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Angelina Jolie reunites with son Maddox, Japanese musician Miyavi at Tokyo Maleficent 2 premiere

Hollywood actress visits Japan for the first time in five years with her two eldest children in tow.

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KFC’s dating sim cooks up fingerlickin’ Colonel Sanders romance, but the recipe feels off【Review】

While the presentation sizzles like a chicken wing fresh from the fryer, the content is a creamy, cold mash with no gravy.

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Poop Kanji-Drill toilet paper is the best way to accomplish your Japanese studying doo-ties

Now you too can review on the loo!

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Eye-opening shots of compliments served up at Homeru Bar, a much needed service in Japan

Sometimes a compliment can be the first step to changing someone’s life.

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Keanu Reeves gets a ninja lesson with Kyary Pamyu Pamyu at John Wick 3 premiere in Japan

Find someone who looks at you the way Keanu looks at this Japanese singer when she gives him flowers.

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New Japanese KitKats capture the flavour of a busy port city

Yokohama now has its very own KitKat based on a famous local sweet souvenir.

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Learn how to make sushi with a professional Japanese sushi chef in Tokyo

Because there’s no better souvenir than taking a skill home with you.

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How to tell Japanese’s two most confusing, nearly identical characters apart from each other

Katakana is supposed to be the easy set of Japanese characters to learn, but there’s a huge exception.

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Japan Travel: 17 Things to do in Oita, Japan’s onsen prefecture

There’s so much more to Oita than amazing hot springs. 

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We try the new Häagen-Dazs Matcha Pie ice cream from Japan

Exclusive flavour only available for a limited time.

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SO…MANY…PIKACHUS!!! 2019’s Pikachu Outbreak takes over Yokohama with cuteness【Photos, video】

SoraNews24 heads to the Tokyo-area bayside oasis to spend warm summer nights chasing, and finding, Pokémon!

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Drenched in passion – Makoto Shinkai’s Weathering with You is here, but is it good?【SoraReview】

Arguably the Shinkai-est anime yet, and perhaps the beginning of a connected Makoto Shinkai cinematic universe?

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Pikachu ramen topping instantly makes your instant noodles twice as much fun to eat【Photos】

Sure, maybe you’re too busy to cook, but there’s always time for the most famous Pokémon, right?

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Tiny Tokyo apartment lifehack: How to stop trash stank on a hot summer day

Living in a cramped Japanese home means living close to your trash, but there’s an easy way to make the situation easier on your nose.

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New Japanese KitKats combine mint, peach and rum for a summertime taste sensation

We try the new alcoholic chocolates designed to keep you cool and refreshed during the hottest season of the year. 

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Detective Pikachu zaps us with mega-volts of cuteness!【Review, Pics】

CG-generated 3D Pikachu is too adorable not to see on the big screen.

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New Studio Ghibli exhibition opens in Tokyo, features giant talking Yubaba from Spirited Away

We catch up with No Face, Mari Natsuki, who voiced the character of Yubaba, and legendary producer Toshio Suzuki at the limited-time exhibition.

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Japanese company proposes Marie Kondo as mascot for new “Spark Joy” police taser weapons

Will the Queen of Clean upgrade to the Empress of Electrifying?

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How to write “sakura” in Japanese (and why it’s written that way)

There’s a beautiful reason why the kanji for cherry blossoms looks the way it does, and remembering it makes the character a snap to write.

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Japanese Internet mythbusting: Can a corn dog soaking in energy drink charge a smartphone?

It’s a SoraScience experiment as we test out a piece of viral Internet trivia from Japan.

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