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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!

5 Nations of Lawson

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

2 Awesome Owl Cafés in Osaka

Meet lots of different types of owls up close at Osaka's two owl cafés, where you can take pictures and pet these adorable creatures!

4 Health-Conscious Convenience Store Snacks

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

Veggie Smoothies Ahoy!

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

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?

Half Girlfriend, Half Soup Cooling Machine

Why exhaust yourself blowing on your noodles to cool down your soup when you can build your own girlfriend to do it for you?

11-Day Sakura & Word Heritage Tour of Japan

Get to know the beauty of Japan on an 11-day, all-inclusive tour with a licensed English-speaking guide!

2 Mouth-Watering English-Speaking Restaurants

Can't order in Japanese? No worries! Here are two restaurants in two of Japan's leading cities that have you covered!

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!

Birth of a Fried Chicken Empire

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

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!

The New Classics: Culture Experiences in Tokyo

Traditional Japanese experiences have been receiving a revamp, with visitors and locals alike flocking to try new versions of old favorites!

Weird & Wonderful Tokyo Adventures

Check out some of the best offbeat experiences available in Tokyo to see the city from a different perspective.

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!

4 Tokyo Area Restaurants to Enjoy with Sakura

Savor fantastic meals along with beautiful cherry blossoms!

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!

3rd Round of KISS Ukiyo-e On Sale Now!

Incredible artists collaborate to produce woodblock prints based on KISS rhythm guitarist and co-lead singer Paul Stanley.

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?

7 More Things to Do on Rainy Days in Tokyo

Visiting Tokyo during the rainy season? Have your plans for the following day been cancelled due to rain? Not to worry! Check out a list of indoors activities and experiences that will make you forget the dark clouds!

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