convenience stores

Starbucks Japan serves up drinkable banana crepes【Taste test】

There’s a lot going on beneath this bright yellow lid. 

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Japanese convenience store praised for low-tech anti-coronavirus system

Unusual idea to protect staff and customers during a state of emergency might just work.

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The customers Japanese convenience store clerks hate the most

How to avoid being that customer staff can’t stand. 

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Japanese convenience store overtaken by nature and vending machines, looks like a Ghibli movie

Street-corner shambles holds a magical allure

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Vegan hamburger steak rice bowls added to over 1,900 convenience stores in Tokyo

Family Mart wants people who don’t want to eat animal products to have something to eat too.

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7-Eleven in Japan sells masks for ridiculously high price, gets slammed by customers

Japanese konbini criticised for being just as bad as notorious online resellers. 

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Japanese police officers increasingly forgetting their guns in public restrooms

At least they didn’t forget to flush… we hope.

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Fake eggs are being used in Japanese convenience store bentos

Customer’s investigation leads to a discovery that’s shocked people around Japan.

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Studio Ghibli produces commercial for Japanese convenience store chain Lawson 【Video】

Academy award winning animator and a Ghibli artist who works at Lawson part-time join forces to pay homage to the konbini.

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We eat at Tokyo’s first vegan Japanese-style convenience store in Asakusa

Come with us as we browse the shelves and eat at the restaurant inside this vegan wonderland.

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Tokyo’s first vegan Japanese-style convenience store now open in Asakusa

Vegan Store offers vegan bento, onigiri, and more.

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Should a man in his 40s pursue a 19-year-old Japanese convenience store clerk?

Men and women feel very differently about whether this man should go after his crush in Japan.

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Final Fantasy for dinner! Taste-testing Japan’s Moogle steamed buns and fried chicken【Photos】

Family Mart and Final Fantasy team up with the cutest nikuman we’ve seen in a long time.

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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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Suspect claims an interest in women’s restrooms drove him to commit the crime spree.

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Final Fantasy fried chicken and Moogle Steamed buns set to become Japan’s newest snack hits

We’ll soon be able to taste the video game series’ Kupo Nut for ourselves.

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Slime bread arrives in Japanese convenience stores and in our Dragon Quest-loving bellies

”Slime-flavored” pastry teaches us that the famous video game monsters are actually delicious!

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Test your knowledge of Japanese convenience stores with this katakana puzzle

There’s a trick to this riddle that’s staring you right in the eyes.

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Snoopy reborn as adorable Japanese sweets, lives just long enough for us to cut him up, eat him

Let’s eat some wagashi Peanuts!

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Shibuya convenience store overrun with rats 【Videos】

Turns out rodents love hanging out at konbini as much as people do.

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