Put down your PSL and get ready for the true fall food tradition: Tsukimi Burgers! McDonald's Japan is bringing the fan favorite back, and this year they're making it a McDouble. Find out what the heck is going on after the jump.
To show appreciation for customers who enjoy "service with a smile", McDonald's Japan is offering a special item on their McDelivery service menu for one day only: a smile priced at 0 zen. Hit the jump to learn more.
Last spring, Studio Colorido, the indie anime studio who had done promo work for concept shops, Noitamina, Puzzle & Dragons and Marukome's miso soups, brought their sentimental touch to working at McDonald's in a "Future Chapter" promo featuring AKB48 General Manager Yui Yokoyama and Rin Okabe of Team 8, the "Idols who go meet you." Now, they brought back the spot to see how the subjects are faring with their careers a year later.
If you're jonesing for some adorable Pokémon toys and live in or are interested in heading to Sweden in the near future, you migiht want to hit up a McDonald's soon. McDonald's is bringing a series of 20 Pokémon toys to Happy Meals. Hit the jump for more!
For a limited time beginning January 08, 2016, McDonald's restaurants in Japan will be offering a new line of Super Mario Bros. toys with their Happy Meals. Hit the jump to check them out.
McDonald's Japan is teaming up with Doraemon to celebrate the release of the Doraemon: Nobita's Space Heroes theatrical movie with a line of Happy Meals. Hit the jump to learn more.
Anime would generally suggest that it's hard to find something more associated with American culture than the hamburger. So, it sounds like something of a dare to give hamburger some sort of extra American novelty, but McDonald's Japan is up for just that challenge. This winter, they've been offering special "American Vintage" menus, and the final one is just about to launch. Check it out after the jump.
If you were in Taiwan for the New Year's and decided to dine out at the right fast food joint, you could have had a McDonald's meal the likes of which isn't even available in Akihabara. For the holiday, the restaurant's staff traded their regulation uniforms for some adorably moe maid ensembles. Get a look after the jump.
If you happen to find yourself in Japan early next year you'll be able to enjoy the fruits of a partnership between McDonald's and Nintendo in the form of games made just for the fast food chain. One such game is Dragon Quest VII: McDonald's' Mysterious Stone Tablet, which will be available to play starting in January 2013. Pics and more past the break!
If you love junk food as much as we do, then you'll probably want to get a look at three new commericals for McDonald's Japan's "World of Mac" items, inspired by the cuisine of France, India, and Australia. After the jump, tour the globe in bite-sized chunks!
Just in time for lunch! A ton of Japanese McDonald’s commercials have just been uploaded to YouTube, spanning four decades of vital hamburger history…Behold, in bite sized chunks, the rise of the Golden Arches in the Land of the Rising Sun: from its humble beginnings as an edible novelty from a faraway country (then) to becoming Japan’s number one food provider (now). How much Japanese Ronald can your heart stand? Find out after the jump!
McDonald's in Japan has a special treat lined up for those who like both body-clogging burgers and Nintendo DS and 3DS games. Over the next four weeks, gamers will be able to nab free downloadable content for both portable platforms at the fast-food chain. Chomp through for more!
For three weeks starting February 17th, Japanese McDonald's will be offering spinning Naruto and Sasuke figures with their Happy Meals. As with previous McDonald's Naruto figures, such as 2010's squatting Sasuke, Japanese message boards have found the new ones prime material for parody. Check them out after the jump.
Maybe it's just the letter "M," but for some reason Hatsune Miku fans around the globe are fascinated with splicing the vocaloid songstress with McDonald's fast food branding. There's been plenty of fanart, cosplay, and now, there's a custom figure. Check it out after the jump.
2012 at McDonald's kicks off with a new Happy Meal, and while the boys get Bakugan toys, the girly side of things is all PreCure, both Suite and Smile. Bump the jump for pics!