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Saying a prayer can open a passage between men’s and women’s baths at this Japanese hot spring

Love can start in the tub at this romantic onsen that puts the power in ladies’ hands.

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Walking under the ocean between two of Japan’s main islands via the Kanmon Pedestrian Tunnel

If you want an unforgettable way to go between Kyushu and Honshu, look no further.

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We interview Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard in Japan

The Hollywood movie stars dish the dirt on their relationship and reveal why Chris has a thing for Japanese TV presenter Koji Kato.

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A private onsen bath with a karaoke machine is two of Japan’s best things with zero embarrassment

Go beyond singing in the shower by singing in the hot spring.

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How to put together an earthquake/typhoon preparedness kit at the 100 yen shop

Japan is a country of violent storms and seismic activities, but also amazing discount retailers that can help you deal with natural disasters.

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Testing Japan’s sold-online love potion: Mr. Sato makes his coworkers drink the romantic mixture

Love is in the cups, and maybe the air, as Mr. Sato sees if he can make the SoraNews24 staff fall in love with each other.

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We try out the fifth most popular restaurant among foreigners in Japan: Italian restaurant Nino

Our Japanese-language reporter hadn’t heard of this restaurant, and since it was voted as a top restaurant, she had to check it out.

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New Tokyo meditation studio will teach you to “be in the moment” in relaxing 30-minute sessions

We checked out downtown Tokyo’s newest mental oasis, and came away feeling better about our “lightly cloudy” selves.

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This is what a 10,000-yen (US$92) Tokyo bento boxed lunch looks like【Taste test】

It’s more than 10 times more expensive than a typical bento, but is this Tokyo Station luxury worth the price?

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Mr. Sato travels five hours to the Oki Islands to make amends for a 17-year grievance【Photos】

SoraNews24’s Mr. Sato did something unthinkable in the past, but now he’s going to travel by air and sea to make it right again.

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We interview Ron Howard on his trip to Tokyo prior to the opening of Solo: A Star Wars Story

Famed director talks risk-taking and tells us one way Solo is superior to any previous entry in the Star Wars franchise.

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Japan’s craziest shaved ice is so huge you can’t eat it sitting down

Stand at attention, and in awe, of this towering behemoth of brain freezes and deliciousness.

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Our male Japanese-language reporter gets a professional makeover, becomes pretty cheerleader

Football players might be surprised by what they’d find under this cheerleader’s skirt…

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We try 7-Eleven Japan’s latest fancy desserts: ice cream macarons【Taste test】

Meringue meets ice cream in convenience store chain’s latest summer-themed dessert offering.

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Haneda Airport’s awesome sea bream ramen restaurant is the perfect way to end your trip in Japan

Make Japan even harder to leave by finishing your vacation with one of the most unique, satisfying ramen meals in Tokyo.

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Clear near beer is here! We taste test Japan’s new zero-alcohol, zero-color brew【Taste test】

Suntory wants us to drink its new All-Free All-Time at work, so that’s just what we did.

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Anthropomorphized menstrual cycle is Japan’s newest comic book star

Seiri-chan is a heartwarmingly absurd manga for the modern period.

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Cup Noodle releases new Rare Species Mystery Meat flavor, and we brave it with a taste test

Regular mystery meat not mysterious enough for you? Don’t worry, because Nissin is kicking things up a notch.

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Michelin-approved Motenashi Kuroki in Akihabara serves salt soba that stuns and satisfies

Our Japanese-language reporter heads to Akihabara to see why this bowl of noodles scored its creators a Bib Gourmand, and leaves both stuffed and smiling.

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Coca-Cola Japan releases new clear coke this month, we get to try it before it goes on sale

No calories, no colour and, surprisingly, a slightly different flavour to regular Coke.

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