#490 Ribbon Napolin

This obscurely named drink is actually a soda.

It used to only be available in its home-market of Hokkaido

It can currently be found in supermarkets across Japan!

The girl featured on the packaging is “Ribbon-chan”, she was in comics in the Showa era.

This orange soda itself was first sold in 1911.

It reminds me of Irn-Bru,  but the taste is just like a sweet lemonade.

The flavor is hard to describe. 

The current collaboration with famous baseball players on the bottles may be the reason this drink is available outside Hokkaido.

Try it if you have a chance and let me know how you think it tastes!


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