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12 March 2009 @ 05:54 pm
Pocky =D  
So today my mum brought me back something called 'Mikado' from Tesco's...Much to my surprise it seemed they were knock-off boxes of pocky. =O ...and upon closer examination, it seems they are actually made by glico! So they must be their UK distribution equivalent!

Also the boxes have more Pocky in them, and are cheaper to boot! :D


So...am I the only one who eats pocky and didn't know about this? XD

 
 
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Dracdraconas_rage on March 12th, 2009 06:16 pm (UTC)
what dear gods is pocky?
kurenai_tenkakurenai_tenka on March 12th, 2009 06:17 pm (UTC)
*pets* Never watched much anime did you dear? XD
darktwinkledarktwinkle on March 12th, 2009 06:18 pm (UTC)
*fights the urge to drive to the Tesco super store up the road*

The name does sound familiar, think I may have got some abroad once :)
kurenai_tenka: OgN-Happy sparkles! =Dkurenai_tenka on March 12th, 2009 06:21 pm (UTC)
It's cheap and plentiful! Go go go! XD

Well Mikado is another name for 'pick-up sticks' (or so the box tells me..), maybe that's where you've heard it? Though it wouldn't surprise me at all if every other country but ours got pocky first. =(
safer666safer666 on March 12th, 2009 06:36 pm (UTC)
P...p...pocky? They sell cheap pocky?!? I must have!!!
kurenai_tenka: Fai-Gay and sparklykurenai_tenka on March 12th, 2009 06:58 pm (UTC)
...you never had it dearie? :P
jenniekitty: Huffjenniekitty on March 13th, 2009 09:40 am (UTC)
I didn't know this either...how did I not know this?

Hmmmm *ponders* where's the nearest tesco and how do I get there?
kurenai_tenka: OgN-Happy sparkles! =Dkurenai_tenka on March 13th, 2009 06:15 pm (UTC)
Must be a new thing then. :)

I'm sure there's one in Huddersfield. XD We bought ours at the giant one in Batley...
grey_damaskena on April 8th, 2009 02:32 pm (UTC)
Hiya! This is grey_damaskena. I'm sorry to be leaving you a comment so randomly, but I dropped by because you're a member of the saiunkoku community. I just wanted to let you know that there's currently a poll running on the community to gauge interest in getting the Saiunkoku Monogatari light novels translated into English. The number of answers in the poll could very well determine whether or not we ever see an English version of the novels. So if you have the time and have not done so already, we would really appreciate it if you could take a few minutes to answer it.

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kurenai_tenka: Saiunkoku - S/Kkurenai_tenka on April 8th, 2009 02:45 pm (UTC)
Hey grey_damaska, I've actually already responded to that poll. :) Hopefully it will get us somewhere!
grey_damaskena on April 8th, 2009 02:49 pm (UTC)
Thank you for voting, sorry to have spammed your journal! :-D If you know anyone else who might be interested, please do spread the word!