All About Japan

Find Food Heaven in Hokkaido

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

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!

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!

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!

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!

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?

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!

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.

Veggie Smoothies Ahoy!

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

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!

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!

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!

5 Nations of Lawson

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

Convience Store Offers Free Cancer Screenings

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

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!

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?

Grab a Cupful of Kitty-Chan

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

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!

4 Health-Conscious Convenience Store Snacks

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

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!

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