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Pokémon fanatics will recognize Poké Balls as devices used to catch and store Pocket Monsters. However, Bandai is changing things up a bit with a series of 11 Poké Balls designed to dispense breath mints. [click to continue…]

Japan has out America-ed America with the American Cherry Pie Frappuccino. This glorious beverage is intended to capture the flavor of a cherry pie topped with ice cream. It even features a lid made from pie crust that you have to pierce with a straw. It just might be the best thing Starbucks has ever done. [click to continue…]

Bandai has added the “Pokémon Gotta Catch ‘Em All Chocolate Maker” to their “Create-Your-Own Snack” line of treats. The kit allows you to make a chocolate Poké Ball with Pokémon from the Pokémon Sun and Moon anime series stuffed inside. [click to continue…]

If you’re a scotch lover, there’s a destination in Morioka, Japan called The Scotch House that you might want to add to your bucket list. [click to continue…]

A new Legoland will be opening in Nagoya, Japan next month, and with it will come a slew of LEGO-inspired foods that will be spread out across the park’s five restaurants and eight food stands. [click to continue…]

In order to help fund the restoration of Japan’s Kumamoto Castle in the wake of powerful earthquakes that shook the Kumamoto and Oita Prefectures in 2016, Sapporo is offering Black Label beer in special cans adorned with an image of the castle accented by cherry blossoms. It’s not often you can say that a beer can is beautiful. [click to continue…]

Japanese dairy giant Megmilk Snow Brand Company is reaching out to people who love their coffee by introducing “Snow Brand Coffee Soft”. Spreadable coffee butter anyone? [click to continue…]

Which is better? The Star Trek sushi set or these Star Wars soy sauce dishes paired with some lightsaber chopsticks? Indeed, the Star Wars vs Star Trek debate must be fought on all possible levels. [click to continue…]

Magikarp has finally become useful for something—food! More specifically, Magikarp is great as a fun spin on the traditional fish-shaped taiyaki cake (custard-filled in this case). They are currently being sold in Japan at Kurikoan shops for 191 yen (US$1.70). Check out more pics below. [click to continue…]

Final Fantasy and Cup Noodles are taking their relationship to the next level in Japan with a set of 15 Cup Noodle packs featuring boss characters from the Final Fantasy series. That’s all well and good, but the real story here involves the fork pictured above. [click to continue…]