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Tokyo police’s lifesaving makeshift water faucet also great as a home beer dispenser

Seiji finds yet another use for the Tokyo police’s simple survival tip.

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A visit to Tokyo’s fanciest coffeehouse for a 16,200 yen (US$143) bottle of coffee【Pics】

This Ginza cafe treats its coffee like fine wine, so we sent Mr. Sato to sample a vintage.

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The results are in from our one million-yen stack of Japanese lottery tickets! So, are we rich?

”I did it!” says our reporter, but what was “it?”

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Autonomous AI security robot spotted patrolling Tokyo train station【Photos】

Self-controlled robo guard scans for dangerous individuals and suspicious packages, would probably look adorable with a police officer’s uniform.

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This is what a million yen of lottery tickets looks like, and a secret that’ll make us rich【Pics】

Trust us, this won’t end like our other get-rich-quick-schemes, because this time we’ve got supernatural powers on our side!

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Mr. Sato meets with a fan from Peru, shares his origin story and dreams of South American fame

A visitor from the other side of the world wanted to know how Mr. Sato became the man he is today.

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Coming of Age Day costumer turns our 40-year-old reporter into a glammed up, garish Yankee【Pics】

For the first time, our dedicated reporter on Kitakyushu’s most pompadour-packed procession gets to dress just like one of the revelers in question.
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Believe it or not, Tokyo grows coffee, and here’s where you can try a cup

It took 140 years and 1,000 kilometers to get this cup of Tokyo coffee to our table.

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Tokyo Police shows a clever way to conserve water in a disaster and impress children with magic

This makeshift faucet made with just a plastic bottle is simple but can be a lifesaver in times of need.

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Mr. Sato gorges on Michelin-quality dim sum for his birthday, eats like a king for cheap

Warning: This article will make you hungry.

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We try Starbucks Japan’s new White Chocolate Snow Frappuccino drinks

Plus drink out of a cute limited-edition polar bear head glass.

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We try “almost sea urchin” Cup Noodle, the latest chapter in instant ramen trickery【Taste test】

After the success of its mystery meat flavor, Cup Noodle turns its ingenuity to the sea and one of Japan’s most expensive ingredients.

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After being banned for ugliness, the Pikachu Donuts are back, but are they cute this time?

Is the final-version Pikachu Donut cuter before or after we cut its face in half?

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This ISN’T what a US$100 Tokyo sushi lunch looks like. It’s what a US$200 one looks like!

An ordering mistake sends SoraNews24’s Mr. Sato soaring into the bliss of his most rarified lunch ever as he learns there’s one sushi restaurant where not all omakase are the same.

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Can one man blow 10,000 yen at Tokyo’s cheapest Italian restaurant? The human otter finds out

Is one man plus 80 mussels a recipe for disaster, or just a really good dinner?

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Starbucks’ brand-new Meccha Matcha Frappuccino: 20 years in the making, 50 percent more green tea

The numbers don’t lie as we taste test the new dessert drink exclusive to just one prefecture in Japan.

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Maguro sushi meets soba noodles for a one-of-a-kind, unbelievably delicious combo in Tokyo

This Asakusa restaurant has two of Japan’s greatest foods, paired in a way nobody ever did before, and the result is amazing.

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Following the Find Seiji a Girlfriend Project, our reporter now has to meet his girlfriend’s mom

Seiji’s greatest fear: Having his girlfriend’s mom ask “What do you do for a living?” when the answer is “I work for SoraNews24.”

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Which American-inspired Japanese McDonald’s sandwich stacks up? We munch all four to find out!

The Texas and Idaho burgers and McMuffins have hit branches across Japan, and we send our man on the ground to tear into them.

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We did battle with this two-foot tall parfait at Kanariya in Osaka…and finished it!

There is no such thing as “too much parfait” for the SoraNews24 team.

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