Voice actress / singer Minori Suzuki (Freyja Wion in Macross Delta, Momo Shinozuka in Chio's School Road) has kicked off a new project with a Youtube show entitled "Minoringo", and in her first official episode, she tests the theory that with the appropriate number of sauces and a can-do attitude, it's possible to consume an endless supply of McDonald's Chicken McNuggets. Hit the jump to check it out.
They'll gladly give you manga for a hamburger today. McDonald's in Japan is teaming up with Shonen Jump to offer digital samples of the mag's contents and free food. Find out more about the campaign after the jump!
Being a star means you have to be multi-talented. Just look at voice actress Ayana Taketatsu: she's got a gig as a professional burger judge! Check out what she and other celebrity taste-testers are up to at McDonald's in Japan after the jump.
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!