Lawson

Chiki taste test! Japan’s big three convenience stores challenged by fried chicken field newcomer

Here comes a new chiki challenger!

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Japan’s new convenience store calorie-bomb sandwiches have even more calories outside Tokyo

Kanto gets lower-calorie version of The Calorie sandwich, while other parts of Japan get an even more filling, ultra-cheap meal.

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Lawson Store 100 starts their own free upsize campaign to match its parent convenience store

More for even less!

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Japanese convenience store allows use of initials on name tags to prevent harassment by customers

Lawson makes move to protect employee’s privacy, also changes policy regarding head coverings.

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Lawson to bring back 47% volume-boosted foods by insanely popular demand

Mark your calendars because this may go fast again.

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Mt. Fuji view-blocking screen to combat bad tourist manners might be replaced with another screen

People won’t stop poking holes in the current one, so city is considering a stronger, nicer-looking replacement.

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Has the Mt Fuji Lawson blackout screen really stopped tourists from taking photos?

Visit to Fujikawaguchiko reveals the truth about the tourist situation.

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Tourists damage Mt Fuji Lawson blackout screen that was meant to stop bad-mannered visitors

Bad behaviour continues as sightseers find way to override the system.

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Mello Yello returns to Japan with extra-long name, probably because people don’t know what it is

Citrusy soft drink is making another attempt to catch on in Japan.

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Mt Fuji Lawson view now blocked by screens, but will it stop bad-mannered tourists?

First look at the new screens makes us wonder if this is a good enough deterrent.

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Mt. Fuji-blocking screen installed as response to bad tourist manners to be in place by next week

After initial delay, plan to block view of “Fuji Lawson” is back on track.

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“Mt. Fuji convenience store” issues apology for bad tourist manners, adds multilingual signs

Lawson considering adding private security staff to unexpected tourist attraction.

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Bad tourist manners at Mt Fuji Lawson photo spot prompts Japanese town to block view with screens

City erects black screens to block Mt Fuji view in dramatic push against overtourism.

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Kyushu-exclusive Black Mont Blanc goes nationwide in a “Special” way

Yes, Mariko, there is a Special Black Mont Blanc.

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Japanese convenience store packs a whole bento into an onigiri rice ball

Bento ingredients taste different when they’re eaten with one hand.

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Lawson convenience store teaches us how to make okonomiyaki with no knife or bowl 【SoraKitchen】

Don’t want to wash dishes? No problem.

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Japanese convenience store chain now sells Sakura Lattes!

A konbini way to hanami.

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Japanese ramen chain elevates convenience store food with new microwaveable noodles【Taste test】

Over a year in the making, these noodles bring the taste of Japan’s most popular ramen chain into your kitchen.

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A sad Oden Day in Japan as stores seem to be steadily stopping self-service pots

Where has all the oden gone? Long time passing…

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Which Japanese convenience store has the best onsen tamago hot spring eggs?

We put 7-Eleven, Family Mart and Lawson to the test in this battle between runny eggs. 

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