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Garigari-Kun Celebrates 40 Years With New ‘Adult Mixed Berry’ Flavored Popsicle

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JAPAN TODAY
 
Make your way over to any Japanese convenience store’s frozen dessert section, and you’ll almost certainly be greeted by the gigantic open-mouthed grin of Garigari-kun, the namesake of one of the country’s most popular ice creams.
With such an exhilarating package design, it’s hard ...

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Mcdonald’s Japan Asks That You Please Be Careful With Its New Extra-Spicy Rice Burger

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SORA NEWS
 
McDonald’s wants you to be aware that the Gohan Kara Dabuchi really is kara.
McDonald’s Japan took its sweet time getting into the rice burger business, basically letting its rivals have that section of the Japanese fast food market to themselves for decades.
Burgers with rice replaci...

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Starbucks’ Newest Chilled Cup Drink Comes With More Coffee Jelly Than Ever Before

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SORA NEWS
 
And you can only get it at Family Mart for a limited time!
Starbucks has a series of prepackaged drinks called “Chilled Cups”, which can be found at most convenience stores around the country.
They come in standard flavors like Cafe Latte, Espresso, and Matcha Latte, but like most Sta...

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Potato Chips For Sake? 176-Year-Old Brewer And Gourmet Chip Maker Produce A Snack Like No Other

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SORA NEWS
 
Classy new chips were designed to pair with one specific type of sake.
The size of the cups that sake is traditionally served in are similar in size to shot glasses, but Japan’s national spirit isn’t something that’s supposed to be gulped down.
Instead, sake is a drink to be sipped an...

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Mos Burger’s Popular Focaccia Sandwich Returns To Japan After Seven Years

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SORA NEWS
 
A new take on an old favourite, complete with “glamping sauce”. 
As Japan’s most popular locally grown fast food chain, Mos Burger has its finger on the pulse when it comes to delivering flavours that appeal to local tastes and lifestyles.
So when the seasons change, Mos Burger knows ...

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Suntory To Release New Yamazaki Smoke-Barrel Aged Plum Liqueur In Limited Quantities

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SORA NEWS
 
The perfect drink for fans of both peaty whisky and ume-shu!
Japan has a pretty serious liquor industry. Besides sake, beer, and shochu (a liquor made from sweet potatoes, rice, or barley), the country also produces a number of highly respected whiskies as well as umeshu, also known a...

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Taiyaki Shop In Tokyo Serves Up Vegan Version Of The Traditional Japanese Snack For First Time

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JAPAN TODAY
 
Lovers of Japanese desserts will already know about taiyaki. This classic treat is shaped like a fish and comes with various types of fillings.
While sweet red bean paste is traditional, you can also snap up versions filled with custard, chocolate sauce, or even savoury options like...

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Japan’s New Canned Curry Is Ready-To-Drink And Ready To Delight The Curry-Loving Nation

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SORA NEWS
 
Just when we thought we couldn’t love Japan’s beverage makers anymore than we already did, they go and do this.
Canned coffee is one of the greatest ideas Japanese drink companies ever had. When you find yourself wanting a jolt of java, there’s no need to go to the hassle of brewing a...

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New Summer Ice Cream-Flavored Mini Kitkats Come With A Serving Of Summer Homework Topics

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SORA NEWS
 
Japanese kids can exercise their mouths and minds by participating in a contest to brainstorm ideas about the future.
As July temperatures soar and the cicadas reach deafening levels in Japan, school is just about out for the summer.
While schoolchildren can now look forward to just o...

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Crowdfunding Opens On Japanese Version Of A Gadget That Makes Any Canned Beer Easier To Drink

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SORA NEWS
 
Turn even the cheapest convenience store beer into a classy little beer cup with this device!
Now that some travel advisory levels have lowered and the temperatures are creeping up, people are beginning to dream longingly about venturing out to hang out with people outside once more.
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