Japan Airlines is going to start offering a special in-flight meal jointly developed with Kumamoto prefecture which is located in the southern island of Kyushu. The name of the in-flight meal is (of course) named after THAT famous bear character mascot, "Air Kumamon".
We believe that some people were quite intrigued by the release of Japanese burger chain Lotteria's "Tsukemen" ramen burger that we reported on recently, but many others must have felt sick just by looking at the photos in the article.
McDonald's in Japan is going to release 4 burgers, 3 side dishes, 6 drinks/desserts, and 1 breakfast dish, which are made in the image of 8 FIFA World Cup participating countries, starting on May 27. That includes burgers with soccer ball shaped buns.
Soccer ball buns are cute!
Each item will be available for a limited time only (dates are subject to change).
World Cup 2014 in Brazil is just around the corner starting on June 12. To warm up to the international festival, Nissin unveiled 3 cup noodle products from their new "Brazilian Chicken" noodle series.
The taste of "Brazilian Chicken" series is based on char-grilled Brazilian BBQ, Churrasco.
- Cup Noodle Brazilian Chicken Noodle Soupy noodle with grilled chicken, cabbage, red bell pepper, scrambled egg and spicy soup flavored with oregano, basil, black pepper and so on.
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