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    Wednesday September 23, 2015
  • American Burger King Importing Japan's Fearsome "Black Burger?"

    The menacing meat is coming to America in time for Halloween, with some big modifications for local tastes

    It's wowed the internet for years, starting with Burger King Japan's 5th anniversary celebration back in 2012. It's the Kuro Burger or "Black Burger." Now, the menacing meat is supposedly coming to America in time for Halloween, with some big modifications for local tastes. More after the jump.

  • Tuesday April 23, 2013
  • "Evangelion 3.0" Home Video Release Inspires 9 Patty Cheeseburger

    Spear of Longinus fork included to eat the tall burger

    Japanese fast food chain Lotteria will sell a special burger to celebrate the release of Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo on Blu-ray and DVD on Wednesday in Japan. The burger, named "Q Dan Cheese Burger" has 9 beef patties and slices of cheese, which is a pun on the pronunciation of number "9" in Japanese, "Kyu". Get a good look after the jump!

  • Wednesday April 3, 2013
  • VIDEO: McDonald's Japan Introduces New Uniform Dance

    Dance video made to encourage people to apply as a crew member

    McDonalds Japan has announced that a new uniform will be introduced in June, which will be the first new uniform to be introduced to its franchises in Asia. An additional 27,000 crew members are also planned to be hired and the new dance video was posted to encourage people to apply. The video features the new uniform and it is choreographed by Papaya Suzuki of Oyaji Dancers. See the video after the jump.

  • Tuesday December 25, 2012
  • VIDEO: Kentucky Fried Christmas in Japan

    Col. Sanders as Santa

    Ahhh, Christmas dinner…As you sit down to your oven roasted turkey and figgy pudding, consider this unsettling observation: The Colonel’s finger lickin’ good KFC has become a symbol of Christmas in Japan! Watch a video of folks desperately queuing up for fast food holiday suppers after the jump!

  • Sunday December 23, 2012
  • McDonalds Japan Promises 60 Second Service (With Sand Timer) or Free Burger!

    Promotion good from Jan/4 to Jan/31

    Fast food in Japan is about to go into warp speed! During January, Mcdonalds in Japan is promising food service in sixty seconds, or else the customer gets a free burger of their choice, while a sand timer dramatically counts down the seconds. More details and demo video after the jump!

  • Wednesday November 28, 2012
  • Japan Airlines to Serve Kentucky Fried Chicken on Select Flights

    Finger lickin' good at 30,000 feet

    Sometimes when you are strapped to your tiny seat at 30,000 feet, a little taste of something familiar can help make air travel less... distasteful? Maybe that’s why, starting December 1, Japan Air Lines will be serving passengers some of the Colonel’s famed finger lickin’ good Kentucky Fried Chicken on select international flights. More info after the jump!

  • Saturday November 3, 2012
  • McDonalds Japan to Close 110 Stores, Offers Burger Delivery Service

    "McDonalds is coming..." to your house!

    McDonalds is Japan’s number one food provider, so it is a bit surprising to hear that the burger chain will soon be slimming down by closing over 100 of its lowest performing restaurants in the Land of the Rising Sun. But fear not! Ronald and co. will compensate by expanding their delivery service! Read on for more greasy details!

  • Saturday October 27, 2012
  • Japan Flavor Report: Burger King's "Black Burger" & "BK Pumpkin"

    Limited time flavors with limited appeal

    Burger King Japan came up with a special burger that will "allow you to keenly feel the arrival of the fall and winter seasons, and their hallmarks, Halloween and Christmas."  After the break we experience "King's Harvest Time" in all its fall sweetness, and also take the plunge on the "Black Burger" that has been lurking around since the end of September.

  • Saturday September 22, 2012
  • Burger King Japan to Offer Fearsome "Black Burger"

    On sale for a limited time starting Sept. 28

    The geniuses at Burger King Japan have just come up with a brilliant way to celebrate their 5th year of operation by offering patrons a Black Burger complete with black ketchup and a bun as dark as the abyss itself. Contemplate “the thing that should not be” the jump!

  • Saturday July 21, 2012
  • Pikachu Meets Ronald McDonald at Pokémon Happy Meal Event

    Oshawott spotted, too...

    Two things Crunchyroll News dearly loves -- Pokémon and fast food clowns – crossed paths yesterday when Pikachu met Ronald McDonald to help promote a new line of summer Happy Set toys available at Mcdonald’s in Japan. Behold pics of the tie-up of the century after the jump!


  • Thursday May 17, 2012
  • VIDEO: Kyary Pamyu Pamyu and the Kentucky Fried Chicken Commercial!

    PONPONPON singer shills for the Col.

    Kyary Pamyu Pamyu appears to have found her soul mate in Col. Sanders. The PONPONPON singer has teamed up with KFC in Japan to promote the chain’s colorful “Krushers” drinks. Behold the strange, surreal, and "finger lickin' good" commercial after the jump!

  • Thursday April 26, 2012
  • Wash Your Fried Chicken Down with Whiskey Cocktails at Tokyo KFC!

    Japan once again turns fast food fantasies into reality

    While we often settle for Pepsi and Dr. Pepper at the local KFC, we all know that nothing really can complement a bucket full of greasy “finger-lickin’ good” fried chicken quite like throat-burning whiskey cocktails. Now, leave it to Japan to make our wildest fast food fantasies into a reality. Read on for full details about KFC's new ROUTE25 resturant/bar!