Don’t you just love ramen? Who doesn’t love ramen? And who doesn’t love the affordable instant ones you can eat immediately? It’s a staple for quick meals or for emergency days — or just when you want a snack. The love is definitely there. But the Nissin Cup Noodles brand in Japan is taking things a step further. They’re asking — if given the chance, would you take a dip in a bowl of instant noodles? Their new ~bath toy~ may let you do just that.
The bath toy
— カップヌードル (@cupnoodle_jp) November 26, 2021
The official Twitter account of Nissin Cup Noodles Japan posted a photo of a man in a bathtub filled with what seemed to be Cup Noodles soup and ingredients. “I made a bath toy that gives you the feeling of the ingredients of Cup Noodles,” the caption roughly translated.
Can you buy it?
Unfortunately, it’s not yet available for commercial release. Since it’s handmade, the bath toy set was pretty difficult to make, so it seems it was only made for that particular photo shoot.
But! There is a chance
According to a report, Cup Noodles Japan says that if there’s enough interest, they might just make it available for purchase. So if you really want to
So why did they show this to us?
Apparently, November 26 is “Good Bath Day,” and for Nissin Cup Noodles Japan, a good bath can also be one in a bathtub of instant noodles. Nothing like warm soup and umami flavor to make you relax.
Not so new
There have been other similar ideas in Japan, where customers are given the chance to have a bath in “a bowl of ramen.” There are spas in Japan that offer such baths even from so many years ago. The difference of the Nissin Cup Noodles version is that it seems you can take theirs home — if the brand actually commercializes it.
Which flavor would you want to bathe in?
— カップヌードル (@cupnoodle_jp) November 9, 2021
While you’re waiting for news on whether or not Cup Noodles Japan will actually make the bath toy set available for purchase, satisfy your cravings with your own Cup Noodles at home, which you can shop online via Shopee and Lazada.