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Osaka International Lolita Meet: Nissin Cup Noodle museum

I met with some lovely lolitas on Sunday to visit the cup noodle museum again.

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I decorated my cup halloween themed!

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The other ladies designs were far superior! Kapibarasan, a melon pan turtle and dripping blood horror cup noodles!

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Annes noodles! I got chilli tomato soup, garlic chips, onion, ham (the special flav) and cheese, so it’s like pizza or pasta!

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Watching our noodles being manufactured!

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Afterwards we toured the small museum and took some photos.

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Our tummies were starting to rumble so we left and went to the famous ramen shop Ippudo around the corner…continuing our noodle theme!

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I got the Momofuku ramen!

We went back to Umeda to go shopping Qpot, Fint, Swimmer… And then we were ready for food again! One vote was for sushi, another beer and another desert. Hmm..alcoholic sushi desert?!

First we went to Kaiten Sushi Yodobashi in Yodobashi Camera. I have to admit it was my first time to eat in a sushi restaurant in Japan!! Unbelievable, but my husband doesn’t like sushi!

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I had prawn and salmon sushi with a side order of beer. It was very nice. Afterwards we browsed a few floors and found some weird women’s electrical beauty goods. Ones that pound your face, and blow ionic(?)air on your eyes.

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Panasonic beauty!

Our last stop of the day was a Milky cafe for desert! I didn’t actually get any but how gorgeous does this look?!

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I had a lovely time and look forward to meeting again! Thank yooooou!x

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Nissin Cup Noodle factory

This post is looooong over due! We went to the Nissin Cup Noodle Factory in JANUARY!

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The museum area had lots of information about cup noodles, how they were invented, cup noodles in space and a huge wall of all the cup noodles ever made! There is a special vending machine where you can purchase limited cup noodles such as the JAL cup to eat there.

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But what we really went for…was to make our own cup noodles!

First you buy an empty cup from a vending machine for ¥500.

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Then you sit down and decorate it!

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After that it needs filling with your choice of ingredients!

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The menu, you choose one soup stock flavour and 4 toppings.

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The filling station.

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Adding the dry noodles.

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My choices. Curry soup, prawn, garlic flakes, green onion and naruto (the chicken pictures).

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Before you get it the cup is sealed and shrink wrapped.

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To make sure it gets home safe you put it in this special bag and inflate it to protect your noddles until you get home.

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Finished!

But the real test is how they taste….

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Delicious! Just as I predicted :D