The Japanese soul food "Soba" is a simple noodle dish made from buckwheat flour and water. Soba are easy to make, tasty, and are available almost anywhere in Japan, but the best kinds are those freshly made by the master soba chef!
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Drone shot: autumn at Onuma Quasi-National Park in Hokkaido
Amazing rocket launch moments in Japan
Festivals in Japan: Aomori Nebuta Festival
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