Japanese Ramen Box

Seaside Paradise - June 2022

After celebrating the beautiful Koinobori festival, it’s time to head to the beach. Temperatures are rising, the sun is shining, and the noodles are hot hot hot! Enjoy the best selection of what Japan’s seasonal ramen lineup has to offer in your Seaside Paradise Ramen Box.


Ramen Maikagura Kanshu Truffle Kaoru Toripaitan from Toyo Suisan

Allergens: wheat, egg, dairy, soy, chicken, pork, gelatin Cooking time: 3 minutes For this new ramen box, we’ve gotten our hands on Toyo Suisan's new collaboration: "Maruchan Ramen MAIKAGURA Truffle-Scented Chicken broth soup (鶏白湯, Toripaitan)". This cup ramen is supervised by "Ramen MAIKAGURA," which won first place in the "Chicken Hakyu" category of the 22nd TRY Ramen Grand Prix 2021-2022. Since its opening on February 26, 2018, MAIKAGURA is an extremely popular ramen restaurant in Tokyo, and has received rave reviews from many enthusiasts and critics. It offers up-and-coming "ramen'' based on the concept of "a bowl of ramen that can only be created in Japan," which emphasizes the original aroma and texture of the ingredients. This instant ramen is a high quality collaboration with Toyo Suisan, where they perfectly kept the restaurant’s recipe for you to enjoy at home. It comes with both, the tasty chicken and delicious truffles, paired with a light broth.


Ganso Curry TanTan Men Masatora from Ace Cook

Allergens: wheat, egg, dairy, sesame, soy, chicken, pork Cooking time: 5 minutes A perfect reproduction of the signature menu of Yokohama's beloved "Original Curry Tantanmen Masatora"! A special bowl of chewy thick noodles in an enticing collaboration of curry and powerful flavors! It’s actually quite rare to see curry paired with tantan men, which makes the cup even more special This collaboration with "Ganso Curry TanTan Men Masatora," which attracts local people with its unique flavor in Yokohama, is a hot-spot on the fierce battleground for local ramen supremacy! The chewy texture of the noodles combined with the gochujang and garlic flavored curry TanTan Men (タンタン麺) soup makes for an addictive dish! The rich curry flavor is combined with a spicy soup that contains gochujang (red pepper paste), soybean paste, and garlic. The chewy and chewy thick noodles intertwine well with each other, creating a new taste sensation that is inevitably a cup you’ll be craving for.


Ore no Shio Stamina Ninniku Shio Yakisoba from Toyo Suisan

Allergens: wheat, egg, sesame, soy, chicken, pork Cooking time: 1 minute Here we have Toyo Suisan's "Maruchan Ore no Shio Stamina (スタミナ) Garlic Shio Yakisoba," a new product in the "Ore no Shio" series released on April 11, 2022. This product is one of three different cups made with the philosophy of "a robust flavor perfect for the beginning of a new life and a time when you need energy and vitality”. It’s part of a new series from Toyo Suisan, which they’ve used to add new themes to their popular lineups "Akai Kitsune to Midori-no-Tanuki," "QTTA," and "Ore no Shio". The sauce is a salty sauce based on the flavor of chicken and pork, with a kick of garlic, topped with garlic chips, green onions, and sesame seeds. The noodles are thin, firm, and elastic, ready to be eaten in 1 minute only!


Maruuma Miso Ramen from Acecook

Allergens: Wheat, Egg, Dairy, Sesame, Soy, Pork, Gelatin Cooking time: 3 minutes A deep soup broth, full of flavor! The Maruuma (まる旨) series offers a now classic taste created by Acecook, one of Japan’s biggest noodle producer. This cup comes with smooth, crisp, square-edged noodles. The rich miso broth is made with Shinshu miso and the flavor of pork. It’s all topped with crunchy cabbage for additional texture, colorful corn, green onions, chili peppers, and soybean gristle are also added to the soup to make it an explosion of flavor.


Shigoku no Ippai Koku Kuro Tonkotsu Ramen from Myojo

Allergens: wheat, egg, dairy, shrimp, pork, chicken, soy, sesame Produced in a facility that also processes buckwheat, crab and peanut Cooking time: 3 minutes Shigoku no Ippai (至極の一杯) is a series of cup noodles produced and marketed by Myojo Foods, first launched on August 6, 2018. Koku Kuro Tonkotsu Ramen (コク黒とんこつラーメン) are flat noodles fried in oil and are medium to thin in size. The "Kokuuma no Shizuku" (special black garlic oil) that comes separately with the "Kuro Tonkotsu" is not exactly the common grilled vegetable garlic oil, but rather a blend of pork fat and aromatic oil. The impact of the grilled garlic is smooth and not too intense. This cup of ramen has its own charm, and the amount of toppings was perfect for such a fairly big cup noodle. Enjoy it one slurp at a time!


Sapporo Ichiban Pokémon Noodle Seafood flavor from Sanyo Shokuhin

Allergens: Shrimp, Wheat, Dairy, Squid, Sesame, Soy, Chicken, Pork Produced in a facility that also processes egg Cooking time: 3 minutes Part of the Pokémon noodle series from Sanyo, this seafood-flavored cup of noodles comes with cute Pikachu kamaboko (かまぼこ) fish paste that kids can eat as a snack and omake stickers to collect. This cup is filled with taut, supple, thin noodles with a savory aroma and a soup that blends well with the noodles. The mild umami of chicken and pork is combined with the rich flavor of seafood. Overall, the soup has a slightly creamy, easy-to-eat seafood flavor. Make sure to keep the sticker, as it might soon become a rare collectible overseas!


AKAGI Niboshi Chuka Soba from Oguro Shokuhin

Allergens: egg, dairy, wheat, soy, chicken, pork *this ramen contains fish sauce in the soup Produced in a facility that also processes buckwheat, shrimp and crab Cooking time: 3 minutes To complete this month’s ramen box, we’ve gotten you some tasty Chuka Soba (中華そば). But, what are they? Chuka-soba literally means Chinese soba. Soba is buckwheat in Japanese, and is also the name of a traditional dish dating back to the Edo period that consists of both soba noodles and fish broth with soy sauce. After the World War Ⅱ, people started to make chuka-soba with Chinese-style noodles in the soba broth and that’s how the new version appeared! For this recipe, Oguro Shokuhin used delicious and flavorful dried sardines, paired with a sharp and clean soy sauce-based liquid soup. They come with thin noodles that have a firm texture and go well with the broth. Last but not least, the Kayaku (かやく, 加薬), or toppings are fu (wheat gluten), chashu (pork), green onion, and egg, which soak up the flavor of the broth. it’s a real delight.