convenience store

We try 7-Eleven’s newly recreated Pork Ramen and are blown away by its level of perfection

This ready-made, microwavable ramen comes close to something you can get in a restaurant!

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Charming Cardcaptor Sakura, Magic Knight Rayearth makeup sets revealed for February release

Cosmetics will be sold in a lottery-style game at Japanese convenience stores as part of Clamp’s 30th anniversary celebrations.

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7-Eleven Japan to double the shelf life of their onigiri rice balls

7-Eleven Japan announces their efforts to dramatically reduce food waste at its stores. 

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Lawson to post super-temp positions online, let anyone work suddenly-open shifts at stores

Speedrunning part-time work.

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Kyoto man arrested for opening packs of Demon Slayer key chains until finding one he wanted

But who’s the real demon here?

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Fukuoka woman drives through front of convenience store because she really needed to pee

Sometimes, peeing your pants is better.

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Japanese convenience store customers reimagined as gacha game characters

Working at a konbini is like playing roulette with a gacha game mechanic.

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Will our reporter’s wish to find the secret Dragon Ball sweets be granted?

Our reporter visits several Family Mart branches in her quest to unravel the mystery and comes to an important realization in the end. 

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The Ultimate Battle for Ham Sandwich Supremacy – we rank Japan’s convenience store sandwiches

Who will take the crown in the battle for the top?

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Convenience store fried chicken gets approved as food for Japanese space program

Ground control to Major Tom… Take your Karaage-kun and put your helmet oooonnnnn…

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Will it waffle? We put various Japanese snacks through a waffle iron, just because【SoraKitchen】

Is there any food that can’t be improved by turning it into a waffle?

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Convenience store shopper panicked to find bread section empty, until finding out why

Timing is everything.

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Inside the rogue 7-Eleven, a convenience store completely cut off by its company

Is this 7-Eleven just being run by a loose cannon, or is it a sign of bigger problems ahead?

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Soon you can drink your ice cream at Lawson convenience stores throughout Japan

It’s up to you whether you want to count this new beverage product as a drink or as a dessert. 

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Netizens annoyed that Japan Self-Defense Forces had to announce that aid workers can use restrooms

It should really just be common sense, they say

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Cat refuses to move from Japanese convenience store on anniversary of store manager’s death

Animal’s mysterious actions make staff wonder if it was their manager returning in feline form to say one final goodbye

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Convenience store in Sendai celebrates its foreign workers with a special store display

Customers who were curious about the smiling foreign workers ringing up their order at this local konbini can now learn a little bit about what they have in common.

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We try a Family Mart Frappe produced by a former SMAP member

Layer upon layer of flavor brings you to cheesecake bliss.

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Man arrested for buying cup meant for 100-yen coffee but pouring 150-yen latte into it

Sneaky upgrade in coffee quality incurs the wrath of the law.

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Japanese firefighters now allowed to enter convenience stores while wearing their uniforms

Easing of uniform rules is a welcome change for heroic rescuers who put their lives on the line.

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