Back in March we learned that a new bakery in Japan was making a killing with their bunny-shaped bread. Unfortunately for them, they didn’t seek to expand their novelty offerings, so the Blue Jin Bakery and Cafe in Osaka swooped in with a cat version that was made to be sweeter than normal bread. Checkmate. [click to continue…]
When it comes to themed pop-up cafes in Japan, it seems that nothing is off the menu—not even a manga about ghouls that eat human flesh. But there’s a Tokyo Ghoul movie coming out, so what the hell you know? [click to continue…]
Dammit Japan! You’re always getting the coolest Happy Meal toys (though we do have a decent Mario thing happening through May 22nd). Indeed, Dragon Ball Super toys will be available in McDonald’s across Japan starting this Friday. As you’ll see in the videos below, they look pretty awesome. [click to continue…]
Actually, strawberry milk is probably a better idea.
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I seriously want these Kirby glasses but, unfortunately, they are part of a Kirby 25th anniversary lottery in Japan. So I guess I’ll have to get some stemless wine glasses and make my own.
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…]