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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.
All-You-Can-Eat KFC for Less Than ¥1,500

All-You-Can-Eat KFC for Less Than ¥1,500

This limited time promotion at select KFC locations in Japan is a finger-lickin' good deal!

Walk Undersea Between Two Japanese Islands

Walk Undersea Between Two Japanese Islands

If you want an unforgettable way to go between Kyushu and Honshu, look no further than the Kanmon Pedestrian Tunnel!

Eevee to Join Summertime Pokémon Extravaganza

Eevee to Join Summertime Pokémon Extravaganza

The only thing better than seeing 1,500-plus Pikachus at Yokohama's annual summertime Pikachu Outbreak event is seeing a squad of Eevees tagging along!

Say 'I Choose You' & 'I Do' With Pikachu

Say 'I Choose You' & 'I Do' With Pikachu

These Pikachu wedding rings and engagement rings are so gorgeous you don't need to be a Pokémon fan to appreciate them... but it helps!

A New Year, A New Character Harvest

A New Year, A New Character Harvest

Audrey Hepburn and Osamu Tezuka's characters get the rice paddy treatment in Aomori Prefecture as rice fields spring up in their likeness.

Enjoy All-You-Can-Eat Conveyor Belt Sweets

Enjoy All-You-Can-Eat Conveyor Belt Sweets

Not only does this new café in Harajuku offer all-you-can-eat sweets, but the way these satisfyingly sweet treats are served will blow your socks off!

Onsen & Karaoke: Sing While You Soak!

Onsen & Karaoke: Sing While You Soak!

Feeling embarrassed about doing karaoke? How about going to hot springs? If you answered yes, then you need to check out this Japanese inn in Nagano, where you can do both in private at the same time!

¥100 Items You Need for a Preparedness Kit

¥100 Items You Need for a Preparedness Kit

Thanks to ¥100 shops, you can be prepared for a natural disaster even with a modest budget.

Live in the Moment in Tokyo with Meditation

Live in the Moment in Tokyo with Meditation

In the hustle and bustle of Tokyo, it can be difficult to find a calming atmosphere. But not anymore, thanks to Muon, a Tokyo-based studio that focuses exclusively on meditation.

A Guide to TeamLab's Interactive Light Museum

A Guide to TeamLab's Interactive Light Museum

Before you head to Mori Building Digital Art Museum: EPSON teamLab Borderless, there are a few things you’ll need to know.

Pokémon Happy Meals — Catch 'Em All!

Pokémon Happy Meals — Catch 'Em All!

Starting July, 2018, awesome Pikachu and Eevee boxes and goodies will have Pokémon fans of all ages flocking to McDonald's to catch 'em all!

TripAdvisor's Best Restaurants in Japan 2018

TripAdvisor's Best Restaurants in Japan 2018

These restaurants throughout the country are known for their warmth, hospitality and accessibility, as well as the mouth-watering dishes they serve up to hungry diners from around the world!

TripAdvisor's Top 10 Best Cultural Experiences

TripAdvisor's Top 10 Best Cultural Experiences

From traditional tea ceremonies and cooking lessons to relaxing with owls and revving through the streets, these are traveler’s picks for the best things to do while you’re seeing Japan.

Don't Flip Out, Flip Tables Instead!

Don't Flip Out, Flip Tables Instead!

In Iwate Prefecture a surprising contest allows contestants to unleash their pent-up stress, or unrequited hopes by... flipping tables!

Shake Up Your Summer with Calpis Shakes

Shake Up Your Summer with Calpis Shakes

McDonald's is back at again with the Calpis-flavored shakes, but it's changing the recipe this time around for a more tart flavor to tickle your tastebuds.

Get Schooled About Fish at New Kochi Aquarium

Get Schooled About Fish at New Kochi Aquarium

Upon first glance this building in Kochi Prefecture might seem like your standard aquarium. But this repurposed elementary school is the perfect place to study marine life!

Quench Your Thirst for Knowledge with Coke

Quench Your Thirst for Knowledge with Coke

These limited edition Coca-Cola bottles feature lovely designs that highlight regional history and culture!

Michelin-Ranked Soba Spot Sparkles in Tokyo

Michelin-Ranked Soba Spot Sparkles in Tokyo

Motenashi Kuroki serves up a salt soba dish in Akihabara that both stuns and satisfies—and scored its creators a Bib Gourmand rating!

Who Will Win in an Epic Manga Character Brawl?

Who Will Win in an Epic Manga Character Brawl?

A new fighting game will pit some of your favorite 'Shonen Jump' characters like Luffy, Naruto and Goku against one another in a crossover brawl of epic proportions.

New Cat Café Has Historic Style

New Cat Café Has Historic Style

Get a heaping dose of historic atmosphere at the Edo Cat Café in Tokyo!

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