convenience stores

Enjoy Tokyo’s exclusive Starbucks Butterscotch Latte across Japan for a limited time

Now everyone has a chance to try out this buttery caramel flavor.

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Move over, Pikachu and Eevee — Piplup is here to take over Pokémon Tokyo Banana!

We’re very much looking forward to eating you, Piplup!

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Shopping at Japanese convenience store Lawson? Don’t forget to take a cooking pot with you!

New Oden Pot Discount is good for the environment and your wallet.

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The best-selling rice ball at Family Mart is…SPAM onigiri?

What makes the Tuna Mayonnaise Spam Musubi so popular with Japanese convenience store customers?

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Japan’s new Final Fantasy fried chicken looks crazy, tastes great【Taste test】

The flavor of the Light and Dark Crystals pairs great with a bottle of Moogle tea from Lawson.

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Japan’s “edible tear gas ramen” lives up to its name【Taste test】

The convenience store treat (?) from Japan’s northern island is delicious…as long as you eat it the right way.

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Takoyaki ice cream appears at Japanese convenience store chain

A summer festival for the mouth…but this celebration isn’t suited to all tastes.

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Final Fantasy Crystal-flavor fried chicken coming to Japanese convenience stores

And you can wash it down with some Moogle tea.

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The most expensive pancakes we could find at 7-Eleven Japan are a delicious bargain【Taste test】

Japanese luxury hotel group creates pancakes you can buy at a humble convenience store.

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Coming soon to Japan’s Family Mart convenience stores: A whole lot of digital signage

The Family Mart of the future plans to use plenty of electronic advertising to assault your senses.

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Japanese man says “I’m a Vietnamese” while pointing knife at convenience store worker to rob her

Criminal shows astounding lack of human decency and linguistic skills.

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Family Mart’s Famichiki upsize astounds customers in Japan

Japanese convenience store chain gives customers much more than they bargained for.

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Japanese convenience store ice cream wins gold for reporter at the Tokyo Olympics

“Best convenience store ice cream” unites people of all nationalities.

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Got a sweet tooth? Here are our reporters’ favorite new-release convenience store desserts

Try one of these seven tasty treats the next time you have a sweets craving!

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Olympic athlete’s journey from onigiri newbie to onigiri expert wins hearts at the Tokyo Games

Unwrapping a convenience store rice ball turns out to be one of the biggest challenges at the Olympics.

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Problem solved: How to open a Japanese convenience store onigiri rice ball【Pics and video】

When we saw an international Olympic journalist’s plea for help with one of Japan’s greatest foods, we knew this was a job for SoraNews24!

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Canadian reporter’s love for 7-Eleven steals the show at Tokyo Olympics

Feel-good story about a Japanese convenience store becomes one of the most unexpected surprises at the Olympics.

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Cheapest convenience store bento ever? This boxed lunch warms the heart for less than two bucks

Lawson Store 100’s premium-priced meal is still a bento bargain.

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Starbucks to sell limited-edition hojicha latte cups at convenience stores for the summer

Love the roasted variety of green tea? Then you don’t want to miss this!

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Onikun: Epic onigiri so big they’re half demon, half rice ball

Exciting range includes a new take on the rice burger, and it’s only available at one convenience store chain. 

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