It’s not the meat that’s pink, but the buns. Which might be worse.

The Nanfang reports that KFC China has a Rose Cheese Roasted Chicken Burger to go with a Black Diamond Bacon Spicy Chicken Burger. Last year, McDonald’s rolled out pink buns in Japan, but these KFC buns are much more pink.

[Photo: KFC China]

Sometimes (sometimes!), the burgers look like this:

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[Photo: Weibo]

Other times, like this:

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[Photo: Weibo]

[Photo: Weibo]

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[Photo: Weibo/Weibo]

Online in China, one site wondered if this isn’t KFC’s attempt to cash in on the popular of Japanese animation Puella Magi Madoka Magica, which is now popular in China.

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[Photo via The Nanfang]

M’kay.

Top photo: Weibo

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