Tag Archives: McDonald’s

McDonald’s Halloween Witchy Black Burger & Ghostly Camembert Chicken!

A few weeks ago, the news of Burger King’s Black Burger hit the internet like a hammer. Reported far and wide, the news was the perfect touch of wacky Japan, with just blend of the light-heartedness and funny oddness. Visually … Continue reading

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Squid Ink risotto…at McDonald’s!?

Well, Japan may have been knocked out of the World Cup, but I hope that the flavors that the World Cup brought to Japan aren’t knocked out of people’s hearts and marketer’s minds. Marketing masters here in Japan have used … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Sakura Fizz Float and Sakura Teritama Burger

Well, it it turns out Starbucks isn’t the only American import getting in on the cherry blossom craze! (Gotta love their Sakura Lattes and Cherry Blossom Frappuccinos!) Everyone’s favorite burger producing mega-corp has joined the fray with Sakura drinks AND … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Las Vegas Burger

Whoops! The newest Big America Burger is already out at McDonald’s, and I forgot to post the Las Vegas Burger. So, without further ado… I have it on good authority that until recently, the Japanese language Wikipedia included a description … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Grand Canyon Burger & Blueberry Cream Cheese Pie

It’s that time again! McDonald’s Big American burger series is back! And what fresh new insanity do they have in store for us this time? First up is the

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Happy Engrish Friday!

Happy Friday, everybody! This sign was up during construction of a building near my school, and made me giggle EVERY TIME I walked by. So what are you up to this weekend? I’ve got some leads on some Hina dolls, … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Big America 2: Miami Burger

All good things must come to an end, so last weekend we bade a fond farewell to the Idaho Burger, (with hopes that it was sufficiently popular to be brought back at some future date) and greeted the newest offer … Continue reading

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They’re Harf-way there…

The twelve year old boy in me really wanted to take a pen and turn the second “h” into a “b”, but I refrained… Happy Friday, Internets! It’s National Foundation Day or 建国記念の日 here in Japan, which means a three … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Big America 2: The Idaho Burger

Friday passed, and then another. “Is it here yet? It’s got to be here.” “I dunno, that’s what you said last Friday.” “The website said late January. January is almost over!” Finally, with only a few days left in the … Continue reading

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Big America2: The Texas2 Burger

When I travel to a foreign country, I have a slightly perverse love of searching out “American” things. I enjoy seeing my home country through foreign eyes, seeing what stands out and what gets left behind. Tokyo Disney Land is … Continue reading

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