Mister Donut’s Summer-Limited Cotton Snow Candy Is Back and Better Than Ever!

Feeling the midsummer heat before the summer months have even officially arrived can be quite a pain, not to mention a big headache. What you’ll mostly need in this heat is good hydration through plenty of cold drinks to get you through it. Luckily in Japan, many establishments are prepared to help you keep cool!…

Bring Yourself Good Luck With Sekihan, a Traditional and Auspicious Japanese Dish!

While in Japan, you are bound to come across many types of dishes which feature rice along with vegetables, meat or seafood. From the dizzying array of bentos sold at restaurants, shops and train stations to the suite of donburi offerings including oyako-don, yakiniku-don, hitsumabushi, and more, Japan is a country where you will have…

First Summer in Japan? Try These 3 Easy-to-Find Items That Will Keep You Cool!

There’s no stopping June from coming and that only means the summer is within reach! Indoors or outdoors, people are starting to feel the heat and the need to cool off and refresh themselves anywhere. With so many items on the market, not everyone, especially those who are new to Japanese summer are sure or…

Krispy Kreme Japan Is Making Summer Even Sweeter With These Limited-Time Flavors!

With every changing season, many establishments in Japan are introducing their own fair share of items to attract consumers by mixing in a seasonal theme. And with summer coming in just a weeks, you might have spotted some shops that are preparing for the hot season. ama-dan.com/ One popular donut chain that is well loved…

All About Obon From Traditional Customs to Exciting Festivals All Over Japan

How much do you know about Japan’s Obon customs? Normally during this period, Japanese people are allowed to take long vacations, and there are festivals in several places throughout the country. If you learn about Obon, its background and how it is celebrated, you’ll definitely learn a lot about Japanese culture. If you are in…

The Tastiest Traditional Japanese Desserts Reinvented With an Ice Cream Twist!

Ice cream has always been a serious business in Japan and its ubiquity is evident not only in the wide array of selections offered in the market such as Pino and Haagen Dazs but also in many of Japan’s delectable culinary delights. In fact, ice cream has been incorporated in many of the country’s traditional…

Looking for Simply Scrumptious Cheap Japanese Food? Meet the Famous Katsu Dishes!

In Japan, there exists an amazing and yet simple dish called katsu – which can be translated as cutlet in English. It features meat that has been lightly crumbed, then deep fried and served with a variety of accompaniments ranging from a pile of cabbage, rice, or even a tangy mysterious katsu sauce. It truly…
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