Conbini Agemono (Fried Goodies): One Bite and You’re in Heaven…

  • FOOD
  • Konbini in Japan are spread all throughout Japan, making the lives of people easier and much convenient. If you don’t want to cook, then you can just buy! But for those people who are on the go and just want to eat something on the spot, then Konbini Agemono is your food of choice!

    Agemono are fried food and every convenience store in Japan sells them. You can see the food beautifully lined up inside a clear glass case and you just choose what you want!

    Have you ever heard the clerk shouting “Tadaima, ○○ agetate desu! Ikaga deshou ka?” (只今、○○ 揚げたてです!いかがでしょうか?) This means they have just freshly finished frying something and are asking if you’d want to try it out! Now, why would you consider konbini agemono for a quick bite?

    They are very affordable

    Agemono in convenience stores are very affordable. Depending from which store you buy, the price starts from around ¥100, making it very light on the pocket! There are also set days when the store conducts sales so you get an even lower price!

    Convenience stores often broadcast their sales through TV commercials so you’ll know when they will be having one!

    They are tasty

    Agemono are also very tasty! For karaage you can choose to go for salt, soy sauce or spicy flavor and for agedori, there is the regular flavor or the spicy ones!

    There are a number of agemono varieties to choose from as well, making it hard to pick just one when you’re hungry!

    They are super convenient

    Let’s not forget to mention the convenience of konbini agemono. Aside from the store being nearby and accessible, you can eat the fried food on the spot or even while you walk. Konbini agemono packaging is made to be easy to tear open and to hold, giving you freedom to eat your food.

    Feeling a bit hungry now? Go grab some agemono at your nearest convenience store!

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