3 Cheap Meals You Will Find in Japanese Convenience Stores

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  • In Japan, there are hundreds of convenience stores available everywhere. As you know, many useful things are sold in convenience stores, and you can get them at any time if you urgently need it. Another great point of convenience stores, is you can get many kinds of meal there. Not just snacks, there are many meals suitable breakfast, lunch or even dinner. In this article, I want to tell you about the best meals in convenience stores.

    1. Bento

    Do you know bento? Bento is a Japanese lunch box that you can eat outside. In Japan, it is pretty normal to be bringing bento for a school or work lunch. So, bento is a really important and necessary thing for everyday life. In convenience stores, you can see many kinds of bento. And they are also really cheap. Almost all of bento in convenience stores cost around 500 yen. In addition, there are many kinds of bentos, so that you don’t get tired of the same taste!

    2. Bread

    You will see many yummy-looking kinds of bread in convenience stores! Depending on the convenience store, there kinds of bread are different, but I think they can be a good snack. You will see doughnuts, brownies, and many breads that are popular all over the world, but there are also some unique breads as well. For instance, Yakisoba-Bread can be found in many convenience stores. Yakisoba is fried noodles. Yakisoba-bread looks like a hot dog with Yakisoba instead of a sausage. But not only that, there are many other kinds of unique breads which would make a great snack!

    3. Onigiri

    Do you now Onigiri? People commonly call it a rice ball in English. Rice is pretty important food for the Japanese, so there are many Onigiri in convenience stores, finding them is easy. You will see the walls of onigiri in convenience stores. I think if you are travelling in Japan, trying onigiris and finding your favourite flavour can be fun!

    As I said before, the number of convenience stores in Japan is outstanding, so you can find these foods easily. Make sure to try them when you visit or stay here!