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Making instant green tea pudding in the snow, just like they would have had to in ancient times

Meg decides to get back to basics by using the natural cooling power of snow to create a delicious matcha dessert.

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We take a trip to China to explore one of its four ancient cities: Langzhong!

Experience the venerable beauty of a city that is more than 2,300 years old.

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We taste-test the new chicken nugget French fry Cup Noodle【SoraNews24 taste test】

We take a break from daydreaming about Valentine’s Day chocolate as Japan’s newest crazy comfort ramen becomes a reality.

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Tokyo’s craziest pasta: Our custom-made spaghetti with all the toppings we can get for 10,000 yen

We looked at this Shibuya restaurant’s 2.3-kilogram (5.1-pound) spaghetti serving and said, “Naw, that’s not enough.”

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Meg tries the new convenience store-exclusive Matcha Green Tea Steamed Bun【SoraNews24 taste test】

One of Kyoto’s best confectioners delivers a whole new way to enjoy green tea sweets.

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Japanese travel provider has a clever psychological solution to reclining seat aggravation

Whether the person in front of you adjusting the seat angle is a good or bad thing is all a matter of perspective, Tokyo-bound overnight bus shows us.

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The five laws of anime magical girl series

SoraNews24’s Seiji compiles a list of five things you’ll need to do if you want to be a heroine in the grand tradition of Sailor Moon and her ilk.

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Our foodie Meg takes on Subway Japan’s ridiculously big, surprisingly cheap Giant Sub sandwich

Beautifully braided, humorously huge, and astoundingly affordable.

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What happens when you answer one of those sketchy social media comments offering easy money?

Our reporter decides to answer one of those “Earn money from your photos!” comments on his Instagram page.

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Tokyo cafe’s brilliant idea: Serve coffee and matcha green tea in chocolate-coated waffle cones

And yes, of course you can get an ice cream chaser.

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Japan now has potato chip-covered chocolate, and it’s amazing!【Taste test】

Nope, that’s not backwards. The chips really are on the outside in this awesomely clever idea.

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Ramen restaurant in Kyoto offers all-you-can-eat toppings and side dishes for free

A great deal for ramen connoisseurs and beginners looking for a way to try all the staples.

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Awesome, free Final Fantasy travel brochures treat series’ locations like real tourism hot spots

Who wouldn’t want to go on a romantic Midgar Mako Reactor night view tour?

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Japan’s French fry sundaes are here, but which one should you try? We find out【Taste test】

”What’s the best flavor for a French fry sundae?” is a question we never had to answer…until now!

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“The one and only way to make people in Japan take more vacation time”

Our veteran salaryman-turned-reporter gives his idea for the one thing that has to change before Japan will stop working itself to death.

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【Lucky Bag Roundup 2018】Yodobashi Camera offers up a tablet box of techie dreams

Popular retail chain Yodobashi Camera sets the bar high with their “Tablet Computer Dreams i” New Year’s gift box. 

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Why right now is one of the best times of the year to shop for dojinshi manga and merch in Japan

Lucky bags always make January a great time to go shopping in Japan, but it’s the prime dojinshi-buying time for a very different reason.

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The five best anime of 2017【Seiji’s World of Anime】

The biggest otaku in the SoraNews24 office runs down his picks for the five series you need to see to feel like you “watched anime” in 2017.

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【Lucky Bag Roundup 2018】Animate’s awesome set has over 70 anime goodies for under 30 bucks

A near-unbeatable equation for anime otaku to start the new year with.

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【Lucky Bag Roundup 2018】McDonald’s Japan brings out exclusive goodies for customers this New Year

These are some of the cutest McDonald’s items we’ve ever seen!

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