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Hungry and on the go? Top 10 ranking of ekiben at Tokyo’s Shinagawa Station

July 30, 2019 / SoraNews24
A definitive ranking of the 10 best-selling bento boxes at one of Tokyo’s major travel hubs.

Samurai backpacks from Kyoto combine lamellar tradition, awesome style, and modern functionality

July 30, 2019 / SoraNews24
Craftsmen in Japan’s ancient capital put time-honored techniques to use for contemporary bags, wallets, and more.

ZOMBIE LAND SAGA Board Game Lets You Join Forces to Save Saga

July 30, 2019 10:25am CDT
Lead Franchouchou down the road to stardom in solo or group gameplay

EVENT REPORT: Heating up with Anime Figures at Wonder Festival Summer 2019

July 30, 2019 4:00pm CDT
Our Japan Correspondent spent the day looking at all the newest anime figures at Makuhari Messe

Dark Horse and Square Enix Team Up to Bring You ‘The Art of Mana’

Jul 30th 2019

We ask for an “omakase” selection from Starbucks’ Tokyo bakery Princi, with surprising results

July 31, 2019 / SoraNews24
This bakery is so classy!

ZOMBIE LAND SAGA Sakura Shows Off Her Cuteness in Nendoroid School Uniform Figure

July 31, 2019 1:10am CDT
100 mm-tall deformed item will be shipped in January 2020

We Feasted on Weathering With You Inspired Food from Lawson

July 31, 2019 2:00pm CDT
Weathering with You x Lawson collaboration started on July 23rd in Japan

Gundam Café Serves up Noodly Goodness with Limited-Time Menu

July 31, 2019 6:05pm CDT
Zaku “Angry Pasta” and “UC Udon” are part of the campaign

We try to eat almost 9 pounds of food at a Nagoya spaghetti shop, succumb to the power of carbs

July 31, 2019 / SoraNews24
How much rice and pasta is too much rice and pasta?

Of course you’ll talk to this Pikachu lamp from Japan, so it talks back and dances too!【Video】

July 31, 2019 / SoraNews24
After lighting up our lives, the Pokémon mascot is now ready to light up our homes.

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Pop Team Epic Creator Puts His Spin on BanG Dream! for New Goods

August 01, 2019 9:06am CDT
Bkub Okawa will also draw 4-panel comics for the series

Detective Pikachu plush arrives in mysterious packaging【Photos, video】

August 1, 2019 / SoraNews24
That’s one way to package things, we guess.

Hyper-detailed anime girl masks are here to solve, possibly create your fashion problems【Photos】

August 1, 2019 / SoraNews24
Unisex masks will help you feel less embarrassed about your clothing choices, designers say.

Starbucks Caramel S’mores Frappuccino coming to Japan for a limited time!

August 1, 2019 / SoraNews24
Move over S’mores, it’s time for Caramel S’mores to take the limelight this summer.

Pokémon ice cream cakes and Pikachu-flavor ice cream on the menu at Baskin-Robbins Japan!

August 1, 2019 / SoraNews24
First-ever tie-up between the variety-packed ice cream and anime/video game giants produces Pikachu Thunderbolt sorbet.

Smooshy-Faced Detective Pikachu to Become a Stuffed Toy

August 01, 2019 1:05pm CDT
He just wanted to be the very best…

Straw Hat Pirates Tidy Up Thousand Sunny in Cleaning Product Campaign

posted on 2019-08-01 20:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

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“Cowboy Bebop” Spike and Faye Return as Stylish Action Figures

August 02, 2019 1:10am CDT
The two-figure set comes with extra face parts with Spike’s tobacco and Faye’s sunglasses

Get Your Nice Bird on with ZOMBIE LAND SAGA Apparel

August 02, 2019 5:06pm CDT
Hoodies and dresses will be available starting in September

Fan Shrine Fridays: It’s a Figure Wonderland!

August 02, 2019 7:00pm EDT
With the Summer Wonder Festival over, let’s take a look at some amazing figure collections!

Q Posket Introduces Evangelion Stars to Its Lineup

August 02, 2019 9:06pm EDT
Rei, Asuka, Shinji, and Kaworu join the figure line

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Stunning Getter Emperor Figure Joins Soul of Chogokin Line

August 03, 2019 2:35pm CDT
GX-87 combines can be displayed combined or in its three parts

Gorgeous drinking bottles using kimono fabric now available with new designs and we want them all

August 03, 2019 / SoraNews24
Show off your love of Japanese culture in a stylish way with these beautiful tumblers!

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Get Moving with Gundam Haro Volleyball

August 04, 2019 6:10pm CDT
Everyone’s favorite adorable assistant is getting its head in the game

Make your cat cute enough to eat with Japan’s cozy new crepe omelet cat bed

August 4, 2019 / SoraNews24
This snuggly sweet wrap will keep your kitty comfy and looks so sugary sweet you might need to brush your teeth after looking at it.

New Fate/GO Watch Keeps You in Time with Miyamoto Musashi

August 04, 2019 8:47pm CDT
Latest release marks the beginning of Seiko’s second collaboration with the game

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We try new jiggly Kuzu Mochi Cider drink in Nara, and it’s a treat that’s hard to beat

August 5, 2019 / SoraNews24
Chewy, jiggly, sweet and ahead of the trend.

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“Hyakunen Brush” promises your face a luxurious, tea ceremony-like frothy wash

August 5, 2019 / SoraNews24
This new crowdfunding product will appeal to those who want to indulge in their skincare routines and appreciate a traditional Japanese aesthetic.

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Bandai Spirits Opens New Gunpla Factory in 2020 Due to Anticipated Increased Demand

posted on 2019-08-05 14:08 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
40th anniversary projects contribute to expected increases in demand for plastic model kits

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Prepare for Healing with ARIA-Inspired Accessories

August 05, 2019 1:06pm CDT
SuperGroupies debuts shoes, bags, smartphone covers, and a gorgeous watch

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Uniqlo Launching New One Piece UT Collection, Helping Design Costume for Upcoming One Piece: Stampede Film

Aug 5th 2019

Charge up your phone with the power of a portable cat battery from Japan

August 6, 2019 / SoraNews24
Nyanko Charge is the cutest way to get some juice out of your kitty.

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Kiki’s Delivery Service coin bank from Studio Ghibli plays music, dances every time you use it

August 6, 2019 / SoraNews24
Magical cat Jiji springs to life when you feed him coins.

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We made a Pikachu shake at Baskin Robbins with hilarious yet tragic results

August 6, 2019 / SoraNews24
Someone free them, please!

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You Can Officially Buy Deku’s “T-Shirt” T-Shirt from My Hero Academia

August 06, 2019 9:02am CDT
Official merch is up for order until August 20

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The Nostalgia Is Doubled with Legend of the Galactic Heroes Pogs

August 06, 2019 6:06pm CDT
Traditional style menko featuring the series will be available starting this month

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Lord El-Melloi Descends from His Clock Tower as a Cute Nendoroid

August 06, 2019 8:07pm CDT
New GOODSMILE figure includes alternate clothes, cigar, matchsticks, and case-solvin’ equipment

Real dry bonsai trees coming to Japanese capsule toy vending machines【Photos】

August 7, 2019 / SoraNews24
Japan’s love of tiny trees and tiny toys combines in a beautiful way that still has space for you to show off your artistic side.

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Super Lovely Aikatsu! Akari Ozora Cushion for Your PC Life

August 07, 2019 12:10am CDT
50 cm-tall adorable item will be shipped in December 2019

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Sword Art Online Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary with Alice Swimsuit Figure

August 07, 2019 1:10am CDT
The light novel series has printed more than 22 million copies since April 2009

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THE ALFEE Frontman’s Godzilla Guitar Gets Limited Edition Replicas

posted on 2019-08-07 16:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge
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August 8, 2019 / SoraNew24

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Saint Seiya Goes for the Gold with New Libra Shiryu Figure

August 07, 2019 6:07pm CDT
Shiryu joins the Saint Cloth Myth EX series, now available from Premium Bandai

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Fate/Grand Order and Sanrio Collaborate for an Autumn Tea Room

August 07, 2019 7:06pm CDT
Upcoming event marks the third collab café held between the franchises

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We try the new Starbucks Caramel S’more Frappuccino from Japan

August 7, 2019 / SoraNews24
Nothing’s more confusing than drinking a Caramel S’more on a hot summer’s day.

Super Saiyan Son Goku New Statue is Ready to Shoot a Massive Kamehameha

August 08, 2019 12:30am CDT
60 cm-tall high quality item is scheduled to be shipped in September 2020

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Sailor Moon Swoops in to Save Fashion with New Uniqlo T-Shirt Line

August 08, 2019 10:06am CDT
Sailor Moon x UNIQLO UT collection will be available worldwide in stores and online on August 23

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Goro Akechi: Phantom Thief Ver. from the Anime Series ‘Persona5 the Animation’ is Joining the Nendoroid Series

Aug 8th 2019
Nendoroid Goro Akechi: Phantom Thief Ver. is now available for pre-order at the GOODSMILE ONLINE SHOP and at participating retailers.

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It’s Slime Time in That Time I Got Reincarnated as an Idol Campaign

August 08, 2019 5:07pm CDT
Collect limited-edition goods with new character designs

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Music Artist Billie Eilish’s New Merch Appears to Use Traced Love Live! Fan Art

posted on 2019-08-08 18:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

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Premium Bandai Releases Trio of Doremi Figures for 20th Anniversary

August 08, 2019 10:09pm CDT
Doremi, Hazuki, and Aiko are brought to life in sculpts of character art

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Fullmetal Alchemist Café Returns to Ikebukuro This November

August 09, 2019 1:03pm CDT
Popular collaboration will be held at Anipara Café through February

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Bkub Okawa’s BanG Dream! Art Makes Its Way to Merch

August 09, 2019 2:06pm CDT
Project’s 30 idols get the kuso manga treatment on keychains, pins, and more

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See Loveliness of Hatsune Miku “Magical Mirai 2019” Main Visual Figure

August 09, 2019 10:10pm CDT
People who pre-order the item can get an effect board at the ongoing event

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Cup Noodle’s Nissin releases ultra-nutritious instant ramen with “all nutrients your body needs”

August 9, 2019 / SoraNew24
Instant ramen for breakfast, lunch, and dinner will take care of all your vitamin, mineral, and protein requirements, company says.

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Japanese restaurant serves meals to diners via a moving steam locomotive train

August 9, 2019 / SoraNew24
All aboard the tonkatsu train!

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Erwin Joins DOLK’s Attack on Titan Boll-Jointed Cast Doll Collection

August 10, 2019 2:10am CDT
Levi’s “Survey Corps” version doll will be also re-released at the same time

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Häagen-Dazs Japan releases mochi rice cake covered ice cream with green edamame soybean topping

August 10, 2019 / SoraNew24
Two new ice creams feature soybeans as their star ingredient this summer.

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Seoul Cafe’s mint chocolate shaved ice is unlike any other shaved ice around【Photos】

August 10, 2019 / SoraNew24
This innovative dessert has all the cooling power of a regular shaved ice, but with a funky mint chocolate twist and a presentation upgrade.

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Swords of famous samurai reborn as beautiful kitchen knives from Japan’s number-one katana town

August 11, 2019 / SoraNew24
A fierce warlord, a visionary reformer, and a Shinsengumi officer are all standing by to help you get dinner ready.

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One Piece Wedding Rings Are Unintentionally Hilarious

posted on 2019-08-11 17:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy

We order a ridiculously long, thin serving of soft serve ice cream, get a big surprise instead

August 12, 2019 / SoraNew24
What we were eating turned out to not, in fact, be soft serve ice cream at all!

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Cuteness Reigns at Sanrio/Love Live! Crossover Event

August 12, 2019 10:06am CDT
μ’s, Aqours, and Saint Snow collab with Sanrio characters for limited-time menu and merch

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Asuka Goes for a Test Drive as New Evangelion Figure

August 12, 2019 2:06pm CDT
Eva 2.0 recreation looks extra cool under blacklight

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Ojamajo Doremi Smartphone Accessories Will Make Your Phone Magical

August 12, 2019 6:07pm CDT
Premium Bandai offers wallets, cases, and a charger based on the magical girl series

Slowpoke Pokémon PC cushion is ready to help you feel great about not getting very much done

August 13, 2019 / SoraNews24
Pokémon plushie pal’s productivity parameters are suspect, but his cuteness can’t be denied.

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Complete 1999 Pokémon Card Set Pulls in Over $100,000 at Auction

August 13, 2019 8:04am CDT
103-piece collection includes rarities like a first-edition Charizard

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We try gold-topped ramen, the newest gourmet noodle treat in Tokyo and Kyoto【Photos】

August 13, 2019 / SoraNews24
There’s gold on them thar noodles!

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Neon Genesis Evangelion: TV Animation Production Art Collection Sells Out First Run, Udon Entertainment Announces November 2019 Re-Print

Aug 13th 2019

Dragon Ball Goes Back in Time with Converse Stars Japan Collaboration

August 14, 2019 5:06pm CDT
T-shirts, hoodies, and other items focus on the early days of Toriyama’s series

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Steel Angel Kurumi Gets New Merch for 20th Anniversary

posted on 2019-08-14 18:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

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Japanese restaurant says its wonder ramen provides all the vegetables your body needs in one bowl

August 14, 2019 / SoraNews24
Oh, and it has about half the carbs of regular ramen too.

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Grilled & chilled sweet potatoes from vending machines a hit in southern Japan

August 16, 2019 / SoraNews24
The newest natural summer snack sensation is also helping people with disabilities earn livings.

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Peeing Shiba Inu figures are Japan’s latest quirky, maybe-cute capsule toy offerings【Photos】

August 16, 2019 / SoraNews24
”They’ll play nice with your other figures!” promises manufacturer.

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Strange blanket from Japan promises good night’s sleep with the help of tentacle-like noodles

August 16, 2019 / SoraNews24
Udon for Sleeping takes inspiration from one of Japan’s favorite noodle types.

Starbucks vs. two popular Japanese coffee shops: Where can you get the most bang for your buck?

August 17, 2019 / SoraNews24
Based on selection and cost performance, we rank Japan’s top three coffee shops.

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Voice Actress Yui Ogura Gets Her Own Apparel Line “HONEYui”

August 17, 2019 12:10am CDT
The voice of Yaya Fushiguro (Yaya Fushiguro), Priestess (Goblin Slayer), Teria Wan (Boarding School Juliet

This arrived today

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