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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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Final Fantasy VII Remake cafe opens in Tokyo, and we stop by for Cloud and Sephiroth mocktails!

Edible Buster Swords, Materia dumplings, and Moogle desserts are all on offer at Square Enix’s rebooted Akihabara eatery.

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Stop what you’re doing and go make Japanese-style s’mores right now with our recipe!【SoraKitchen】

Foreigner in Japan calls ordinary cookies the most delicious things he’s ever eaten, but we transform them with a delicious marshmallow substitute.

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Inside the rogue 7-Eleven, a convenience store completely cut off by its company

Is this 7-Eleven just being run by a loose cannon, or is it a sign of bigger problems ahead?

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Merry Christmas from SoraNews24!

Happy holidays to our readers both in Japan and around the world!
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