Instant Ramen Packaging Looks Like Splatoon 2

[Images: Nintendo | Nissin]

Japanese noodle maker Nissin just announced a new Cup Noodle called “Black Seafood” that looks incredibly similar to a recently released game. Hrm. I wonder which one...

OH RIGHT SPLATOON 2.

The Japanese at the bottom of the label reads “Squid Ink Black Seafood.” According to the official press release, the packaging has a “colorful splash pattern” and a “pop” style design.

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Elsewhere on the release, there is no mention of Splatoon 2 or Nintendo.


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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.