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What’s for dinner? A US$113/3.3-pound sushi bowl from one of Japan’s favorite cheap restaurants

Kappazushi is usually a friend to our budget…and maybe it still is with the Mega-size Crab and Salmon Roe Sushi Rice Bowl.

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All-you-can-eat Burger King is coming to Japan with a monster burger on board

Diners will find it hard to eat more than one burger in 30 minutes, but this is a food challenge our Mr Sato has been years in training for. 

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Making igisu, a traditional Japanese food even most Japanese people don’t know about【SoraKitchen】

A taste of Tottori that looks very different at the start from how it ends up.

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Japan’s one-person sandwich press, a “God item” for solo diners, sells out online

Perfectly grilled cheese sandwiches and dessert toasties are a cinch with this Japanese cooking gadget.

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Does Burger King’s Ugly Beef Burger taste as bad as it looks?

We try the ugliest looking burger in Japan.

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New unstaffed gyoza store in Tokyo sells pot stickers 24 hours a day

We go on a post-midnight gyoza run to a shop with no staff — all part of our new normal in Japan.

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We get a surprise offer from “Yusaku Maezawaa,” with an extra “a” for “a whole lot of money”

But don’t worry it’s “not in a real scam.”

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Tour our Japanese-language reporter’s apartment, a wonderland of 100-yen trinkets

The best things in life are priceless, but the most useful things tend to only cost about 100 yen (US$0.90).

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Who makes Japan’s best moon-viewing burger? Let’s eat as many as we can and find out【Taste test】

McDonald’s and KFC Japan, plus a few others, give us multiple ways to eat the moon this autumn.

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Build-it-yourself takeout ramen kits are our new favorite noodle lunch in Tokyo

There are two options: a ready-to-eat bowl, and a make-it-yourself bowl!

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Burger King Taiwan releases insanely popular ‘Chocolate Whopper’, we recreate it at home

Nothing says ‘2020 Burger‘ more than this monstrosity, but how does it taste?

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Japan’s portable clothes dryer is our latest one-person must-take travel gadget【Photos】

A compact companion for when you’ve got too much stuff to hang, but not enough for a laundromat run.

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Getting tired of Pokémon Go? Maybe visiting the Pokémon manhole covers will reignite your passion

Travel Japan, catch Pokémon, and make some fun memories!

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Taste-testing Japan’s three biggest convenience stores store-brand cup ramen【Taste test】

7-Eleven, Lawson, and Family Mart all have their own exclusive instant noodles, and we were surprised by who makes some of them.

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Gourmet Japanese hamburger steak in three-year-shelf-life can: Genius or madness? Let’s find out!

Because we’ll try anything before actually doing any real cooking ourselves.

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TikTok food trend: How to make soft, pillowy Cloud Bread 【SoraKitchen】

This easy recipe will change the way you look at bread, and turn you into a viral TikTok star in the process.

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We try the new Chocolate Marron Frappuccino and Latte from Starbucks Japan 【Taste Test】

Like drinking a Japanese autumn. 

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Visiting the hotel half-destroyed by the 3-11 tsunami is a powerful reminder of what was lost

This preserved Tohoku building goes from completely devastated to practically unharmed in just a few floors.

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Tokyo theme park closes down, thanks visitors with touching water graffiti message

The only thing better than the message itself is the fascinating water printer machine that “prints” it. 

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Tokyo has a “phantom egg shop” with ingredients for the best tamago-kake gohan rice bowl ever

Don’t knock raw egg on rice until you’ve tried it, and especially until you’ve tried it like this.

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