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New Calpis Water bottle design can only be fully seen after you drink the contents

Keep refreshed and get a glimpse of Japanese high school life with these charming bottle designs.

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Pikachu-flavor potato snacks pack two different kinds of Thunder Punch【Taste test】

Karamucho! Pokémon chooses you for a collab!

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36 Views of The Mount Fuji Bar【Photos】

Eat your heart out Hokusai.

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11 different ways to say “father” in Japanese

Otou-san is just the tip of the paternal iceberg.
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We buy a Japanese robo girl to pour drinks for us to enjoy while taking a bath【Video】

Replica of popular swimsuit model/actress means we never have to bathe or drink alone.

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A terrifying, tasty Japanese dessert you can make with just two ingredients and a sushi bazooka

Today in the SoraKitchen we’re firing off a gigantic, super easy-to-make yokan.

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Natto for beginners? How to half-make Japanese fermented soybeans at home【SoraKitchen】

We try a way to stretch our store-bought natto supply, and also make the smelly, sticky dish less intimidating for newcomers.

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How to make an origami face mask【Video】

Like a beautiful folded paper crane…for your face.

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How well do you know your Japanese vending machines?【Quiz】

They’re everywhere and we use them every day, but how well do we really know them?

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How to make a mask out of a sock in two minutes with no sewing skills

100 yen shop chain Daiso shares some priceless knowledge that we immediately put to the test.

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Mr. Sato finds a way to dress up for video conferences while staying super casual and comfy【Pics】

What his coworkers (thankfully) can’t see won’t hurt them, right?

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Let’s cook this jet-black chicken in the rice cooker and see what happens【SoraKitchen】

When the opportunity to recreate a mouthwatering manga meal comes up, we’re not going to turn it down.

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The most mysterious place to buy masks in Tokyo: Out of the back of this random dude’s car【Pics】

Our chance meeting with the mobile merchant.

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How to make Disney’s Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana French toast at home【SoraKitchen】

Turn your kitchen into the Magic Kingdom with this recipe!

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A talk with the man who helped bring Studio Ghibli to the west, Steve Alpert【Interview】

An inside look at Studio Ghibli at a crucial time in its history.

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Wait, part of Goof Troop was animated in Japan?

At the 25th anniversary of A Goofy Movie, can you help solve this decades-long mystery?

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Japanese government appoints hikikomori as head of council on “self-quarantine strategies”

Once loathed by society, now hikikomori might save society.

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All aboard Tokyo’s newest English-playable real escape game! We try Escape from the Runaway Train

Nine rooms of puzzles and a countdown to disaster to get your team’s minds working and pulses racing.

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Tokyo’s Slayers anime cafe: The latest reason to go on a food quest to Akihabara【Photos】

Fan-focused food fun is a 30th-birthday party for the fantasy franchise, and also the only restaurant in Japan where you can DRINK jellyfish.

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The three ways to say “love” in Japanese, and when to use them

Because there are many different kinds of love.

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