The Melon emoji was added in Unicode 6.0. While it sort of resembles both a cantaloupe and a honeydew melon, its official title is simply "Melon Emoji."
Oden is a Japanese meal that often includes radishes, egg, and fish cakes. It's not always served on a stick, but many street carts sell it like that for easy portability.
It's Curry and Rice!
Curry was brought to Japan in the 1800s by British imperialists (who also occupied India at the time). It's now one of the most popular dishes in the country.
It's Rice Cracker!
Yummy rice crackers are often served with tea. They are called senbei in Japan.
Dango is a sweet dumpling that has many varieties. The tricolor skewer emoji Dango is called bocchan dango IRL, and is flavored with green tea, egg, and red bean paste.
It's Roasted Sweet Potato!
Roasted sweet potatoes are an autumn food in Japan, kind of like how pumpkin or buternut squash is eaten in the United States.
It's Fish Cake With Swirl Design!
These fish cakes, called narutomaki in Japan, are a processed fish product that is often used as a topping in ramen dishes.
It's Rice Ball!
Rice balls, or onigiri, are made with sticky white rice wrapped in seaweed. They are often stuffed with sweet or savory fillings.
It's Shaved Ice!
Shaved ice is exactly what it sounds like: thin chips of ice shaved off a big block and covered with delicious flavored syrup. Yum!