Japanese convenience store Lawson releases new ultra-cheap 200-yen (US$1.75) bento【Taste test】

Originally published on Sora News by Casey Baseel

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Can cheap lightning strike twice?

Back in the summer Lawson, one of Japan’s big three convenience store groups, did something equally kind to out stomachs and our wallets by releasing a Wiener Bento boxed lunch that costs just 200 yen (US$1.75). It’s gone on to be a huge hit, with half a million sold in less than half a year.

▼ Several of those sales were to SoraNews24 writers.

A bento for so low a price is an incredible value, so imaging our shock and joy when we found out that Lawson has now rolled out a

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