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Why was the 2,000-yen bill left out of Japan’s yen redesign, and how does it feel about the snub?

We interview Japan’s least-popular form of currency and the only bill not to be getting a slick new face-lift in the near future.

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Tokyo has an exclusive curry restaurant for members only to eat in, and we’ve tried its food

An exclusive restaurant in an exclusive part of the city.

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Intoxicated Saitama man hides mysterious paper in a tree, Mr. Sato investigates

Our fearless reporter risks getting accosted up by a drunkard to uncover the truth.

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Gold-dust topped instant noodles on sale in Japan for the end of Heisei Era

Oh, you eat your noodles without any precious metals on top? How…quaint.

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Cat pancakes: Easier to make than normal ones thanks to super-cute, super-cheap Japanese gadget

The latest and greatest 100 yen shop treasure is now on sale at Daiso’s rival.

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We dare Tokyo’s pigeons to crap on us because we think it’ll make us rich【Experiment】

Will our crap investments make us filthy rich, or just filthy? Read on to find out!

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SoraNews24’s Otaku Aniki is here to give you the three must-watch anime of the spring season【Vid】

Music, monsters, and mammaries are all part of his video list.

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Ruby chocolate KitKats come to Japanese convenience stores with new Everyday Nuts and Cranberry

Getting your hands on the coveted “fourth chocolate” just got a whole lot easier, and cheaper too.

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SoraNews24’s Find Seiji a Girlfriend Project levels-up into the Found-Seiji-a-Wife Project

Our reporter’s bachelor days come to a close as he picks a meaningful day to tie the knot.

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The Japanese cosplayers and booth ladies from the Anime Japan 2019 convention in Tokyo 【Photos】

Anime-related companies/organizations across Japan and the world running their exhibitions, showing off displays, organizing sales, stages shows, and other events.

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Visit top Kyoto sites and escape the crowds with new early-morning sakura sightseeing campaign

Experience a very different side to the city as part of the “Cherry Blossoms in the Morning” promotion.

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We order a craft beer at the combi conbini standing bar near Hakata Station【Pictures】

Pop into this Poplar store to buy convenience store snacks and quaff a craft beer in the same place!

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FlyStation Japan: We unleash our inner Captain Marvel with indoor skydiving near Tokyo【Videos】

Sexy superhero moves with no CGI involved!

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Drinkable rice balls appear in Japan, allow you to chug the country’s favorite snack on the go

Onigiri cross over into the beverage world in this revolutionary taste test.

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Hello Kitty celebrates her 45th anniversary at Sanrio Expo 2019 with cute plush and goods

We were on the scene to snap up shots of all the star-studded Sanrio stock!

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Our lovestruck reporter tries to make a batch of cookies for his girlfriend for Japan’s White Day

After getting love-dovey Valentine’s Day chocolate for the first time in his life, Seiji steps into the SoraKitchen to make cookies that require no butter or liquid.

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Panda sightings in Tokyo cause frenzy on social media

After reading reports of an escaped panda on the streets of Tokyo, we headed out to find out what was going on.

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New Yahoo! News Juice bar in Harajuku squeezes headlines to make your free custom drink

The latest pop-up Tokyo juice bar grants you a custom juice based on a Yahoo! News article, its comments and post date!

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Great East Japan Earthquake memorial service broadcast in Shinjuku after years-long absence

People stopped to pray by a screen in the middle of busy Shinjuku.

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Anime star Captain Tsubasa takes over Tokyo train station, turns ticket gate into soccer field

Beloved anime about the beautiful game inspires awesome station.

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