With the Tokyo Olympics coming up, I thought I'd revisit one of my favorite things: Japanese 7-Elevens.
If you've ever been to Japan, then you know there's basically a 7-Eleven on every corner. We're not talking about your basic American 7-Eleven.
And while on the outside, a Japanese 7-Eleven looks like every other 7-Eleven you've ever been to — it's the inside that is totally and completely different.
The thing about Japanese 7-Elevens, in general, is that for people from outside of Japan, there's basically an unlimited selection of things you've never tried.
Everything is new.
Let's start with the ice cream. The selection is unmatched.
They've truly "cracked the code."
My personal favorite is this one called "Coolish." It's basically a juice box...but with ice cream.
Another cool thing about Japanese 7-Elevens is that you can buy liquor there.
They have beers in a variety of sizes.
I mean, look how small that lil' beer is!
They have individual cups of sake...
...alcoholic juice boxes...
...my personal favorite, "Strong," which is basically Sparks...
...and last but not least, Zima.
The non-alcoholic drinks are equally as interesting.
I wish I had more pictures of the beverage refrigerators, because honestly, they are my favorite.
They sell a ton of Pocky...
...very cute salt shakers...
...salad dressings in interesting containers...
...adorable pineapple sauces...
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...ketchup in a tube...
...and snacks you could only dream existed.
They have avocado chips!
Teeny tiny beef jerkies!
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Cherry Blossom Milk Pudding is sold at Japanese 7-ELEVEN. That's so wonderful!
Cheese in a bag!
The Cup Noodle selection will make the average gamer/college student shake.
They sell real produce, like full-on shrooms.
And look at this mayonnaise. Even the mayonnaise is cute.
The prepared food section is a whole other adventure.
Overwhelmed by the dazzling array of delicious meal choices at this japanese 7-eleven