Photo: PR Times

Coca-Cola celebrates 3 festivals from northern Japan in one design sold exclusively in Tohoku

By grape Japan

A few years ago, Coca-Cola Japan launched their regional bottle designs that celebrate famous landmarks and traditions in major Japanese cities. These elusive aluminium bottles of coke can only be found in the specific regions they feature, making them fun souvenirs from any trips around Japan.

Northern prefectures such as Aomori, Akita and Iwate have featured before, with bottles that incorporate traditional festivals and prominent buildings into the design. But now these three areas will appear side-by-side on one Coca-Cola can.


It’s being sold under the moniker of the "Michinoku Design." Michinoku is a former province of Japan that spanned these three modern-day prefectures.

The name of each prefecture is written in kanji, beside a depiction of a famous festival customarily celebrated in that area.


For Aomori there is the popular Nebuta lantern festival, Akita is represented by the Kanto festival, and for Iwate there is an illustration of someone dancing the Morioka Sansa Odori while beating a taiko drum.

This specially designed can of coke can only be found in the northern Tohoku area. Though they are sometimes hard to track down, regional design Coca-Cola cans and bottles can often be located in souvenir shops and vending machines nearby tourist attractions.

Source: PR Times

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Toxic syrup regardless.

-4 ( +2 / -6 )

It is very bad for your health, best not to consume! Toxic is an understatement!

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I have a friend who a few years back was remodeling his house and every time he took a break, he drunk some Coke. I said to him this Coke is going to kill you if you keep drinking it like this. One summer day he went for a picnic with his family. On return he told me that he was bitten numerous number of times by every blood sucking fly that was around. I told him to get a checkup as his blood sugar is too high, but he ignored me. A few weeks later he fainted and was taken to hospital where he stayed for two weeks. He developed Diabetes!

Let this be a warning to anyone who thinks they can consume Coke without consequences!

-2 ( +2 / -4 )

In contrary, as almost all people are now undersugared, you can see how more and more their brains deny work and how they lead the whole world jumping over the edge. You don’t need to believe it, but simply see for yourself , without sufficient sugar supply you’ll suffer more from wrong development or decisions or just physically die earlier. Cola is only toxic if used overdosed, like everything else is too.

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Great cleaner.

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@Sven Asai

There is enough sugar in just every product you consume daily to be more than sufficient recommended intake. Coke will just push you over the edge.

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