onigiri

Onikun: Epic onigiri so big they’re half demon, half rice ball

Exciting range includes a new take on the rice burger, and it’s only available at one convenience store chain. 

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Strange Japanese job ad asks to “deliver a pork-egg onigiri” from Okinawa to Tokyo twice per day

Not sure if eccentric or money laundering scheme.

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Space Onigiri: Do these long-lasting Japanese rice balls taste any good on planet Earth?

We put the JAXA-endorsed product to the test.

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Some of Japan’s most iconic vending machines will soon be no more

You might have to start buying your grilled rice balls from a convenience store instead.

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We learn the dark secret of Japan’s Woodstock rice balls, still want to eat them【Taste test】

This curry onigiri might not be quite as cute as we thought.

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7-Eleven under fire in Japan for mysterious holes in their onigiri rice balls

Customers wonder if the chain is now selling “air” as a new rice ball filling.

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7-Eleven Japan to double the shelf life of their onigiri rice balls

7-Eleven Japan announces their efforts to dramatically reduce food waste at its stores. 

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Onigiri jewellery from Japan lets you wear your love of Japanese food on your fingers

For the rice ball lover who has everything.

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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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All-you-can-eat onigiri make this Tokyo Internet/manga cafe a great place to actually eat

Come for the free rice balls, stay for the free ice cream.

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The polite way to eat onigiri rice balls sparks debate online

Even the humble onigiri isn’t safe from the complexities of Japanese etiquette.

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In celebration of Onigiri Day, we compare rice balls from three different convenience stores

Which conbini makes the best salmon rice ball: 7-Eleven, Family Mart, or Lawson?

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Japan’s new hyper-realistic food model is specifically designed to get your coworkers to shut up

Company behind Cup Noodle creates a bit of culinary camouflage to keep your meal from being the topic of unwanted conversations.

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Beyond rice balls: How to make an edible onigiri rice cat【Video】

Innovative chef shows us how to create a feline friend who’s cute and delicious to boot.

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Japan now has sweet onigiri cakes and they’re absolutely delicious

We try eight of the new Omusubi sweets that people in Japan are going crazy for right now. 

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Tapioca onigiri brings boba to the world of rice balls

People in Japan are going crazy for boba ball rice balls.

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The 10 best types of onigiri rice balls to try in Japan【Survey】

The country’s favorite portable food is your best friend while traveling in Japan, and here are 10 types to become buddies with.

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The world’s most famous sushi restaurant sells seaweed too, so we made nori rice balls with it

Mr. Sato whips up a batch of onigiri with a little help from Sukibayashi Jiro.

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“They slipped 10,000-yen bills into rice balls” — Bizarre election corruption in Aomori revealed

It’s so bad that the region is now slang for “corrupt election.”

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Drinkable rice balls appear in Japan, allow you to chug the country’s favorite snack on the go

Onigiri cross over into the beverage world in this revolutionary taste test.

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