If you’ve ever been to Japan, or even heard about Japan, you’re probably familiar with ramen. And not the instant ramen you can find squatting sullenly in the back of college students’ cupboards across the world. We’re talking about the hot, heaping bowls of the delicious noodles sold in restaurants all around the country. And certainly not this kind.
Each prefecture and city—nay, each store—has its own specialty items, but the following videos showcase something a little different.