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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.
Celebrate 2019 Cherry Blossom Season with Coke

Celebrate 2019 Cherry Blossom Season with Coke

Coca-Cola Japan unveiled new sakura-themed bottles for cherry blossom season in 2019.

Häagen-Dazs' New Japanese Limited-Time Flavors

Häagen-Dazs' New Japanese Limited-Time Flavors

These delicious new flavors for the 'Decorations' series in Japan will only be available for a limited time!

The Rebranding of Tokyo's 'MariCar' Go-Carts

The Rebranding of Tokyo's 'MariCar' Go-Carts

Either a double dose of caution or passive-aggressiveness against Nintendo has Tokyo-based MariCar’s go-carts looking weirder than ever!

Ring in the Year of the Boar with Krispy Kreme

Ring in the Year of the Boar with Krispy Kreme

Glitzy red and gold decor, plus boar and snowman shapes. These donuts will start your year off sweet!

Add Studio Ghibli Magic to Your Personal Seal

Add Studio Ghibli Magic to Your Personal Seal

These adorable Studio Ghibli name stamp stands will make you want to stamp your name on everything in sight!

Huge Hot Spring Theme Park Coming to Osaka

Huge Hot Spring Theme Park Coming to Osaka

Customers will get to enjoy four floors of steamy hot baths, exquisite restaurants and fun activities right in the heart of Osaka!

Studio Ghibli Theme Park Design Unveiled!

Studio Ghibli Theme Park Design Unveiled!

All the details on the buildings, stores and cafés set to appear at the new Studio Ghibli theme park.

10 Faux Pas Japanese Train Commuters Hate

10 Faux Pas Japanese Train Commuters Hate

Numerous train etiquette guidelines exist in Japan, and though most people follow them religiously even the most polite of passengers can unintentionally make their fellow commuters feel uncomfortable.

Nestlé's New Twist on the Tokyo Banana Kit Kat

Nestlé's New Twist on the Tokyo Banana Kit Kat

This new special Kit Kat comes with a premium, professional pastry ingredient: crushed crepes!

"Fall" for this Incredible Coloring Technique

"Fall" for this Incredible Coloring Technique

Japanese artist and Twitter user Kotetsu combines illustration, photography, and the Japanese art of kirie to create breathtakingly beautiful artwork.

TripAdvisor's Top 20 Free Attractions in Japan

TripAdvisor's Top 20 Free Attractions in Japan

If you're looking to explore Japan on the cheap, the price is right for these 20 attractions around the country.

Pokémon Personal Seals: Gotta Stamp 'Em All!

Pokémon Personal Seals: Gotta Stamp 'Em All!

Why just say “I accept the terms of this transaction,” with a personal seal when you can say “I accept the terms of this transaction," and also "PIKA!?"

Catch All 151 Original Pokémon at Tokyo Café!

Catch All 151 Original Pokémon at Tokyo Café!

Craving caffeine and LOVE Pokémon? As of November 16, 2018, you can enjoy awesome latte art of all 151 original Pokémon at Tokyo's Pokémon Café for a limited time!

Cute Kirby Pillow Sucks Up Our Hearts

Cute Kirby Pillow Sucks Up Our Hearts

Manufacturer says the adorable new cushion based off of Nintendo's beloved character “makes the dream of being sucked up by Kirby come true!”

Shibuya's 2018 Halloween Highlights

Shibuya's 2018 Halloween Highlights

Tokyo’s famous scramble crossing district came alive with hilarious, sexy, cute and genius outfits for Halloween.

Love Ramen? Slurp on a Ramen-Flavored Cocktail

Love Ramen? Slurp on a Ramen-Flavored Cocktail

True ramen lovers can even make this cocktail at home with their favorite type of this beloved Japanese soul food.

The Cardcaptor Sakura Exhibition is Here!

The Cardcaptor Sakura Exhibition is Here!

The newest exhibit in Roppongi's Mori Art Center Gallery is based off of the popular shojo manga series 'Cardcaptor Sakura!' With free cosplay, English-language support and a memento to take home, there's plenty for fans to enjoy!

Kushiro Video Highlights Hokkaido in High-Def

Kushiro Video Highlights Hokkaido in High-Def

Although Hokkaido is a popular destination for international visitors to Japan, this video highlights Kushiro, a hidden gem that offers pristine nature, decadent local food and regional cultural experiences you won't find anywhere else!

Tiny Island Proves Japan is Full of Surprises

Tiny Island Proves Japan is Full of Surprises

This small island in Iwate Prefecture is walkable, and it's so much more than just a beautiful landmark. Home to an adorable red lighthouse and a shrine for the Shinto goddess of the sea, it's just one example of why Japan is a great place to explore!

New Kit Kat Captures the Flavor of Tradition

New Kit Kat Captures the Flavor of Tradition

If you love the Japanese raindrop water cake that’s been taking the world by storm, you’ll love this new Kit Kat flavor!

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