vegan

All-plant-based katsu curry arrives at Ikea Japan

Sustainability initiative replaces pork with something Ikea says tastes just as good.

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Good news for vegans – enjoy yakiniku entirely meat-free with these new plant-based products

Enjoy a meat-free BBQ with these plant-based cuts.

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We visit Tokyo’s new all-plant-based cafe “Komeda Is □”

Is the new vegetarian-friendly restaurant in Ginza worth checking out?

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Japan’s first 100 percent non-alcoholic and vegan bar to open in Tokyo’s Roppongi district

Get ready to enjoy stylish non-alcoholic beverages and vegan bites in a chic setting on your next night, or morning, out. 

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Japan’s most popular domestic burger chain adds 100-percent vegan burgers to menu

Mos Burger’s burgers are still moss-free, but this new one doesn’t use any animal products either.

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Vegan hamburger steak rice bowls added to over 1,900 convenience stores in Tokyo

Family Mart wants people who don’t want to eat animal products to have something to eat too.

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We try Japan’s super affordable vegan instant cup noodles!

You don’t have to take to the streets of Tokyo to get some delicious vegan noodles.

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A cup ramen for Zen Buddhists: New Shindo Ramen Zendo noodles are meat, dairy and egg free

These ascetic noodles taste like soy sauce, and leave out all animal products — as well as the five pungent roots!

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Japan’s most popular curry chain now has vegan soup curry, and it’s delicious【Taste test】

The curry chain that’s all about giving you exactly the kind of curry you want expands its no-animal-product lineup.

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We eat at Tokyo’s first vegan Japanese-style convenience store in Asakusa

Come with us as we browse the shelves and eat at the restaurant inside this vegan wonderland.

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Japanese office snack service begins offering vegan and gluten-free options

Snacking just became a little easier for some workers thanks to one company.

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Tokyo’s first vegan Japanese-style convenience store now open in Asakusa

Vegan Store offers vegan bento, onigiri, and more.

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Japanese celebrity influencer spreads vegan eco message, but does anyone care?

Japanese-Bangladeshi personality Rola promotes veganism on social media

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Tokyo vegan’s ramen recommendation is extremely off the mark

Tons of veggies doesn’t equal no meat.

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Vegans rejoice! Japanese vegan fair celebrates meatless meat, organic cola, vegan pet food

Just how far can plant-based meat go in terms of taste and texture? Our Japanese-language reporter tests it out in Tokyo.

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Vegan Sakura Burger from Tokyo vegetarian cafe gives everyone a taste of cherry blossom season

Brand new menu offers a variety of sakura-inspired drinks and meals for vegan and vegetarian diners.

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Japanese bakery’s new Vegan Curry Bread is awesome enough to please even carnivores【Taste test】

Looking for a quick, take-out vegan meal option in Japan? Here’s a new twist on a Japanese bakery favorite.

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Have your lasagna and eat it too, with this vegan-friendly dish featuring Cactuar 【Recipe】

From the same creative kitchen that brought us No-Face yakisoba and Jabba the Hut shepherd’s pie, come another cute, delicious vegan recipe for all the Final Fantasy fans out there.

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Japan’s biggest curry chain now offers a true vegetarian curry

Coco Ichibanya rolls out a new curry roux in select locations to better serve its health-conscious and non-Japanese clientele.

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Veggie Sushi Will Win Over All Your Senses in the End

For many vegetarians and vegans, Japan can be a difficult place to get something to eat.  Sushi is nearly completely off limits for those who forego meat, and very few Japanese people would consider California rolls real sushi, especially the chef of Vegetable Sushi Potager.

Vegetable Sushi Potager is a restaurant located in the glitzy Roppongi Hills Area of Tokyo is serving up a full course meal based entirely on vegetables.  I was told that although its presentation is high quality, like a lot of vegetarian cooking the deliciousness of it doesn’t hit you over the head right away. It takes time to build bit by bit from the bottom of your heart as go through each course culminating in a new understanding of the word “delight”.  That’s some big praise so I was understandably skeptical.

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