convenience stores

10 things you should buy at 7-Eleven in Japan

Celebrate 7-Eleven Day with these surprise finds at the convenience store.

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Here’s what it’s like to recreate a late-night konbini food binge from a manga in real life

We’re probably the only ones who are crazy enough to try this Kaiji spinoff meal at home–though we don’t recommend it for anyone else.

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Chiki taste test! Japan’s big three convenience stores challenged by fried chicken field newcomer

Here comes a new chiki challenger!

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7-Eleven Japan gets into the sort-of-freshly baked pizza home delivery business【Video】

Japanese convenience store promises piping hot pies at your door in as little as 20 minutes.

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Is Starbucks Japan’s new Frappuccino better than the 7-Eleven smoothie?

Two icons go head-to-head, but one is a poor man’s strawberry.

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Is this 7-Eleven sign in Japan really 711 metres from the store?

Testing the integrity of the famous Japanese convenience store chain. 

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Japan’s new convenience store calorie-bomb sandwiches have even more calories outside Tokyo

Kanto gets lower-calorie version of The Calorie sandwich, while other parts of Japan get an even more filling, ultra-cheap meal.

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“THIS is Pork!” 7-Eleven’s pre-made chashu pork is here to elevate your instant ramen【Taste test】

Solving the big problem with Japan’s awesome convenience store ramen selection.

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Lawson Store 100 starts their own free upsize campaign to match its parent convenience store

More for even less!

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Japanese convenience store allows use of initials on name tags to prevent harassment by customers

Lawson makes move to protect employee’s privacy, also changes policy regarding head coverings.

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Lawson to bring back 47% volume-boosted foods by insanely popular demand

Mark your calendars because this may go fast again.

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Pokémon Sleep x Family Mart collaboration hits stores in Japan…with 20,000 life-sized Pikachus!

Only available in very limited numbers, these goods are worth skipping sleep for.

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Second-tier Japanese convenience store’s “Drinkable Soft Serve Ice Cream” is a top-tier dessert

Minisof’s Super Milk is worth tracking down.

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Mt. Fuji view-blocking screen to combat bad tourist manners might be replaced with another screen

People won’t stop poking holes in the current one, so city is considering a stronger, nicer-looking replacement.

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Pokémon Sleep x Family Mart collaboration brings us new drinks and goods for a limited time

Japanese convenience store chain makes Pokémon dreams come true!

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Has the Mt Fuji Lawson blackout screen really stopped tourists from taking photos?

Visit to Fujikawaguchiko reveals the truth about the tourist situation.

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Tourists damage Mt Fuji Lawson blackout screen that was meant to stop bad-mannered visitors

Bad behaviour continues as sightseers find way to override the system.

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Mello Yello returns to Japan with extra-long name, probably because people don’t know what it is

Citrusy soft drink is making another attempt to catch on in Japan.

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Mt Fuji Lawson view now blocked by screens, but will it stop bad-mannered tourists?

First look at the new screens makes us wonder if this is a good enough deterrent.

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Mt. Fuji-blocking screen installed as response to bad tourist manners to be in place by next week

After initial delay, plan to block view of “Fuji Lawson” is back on track.

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