Subway in Japan sells hot dogs???
Appears so. Now I’m craving a Slaw Dog.
Are they foot long?
No the ones I’m used to getting are just plain 6" hotdog length. I haven’t been to the hotdog place since before 2020, so I’m not even sure if it’s still there.
Fujisan View Express: A train journey to Mt Fuji so stylish you’ll never want it to end | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
There’s one carriage that requires a special fare to ride in, but it’s worth it.
Are the new shrimp nuggets from McDonald’s Japan better than chicken McNuggets? | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
We find out if the Puripuri Ebi Purio lives up to the hype.
Talking about takoyaki got us thinking…why can’t you use squid instead of octopus?【SoraKitchen】 | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
Surely squid is just as good a filling?
Sep 21, 2023 8:55 PM CDT
The book includes a talk with Minako Kotobuki and Saori Hayami
Terrifying to look at, but how are they to eat?
Mr. Sato compares the new milk cream Hokkaido cheese steamed cake to the classic version | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
He swears the company took a hint from his own eating preferences.
Tsukipro SQ ‘Ano Koro no Bokura wa’ Series: Shadows Past by Shu Izumi Open for Pre-Order at animate International
Sep 22nd 2023
Hometown hero will appear in downtown Kyoto’s Shijo-dori Underpass.
Japanese vending machine at Shinjuku Station is a rare gem hiding in plain sight | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
You won’t find items like this at any other vending machine in the area!
posted on 2023-09-22 15:30 EDT by Alex Mateo
Yūki had taken temporary break as solo singer in 2017
Sep 22, 2023 7:32 PM CDT
His 3rd album “Y” hits Japanese stores on November 29
A new type of noodle experience by sauna lovers for sauna lovers…but maybe not for ramen lovers.
As summer comes to an end, it’s time to get ready for a plague of mosquitoes in Japan | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
Out of the frying pan and into the pan full of mosquitos…
Unusual glow draws us in like moths to a flame.
We found an underground Kyoto vending machine that sells multi-course French meals | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
And now it’s on our to-do list any time we visit Kyoto!
This curry is so good it’ll weaken your senses.
28 things that surprised SoraNews24’s Japanese founder on his trip to San Diego | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
A trip to visit Big Sis takes Yoshio an ocean away from Japan, and in some ways a world apart.
Sep 24, 2023 5:23 AM CDT
Committing to the bit and her husband at the same time
Curry rice, to mix, or not to mix? That is the question survey attempts to answer | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
The roux and rice are almost always served separately, so what’s the best way to eat them?
Comparing Pon de Ring and Ring da Pon donuts to find Japan’s mochi-est donut【Taste test】 | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
One “Ring” to rule them all.
Sep 24, 2023 9:23 PM CDT
Campaign goal is 7,000,000 yen (47,200 USD)
Death Spray from Japan causes buzz online for powerful ability to cut ties with bad energy | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
Spray it at work and the company is doomed, spray it on the desk of a colleague and they’ll be transferred…this is a spray that’s not to be messed with.
Solving the mystery of the “world’s most hectic noodles” from Human Beings Everybody Noodles.
Sep 25th 2023
Hayao Miyazaki appears without his trademark beard, looks like a different person【Video】 | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
Studio Ghibli director appears in video message while receiving award from European film festival
Yokohama finally releases details on futuristic theme park set to open in 2031 | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
Yokohama sure knows how to plan big.
Naked Ishigaki man arrested after buying underwear and stealing scooter while drunk | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
That last part probably goes without saying.
Sep 25th 2023
Kaki gohan – A super-easy, super-tasty rice cooker treat to make this autumn【Recipe】 | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
Persimmon rice takes just three steps to make.
An anime clip viewed as harmless in Japan gets interpreted differently by foreign viewers.
What happens when you mix together all the jelly drinks from the convenience store? 【SoraKitchen】 | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
A stroke of genius, or just a lot of sugar and gelatin?
Famous Myth of Tomorrow mural inside Shibuya Station to undergo significant restoration work | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
A crowdfunding campaign is also in full swing to support the efforts.
posted on 2023-09-26 12:45 EDT by Richard Eisenbeis
The announcement included a collection of photos showcasing some of the delicious food her now-husband had made for her over the past three years.
Matchmaking event with a twist will have people looking for love while they look for Ghibli art.
Starbucks Japan vs. its two big rivals – Who’s got the best Mont Blanc chestnut sweets? | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
The fall classic dessert is here for this three-way taste-test showdown.
Ramen restaurant in Akihabara serves two different types of noodles in one bowl | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
A “third type of ramen” appears in Japan.
Tokyo’s new burger chain isn’t new, is disappointing, tasty, and hopeful all at once【Taste test】 | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
Zetteria both is and isn’t like Lotteria.
Teenage thief sentenced to multiple years in prison for Tokyo watch shop smash-and-grab | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
Defendant’s excuse fails to keep him out of prison.
Meet the the 90-year-old Japanese woman who is McDonald’s Japan’s oldest female employee | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
A record number of Japanese seniors are re-entering the workforce to combat an aging population–but also because they just want to.
Sep 27, 2023 9:50 PM CDT
The DVD/Blu-ray released in Japan on September 27
Onigiri Bread from Japanese convenience store chain changes everything we know about rice balls | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
And that’s not all — there’s a curry bread rice cake coming too.
Will virtual plate procession become the new normal for conveyor belt sushi restaurants in Japan? | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
Digital Sushi Vision seeks to recreate the fun of old-school kaitenzushi with modern technology.
Details of the Pokémon/Van Gogh art museum crossover are just as adorable as we’d hoped【Pics】 | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
Pikachu portrait with grey felt hat plushie, exclusive Pokémon card, and an honestly clever way to teach people about art history.
Japan’s new giant swing is a beautiful/terrifying way to see the scenery of the Japan Alps | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
Town famous for its ski slopes offers a way to soar above the mountains.
Social Media-linked Project “Clock Over Orquesta” New Music Pre-orders Now Open at animate International
Sep 28th 2023
Sep 28th 2023
Does Japanese Shake Shack taste like the original restaurant in NYC? We find out【Taste Test】 | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
Surely there must be something different, right?
Can our foodie reporters tell the difference between two brands of tofu with a huge price gap? | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
These days even cheap tofu tastes high quality, so who among us can spot the luxury tofu?
Sep 29, 2023 2:00 PM CDT
From The Heike Story to JUJUTSU KAISEN, Hitsujibungaku sets the stage for fans around the world
Sep 29th 2023
Sep 29, 2023 7:36 PM CDT
The album’s 10-song pre-sale edition will be availble on November 1
Sep 29, 2023 9:45 PM CDT
He reunited with two of his high school friends
Tokyo Metropolitan Police shows us how to make garbage bags out of newspaper | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
To protect and lifehack.
Edible culture shock: Our Japanese reporter tries American barbecue for first time【Taste test】 | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
P.K. broadens his palate while filling his stomach.
This ice cream cake has been sold in Japan for 40 years, but it’s almost unknown here | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
Our reporter didn’t know about it either!
How to eat well at a cheap Japanese house in the countryside with no electricity【SoraHouse】 | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
No convenience store food allowed during this sleepover!
We go on a trek to conquer this mountain of curry, and end up learning something in the process.
Digital Sushiro Vision – Testing out the newest way to order conveyor belt sushi【Pics, video】 | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
Kaitenzushi chain Sushiro wants to give you an extra order of fun as you order your sushi.
Will this turn out to be a traumatic experience?
Oct 1, 2023 8:21 PM CDT
She graduated the girl idol group on September 17
Oct 1, 2023 9:22 PM CDT
The robot is scheduled to be unveiled in the summer of 2024
The Puripuri Ebi Purio needs a flavour boost, so we get creative with the sauces.
We try it in real life to see if it’s as good as it looks in TikTok videos.
posted on 2023-10-02 03:36 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Smile Up will handle compensation measures to sexual abuse victims of late founder Johnny Kitagawa
The article contains references to sexual abuse and child abuse.
Oct 2, 2023 3:05 AM CDT
Wed to fellow voice actor Yu Miyazaki
Oct 2nd 2023
Chance for Your Story to Be Recognized as an Official Spin-off of “Into The Night”
Oct 2, 2023 10:00 AM CDT
We met the artist at Japan Expo!
A reminder to be careful while sightseeing at famous tourist spots in Japan.
Kura Sushi adding premium tier pricing for better chance at capsule machine game | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
Kurazushi also sells sushi if you’re into that kind of thing.
Multiple nights in Tokyo? Dormy Inn “Residential” room adds amenities, great bath view in Asakusa | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
Beauty and comfort that you and your wallet will appreciate.
Muji flagship store in Tokyo’s Ginza reopens after renovation and puts the focus on food【Photos】 | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
Coffee, fresh-baked bread, and a whole lot of curries and cakes.
We tried 12 different gummy candies from a Japanese supermarket and found the most delicious one | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
There’s stiff (but sometimes chewy) competition for gummies out there, but one came out on top in this taste test.
Doai Station: The deepest station in Japan is also one of the scariest, like a video game dungeon | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
This underground fortress isn’t dubbed “Japan’s No. 1 Mole Station” for nothing.
Love Yoshinoya enough to eat it twice a day? Then they now love you enough to give you a discount | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
Start your day the Yoshinoya way, and you’ll get a discount if you come back for seconds before midnight.
Okinawa pub posts “Japanese only” admission sign based on some shaky logic | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
Sign was up since at least a year ago.
Tokyo’s new solo-customer-only cafe is an all-inclusive, view-filled paradise for party of one | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
Food, drinks, Wi-Fi, and more await you–but just you.
Maid street in Akihabara gets a new vending machine that’s sweeter than usual | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
An assassin has infiltrated the famous otaku neighbourhood in Tokyo.
Oct 5th 2023
Famous train station bento boxed lunches, but in a can? Taste-testing canned ekiben【Taste test】 | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
There’s only one station in Japan where you can find these canned versions of famous boxed lunches.
posted on 2023-10-05 11:01 EDT by Alex Mateo
Polygon Pictures’ president Shuzo John Shiota also receives award
How’s it feel to eat KFC in front of a Final Fantasy Chocobo, and how would Chocobos feel about it? | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
Final Fantasy XIV KFC combo meal comes with special in-game items, and also a side of complex emotions.
Oct 5th 2023
On Air and WOWOW Announce Global Live Concert Stream of International Superstar YOSHIKI’s Concert at Royal Albert Hall with Special Guests Ellie Goulding and St. Vincent
Will smart trolleys and mobile scanners soon become the norm across Japan?
Super Budget Dining in Japan – What’s the best way to spend 1,000 yen (US$6.70) at Saizeriya? | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
Ten people, 1,000 yen each, ten different lunches.
Oct 5, 2023 11:12 PM CDT
The special single “You & Me” was released today
Japanese Artist Vicke Blanka and Italian Metalcore Band Blinding Sunrise Release New Version of 160-million Streaming Hit ‘Black Rover’
Oct 6th 2023
Visit a pepper-packed tribute to spiciness tucked away in an Osaka food court | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
It might not be the spiciest food, but it’s the most spicy-loving food.
Japan’s Shinkansen bullet train will start offering wider seats, but will charge more for them too | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
50-percent-wider seats are aimed at business travelers on the Tokyo-Osaka route.
Oct 6th 2023
Oct 6, 2023 7:20 PM CDT
The pavilion will be set in another Universal Century
Tokyo government building serves local school lunch to public in Japanese cafeteria | SoraNews24 -Japan News-
If you’ve ever wondered what a Japanese school lunch tastes like, you’ll want to head to this hidden gem.
Vote for your favourite ramen at this special event in Tokyo.