All About Japan

Kiri Cream Cheese Ice Cream!

Since its inception in 1966, Kiri cream cheese has been made specifically for kids. So it shouldn't be too surprising that it would eventually make its way into that other kid favorite—ice cream!

6 Selected 'Combini' Sweets

Don't know the difference between a Crunky and a Hi-Chew? We'll help you navigate some of the basics of Japanese convenience store sweets!

5 Nations of Lawson

Can you name the five nations—aside from Japan!—where you can find Lawson stores?

6 Japanese Sweets 'For Men'!

Think it's not right for guys to have a sweet tooth? Japan aims to prove the opposite with these six sweets specifically designed 'for men'!

Find Food Heaven in Hokkaido

Please, please eat something before watching this video about what to eat in Hokkaido. You've been warned.

The 4 Faces of Lawson

Can you name Lawson's four different store types? And did you know you can get Lawson products automatically delivered to your door?

Take a Guess Where This Breakfast Was Made!

We'll give you a hint: it's not from McDonald's!

Han Solo Chocolates & Other Homemade Treats

This year, Japanese citizens have really upped the ante when it comes to homemade Valentine's Day treats. Some going as far as turning their favorite Star Wars characters into tasty treats!

The Secrets of the Lawson Copy Machine

More than making copies, these machines can also fax, scan, and print PDFs or photos from a memory device or the internet. And you don't need Japanese to make them work!

4 Meals Under ¥400!

Want to know how to eat cheap in Japan? Eat like the locals! Here are some examples of 'fast food' found all over Japan!

Top 8 Gourmet Convenience Store Sweets

You don't have to stand in line at a popular shop to get good sweets in Japan. Some of these convenience store snacks can even compete with pricey café fare!

Häagen-Dazs Japan Announces Its Newest Flavor!

A drizzle of honey with a tart, yet refreshing, yogurt base makes this ice cream the perfect springtime treat!

This Lawson Station is an Actual Station!

While Lawson convenience stores are usually called 'Lawson Station,' this store in south-central Gifu Prefecture takes the name literally!

Convience Store Offers Free Cancer Screenings

Grab a cup of joe and test your blood for cancer cells at Lawson convince stores in Kyoto.

Have You Ever Shopped in a Lawson Train?

You've heard of Lawson Station, but have you ever shopped in a Lawson train? Located in Kobe City, this unique, train-themed convenience store was unveiled in January 2016.

6 Very Useful Things You Can Do at Lawson

Since electing to stay open 24 hours in1977, the range of services available at Lawson stores has continued to expand year after year. Check out all the useful things you can do at your friendly neighborhood store!

8 Things You Didn't Know About Lawson

Did you know Lawson also owns movie theaters? And why is it called 'Lawson' in the first place? Read on to find out!

Grab a Cupful of Kitty-Chan

What kind of sweet treats could this adorable kitty be hiding in her limited-edition cup?

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