Convenience Stores

Temple University Japan

Known for its famous convenience stores, there is no way that the country will ever be short of them. I have found out just how closely tied my life has become to my local 7-Eleven, Lawson, and Family Mart (the first and last only 4 minutes away from Kitazono!).

Tokyo-Convenience Store Yoghurt-Ashlee Mantione-SP15 If you have seen any Japanese sweet before, you may have seen it adorned with an odd shaped jello-looking thing. This is pudding! Pudding is mainly the same color everywhere, with the top layer varying in color and flavor. They are sold with the Yoghurts.

On rainy days most places will have an empty square object will holes in it waiting at the entrance. This is for wet umbrellas to be stored in, so the floor won't get slippery in the store. On rainy days most places will have an empty square object with holes in it waiting at the entrance. This is for wet umbrellas to be stored in, so the floor won’t get slippery in the store.

Yes, Valetine's Day is coming, but Japan is always excited about any candy it can get its hands on, so you will never see these shelves dwindling down. Yes, Valentine’s Day is coming, but Japan is always excited about any candy it can get its hands on…

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