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Sora News 24 - Top Stories

Japanese town builds 42-foot, 25 million-yen squid statue as coronavirus response plan【Video】

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Mister Donut releases new matcha doughnuts with Kyoto green tea specialists Gion Tsujiri

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Hakone volcano erupts on small scale

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Japanese rail and Shinkansen bullet train announcers come together for series of cute videos

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How to get your kids to hate video games, according to Japanese Twitter

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Japanese transport group aims to set up public ropeway transit system by 2025

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Japan's new Pajama Suit is the perfect all-day, all-situations outfit for our current lifestyle

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Is ramune another COVID-19 casualty? Iconic Japanese soda faces plummeting sales and bleak summer

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Osaka man finds stranger eating in his kitchen at night, stranger dies shortly after

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Got a hankering for hanpen? Here's how to make your own Japanese fish cakes【SoraKitchen】

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Instagram queen Naomi Watanabe's latest post uses trick art to turn herself into sushi

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Tokyo cheerleader cafe adds male cheerleader service

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New cooking gadget turns your kitchen into a Japanese izakaya pub all by itself【Photos】

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Quaint robot ninja virtual sightseeing tours to be held in Kochi Prefecture

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Manga author isn't so sure about stereotypical image of the timid girl who loves reading books

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How a samurai's quest for revenge created one of Tokyo's best cafes, and it's still open

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Tokyo store that only sells black shirts sheds light on why it's opening mid-pandemic

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Tokyo's anti-crowding coronavirus countermeasures backfire, make trains needlessly dangerous

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Nintendo's newest Switch game will teach you how to make games of your own【Video】

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Japanese 'Fan of the Ground' finds sushi in an unusual location

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People in Japan can now earn 10,000-yen bounties for scamming scammers

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Japanese mom's ugly curry rice has a beautiful backstory【Photos】

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We tried Japan's peach-flavored potato chips, and they do not disappoint in their peachiness

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weird foods of Japan

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Japanese fan artist kid redraws entire collected volume of Attack on Titan manga【Pics】

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The results are in! One Piece World Top 100 characters chosen in global poll

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McDonald's Japan's new 'Taste of Mommy' McShake brings a marvelously milky milkshake to the menu

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Should you add wasabi to your soy sauce at a sushi restaurant?

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7-Eleven in parking lot of other 7-Eleven opens for business in Japan

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Culinary cosplayer shows how to make a Super Mario Yoshi egg sandwich

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Japanese netizen moves into new apartment, gets greeted by shriveled surprise in the oven【Pics】

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Japan has $10 bananas from the coldest prefecture in the country, but how do they taste?

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The time farting lead to murder and the fall of one of Japan's great samurai clans

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Japanese schoolgirl and karate teen subdue violent shoplifter

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Tokyo restaurant doesn't tell you its name unless you ask, makes us appreciate life's surprises

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Power up like Godzilla with new limited-edition Godzilla Energy Drink

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Otaku geek makeovers by Tokyo fashion expert go viral in Japan

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Ultra-realistic cat backpack causes a fur-enzy online

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Japanese high school girls remind us of the joys of country life in heartwarming Mt Fuji photo

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The top 10 most popular instant noodle brands at the start of 2021

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Reminder: Never ask the cops in Japan to shoot you

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Prince Harry's new 'chimpo' job title makes people in Japan giggle

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Japan has peanut butter-style spreadable curry, and it's amazing【Taste test】

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Why do kids in Japan use those large leathery 'randoseru' school bags?

1 month ago

Nintendo puts out important notice for casual gamers who've bought a Switch during the pandemic

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Studio Ghibli releases 400 images from eight movies free to download online

7 months ago

Customers race to Uniqlo for new summer face masks, but are they really worth the hype?

10 months ago

A Pokémon glitch no one discovered in 18 years has been found…by a pet fish in Japan?!?【Videos】

6 months ago

Parasite movie releases free official wallpapers to download as backgrounds for video calls

11 months ago

Taiwanese pianist adds busty cosplay to her performance, instantly gets five million views【Videos】

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Man sheds half his body weight, looks like a handsome model in just one year

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Akihabara saying goodbye to landmark as giant Sega arcade announces it's closing for good

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Top 10 anime women with biggest, most impactful breasts, voted by thousands of Japanese netizens

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Man loses 200 times at crane game, calls police to investigate, staff member loses 300 times too

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Simple Japanese test claims how you draw a star reveals your personality

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