Modern Shops with a Traditional Twist
These shops near one of Shinto’s holiest shrines will make you feel as though you have slipped back into the feudal period.
10 Ways to Get Free Wi-Fi in Japan
While Japan may be behind other developed counties in terms of free Wi-Fi/internet access, things have gotten a lot better over the last few years. Here are some places you can go to get totally free Wi-Fi!
6 Awesome Lawson Roll Cakes
Regular or frozen, these melt-in-your-mouth roll cakes are the right call at any time of day!
Break Me Off a Piece of That Luxury Kit Kat
This new Japanese Kit Kat combines matcha green tea, almonds and two berry flavors for a Kit Kat that is a step above the rest.
Lawson's Top 3 CSR Activities
Lawson offers round-the-clock convenience while working to fulfill its duty to the environment and community.
The Evolution of Convenience Store Bran
Lawson's low-sugar, low-salt bran bread actually came about through a bit of trial and error.
Chow Down on Some Clam Chowder Ramen
Two of the biggest names in ramen team up for this American-inspired instant noodle flavor.
2 Doritos Flavors Found Only on 2 Islands
For a limited time, test your tastebuds with wasabi or takoyaki sauce Doritos, available only in Taiwan and Okinawa.
8 Special Food Items for the Ise-Shima Summit
Celebrate the Ise-Shima region and Mie Prefecture with these eight limited-edition food products from Lawson, ranging from sweet to savory!
How to Use a Loppi Ticket Machine
Loppi ticket machines are a convenient way to get tickets for sports events, concerts and theater, as well as day passes for Universal Studios Japan, Disneyland and the Ghibli Museum!
Cup Noodle vs Michelin Ramen—A Taste Test
Can the same ramen in Cup Noodle form taste as good as the original from a Michelin-starred restaurant?
Check Out the Best Japanese Ads of 2017
Famous musicians, actors and idol group members star in these memorable commercials that will make you laugh, cry and (hopefully) want to buy what they’re selling.
The 'Combini' in the Castle
Exploring a castle can be thirsty work. So why should you have to leave the grounds when you want to recharge with a cool drink or a tasty snack?
Get Ready for Coca-Cola Slushie Pouches
Coca-Cola's new Frozen Lemon slushie has been eight years in the making—and it's out April 16!
Stars of Anime & Rock Collab on Cup Noodle Ad
Megumi Hayashibara, Bump of Chicken and manga artist Eisuke Kubonouchi come together to create an amazingly inspirational anime short for popular Japanese food company Cup Noodle.
5 Kinds of Hot Food from Lawson
Just because you're eating convenience store food doesn't mean it has to be cold!
High Quality Ramen Isn't Just for Restaurants
For those unable to handle lengthy lines, how about purchasing ramen designed by the world's only one-star Michelin ramen restaurant from your local convenience store?
Ghibli's Kiki Is Back & Delivering Cup Noodle
Relive the magic of 'Kiki's Delivery Service' with this commercial that takes place four years after the original movie.
6 Bits of Advanced-Level Lawson Trivia
Did you know that the Lawson Store 100 song apologizes for the price? Or that there's 'frying music' for the staff? This is stuff even Lawson employees don't know!
Top 10 Ice Cream & Popsicle Brands in Japan
Consider this your treasure map to the wonders hiding in Japanese convenience stores’ cooler cases.