Don Quijote

Japan’s new bento has people talking and hearts burning because it’s all fried chicken skins

We taste-test the unusual innovation.

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Cashiers given chairs as Japanese companies reconsider if it’s OK for workers to sit during their shifts

Discount megastore Don Quijote takes part in the Suwatte Iissu Project.

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Does Japan’s “Stinky but Tasty” tonkotsu ramen live up to its name?

We blind taste one of the most unusual instant noodles on the market.

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Mysterious “The Color of That Sky” bath bombs selling at Don Quijote

You know, “that” sky…

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Can our writers tell which grilled sweet potato is 12 times more expensive?

Their sweetest and hardest challenge yet?

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We try the viral screaming rubber chicken car park hack in Japan

Who needs fancy parking sensors when you’ve got chickens to help you out?

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For you, this is good enough! Appliance maker’s brutally honest ads charm Japan

Don Quijote isn’t mincing words, and people are loving them for it.

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Japan’s famous Don Quijote discount retailer signs can now be yours with custom-made service【Pics】

Original message cards are sure to bring a smile to the face of anyone who loves bargains.

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Don Quijote’s “Magic Powder” promises to make food taste mind blowingly delicious

The store’s “Premium Magic Powder to Make Instant Ramen Taste Amazing” can be used for all kinds of meals!

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We find a hidden gyoza eatery in Utsunomiya and discover the local way of eating them

A gyoza eatery behind a closed game arcade in the basement of a Mega Don Quijote–that doesn’t sound spooky at all…

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Edible 10-yen coins become a hot new trend in Tokyo【Taste test】

Shame they don’t cost 10 yen…

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Japanese shiitake mushroom snacks from Don Quijote, created for people who don’t like mushrooms

They don’t call this chain crazy for nothing. 

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Try-your-luck vending machine proves it doesn’t always pay to take a gamble

Don’t be fooled by the shiny bright lights of this machine.

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We spent over US$400 at a Tokyo premium capsule machine, and we’re not sure how we feel about it

Things get complicated/expensive when Mr. Sato and our boss combine their intellectual powers/lack of willpower.

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TVs that don’t show TV selling out fast in Japan

Electronics complete with onboard existential crises.

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14-year-old Japanese girl tosses cart from roof of Don Quijote, arrested for attempted murder

“Horrifying….”

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How easy is it to win super expensive Japanese whisky at a gacha machine in Tokyo?

So determined to win rare full-sized Hibiki and Yamazaki whiskies we’re willing to spend over US$300 for them.

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Don Quijote opens new sake and sweets stores at Tokyo Station

Famous discount chainstore dedicates one store to sweets and one to drinks, with popular products for tourists.

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Energy Milk from Japan is the new way to power up your day

Move aside, energy drinks, there’s a new mother in town. 

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Make sushi in seconds with smart ingredient hack from Don Quijote

Lazy cooks can now feel like sushi pros.

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