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Weirdest convenience store drink in Japan? New drinkable Happy Turn makes stomachs turn

Mystery “happy powder” does not make us happy. 

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Deep-fried delight – Taste testing the menchi katsu from four Japanese convenience store chains

Four chains, five cutlets, and one very full stomach.

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Karaage-kun pouches sold bundled with a magazine chronicling the fried chicken balls’ history

Feed your mind and fashion sense with this stylishly simulated snack.

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The difference between onigiri rice balls in Tokyo and Osaka

There’s a reason why this convenience store staple tastes different in these regions. 

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Which Japanese convenience store has the best plain onigiri rice balls?

Lawson, 7-Eleven and Family Mart go head-to-head in this konbini battle but there can only be one winner.

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Which Japanese convenience store has the best premium pork buns?

This steaming hot showdown between Family Mart, Lawson and 7-Eleven produces a very surprising result.

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Which convenience store sells the best Japanese Christmas cakes?

Ho ho…huh?

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Which Japanese convenience store has the best steamed curry buns?【Taste test】

Family Mart? 7-Eleven? Or a dark horse contender? Join us on this steaming hot konbini odyssey.

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Which Japanese convenience store sells the best pizza bun?【Taste test】

Lawson, Family Mart, 7-Eleven and Mini Stop are all in the running for the top spot.  

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Which Japanese convenience store has the best steamed pork buns?【Taste test】

We visit Japan’s big three combini, plus one dark horse contender, on our search for nikuman bliss.

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Which Japanese convenience store sells the best butter chicken?【Taste test】

Lawson, Family Mart and 7-Eleven go head-to-head in this curry showdown!

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Lawson convenience store sets up shop in Japan’s Parareal Akihabara metaverse

Those stores really are everywhere.

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Which Japanese convenience store sells the best beef stew?【Taste test】

Lawson, Family Mart and 7-Eleven battle it out for victory over our taste buds.

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Which Japanese convenience store sells the best onigiri rice balls?【Taste test】

Mr Sato gives us his verdict, and stumbles upon the Onigi Remix — a new way to combine them and eat them all! 

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Which Japanese convenience store sells the best pizzas?【Taste test】

Lawson, Family Mart and 7-Eleven go head-to-head in a cheesy showdown. 

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Japanese convenience store Lawson releases new ultra-cheap 200-yen (US$1.75) bento【Taste test】

Can cheap lightning strike twice?

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Does Lawson’s new “A Happy Pancake the Drink” live up to our pancake-loving expectations?

We try out the newest “drinkable food.”

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Mitsuimo tart “caramelized sweet potato tart” ice cream hits the shelves at Lawson convenience stores

Häagen-Dazs Japan rolls out a perfect, leveled-up mitsuimo sweet treat for this autumn season.

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Lawson’s new “drowning in cream” pancakes take convenience store sweets to another level

It’s not the only dessert to be drowning in cream right now at the popular chain. 

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Which Japanese convenience store sells the best fried chicken?

Lawson throws its hat into the ring with a new fried chicken, but how does it fare against the offerings from Family Mart and 7-Eleven?

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