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McDonald’s Japan’s new Tsukimi “moon-viewing” burger takes melty cheese to a whole new level

In our humble opinion, this is the richest moon-viewing burger in history. 

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We buy chocolate fish in a can from a store in Akihabara

Sweet mackerel! This is going to be one helluva taste test. 

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“Science of deliciousness” steak-and-coffee chips, developed by analysing human taste sensors

A whacky science experiment designed to engage all your taste receptors at the same time. 

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We assembled an Edo period-style tea-carrying mechanical doll【Pics, videos】

The jury’s still out on whether it’s creepy, cute, or creepy-cute.

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We take our Mega Las Vegas noodle show on the road and get back to nature

Ain’t no party like a Big Stream Somen Slider Mega Las Vegas party.

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Mochi ice cream ramen: Noodles will never be the same again

We love Yukimi Daifuku ice creams, but will we love them when they’re wrapped in pork and floating in a hot, salty broth?

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How to put together a senbero drinking/snack session at Japan’s 100-yen convenience store【Photos】

Drinks, food, and an important lesson for just 1,000 yen (US$9.19).

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Our reporter breaks her Takarazuka virginity with an all-female performance of City Hunter

Battling first-timer nerves, we take a seat at the renowned Takarazuka theater.

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Vaccine side effects: How the first and second dose of Pfizer and Moderna affected our reporters

Firsthand accounts reveal a wide range of different reactions to each dose.

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Free fried chicken for using free Wi-Fi?!? Tokyo restaurant offers irresistible karaage freebie

The only thing better than fried chicken is free fried chicken.

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We try the Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte in Japan!

After a 15-year absence, we finally get our first taste of a drinkable pumpkin pie.

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Adult entertainment guidance center in Tokyo also serves up great curry【Taste test】

For when the hot, steamy action you’re craving is of the curry variety.

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If Fast and Furious was about 1970s Japanese truckers, this dekotora would be the star【Photos】

The hero car from “Truck Guys” is now a real-life hero too.

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The 4 best anime of Fall 2021 that need more attention – Preemptive picks【Seiji’s World of Anime】

Our resident otaku gazes into the future and chooses four shows to watch that keep getting left off others’ “most anticipated” lists.

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Japan now has “Gyoza for Athletes”, thanks to figure skating Olympian Yuzuru Hanyu 【Taste test】

Gyoza suppliers to the Tokyo Olympics create a cheat meal that’s no longer a cheat meal.

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Tired of your usual camping fare? Try this easy Japanese festival favorite【SoraKitchen】

Or make it at home to bring festival food to you!

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Crazy shiitake crane game out lets you win mushrooms by winning mushrooms that aren’t mushrooms

A UFO catcher that goes beyond plushies and figures.
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Testing out Japan’s portable no-electricity multi-function washing/drying machine【Pics】

A two-in-one package deal! Or is it?

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Japan’s newest weird capsule toys are…super realistic capsule rocks?!?【Photos】

But they do have a special function that real stones don’t.

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Could you eat 50 beef cutlet refill pieces? If so, this Japanese restaurant will let you eat for free

We take on the 50 Challenge of Kyoto gyukatsu chain Katsugyu.

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