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10:12 AM on 04.29.2013

This McDonald's news video is better than Ran Ran Ruuu!

We've followed the weirdness over at McDonald's Japan for years now here at Japanator, so you all should be used to the strange stuff that we tag Ran Ran Ruuu here. But today we have news coverage of McDonald's that's even s...

Dale North

5:30 PM on 01.12.2013

Ran Ran Ruuu! 5th anniversary video will break your brain

[DISCLAIMER:  Japanator and its parent network, ModernMethod, are not responsible for trauma or death caused by watching this video.] While Japanator's Ran Ran Ruuu! tag has become a sort of catch-all for anything ...

Dale North

10:22 AM on 08.09.2011

Because I can...

Dale North

5:40 AM on 03.08.2011

McDonald's Japan's Manhattan Burger has pastrami on it

Last month I showed you McDonald's Japan's Miami Burger, which is one of their series of Big America 2 sandwiches. It was...pretty good. Strange, but good. Taco meat and chips on top of a cheeseburger is crazy, but it kind of...

Dale North

4:33 AM on 02.14.2011

McDonald's Japan's Miami Burger is gross, but I like it

I wasn't expecting much when I strolled into a Shibuya area McDonald's today to try their new Miami Burger. This sandwich, the next in their line of Big America burgers, features a few strange additions to the typical hamburg...

Dale North

5:00 PM on 01.24.2011

I didn't think Happy Meals could make kids truly happy

And I still don't, because those kids in the following McDonald's commercial look crazy, not happy. I'd blame Spongebob. And maybe matty for bringing it up in his c-blog. Thanks, matty!

Josh Tolentino

10:02 AM on 12.13.2010

Texas Burger from McDonald's Japan looks sad

Youtube user shitemita has cracked open countless junkfood packages and fast food bags in his day, but this has to be one of his yuckiest reveals yet. The on-and-off McDonald's Japan burger offering they call the Texas Burger...

Dale North

2:00 PM on 05.03.2010

McDonald's Japan goes upscale...kinda

Before you start ran-ran-ruuing in a tuxedo, you need to watch this video clip (below the jump) of a recent television feature on how McDonald's Japan has upgraded the look of some of their locations. It's not upscale as much...

Dale North

3:00 PM on 02.26.2010

McDonald's JP Hawaiian Burger looks gross but good

First off, I should say that I picked the absolute grossest frame for the above image. Sorry about that. I know it looks horrible. My YouTube pal shitemita is back with his food videos, today with McDonald's Japan's Hawaiian ...

Dale North

6:00 PM on 02.11.2010

McDonald's New York burger looks like crap close up

First off, I've got to explain a bit about how this video came to be. One of my favorite YouTube users ever is shitemita. All of his videos are the same thing: very, very nicely recorded, high-definition, first-person clips o...

Dale North

1:00 PM on 02.10.2010

Someone's eating them: McDonald's JP posts record profits

Say what you want about McDonald's Japan's Big American burgers, or anything else they sell, for that matter. It's working. It's all working. McD's is making money, hand over burger, and I bet the whole board of directors is ...

Dale North

10:00 AM on 12.27.2009

'Big America' comes to McDonald's Japan. Plus bacon

Ah, McDonald's. It's a quintessentially "American" franchise, but global enough to develop a unique identity for nearly every market it claws its way into.Following up on the Quarter Pounder's Japanese launch, the H...

Josh Tolentino