karaage

Girls’ feet-flavor fried chicken now on sale in Tokyo, promises smell, stickiness of real thing

Idol singer group’s strange follow-up to sweat-flavor karaage is now here!

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Black fried chicken appears in Japan with new Black Hole-flavor convenience store snack

A triple helping of dark ingredients creates fried chicken unlike any we’ve ever seen on Earth.

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Japan’s girl’s sweat flavor fried chicken is actually delicious, if you can pass two mental tests

We try the crazy flavor and find that you’ll need to be strong of mind to enjoy it, even if you’re not pure of heart.

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Idol singer girl sweat flavor fried chicken goes on sale in Tokyo

Yes, of course it’s made with breast meat.

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Nagoya serves up fried chicken with sweet beans, whipped cream, and a strawberry on top

If you were to express the phrase “Why the heck not?” in the form of food, this might be it.

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Japanese convenience store registers now playing Dragon Quest level-up music for shoppers【Video】

Iconic video game fanfare rewards purchasers of Dragon Quest Critical Hit-Flavor fried chicken.

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Tokyo restaurant’s all-you-can-eat curry, udon is under five bucks, comes with free fried chicken

Or grilled fish, if you’re in the mood for something healthier.

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All-you-can-eat fried chicken in one of Tokyo’s most fashionable neighborhoods for under 7 bucks

We found one of our favorite things in one of the last places we expected it to be.

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Udon chain’s awesome “Tempura Pass” deal works out to less than 10 yen per piece over five weeks

Prepaid tempura plan is totally the way to go, and even lets you choose fried chicken if that’s what your heart desires.

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Awesome Tokyo ramen restaurant’s all-you-can-drink plans start at less than three bucks

Come for the unlimited beer, stay for the Japanese-style fried chicken (and probably the ramen).

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Yoshinoya, Japan’s biggest beef bowl chain, is now serving fried chicken in Tokyo

Not satisfied with dominating only Japan’s cow cravings, Yoshinoya adds karaage to its menu in Akihabara.

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New limited-edition Pringles feature iconic Japanese flavours

Now once you pop, you get to enjoy some popular meals from Japan.

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Customer gets more than expected after ordering the large size at a Japanese restaurant

This cautionary tale proves that the Japanese word for “large serving” could result in having to eat a truly mountainous meal.

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Tokyo’s awesome all-you-can-eat deals continue with unlimited fried chicken for under 10 bucks

KFC Japan’s summer of all-you-can-eat fried chicken is ending, but at this Tokyo restaurant limitless chow can be your all year long.

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Shuko Chiichi restaurant in Tokyo boasts all-you-can-eat deep-fried chicken and other sides

What’s not to love about a good karaage deal?

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Dragon Quest Heal magic-flavored fried chicken coming to Japan to keep video game fans’ HP full

Delicious fried chicken draws near. Command? Eat, of course!

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Forget chocolate and strawberry – Japan now has fried chicken-flavored ice cream

What else would you expect to be on the dessert menu at the Fried Chicken Festival?

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At under a buck, Tokyo restaurant’s all-you-can-eat fried chicken is a ticket to poultry paradise

See all that mouth-watering Japanese-style karaage fried chicken? It only cost us 100 yen, and we could have eaten twice as much without getting charged any more.

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We eat Electrical Udon and Blue Curry while watching guys shoot each other with electricity

A little while back, we brought you news of Electrical Udon developed by Kurare of Arienai Rika (“Unbelievable Science”) for an event to be held in Osaka. Well, that event has come and gone, and we were fortunate enough to be there to get a taste of his technicolor noodles along with some other off-color foods like blue rice topped with even bluer curry and fried chicken with a secret green sauce.

We also got to see some of the DIY science that made Arienai Rika a cult hit with science and tech enthusiasts in Japan.

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We scarf down all-you-can-eat fried chicken at a Tokyo pub

Let it never again be said that America is the only country that has an unhealthy relationship with fried foods.

While you may not find such cynically, blatantly unhealthy fare as fried butter and fried Oreos  here in Japan, you will find that many square meals consumed in Japan are going to come with some kind of fried food. A lot of times the default is karaage, a dish that is basically the Japanese analogue to American fried chicken, and an item that Japanophiles the world over desperately, vainly argue is somehow healthier than American fried chicken by virtue of its, uh… Japanese-ness or something?

The truth is, karaage is every bit as unhealthy as fried chicken from anywhere else and the Japanese are just as prone to gorging on it to the point of discomfort. Don’t believe us? Exhibit A: This all-you-can-eat fried chicken restaurant we went to for, uh… “research purposes.”

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