Family mart

What’s it like to shop at Family Mart’s first “unmanned convenience store” in Japan?

We pay a visit to a Tokyo convenience store where there’s no human clerk to pay.

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Family Mart recalls “skin-coloured” women’s underwear

Inappropriate branding sees Convenience Wear products pulled from shelves nationwide. 

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Japan’s Family Mart celebrates International Women’s Day with year-long sanitary goods discount

“Sanitary products are a necessity” says chain.

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Heavyweight Japanese convenience store ramen festival! Three bowls of guilty pork pleasure

Lawson, 7-Eleven, and Family Mart aren’t holding back with their new noodles.

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We eat the gyoza dumpling-flavored Pizza Sand from Family Mart, savor its identity crisis【Taste Test】

So what does a gyoza dumpling-flavored pizza sandwich taste like? Time to find out.

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Sapporo decides to sell new Japanese beer with English mistake on label

Spelling error looks set to make this uncancelled release a hot new collectors’ item.

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English mistake on new Japanese beer leads to suspension of sales before its release

Exciting Family Mart and Sapporo beer collaboration goes straight in the can after the error was discovered.

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High school students create petition to change the name of Family Mart’s “Mom’s Diner” line

These students object to the unconscious sexism of the name.

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Japan’s favorite curry rice restaurant teams up with convenience store for Super Spicy Curry Buns

CoCo Ichibanya and Family Mart give us a curry meal we an hold in the palm of our hand.

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Who makes Japan’s best Spam-style onigiri convenience store rice ball? Let’s find out【Taste test】

We take a taste test trip in Okinawa and get acquainted with the local specialty.

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In celebration of Curry Bread Day, we find out which convenience store has the best curry bread【Taste Test】

We here at SoraNews24 do the hard work so you don’t have to.

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25 different Japanese convenience store sandwiches – What’s inside them?【Photos】

Following Japan’s “paper tiger sandwich” incident, we went out and bought every sandwich we could find to investigate.

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Melon bread showdown! Which Japanese convenience store melon pan is the one for you?【Taste test】

Comparing the big three Japanese convenience stores’ versions of the country’s number-one sweet bread.

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Taste-testing Japan’s three biggest convenience stores store-brand cup ramen【Taste test】

7-Eleven, Lawson, and Family Mart all have their own exclusive instant noodles, and we were surprised by who makes some of them.

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Japanese convenience store chain begins testing remote controlled robot staff in Tokyo

Don’t be alarmed if you see a pair of optic sensors peeking from behind the beverage rack.

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Which convenience store has the best kakuni Japanese braised pork? We find out【Taste test】

This taste test was nothing short of a porky paradise.

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Will our reporter’s wish to find the secret Dragon Ball sweets be granted?

Our reporter visits several Family Mart branches in her quest to unravel the mystery and comes to an important realization in the end. 

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The Ultimate Battle for Ham Sandwich Supremacy – we rank Japan’s convenience store sandwiches

Who will take the crown in the battle for the top?

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Remote-control VR robots to start working in Japanese convenience stores this summer

Family Mart’s robots will still be controlled by human employees.

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How to make a spicy chicken katsudon in just three minutes【SoraKitchen】

Three minutes to paradise.

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