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This is a selection of my Japanese pop culture posts, see the Anime menu item above for anime related posts.  The pop culture posts cover a wide range of interesting topics that are current or historical.
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  Instant Ramen 
  1. Nissin Pop Culture (The Fame of Cup Noodles)
  2. The Culture of Ramen: Instant Ramen to Ramen Shops
  3. Making Tasty Instant Ramen at Home
  4. Happiness is a Cupboard Full of Ramen Noodles 
  5. Low Fat Instant Noodles From Asia (Nissin HK, Nissin Japan, and Korea)
  6. The Original Chicken Ramen - A Taste of History
  7. Nissin Big Cup Noodle Extravaganza  
  8. Nissin King Cup Noodle Chicken Karaage Tastes Great!
  9. Cup Noodle Vegeta Cabbage and Bacon Is Yummy!
  10. Nissin Cup Noodle Vegeta Tonkotsu = More Veggies!
  11. Cup Noodle Fun With Pokemon and One Piece
  12. Nissin Kitsune and Tempura Instant Ramen + King Chicken Cup Ramen
  13. Tasty Nissin Instant Ramen - Deluxe Versions
  14. Nissin Cup Noodle Shio Ramen and Big Cup Chicken Ramen with Summer Curry Tomato
  15. Nissin Cup Noodles for 7-11, Italian Curry, and Kalbi Garlic Flavours!
  16. Donbe Big Tempura Udon and Nissin Instant Chicken Ramen Bowl
  17. Nissin Halloween Cup Noodle Pumpkin Potage and Donbei Black Curry Udon
  18. Kare Udon and Ace Cook Super Cup Satay Review 
  19. My Travelogue Post To The Yokohama Nissin and Ramen Museums. DIY cup of noodle!
  20. Menraku Instant Bowl Ramen
  21. Soon Veggie Cup Noodle and Nissin XO Sauce Bowl Ramen Review
  22. Nongshim Seafood Oolong Men Cup Noodle plus Acecook Tonkotsu and Shoyu Bowl Ramen 
  23. Brazilian Cup Noodle and the World Cup
  24. Nissin Deluxe Instant Ramen Bowls
  25. Nissin Craftsmen Instant Ramen Bowls
  26. Nissin Morizumi Limited Edition Cup Noodle 
  27. Nissin Curry Meshi (Instant Rice Bowls)
  28. Nissin Big Cup Noodle Mexican Chili Cheese and Samurai Don Instant Kettle Rice with Tofu 
  29. Nissin UFO Garlic Black Pepper Instant Yaskisoba
  30. Nissin UFO Squid Noodles and Nissin UFO Salty Pork
  31. Nissin UFO Shanghai Oyster Sauce Yakisoba Bowl Noodles
  32. I Try Big Cup Noodle Mystery Meat Festival
  33. Nissin Bowl Noodles Tonkotsu Wakayama Style
  34. Nissin Donbei Curry Udon Cup Noodle Review
  35. Nissin 45th Anniversary Matcha Green Tea Seafood Cup Noodle Review
  36. Nissin 45th Anniversary UFO Noodle Ume Cha Yakisoba Review
  37. Nissin 45th Anniversary Donburi Sukiyaki Udon Review
  38. Famous Ramen Shop Series Nakiryu Dan Dan Cup Noodle Review (Michelin Star winner)
  39. Nissin Cup Noodle Canned Emergency / Survival Ration Review
  40. Chinese Cup Noodles Review of Stewed Chicken and Spicy Pickled Cabbage Flavours 
  41. Famous Ramen Shop Kujira-ken Salt Double Seafood Stock Cup Ramen
  42. Nissin Chicken Ramen Lemon Pepper Big Cup Noodles
  43. Nissin Big Cup Noodle Mystery Meat Festival W
  44. Famous Ramen Shop Konjiki Hototogisu Cup Noodle (Ramen Walker #1 Shop in 2016)
  45. Nissin Big Cheese Tomato Potato Pizza Cup Noodle
  46. Nikujirumen Susumu Akiba Cup Noodles by Nissin
  47. Nissin IPPUDO Hong Kong Style Spicy Shrimp Cup Noodle Review
  48. Shoyu Chicken Ramen Cup by Noodle Lab Hiro
  49. Sanyo Nagasaki Chanpon Cup of Noodles Review
  50. Nissin Big Cup Chicken Ramen White Broth Special
  51. Chisomen Mamiana Soba Cup Noodle  
  52. CoCo Ichibanya Curry Cup of Noodles with Fried Chicken
  53. 100 Hours Curry Shop, European Curry Cup Noodle
  54. Big Cup Noodle Potenage (Potato and Chicken Nugget Flavour) Review 
  55. Myojo Charumera Tonkotsu Ramen Bowl Review
  56. Master Kong Golden Stock Beef Noodles
  57. Chef Kong Black Pepper Beef Noodle Review 
  58. Maruchan Seimen Hojun Koku Shoyu Bowl Noodle Review
  59. Nissin RAOH Seabura Koku Shoyu Bowl Ramen
  60. Nissin RAOH Koujuku Koku Miso Ramen 
  61. Acecook Curry Cup Noodle Review
  62. Ace Cook Dossari Yasai Chanpon Cup of Noodle (lots of veg)
  63. Maruchan Seimen Uma Kara TanTan Ramen Noodle Bowl
  64. Nissin Cup Noodle Indian Style Butter Chicken Curry Review
  65. Nissin Keema Curry Cup Noodle Review 
  66. Kyushu Marugoto Ramen Pack By Marutai
  67. Tasting Marutai Kumamoto Black Garlic Tonkotsu and Miyazaki Chicken Shio Ramen
  68. Tasting Marutai Nagasaki Agodashi Soy Ramen and Oita Chicken Soy Ramen
  69. Tasting Marutai Kagoshima Black Pork Tonkotsu Ramen
  70. Tasting Marutai Hakata Tonkotsu Ramen and Saga Shio Beef Ramen
  71. Ajinomoto Tokyo Style Shoyu Ramen with Chicken
  72. Ottogi Sesame Flavor Ramen with Egg Block
  73. Nissin Hong Kong Sesame Flavour Instant Bowl Noodle
  74. Nissin HK Singapore Black Pepper Crab Cup Noodle
  75. Nissin Grilled Chicken Instant Ramen
  76. Pe Young Salmon Potato Yakisoba 
  77. Home Style Instant Ramen
  78. Maruchan Menzukuri Dan Dan Bowl Noodles
  79. New Touch Nostalgic Curry Udon
  80. Maruchan Tonkotsu Soy Sauce Instant Ramen
  81. Maruchan Shrimp Tempura Udon Noodle Cup 
  82. Nissin Spice Curry Chicken Cup Noodle Review
  83. Nissin U.F.O. Spicy Keema Curry Yakisoba
  84. Nissin Donbei Spicy Curry Udon With Bonito & Chicken Stock
  85. Burnt Garlic Chicken Tonkotsu Noodle Cup Collaboration with Hakata Shinpu and Kimuzukashi-Ya
  86. One Pan Nissin RAOH Shoyu Whole Grain Instant Ramen Stir Fry Soup Recipe and Review
  87. Nissin RAOH Smokey Super Spicy Tonkotsu Ramen Bowl Review 
  88. SKE48 10th Anniversary Chicken Ramen Cup
  89. Nissin NIPPON Yokohama Tonkotsu Shoyu Ramen Review
  90. Nissin Smoky & Spicy SIO Cup Noodle Review
  91. Master Kong Spicy Beef Lo Mein Noodles with Temple Style Pickled Mustard Greens
  92. Nissin Chikin (Chicken) Ramen Beef Flavour Noodle Bowl and Onigiri Lunch  
  93. Sanyo Sapporo Yakisoba - Hiroshima Style Tan Tan Men
  94. Nissin Chikin (Chicken) Ramen Instant Noodle Bowl Revisited
  95. Myojo Ippei-chan Yakisoba Noodles with Spicy Mustard Mayonnaise
  96. Hong Kong Nissin Big Cup Noodle Tonkotsu Flavour
  97. Nongshim Tonkotsu Ramen Bowl (Premium Noodle Soup) from Costco
  98. Case of Ottogi Jin Ramen Mild Noodle Cups
  99. Black Garlic Tonkotsu Ramen Noodle Bowl from Nissin Hong Kong Reviewed 
  100. Cup Star Shoyu Instant Noodle Cup Review
  101. Myojo Charumera Evangelion Instant Noodle Cup - Shinji and Kaworu Shio Ramen Review
  102. Evangelion Instant Noodle Cup - Asuka Shoyu Ramen Review
  103. Myojo Charumera Evangelion Instant Noodle Cup - Rei Miso Ramen Review
  104. Myojo Charumera Evangelion Instant Noodle Cup - Shinji, Rei, Asuka Tonkotsu Ramen
  105. Nissin UFO Ume Kombucha Salt Yakisoba Review
  106. Nissin Matcha Tori Paitan Instant Ramen Cup Noodle Review
  107. Nongshim, New Wok, Big Bowl Chapagetti Noodles Review
  108. Bandai Cup Noodle Model Kit Compared To Nissin Original Cup Noodle
  109. Maruchan Seimen Cup Yakisoba Review
  110. Nissin RAOH Shirunashi Tantanmen (日清ラ王 汁なし担々麺) Review
  111. Nongshim K-Army Stew Instant Ramen Review
  112. Hong Kong Nissin Big Cup Noodle Seafood Curry Review
  113. Tonkotsu Instant Ramen Showdown - Nissin Japan vs HK vs Itsuki
  114. Myojo Noodle God - Shinta Noodle x Miso Cup
  115. Cup Noodle Instant Rice - Classic Shoyu Flavour Review
  116. Marutai Famous Stores Premium Nagahamaya Tonkotsu Ramen Review 
  117. Marutai Famous Stores Premium Seiyoken Tonkotsu Ramen Review
  118. Marutai Famous Stores Premium Ikkousha Tonkotsu Ramen Review
  119. Nissin Cup Noodle Mysterious Meat Kimchee Review 
  120. Knorr Noodle Cups - Singapore Laksa, Thai Red Curry, Vietnamese Pho, and Japanese Miso Review
  121. Sanyo Pokemon Cup Noodle 2021 Celebration Tonkotsu and Shoyu Flavours Review
  122. Cao is Starving - Chongqing Spicy and Braised Chicken Flavours of Noodles 
  123. Itomen Sansai Soba Noodle Cup (Edible Wild Plants) Review
  124. Attack on Titan Charumera Consomme and Shoyu Noodle Cups Review 
  125. LBW Liuzhou River Snail Style Instant Rice Noodle Cup (No River Snails) Review
  126. Nissin Big Lemon Karaage Cup Noodle Review 
  127. Nissin Cup Noodle Instant Rice Beef Bowl / Mystery Meat Celebration Review 
  128. Hi Brand Instant Rice with Scallop & Shitake Mushroom Sauce Cup Review 
  129. Tastie Japanese Style Frozen Complete Ramen Bowl Review 
  130. Nongshim Shin Black Cup Ramen Review
  131. DAY DAY COOK Self Heating Soybean Rice Bowl Review 
  132. Nissin UFO Yakisoba Review - Square 130g Big Size
  133. Sapporo Ichiban Otafuku Okonomiyaki Sauce Yakisoba Review 
  134. Ottogi Sesame Flavour Noodle Cup with Egg Block Review 
  135. Ace Cook - Cup To Drink, Yokohama Ramen Instant Noodle Cup Review
  136. Ace Cook - Cup To Drink, Kyoto Soy Sauce Instant Noodle Cup Review
  137. Ace Cook - Cup To Drink, Onomichi Soy Sauce Instant Noodle Cup Review
  138. Ace Cook - Cup To Drink, Luxury Tan Tan Spicy Instant Noodle Cup Review
  139. POT Noodle Original Curry Cup From the UK Review
  140. Nissin Strongest Donbei Kakiage Soba Review 
  141. Nissin Strongest Donbei Kitsune Udon Review
  142. Nissin 7-11 Exclusive Premium Gold Ippudo Bowl Instant Ramen Review
  143. Nissin Donbei Double Dashi Beef Curry Udon Soup Review 
  144. Nissin 7-11 Exclusive Premium Gold Ippudo Bowl Instant Ramen Review
  145. Nissin 7-11 Premium Nakiryu Instant Ramen Bowl Review
  146. Nissin Kanzen (Complete) Meal - European Style Curry Instant Rice Cup Review
  147. Myojo Foods Karaage Shoyu Ramen Cup Review
  148. Ace Cook Super Cup 1.5x Butakim Ramen Review
  149. Airline Cup Noodle - Ramen de Sky and Soba de Sky Review
  150. Nissin Big Soba UK Classic (Wok Fried Edition) Review 
  151. Nissin Big Cup Noodle BBQ Spare Ribs Review
  152. Nissin UFO Negishio Ushi Karubi Review - Salt Beef and Green Onion
  153. Nissin UK - The Ramen Masters Cup Noodle - Nissin x Shoryu Review
  154. Ace Cook Black Garlic Oil Tonkotsu Soy Sauce Cup Ramen Review
  155. Nissin Cup Noodle Cup-less Camping Ramen - Chikin and Regular Shoyu
  156. Myojo Megami Cup Dark Soy Sauce Garlic Ramen Cup Review
  157. Maruchan Ginger Shoyu Nagaoka Style Ramen Bowl Review
  158. Myojo Ultimate Kitsune Udon Cup Review
  159. Yamadai New Taste Amazing Noodles Summer Fukubako Western Japan Ramen Box
  160. Myojo Mengami Tonkotsu Dark Soy Sauce Cup Review
  161. Yamadai New Taste Aged Hakata Tonkotsu Ramen Bowl Review 
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