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We try Starbucks Japan’s new Sakura Frappuccino drinks for cherry blossom season 2019

We drink the blossoms designed to look like hanami in a cup.

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This Osaka shrine is a hidden gem that includes a giant, roaring lion’s head

When you visit Osaka, make sure to stop by this shrine for an amazing photo opportunity!

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A Valentine’s Day shock has our reporter Seiji saying “I want to die”

Our often-single reporter gets a startling surprise from his girlfriend, and eats something he’s never had before.

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President of Japan’s obligation chocolate king sends personal letter to giri choco-hater Godiva

Things get personal, and sweet, in the latest chapter of the ongoing difference of opinions about a Japanese cultural tradition.

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Japan’s Whipped Cream Burger is a fistful of sweet dairy and a mouthful of complete honesty

The most decadent, least healthy, and absolute craziest vegetarian burger we’ve ever tried.

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“I respect this poo” — Field-testing the stress relieving throwable poo ball from Daiso【Videos】

Ever been so angry you just want to fling your crap at the floor? The 100 yen chain has something for you, and it comes with an inspiring message.

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Remember: Japanese kombucha is nothing like American kombucha

It’s a tale of two kombuchas as Mr. Sato tries a canned kombucha imported from the U.S. that startles his taste buds and blows his mind.

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San Francisco’s Dumpling Time arrives in Japan, opens in downtown Tokyo

Mr Sato meets the King-Dum Xiaolongbao.

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Mr Sato steps inside the Embassy of Afghanistan in Tokyo【Photos】

A number of embassies in Japan are opening their doors to the public for a limited time. 

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In downtown Tokyo, we talk to a guy who says he’s from Orion’s belt, get called an “idiot”

And this alien man told us that Earth’s sci-fi movies are completely wrong.

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Travel hack: Trying out the Japanese net café with a free breakfast buffet of cheap delicacies

A super-cheap way to satisfy your morning hunger and taste buds when traveling in Tokyo on a budget.

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We summon the Devil’s “sushi roll” in Tokyo because we need to eat this 6,000-calorie thing

Dark forces can’t intimidate us, or our stomachs.

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Maximum matcha! Tokyo sweet shop sells the strongest green tea chocolates physically possible

We taste test the newest desserts from a 112-year-old Japanese tea company.

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Final Fantasy fried chicken on sale in Japan, best part comes before you take a single bite【Vid】

Sure, the convenience store-exclusive tastes great, but what’s even better is the surprise at the register.

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Still using water to make your instant noodles? You’re missing out on amazing green tea noodles!

We taste test a brand-new way to make the age-old favorite food of students, loafers, and busy people.

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American fan meets his idol under the Shinjuku Godzilla, Mr. Sato apologizes for his photos

SoraNews24’s ace reporter Mr. Sato meets with another one of his international fans–an encounter that was a year in the making.

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Massive 1-kilogram (2.2-pound) rice ball on sale in Japan, perfect for eating or self-defense

Reasonably priced and perfect for those who enjoy their snacks comically large.

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The beautiful booth models of Tokyo Auto Salon 2019【Photos】

SoraNews24’s Mr. Sato heads to Japan’s largest tuner car show, but it’s his friend who’s really enjoying himself.

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Clash of the Coffees! What was our number 1 Starbucks Frappucino for 2018?

2018 brought us a whole host of delicious iced drinks, but what was the firm Frappucino favorite in our office?

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Japan goes from capsule hotels to capsule offices with free Wi-Fi, device charging in Tokyo

Three of Tokyo’s most useful stations offer individual-size offices free of charge.

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