McDonalds To Serve Up Plarail Shinkansen Assortment

McDonalds Takara Tomy Plarail Shinkansen 2014

Plarail locomotives will soon return to Japanese Happy Meal’s (known as Happy Set meals in the land of the rising sun). All eight of the trains included in the collection are of the Shinkansen (bullet train) variety, as compared to the more mixed assortment seen in previous years. A special edition freight car sporting a McDonalds Cheeseburger will also be available. The collection of eight Shinkansen locomotives (pictured above) will be available starting the 10th of October while the Cheeseburger car (pictured below) will be made available a day after on the 11th.

Takara Tomy Plarail McDonalds Burger Car

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Superheroes Super Food

Batman McDonalds Burger - Hong Kong

It seems that Super Heroes are now forming alliances with the food industry. Batman now has his own burger and Orange Juice now has its own Avenger. Pictured above is the Batman burger that is now available at McDonalds locations in Hong Kong. The sandwich in addition to the usual beef patties and cheese, also features an egg. While featuring no obvious association with Batman himself, the Batman burger serves as a promotional tool for McDonalds Hong Kong, who also plans on releasing menu items based on other Justice League superheroes as well.Read More »