Seiji Nakazawa

This year’s quest for Valentine’s chocolate from strangers takes unexpected turn for our writer

After last year’s success, this year could only be better, right?

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Our resident illustrator dramatically corrects an amateur drawing in 10 minutes

To celebrate Manga Day in Japan, RocketNews24’s best artist has some tips to help add some flare to an average Joe’s drawing.

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How to deal with sushi harassment in the workplace

The following story is an important example of how one person’s holiday cheer can be another’s form of abuse in the workplace.

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We try to join legendary Japanese rock band Guitar Wolf

One of Japan’s premier names in rock music, Guitar Wolf, is looking for a new bassist, and our reporter Seiji Nakazawa has filled out his resume.

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It’s the RocketNews24 Christmas Party! Coming to you from the McDonald’s off Highway 8

Ain’t no party like a RocketNews24 Christmas party because a RocketNews24 Christmas party don’t stop…even if you pray it does.

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We try out a 4 million yen guitar, also try to keep pants dry

Seiji Nakazawa has trouble keeping his continence in check as he strums on a guitar worth more than some people make in a year.

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We make Russian food based only on the sound of its name, somehow everyone who ate it survived

If you’ve never had Pirozhki (or Piroshki), you might want to see this. On the other hand, if you know what Pirozhki looks or tastes like, you should definitely see this!

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We tried the new McDonald’s Japanese seasonal exclusive “Full Moon Cheese Tsukimi Burger”!

What the heck is a ‘moon viewing’ burger? Why does McDonald’s Japan sell these lunar sandwiches at this time of year? Is it actually good? We solve all these riddles with this taste test!

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Beloved manga Bleach comes to an end and fans are grieving

Awww, but it was just starting to get good!

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Which is the real winner of McDonald’s Japan v. America burger throwdown? Here’s our taste test!

McDonald’s Japan recently introduced two new burgers representing Japan and the U.S. in a sandwich showdown. We conduct a taste test with our Japanese sister site to see which takes burger supremacy.

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Let’s learn how to properly sit in a chair in Japan from the pros

We’ve been doing it wrong this whole time, and probably so have you!

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Our reporter gets a genderless makeover and turns himself into Harajuku model Ryucheru

Nakazawa takes on the genderless-style trend currently sweeping Harajuku.

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McDonald’s new toppings yield a cheap surprise: Hidden Chicken Crisp for 140 yen!

By the look on Seiji’s face you might think he just discovered the cure to a rare disease, but the truth is much better. He found a way to get a delicious chicken sandwich for only 140 yen (US$1.34) from McDonald’s.

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Want to date RocketNews24’s most eligible bachelor? Here’s your chance! 【Contest】

Single Japanese male seeks romantic partner, who just might be you!

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RocketNews24’s debut single “RocketMan” now available on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, and more!

Under the direction of fashion-turned-musical expert Seiji Nakazawa, the RocketNews24 Japan staff have just produced and released their own theme song available now at several major online retailers around the world!

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How to get Valentine’s Day chocolate in Tokyo even if you don’t have a girlfriend

Step one: Grab a cardboard box. Step two: Head to the world’s busiest intersection.

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We visit “Rice and Circus,” a restaurant that combines bugs and Japanese-style cooking【Photos】

Hakuna matata, right?

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Superhuman forces collide when three of our writers take on a pro in an 11-pound curry eat-off!

RocketNews24’s mightiest eaters assemble to take on competitive eater and devourer of all things delicious (and possibly the occasional soul too) Sachiyo Masubuchi.

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How far will 10,000 yen get you in Harajuku’s fashion world with the aid of two teenage experts?

Our reporter’s fashion quest continues as he ventures into the ultra-hip jungle of Tokyo’s Harajuku with a mere 10,000 yen (US$85), this time enlisting the help of two high school girls who know the terrain like the back of their hands.

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