All About Japan

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?

6 Awesome Lawson Roll Cakes

Regular or frozen, these melt-in-your-mouth roll cakes are the right call at any time of day!

5 Kinds of Hot Food from Lawson

Just because you're eating convenience store food doesn't mean it has to be cold!

How to Use Lawson Free Wi-Fi

How do you make a convenience store even more convenient? By providing free Wi-Fi to your patrons, that's how!

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!

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!

The 6 Coolest & Most Unusual Lawson Stores

Ever seen a convenience store with a patio? How about one with a play area for kids? Or why not just go for one where you can get a Dragon Quest slime?

5 Steps to Working at Lawson

Believe it or not, Lawson convenience stores actually employ a lot of staff from overseas, including people from Asia, South America and Europe. So: if you need work, how exactly do you get a job at Lawson?

Veggie Smoothies Ahoy!

Each containing about a dozen fruits and vegetables, these smoothies are taking your local convenience store by storm!

Chow Down on Some Clam Chowder Ramen

Two of the biggest names in ramen team up for this American-inspired instant noodle flavor.

Lawson's Top 3 CSR Activities

Lawson offers round-the-clock convenience while working to fulfill its duty to the environment and community.

4 Great Buys Only from Lawson

While 'combini' may be found on almost every corner in Japan, there are distinctions between one store and the next. Here are four things you can only get at Lawson!

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!

4 Health-Conscious Convenience Store Snacks

Watching what you eat? Believe it or not, Japanese convenience stores can help you out!

The Evolution of Convenience Store Bran

Lawson's low-sugar, low-salt bran bread actually came about through a bit of trial and error.

Birth of a Fried Chicken Empire

Did you know there have been well over 100 flavors of Kara-age Kun fried chicken?

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!

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?

7 Ways to Fill Out Your Breakfast for ¥108

While most ¥100 stores offer knickknacks and prepackaged snacks for ¥108 (including consumption tax), Lawson Store 100 offers fresh produce and other products that can actually help you make a meal!

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