Japan – A day of snacks & work

This day to be honest was a fairly uneventful one as I had classes for most of the day, however it did contain a trip to the local supermarket where I picked up some fun foods!

Being that my classes started at 12 I had a bit of the morning free, a view from the balcony outside my room confirmed it was a nice sunny day, so I headed for a short walk.

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I headed for the local supermarket in the hope I could find some strange and unusual foods, however as I have so far found out it is actually surprisingly hard to find such things!  The strangest thing I’ve seen so far is really baby octopus on a stick, and octopus tentacles at the supermarket.

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The most fun things I gather were a box of Japanese Frosties, which feature Tony the tiger and Hello Kitty acting as best friends on the packaging.

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I picked up some Pikachu shaped popcorn, which came with a free trading card.  And Pikachu shaped was stretch, they were more blobs that vaguely resembled the shape.

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Some really tiny mint tea choc chip cookies, which tasted great! Though they were only about the size of a 50p coin.

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And some mint tea flavored pocky sticks, which amazingly I don’t actually like! Don’t get me wrong I love pocky sticks, and every type I’ve tried has been great, but the mint tea ones just don’t seem to taste as nice as I thought they would.

Eventually it was off to work for the rest of the day.

 

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