fruit

Taste-testing Japan’s crazy-expensive 3,240-yen (US$29) persimmon

We bought one of Japan’s shockingly expensive gift fruits as a gift for ourselves.

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Former Tokyo University Professor claims eating only fruit for 8 years has made him superhuman

Mizuki Nakano says he is the next step in human evolution.

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We try the heavenly Starbucks pink latte in Japan 【Taste Test】

It looks like a sakura drink, but it gets its colour from a different blend of ingredients.

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Peach Coca-Cola coming to Japan in a world-first for the company

People in Japan will be the first in the world to find out what the unique flavour combination tastes like.

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This super-rare Japanese banana has edible skin!【Taste test】

We get our hands on the mystical Mongee Banana.

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Penis peach found, appetites lost in Japan

Piece of fruit with an apparent hard-on is apparently a hard sell at produce stall.

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Attack on Titan-melon! Japanese mom creates replica of anime’s Colossal Titan out of watermelon

The best way to cool down this summer when steam won’t stop pouring off your body.

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McDonald’s adds yoghurt granola smoothies to its summer menu in Japan

The new lineup of drinks is perfect for a hot summer’s day.

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Starbucks goes to the tropics for new Frappuccino release in Japan

The latest addition to the menu is said to be an irresistible treat for tea lovers.

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Japanese citrus farmers deal with crop-stealing wild boars by killing them, selling their meat

When life hands you lemons, make lemonade. When it hands you wild boars, make sausages.

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Cute cat beats the Japanese summer heat by chilling out in a watermelon

The summer sounds and the relaxed kitty make this one of the most calming clips we’ve ever seen!

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Waste not, want not: Japanese netizens share delicious ways they prepare watermelon rinds

If you thought the red flesh was the only edible part of a watermelon, this is for you!

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Japanese dad wows internet with amazing watermelon art

No celebration is complete without a decorative watermelon.

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Latest Japanese Instagram trend: photos of baby butts covered up with peaches【Pics】

The trendiest way to embarrass your child years from now.

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Hello Kitty melons currently ripening up for summer’s cute fruit harvest

Japan’s favourite cat is bringing cute back to melons this year — but how much will they cost?

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What’s white and sweet and smells like your first love? This tart made from white strawberries!

Popular Japanese pastry maker Qu’il Fait Bon has a special winter treat for sweets lovers — this gorgeous white strawberry tart!

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This fun and fruity toilet paper looks good enough to eat

Looking for something tooty-fruity for your booty? How about these tasty-looking fruit toilet paper rolls?

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Old-school vending machine on Japan’s Sado Island sells bags of rare and local fruit

One of the many things we love about Japan is its impressive variety of vending machines. We’ve seen everything from orange juice that looks like soy sauce to cans of hot, clam-packed miso soup make its way to the hands of customers through the wonders of mechanised distribution.

Recently, we stumbled on a machine we’d never seen before, and one that’s unique even by Japanese standards. Meet the persimmon vending box that delights customers on Sado Island with a rare variety of fruit that’s only grown locally, away from mainland Japan.

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Sweet and fruity taste of autumn comes to Starbucks Japan — we try the new Fruit Crush drinks!

Starbucks never ceases to delight us with their tempting seasonal creations, and here in Japan they’ve done it again this autumn with two new beverages that they released on October 1, the “Fruit Crush & Tea” and “Fruit Crush & Cream Frappuccino“. Both are fruit infused tea-based drinks that should be prefectly relaxing as the weather gets cooler heading into fall. Naturally, we had to try these, and we sent one of our Japanese reporters to a Starbucks the day the drinks were released!

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Italian fruit sculptor amazes with unbelievable art on a unique canvas

The beautiful thing about art is that is has no boundaries, no baseline and no rules. You might disagree with someone on the interpretation of how a piece speaks to you, but it is still art.

Everyone remembers their grade school art classes where one of the first assignments was to paint or draw a bowl of fruit, right? It’s a perfect starting point since fruits come in different shapes, sizes and colors, so it’s a great way to figure out how to convert real-life into still-life on the page.

However, there is an amazing artist that is turning that notion on its head, instead of creating a piece of art by looking at the fruit, how about creating art from the fruit itself? This Italian artist is going to blow your mind with his amazing sculptures carved out of a piece of fruit.

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