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Pokimane explains why Japanese convenience stores are better than the US

by Brent Koepp

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Twitch star Imane 'Pokimane' Anys uploaded a vlog of her trip to Japan with OfflineTV, and explained why convenient stores there put America to shame.

Pokimane is the largest female streamer on Twitch, and an entertainment juggernaut with millions of followers across her YouTube, Instagram, and Twitter accounts.

The lovable personality documented her 2019 vacation in Japan, and explained why their convenient stores had her obsessed over a specific food item that saw her going back almost every day.

Instagram: @pokimanelol
Instagram: @pokimanelol
The popular Twitch streamer visited Japan in 2019.

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The streamer uploaded a vlog to her YouTube channel on January 2 titled " I FELL IN LOVE IN JAPAN," where she documented her travels, and confessed her love for convenience stores in the country.

"A lot of the time we've been walking down to this convenience store called Lawson. But the convenience stores are so good! The food there is so... It's like, America what are you doing?!" she exclaimed, before giving a chef's kiss with her hands.

Pokimane then revealed the surprising food item that she and her OfflineTV crew became obsessed with while on their trip. "And Lawson's has incredible fried chicken. I'm talking so good, we eat it for breakfast all the time!" she said.

YouTube: Pokimane
YouTube: Pokimane
Pokimane went to a maid cafe on her vacation in Japan.

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The streaming personality then hilariously stated, "Imagine spending hundreds of dollars to travel to Japan and what you have is freaking fried chicken for breakfast. Okay? It's that GOOD!"

As they arrived at the store, she celebrated by singing, "It's chicken time! It's chicken time!' showing her obsession with the food, and exclaimed, "Oh my God! They have a full batch!" upon reaching the counter.

While her favorite food in Japan may be a surprise given it's a common staple of American cuisine, Japan is infamous for it convenience stores that carry a variety of tasty snacks and meals.

(Timestamp 12:37 for mobile users.)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IMQxMV-1xUo

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Pokimane continues to crush it, and ended 2019 as the top female streamer on Twitch by a large margin with over 3.6 million followers, and thousands of subscribers.

The Moroccan-Canadian has grown a large audience across multiple platforms, and even launched a successful clothing brand in September 2019 that quickly sold out of its stock, giving her momentum going into 2020.


Image Credit: Instagram: @pokimanelol / Pixabay