convenience stores

American band Vasudeva uses real Japanese convenience store receipt for shirt design

But what do people in Japan think about the design?

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Ramen-covered fried chicken is coming to Japanese convenience stores, and we’re totally ready

Why didn’t anyone think of this before?

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This mouthwatering sushi is all from one of Japan’s greatest convenience stores【Photos】

Japan sets the bar for convenience store excellence pretty high, but this one clears it with ease.

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Japanese riot cops provide police escort for mother and 10 children…who are all ducks【Video】

Cute convenience store case handled with courteous care.

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Japanese convenience store sign loses a letter at night for heartwarming, animal-friendly reason

Lawson branch purposely makes its sign harder to read for the benefit of some special baby visitors.

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Heroic Japanese convenience store owner saves foreigner from online scam artist

Foreign teen’s unusual behavior tips off quick-thinking 7-Eleven owner.

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Our honest review of Family Mart’s new bite-sized Pokechiki chicken

Could this new lineup possibly be better than Famichiki?

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We hold a 14-nation taste test of Karaage-kun, Japan’s favorite convenience store fried chicken

Lawson’s bite-sized chicken snack is loved across Japan, but can that love stretch around the globe?

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ATMs in Japan are saying they’ll transfer your money back in time to 1989

Inadvertent time-travelling is thanks to the R1 bug.

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Japanese convenience store’s Above and Beyond Series puts our sense of adventure to the test

Combos including sweet beans & chili powder, chocolate and potato make Mr. Sato wonder if he’s just getting too old for this.

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Japanese convenience stores want you to be honest and request to pay higher sales tax rate

Soon, some shoppers will be expected to say “Excuse me, but please charge me more.”

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Lawson 100 to sell three disgusting-looking baked goods that they’re sure we’ll love

Chili peppers, pickled ginger, and potato do battle with anko, mayo and chocolate inside these seemingly hard-to-stomach combos.

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Godiva Japan unveils beautiful cherry blossom party cake, but you won’t find it at fancy stores

Gourmet chocolatier is selling its mouthwatering sakura/matcha combo where ordinary people go to satisfy their sweet tooth.

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Japan’s new microwavable potato chips are amazing, but the best thing isn’t how they taste

We taste-test a revolution in potato chips, and realize that something important has been missing all along.

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Microwavable potato chips go on sale in Japan, because why should we eat cold potatoes? 【Video】

Almost all food tastes and smells better when it’s warm, doesn’t it?

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Japanese convenience store mascot is an otaku who lives with his mom, stuck in an entry-level job

Oh, and 29-year-old Famichiki Senpai is also an anthropomorphic piece of fried chicken with beefy human arms.

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Let’s make some French cuisine using two bucks worth of junk food from the convenience store!

This dish made with a cheese stick and Pringles pairs well with a nice Auvergne red.

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Starbucks Japan unveils first sakura drink for cherry blossom season 2019

Drink the blossoms this year with a chilled cup of sakura.

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This giant Final Fantasy Moogle bed could be yours, and doesn’t cost a single yen

Fantastic fluffy Final Fantasy fan furniture.

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Final Fantasy fried chicken on sale in Japan, best part comes before you take a single bite【Vid】

Sure, the convenience store-exclusive tastes great, but what’s even better is the surprise at the register.

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