Cola

Coca-Cola Japan releases new clear coke this month, we get to try it before it goes on sale

No calories, no colour and, surprisingly, a slightly different flavour to regular Coke.

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Coca-Cola releases special anime-design bottle just for Japan

Designed by the studio behind the Fate anime franchise, the bottle is exclusive to one region of the country.

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Cucumber Sprite? Japan was through with it before the rest of you all knew what to do with it

Allow me to declare in my best cola-nerd voice, “Pepsi already did it!”

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New ad for Pepsi J-Cola is like a badass Mad Max Japanese festival 【Video】

The crazy big-budget commercial stars some of Japan’s most well-known musicians on flame-spewing monster floats.

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Suntory releases new Pepsi soft drinks only available in Japan

The three new beverages have been developed to specifically suit Japanese tastes.

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Coca-Cola Japan unveils new cherry blossom sakura design bottle for 2018

We won’t have to wait until the blossoms appear to enjoy sakura with our Coca-Cola this year.

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Peach Coca-Cola coming to Japan in a world-first for the company

People in Japan will be the first in the world to find out what the unique flavour combination tastes like.

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Muji creates Muji Cola with no added sugar and a unique taste

This isn’t your typical Coca-Cola or Pepsi-Cola drink.

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Cola-flavored mochi sweets are half Japanese tradition, half jiggly Pop Rock

Warabi mochi is usually flavored with soybean powder, but not in the case of these treats from Osaka.

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Coca-Cola to release their healthiest cola ever in Japan this March

Although they are stopping just short of calling it an actual “health cola,” Coca-Cola Plus is the latest addition to the health-oriented cola war in Japan.

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Japanese conveyor belt sushi chain develops white cola made from rice!

So, what’s special about this white soda? Well, the main ingredient, for one thing! 

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Japan creates Umeboshi Pickled Plum and Takuan Pickled Radish colas to pair with rice dishes

The unusual new flavours are designed to go down well with traditional Japanese meals.

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Japan gets world’s strongest carbonated Pepsi, packaged in a new reinforced bottle

While a one-litre (two-pint) bottle of Pepsi usually contains 1.0 GV (gas volume), these much smaller bottles now pack 5.0 GV in more than half the size.

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Kanazawa Curry Cola lets you have your fried pork and curry on the go!

Finally, the great taste of a fried pork cutlet drenched in thick curry that you can slip in your coat pocket without getting wet!

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Namco unveils potato chip-flavored cola, coming to Japanese game centers soon

Why waste time chewing when you can simply guzzle your potato chips from a bottle?

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We try the delicious new Japan-only sakura Pepsi【Taste test】

It turns out that Cherry blossom Pepsi tastes as lovely as it looks.

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Sakura Cola coming to Japan, sounds as wondrous as the cherry blossoms themselves

Cherry blossom soft drink set to be released this month.

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Man hospitalizes himself after gorging on cup ramen and cola

A young man recently had a brush with death after his epic snacking caused his stomach to fill with so much gas that it nearly exploded.

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Calbee will have you clawing (literally) for their new cola-flavored chips

Both foreigners and Japanese folks agree, Calbee’s new cola-flavored chips are a big win. But you’ll have to be pretty lucky to get some for yourself!

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“Pepsi Ghost” brings a mysterious new flavor for Halloween in Japan

Among brands who like to get adventurous with the flavors in Japan such as Kit Kat or Häagen- Dazs, Pepsi is certainly one of the most prolific. Past Pepsi flavors have included cucumber, strawberry milk, and salty watermelon.

This time, everyone’s favorite alternative to Coke has unleashed a new flavor called Pepsi Ghost, especially for the Halloween season. They’ve really outdone themselves too, because for this limited-edition outing the special flavor is unknown.

So unknown, in fact, that even after drinking about a litre of the stuff I still can’t quite put my finger on it.

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