Page Updated: Monday, July 04, 2022 8:42 PM ET

Sora News 24 - Top Stories

Competitive karuta manga series Chihayafuru lays all cards on the table with its final chapter

6 hours ago

Tokyo man arrested for putting brother's skull out for recycling collection

9 hours ago

trash disposal in Japan

9 hours ago

Monster Hunter's Malzeno invades Tokyo via incredible 3-D video

11 hours ago

Our Japanese writer goes all out to get her cats an expensive exercise wheel from the U.S.

19 hours ago

Japanese convenience store teriyaki donut hamburgers are definitely weird, but are they good?

21 hours ago

Making spicy instant ramen fried rice, Korea's latest viral food trend【SoraKitchen】

23 hours ago

This plastic wrap is supposed to turn supermarket sashimi into great sashimi, but does it work?

1 day ago

Weiner Onigiri: Japanese convenience store rice ball has a surprise in store for Mr Sato

1 day ago

Naomi Watanabe's New York food budget leaves TV co-stars and netizens stunned

1 day ago

Grab your pantyhose and let's make inverted eggs, a Japanese foodie favorite from the Edo period

1 day ago

Sony's wearable air conditioners selling like cold cakes in heat-stricken Japan

2 days ago

Adult video mosaic destroyer's trial ends with guilty verdict in Kyoto district court

2 days ago

We visit izakaya in Thailand billed as 'Middle Aged Man's Paradise', try food that's illegal in Japan

2 days ago

Sega's old arcades are making money again as new owners announce 3.175-billion yen profit

2 days ago

Single snake sparks power outage for nearly 10,000 homes in Fukushima

3 days ago

Annual Tokyo festival where guys get wrapped in straw and carried through streets returning【Vids】

3 days ago

Which Japanese conveyor belt sushi chain has the best hamburger steak sushi?【Taste test】

3 days ago

Japanese city makes list of world's top 10 most livable cities, but not one most people expected

3 days ago

All Shonen Plus Jump serializations to get simultaneous English digital releases starting in 2023

3 days ago

Tokyo government announces new name for maternity/paternity leave, hopes to change attitudes

3 days ago

Nephew receives SD card after his uncle passes away, finds treasure trove of gems from the past

5 days ago

One Piece Red T-shirt line from Uniqlo will make fellow fans green with envy【Photos】

5 days ago

Receipt from Japanese kid's first shopping trip is a heart-melting symbol of his love for his mom

8 days ago

Japanese travel agency reveals summer 2022's most popular destinations domestically and abroad

6 days ago

Awesome-looking Japanese whiskey maker's snack recipe requires no booze, almost no effort【Photos】

5 days ago

Ruling reached in lawsuit between 7-Eleven Japan, rogue owner who didn't stay open 24 hours a day

7 days ago

Tokyo's Imperial Palace to hold Floating Lantern Ceremony for first time in three years

7 days ago

Survey suggests about half of Japanese companies has an 'old guy who does nothing'

28 days ago

Roughly 40 percent of single Japanese men in their 20s have never been on a date, survey says

19 days ago

This unstaffed Japanese train station is like a Ghibli anime come to life

29 days ago

Four (actually five) important manners tips for attending anime stage shows in Japan

29 days ago

Is Daiso's 500-yen grilling plate good enough for at-home yakiniku dinners? We find out!

9 days ago

Real-world forest that inspired Hayao Miyazaki to create Totoro will become a nature preserve

26 days ago

Mandarin orange peels aren't trash, they're treasure! Three chimpi tips to reuse your mikan skins

4 months ago

Move over grilled cheese - we've discovered the tastiest toasted sandwich yet【Recipe】

4 months ago

One Punch Man manga artist's amazing "practice" drawing is so good we think he might not be human

2 months ago

How to use the new floating hologram registers at 7-Eleven

4 months ago

Liev Schreiber's son deemed 'too beautiful' in Japan

5 months ago

Princesses, fruits, and blacksmiths: Study reveals the 30 most unusual family names in Japan

1 year ago

Japanese woman finds better way to make potato salad, we may not be able to go back to old style

4 months ago

Miss Universe 2021 Japan entry slammed for wearing 'dead person's kimono'

6 months ago

One Piece characters' nationalities revealed, but fans have mixed opinions

2 years ago

Japanese company develops a door within a door, and it's a great idea

1 day ago

Top 10 most irritating Japanese borrowed words

14 minutes ago

Japanese woman finds skeleton, possibly of her missing brother, while cleaning her house

9 hours ago

Does the eel from these cheap takeout shops pass the buyobuyo quality test? We find out

5 days ago

A Ghibli mystery solved - the identity of exotic looking food in Spirited Away revealed!

14 minutes ago