soft drinks

Bleach Coca-Cola is on sale in Japan and won’t kill you, but how does it taste?【Taste test】

We crack open a can of the crossover between Coca-Cola and the Bleach anime/manga franchise.

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Coca-Cola’s newest Japan flavor is Bleach (with a capital B)

Action anime-inspired flavor is like a Bankai you can drink.

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The Japan-exclusive Pepsi for fried chicken is here, but is it good?【Taste test】

A cola specifically for karaage is exactly the kind of drink we want.

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Pepsi releases a new cola in Japan specifically for karaage fried chicken

Colourless beverage contains special ingredients to enhance the flavour of Japan’s “national dish”.

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This green tea soda from Shizuoka in a sense betrayed us, but also placated us【Taste test】

Its flavor came as a surprise…but we soon learned it was better than the alternative. 

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What’s on the all-you-can-drink menu at Denny’s Japan? 【Family Restaurant Drink Bar Showdown】

Join us as we size up the drink bar options at Japan’s top family restaurants, starting today with a trip to Denny’s.

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Cans of 7-Up discontinued in Japan, production quietly stopped last January

7-Up, Japan hardly knew ye.

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Pepsi Japan to release its “most refreshing” cola ever

Pepsi Nama Cola is the latest evolution in Japan.

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What’s the difference between Fanta and Premier “Adult” Fanta?【Taste test】

Japan’s nostalgic grape and orange flavours are all grown up.

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Is Coca-Cola Japan’s brand-new strawberry Coke any good?【Taste test】

The pause that refreshes now comes in strawberry for the first time ever.

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Do Japanese people like Dr. Pepper? Online poll seeks the truth, gets 28,000 responses

The results are surprising..but make sense if you think about it.

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Coca-Cola Japan in trouble as slumping sales, other problems put it in the red

Higher prices, lower asset values are hurting the soft drink king.

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Japanese man invented an app that visualizes how much sugar is in a drink, and everyone wants it

The app isn’t even available yet, but people are clamoring to get it!

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Fanta Socata!? Now available exclusively from Japanese vending machines

New Japanese Fanta features a unique flavour from abroad.

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Starbucks Japan adds new Ginger Ale Cloud non-alcoholic coffee cocktail to Tokyo Reserve menus

”New coffee experience” aims to satisfy your cravings for sweet, bitter, and fizzy drinks all at once.

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Pepsi’s new Japan Cola has a special ingredient: one of Japan’s most delicious sweets seasonings

Japan-exclusive soft drink has a citrus finish, but it’s not from oranges, lemons, or limes.

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Japan’s famous Great Buddha of Kamakura, Shirakawa village grace beautiful new Coca-Cola bottles

Six new designs unveiled in continuing series that salutes Japan’s natural beauty and cultural legacy.

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Coca-Cola’s new limited-edition Japan travel destination bottles highlight history and culture

Company breaks with tradition by letting Nagoya Castle bottle shine in gold.

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Coca-Cola Japan releases new clear coke this month, we get to try it before it goes on sale

No calories, no colour and, surprisingly, a slightly different flavour to regular Coke.

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Japan’s Calpis beverage can leave a gross residue in some people’s mouths, and here’s why

It’s the name that turns many English-speakers off, but even people in Japan sometimes take issue the way Calpis can linger in your mouth.

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