangers: Japan’s new strange, and strangely compelling, capsule toys【Pics】

Unusual concept is a hit, with a second line on the way.

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Japanese oden maker revolutionises the way we eat at home…with a few adjustments

New kitchen gadget lets you live out your 7-Eleven oden dreams at home. 

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Ramen broth, but without ramen noodles? Japan’s Nadai Fujisoba takes soba to a bold new place

Does soba pair well with ramen broth? And will our expectations of the presentation meet reality?

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We test out the portable shower backpack Amazon recommended to us (which also only has two stars)

Why was this product recommended over others with better reviews? We try to find out. 

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Gakuran photo shoot – Our staff tries to transform into the macho cast of anime Otoko Juku【Pics】

Mr. Sato sparks some changes to our office attire.

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Which Japanese conveyor belt sushi chain has the best tai sushi?【Taste test】

Only one of these lucky fish uses a special and highly lauded preparation method.

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Here’s what happens when you mix all 53 kinds of Muji curry into one crazy super curry【Taste test】

When choosing what type of Muji instant curry to eat today, the answer we came up with in the SoraKitchen is “All of them.”

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How bad can the lowest rated three-piece suit from Amazon be?

The fact that there were only two pieces was a really bad start.

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Fantastic Beasts stars Eddie Redmayne and Jessica Williams attend special fan event in Japan

Redmayne and Williams are the first Hollywood stars to come to Japan since the outbreak of corona.

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Support your faves and avoid oshikatsu burnout — advice from our resident otaku

Being a super fan isn’t as easy as it might seem, but you can avoid burnout with these tips!

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