We Put A Bowl of Tonkotsu Ramen into a Rice Ball: Japan’s new demonic combini temptation

Originally published on Sora News by Casey Baseel

Pork-stock ramen in onigiri form sounds like a covetous convenience store snack that would require dark powers to create.

If there’s one convenience store chain in Japan that doesn’t have to resort to craziness to draw customers into its shops, its NewDays. Operated by East Japan Railway Company (a.k.a. JR East), the chain has branches right inside some of the busiest train stations in Japan, making NewDays the quickest and easiest-to-grab mainstream snacks and drinks for thousands upon thousands of people passing through the stations each and every day.

And yet, NewDays is still willing to push

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