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All About SoraNews24
Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, SoraNews24 is a bilingual news blog. Since our humble launch in 2008 we’ve built a massive fan base by reporting the interesting, strange and random.
Curry Shop Plans to Spice Things Up in India

Curry Shop Plans to Spice Things Up in India

A highly popular Japanese curry chain is hoping to spice things up in India, the birthplace of curry.

Sate Your Stomach with a Soda Sandwich

Sate Your Stomach with a Soda Sandwich

Japanese companies truly enjoy creating interesting flavors, but this soda-flavored crab stick just might be the craziest combination hitting shelves this summer.

These Powerful Pokémon Have Got Your Back

These Powerful Pokémon Have Got Your Back

Get your hands on these limited-edition Pokémon backpacks that you'll literally have to catch by yourself.

You Ain't Never Heard 'Aladdin' Like This!

You Ain't Never Heard 'Aladdin' Like This!

Have you seen this stylish and dynamic performance by the members of two Japanese high schools? It's truly worthy of a full-scale Disney production!

Kick Your Hunger with Ninja Nosh

Kick Your Hunger with Ninja Nosh

A new ninja-themed restaurant is stepping out from the shadows, ready to dish out some cool tricks and tasty tidbits that are suitable for several types of dietary restrictions.

See Your Country as a Samurai with This Series

See Your Country as a Samurai with This Series

In honor of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, a group of artists is celebrating the participating nations by turning their flags into samurai.

Gotta Catch All 24 Pokémon Designs at Uniqlo

Gotta Catch All 24 Pokémon Designs at Uniqlo

Original fan-made Pokémon designs hit the shelves at global retailer Uniqlo, even amid a bit of controversy surrounding the grand prize winner.

This Bad Breath Commercial Is Turning Heads

This Bad Breath Commercial Is Turning Heads

Survey says one in two foreigners have been bummed out by meeting Japanese people with bad breath. One advertisement hopes to clear the air while offering a little humor along the way.

New Ramen Fad Has Fans Saying 'Cheese Please'

New Ramen Fad Has Fans Saying 'Cheese Please'

Ramen topped with bread and grilled cheese is becoming a new favorite noodle trend in Tokyo.

New Japan-Exclusive Seasonal Fanta Flavor

New Japan-Exclusive Seasonal Fanta Flavor

This Japanese-exclusive flavor comes from abroad, and is only available in vending machines!

Tokyo Station Guide Robot Both Weird & Helpful

Tokyo Station Guide Robot Both Weird & Helpful

Tokyo Station now has a guidance robot named Semi, who can help guide you to your destination in seven different languages!

Incredible Night Views in Tokyo in Stunning 8K

Incredible Night Views in Tokyo in Stunning 8K

This incredible video captures the stunning nighttime beauty of Tokyo in crystal clear HD!

Yoshinoya Beef Bowl Coming to a Can Near You!

Yoshinoya Beef Bowl Coming to a Can Near You!

Japan’s beef bowl king, Yoshinoya, is releasing new line of canned, ready-to-eat beef bowls!

Japan-Exclusive Converse's Made with Sakura

Japan-Exclusive Converse's Made with Sakura

Putting these sakura-pink kicks on your feet will help put more cherry blossom trees in Japan’s northeastern Tohoku region.

Give Your Favorite Booze Samurai-Style!

Give Your Favorite Booze Samurai-Style!

Oh, Japan! These intricately crafted bottle toppers are perfect for history buffs interested in legendary warriors of Japanese history.

Explore Shikoku on a Luxury Sightseeing Train

Explore Shikoku on a Luxury Sightseeing Train

Japan's new luxury sightseeing train will show visitors a part of the country most never see—Shikoku!

New KitKats Combine Mint, Peach & Rum

New KitKats Combine Mint, Peach & Rum

These Japan-exclusive alcoholic chocolates seem designed to keep you feeling cool and refreshed even during the hottest time of the year!

Uniqlo Pokémon T-Shirt Design Winners

Uniqlo Pokémon T-Shirt Design Winners

Japanese fashion retailer Uniqlo held a worldwide contest, and the winners for the Pokémon-themed contest of 2019 will be on sale this summer!

Tokyo Ramen Restaurant is Meaty Madness

Tokyo Ramen Restaurant is Meaty Madness

Delicious noodles and broth take up supporting roles as MEAT becomes the star of the show at this Tokyo ramen restaurant.

Travel to Kyoto on a Traditional Train

Travel to Kyoto on a Traditional Train

With tatami mats, noren curtains and a zen garden, this is one of the most stunning and surprisingly affordable ways to travel in Japan.

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