drinks

Pepsi Japan teases new limited-edition flavour with clever marketing

Eagle-eyed fans solve the mystery of the new Japan Cola before its official release.

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Starbucks adds pumpkin to its autumn Frappuccino for Halloween

Slowly inching closer to Japan’s first pumpkin spice Frappuccino.

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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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First-ever foot-operated vending machine appears in Japan during pandemic

Revolutionary new system aims to keep your hands clean but people aren’t entirely sold on the idea. 

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Hey! You Can Drink Sweet Potatoes, says Japanese beverage maker with new drink

Yakiimo-style drink is just the thing for autumn in Japan.

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Japanese vending machines now sell pandemic goods

Welcome to the new normal.

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New Dassai sake parfait crashes reservation system in Japan

There’s a reason why they call this the “phantom sake”.

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Class is in session with Starbucks’ new college sweet potato Frappuccino【Taste test】

A traditional autumn treat arrives as its star ingredient comes into season.

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Mysterious eyes found in Japanese vending machine coin slot

There’s something living inside this machine!

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DyDo is offering Japan’s first “reverse” vending machine of drinks for a very limited time

New vending machine prioritizes nutritional information over product packaging.

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Eevee evolves into the latest Pokémon dessert with an adorable, drinkable “apple pie”

Pikachu Sweets cafe also offers unnecessary yet must-have accessory.

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Is the end nigh for tapioca? Tokyo tapioca shops suffer closures in the midst of COVID-19

Will this be the nail in the coffin, the last boba straw through the lid?

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New sweet potato/college potato Frappuccino joins the roster at Starbucks Japan

Classy new drink has its roots in Tokyo university student life.

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We splurge at the new Blue Bottle Coffee vending machines in Tokyo

Mr Sato tells us what he thinks of US$6 canned coffee.

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New Japanese craft gin from Edo-period sake brewery contains the essence of “wa”

Unique blend of botanicals includes seaweed, tea, wasabi, and Japanese cedar, as a nod to the wood used in red shrine gates.

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Japan now has blue sake that changes colour in cocktails

Seilan is one of the most unique tipples in Japan, making sunsets appear like magic in “Blue Samurai” drinks.

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Official Fist of the North Star whisky goes on sale in Japan

You are already drunk.

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What would J-rock legend Yoshiki look like as an Attack on Titan giant? Like this【Video】

Yoshiki Titan does what the X-Japan founder does best.

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Akihabara store praised for “God-like” customer service

A store that trusts customers so much they literally leave money out for them.

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We visit a new Tokyo bar where nobody speaks and writing is the only way to communicate

In amongst the noise and bright lights of Shinjuku’s Kabukicho is a quiet oasis where you can hear the sound of pencil on paper.

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