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We track down a special dish hidden inside Yodobashi Akihabara 【SoraNews24 Taste Test】

If you know where to look, you’ll be able to try a jugful of noodles that nobody wanted the owner to create.

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We tried the awesome battery-free, instant photo printer for smartphones and came away impressed

Harken back to the days of instant photography with this nifty gadget.

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Sushi soup? We try Japan’s latest easy-to-make, so-crazy-it-might-work meal【Taste test】

Our taste-tester Meg finds out if sushi soup is a guilty pleasure, or an unforgivable sin.

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【Lucky Bag Roundup 2018】Celebrate the Year of the Dog with Village Vanguard’s “Cat Lucky Bag 2”

It’s that time of year again: time to buy bundled discounted good from nearly all of Japan’s major retailers!

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Beat the winter blues with an insect hotpot filled with crickets, worms, and giant water bugs

Why wait for the collapse of civilization to enjoy this unique blend of flavors?

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Mr. Sato interviews: One-on-one with Japanese Santa

Feats of strength and porn-loving compatriots are all part of why it ain’t easy being Japanese Santa.

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We visited Tokyo Comic-Con 2017 to get our fill of superheroes and cool cosplays

Join us as we take an exciting tour of Tokyo’s second Comic-Con event.

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Starbucks Japan releases their second round of Christmas-themed holiday drinks! 【Taste Test】

We’ve been looking forward to the Candied Pistachio and the Christmas Raspberry Mocha Frappucinos.

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Possible return for hit manga Hunter x Hunter… before year’s end?

Will fans of the popular series be treated to new episodes before this year is over?

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We put iPhone X’s facial recognition feature to the test, learned new ways to scare people【Pics】

And increased our repertoire of derp faces, all in the name of science!

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We try out some space-saving jeans-folding wizardry, perfect for travelling light【Photos】

Folding magic that’s handy in a number of situations, including travel.

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Is Tokyo’s cool-looking Pac-Man curry as terrible-tasting as we’d heard?【Taste test】

We ignored the advice of one reviewer who said to “never, ever eat” the video game-inspired dish, but was our courageous decision a foolish one too?

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7-Eleven Japan’s frozen hot biscuits are so good, they might make pancakes obsolete!

We try the new frozen hot biscuits from 7-Eleven and end up seriously impressed.

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We try the YU Sparkling Wine, the ultimate wine to pair with sushi

If you’re wondering what drink to enjoy with sushi, then this might be a refreshing option!

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We made magical crystal chocolate tarts, fit for a mage with a sweet tooth! 【Sora Kitchen】

Use this recipe to make chocolate tarts with some culinary witchcraft.

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Polish songstress releases debut Japanese album, shares her loves and dislikes about Japan

Find out her thoughts on Japanese courtesy, thoroughness, tattoos and white lies.

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Can you make instant udon noodles with room-temperature water? We find out

We needed to know if the idea is worth the almost non-existent level of effort.

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We straight-up eat a beetle at possibly Japan’s craziest restaurant

And no, it does not taste like chicken.

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McDonald’s Japan has free smiles on its delivery menu, but does asking for one make a difference?

Genuine service, or meaningless marketing ploy? We conduct an experiment to see what happens if you pass on the Golden Arches’ offer to see some pearly whites.

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We tried a colossal shaved iced dessert at Omotesando, got an equally massive brain freeze

Fancy an ice-cold dessert as big as a watermelon?

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