The vending machines are suddenly stuffed with pink drinks. Of course, there hasn’t been a genuine fuzzy-skinned stone fruit within a thousand kilometers of these so-called “peach” libations, but that doesn’t stop them from making the point that even drinks flavored with highly unnatural chemicals must only appear when they’re “in season” in Japan.
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2 thoughts on “It Must Be Fake Peach Flavor Season Again”
And yet you can get (frozen) oysters all year….
Huh, do you think that’s because they’re considered a “foreign” food? I’ve noticed that some things are weirdly year-round because there’s no longstanding tradition about when they’re in season in Japan.