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Traveling all the way to Japan for the best hamburger.

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Traveling all the way to Japan for the best hamburger.
  • Julien
    Julien
    ausBig Sasebo burger lover.
    A musician from Australia who loves hamburgers. His personal favorite is the famous Sasebo burger from Sasebo city, Nagasaki prefecture. He loves it so much he's even received a letter of appreciation from the mayor of Sasebo city.

Traveling all the way to Japan for the best hamburger.

  • The legend returns to Japan.

    The legend returns to Japan.

    The legendry Sasebo burger king YOU Julien, a.k.a. "SBK", is back in Japan. We've gotten an opportunity to film his trip with his whole family this time!


    A childhood with hamburgers on Thursdays.

    A childhood with hamburgers on Thursdays.

    Julien's mother used to make hamburgers on Thursdays when Julien was little. Ever since then he loves hamburgers!


    Hamburgers even when hit by a car?!

    Hamburgers even when hit by a car?!

    Julien's farther tells us a shocking story; when Julien was 12 or 14 years old he got hit by a car and injured. A woman rushed to him and asked if he wanted anything and his answer was, "a hamburger".


  • Hamburger GPS is the method of searching for hamburgers using instincts.

    Hamburger GPS is the method of searching for hamburgers using instincts.

    After Julien's family's left he decides to visit a Sasebo burger shop in Sendai. He searches the entire town using his instincts which is also known as "Burger GPS" again.


    Reunite with Sasebo burger.

    Reunite with Sasebo burger.

    Julien's so frisky that he gets to eat Sasebo burger for the first time in a year! He even dedicates a new song for us.


  • Partying along the way!

    Partying along the way!

    Heading to Hakodate by ferry from Aomori! Julien hits it off with colleague students from Hyogo who happened to share the room, they started a party singing and dancing together!


    Aomori Ferry Terminal
    Okidate, Aomori city, Aomori prefecture
  • The popular hamburger in Hakodate...is actually made with chicken!

    The popular hamburger in Hakodate...is actually made with chicken!

    Julien's so excited about the Chinese chicken burger served at "Lucky Pierrot" which has 13 branches spread in the city of Hakodate. The best chicken burger in the world!


    Lucky Pierrot
    Hakodate city, Hokkaido
  • The burger trip has come to an end. Julien's heading home promising to come back again next year. The staff's eyes are filled with tears and Julien... well, he doesn't care! See you next year!


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