If Tokyo has one enduring image abroad it’s that everyone and everything is rushing. In the mornings, high-heeled women in skirt-suits can be seen running down the sidewalk towards the train ...
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If you’ve been to Japan you’ve seen them: Brightly lit vending machines with rows of beverages lined up, each facing the passerby and beckoning to be sampled. Maybe you’ve noticed the coffee ...
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The popular Q-pot Cafe is celebrating the start of 2016 -- the year of the monkey in Japan -- with some themed special items on their menu. Available only from January 3rd to January 11th, the New ...
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We've seen grapefruit and maca beer and even cherry blossom-flavored beer, but how about green tea beer? Green Tea Restaurant 1899 Ochanomizu (the numbers are pronounced "ichi hachi kyu kyu") has ...
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Japan Trend Shop offers the most original lineup of Japanese products on the internet. From beauty gadgets to designer household items, cosmetics, food, pet products, and electronics... Something new for everyone!
This article by Angela Schnabel first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. For just an hour of your time you can enjoy a free factory tour and beer tasting at Suntory’s Musashino Brewery in Fuchu, ...
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Kirin has cemented its entry into the craft beer market with the opening on April 17th of Spring Valley Brewery, a brewpub in Daikanyama. Another SVB brewpub has opened in Yokohama. The name ...
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Japan is the land of characters. Every town has a mascot, every brand its own cute figure. But while there is no shortage of home-grown characters, Japanese consumers also love to lap up foreign ...
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Get ready for Shibuya Beer. We already have Tokyo Black, made by the same people as Yona Yona, as well as Tokyo Ale. So why not a craft beer for one of Tokyo's most vibrant ...
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Kirin Ichiban's machine puts an ice cap on your beer and helps keep your beverage cooler for longer!
As we reported last May, the "cool/cold beer" trend has crossed over from actual bars and restaurants to home "toys". You haven't lived until you've tried Kirin's Frozen Beer at least once (for some, ...
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The cherry blossom season always brings a gazillion sakura-themed products and campaigns. It's easy to get tired of this, and yet every year still manages to bring a surprise. We've already heard ...
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Good things come to those who wait, they say. But it's bad news if you're a hipster desperate to get your lips around a cup of black stuff from the latest trendy coffee shop in ...
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Can't afford to go to those expensive Tokyo cafes where they serve up latte art? Haven't yet got your hands on the 3D Latte Art Maker Awa Taccino? Then try the Deco Latte Coffee Art ...
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The Mewgaroo Hoodie has a special "pouch" for your kitten or cat to snuggle up with you. And even better, the hoodie turns you into a cat too!
Japan has gone a bit coffee-crazy in recent times. We have seen lots of rather tony cafes and espresso bars opening up around Tokyo for hipsters to sip on froth. Starbucks is the second largest chain ...
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While the world is divided into Coca-Cola drinkers and Pepsi drinkers, there would appear to be a market for strawberry milk cola. Pepsi Pink Cola hits the shelves of Japanese stores from December ...
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A major trend in Japan recently is how local beer brands are trying to reverse their falling sales as the population declines and younger consumers turn away from traditional beers. After years of ...
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