What Product is Being Scrapped from Japan's Convenience stores?

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#1 What Product is Being Scrapped from Japan's Convenience stores?

Postby fountainhall » Wed Jan 23, 2019 10:18 am

Hosting the Rugby World Cup later this year and the Summer Olympics in 2020 with an anticipated huge influx of tourists, 34,000 stores throughout Japan have announced they will take a certain item off their shelves. Is it -

1. Dried fugu fish sashimi (the type of fish with the toxic innards that kills several people a year)?
2. Dog meat from the fresh food cooler?
3. Green Tea M&M candies?
4. Pornography?

The answer is surely obvious as the first three don't exist - as far as I know. 7-Eleven and Lawson will take porno magazines off their shelves. Presently these are available usually mixed in with regular non-porno magazines on shelves near the front of the shops.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-46957515

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#2 Re: What Product is Being Scrapped from Japan's Convenience stores?

Postby Jun » Wed Jan 23, 2019 11:31 am

I imagine sales in this specialist publishing sector have dwindled due to availability of material on line.


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