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Conbini Monday, Wk25

Meltykiss is hitting the shelves hard at the moment in quite a few different conbini chains
Meltykiss is hitting the shelves hard at the moment in quite a few different conbini chains

Lots of great action for this weeks combini monday. Plenty of new snacks coming into the stores as we push on towards the colder winter months. The stores always seem to hold a greater appeal when you have to rush in out of the rain and warm up inside.

And if you are greeted with this display of Meltykiss then you will be even more happy to get in store.

Looks like a Meltykiss meltdown. I always like the name of this chocolate. Great advertising concept
Looks like a Meltykiss meltdown. I always like the name of this chocolate. Great advertising concept

Here is the tv advert for Melty kiss

It is not just food we were tracking down this week. Here are a set of shirts and tie on the shelves at Family Mart
It is not just food we were tracking down this week. Here are a set of shirts and tie on the shelves at Family Mart
and some hand gel to keep the germs away. These products are starting to sell as fast as the face masks. You carry the small bottle with you and can dab on some alcohol gel anytime during the day
and some hand gel to keep the germs away. These products are starting to sell as fast as the face masks. You carry the small bottle with you and can dab on some alcohol gel anytime during the day
This is my favorite purin brand, the Morinaga yaki purin. not too soft but doesnt taste like plastic. Definitely worth a try!
This is my favorite purin brand, the Morinaga yaki purin. not too soft but doesnt taste like plastic. Definitely worth a try!
Spotted these interesting purins as well. It says 'the ideal purin, male sweets department'
Spotted these interesting purins as well. It says 'the ideal purin, male sweets department'. Wonder what it means?

Health bars are getting more and more popular and now there are corners in the conbini’s dedicated to them as much as the health drinks.

The Calorie Mate bars have been popular for a long time, and still sell quite well. I like the chocolate flavored one. Recently more health bars have been gaining popularity. Weider, who make a protein and vitamin jelly drink have now started promoting their protein bar
The Calorie Mate bars have been popular for a long time, and still sell quite well. I like the chocolate flavored one. Recently more health bars have been gaining popularity. Weider, who make a protein and vitamin jelly drink have now started promoting their protein bar

The Weider bar contains 10g or 7g of protein depending on the bar size. Compared to brands overseas who sell bars over 20g, that is not a lot, but this is the first protein bar I have seen on sale in the convenience store. Anyone else seen other ones?

Here is one of the tv ads for Weider protein jelly and protein bars.

Do you buy food supplements or health bars? What type do you like?

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13 comments

Renechong October 26, 2009 at 11:29 pm

Ohh! Melty kiss
what is your favorite flavor?

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shibuya246 October 26, 2009 at 11:36 pm

I am a strawberry fan

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whipcracker October 27, 2009 at 12:56 am

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Wish they sold those Melty Kiss products here in the states. As far as a favorite mine would also be strawberry. Protien bars are also a big seller over here, in the states. 1 whole section of the local walmart is devoted to nothing but the bars and the drinks.
Looking through the vids of the weider cms ,I reconize the actor from the J-Dramas, as being the same actor who starred in “Buzzer Beat” and “Code Blue”. Yampi sure seems to be popular. I wonder if he has any more dramas he’s working on? Would you happen to know if he’s doing any others?

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shibuya246 October 27, 2009 at 5:01 pm

nice pick up. I have to check that

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Renechong October 27, 2009 at 5:37 pm

Currently, he’s not doing any drama. He’s usually in one drama in a year time.
But he’ll be releasing a single soon next month and he’ll be having a solo concert too

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CuteCreatures October 27, 2009 at 4:51 am

There’s creamy chocolate (my favorite) and strawberry…but what’s the third flavor shown in the photo?

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shibuya246 October 27, 2009 at 4:54 pm

caramelized almonds !!

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NekoLover October 27, 2009 at 1:41 pm

Pretty unusual to sell ties and shirts in a Family Mart then again , Its Japan ^_^ .

Melty Kiss , Gotta try it one day :d

Purins are my favorite . Morinaga yaki purin ??!! What does it taste like ??

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shibuya246 October 27, 2009 at 5:00 pm

has a light taste and the caramel is delicious D)

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pam October 27, 2009 at 4:17 pm

The Melty kiss is selling for how much per box?

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shibuya246 October 28, 2009 at 9:22 pm

i think the small boxes are around 300 yen

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HELLOSHEENA November 2, 2009 at 2:33 pm

Chocolate only! I don’t buy into the health bar balogne. lol

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Tristan December 1, 2009 at 6:38 pm

CRUNKY!!!!!!
Love that stuff

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