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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 return of the king, with a free pass to be used at 30 burger shops in Sasebo!

    The return of the king, with a free pass to be used at 30 burger shops in Sasebo!

    The legend Sasebo Burger King (a.k.a. SBK) Julian has returned to Japan for the first time in 2 years. As a thank you gift for advertising Sasebo burgers to the world, he's received a premium free pass from the mayor of Sasebo city. He is now able to enjoy burgers at 30 different shops in Sasebo for free! He'll be exploring the shops on his "Burger vacation".
    *The free pass is for exclusive use by Julian.


  • Finally to become the "Burger Ambassador".

    Finally to become the

    Julian visits the mayor of Sasebo city to thank him for all the gifts he's received such as T-shirt.
    He receives a warm welcome from very energetic officers of the city government. As soon as he expresses his appriciation, he receives an honor of becoming the "Burger Ambassador"! Now it's a singing time for everyone to sing his original "Sasebo Burgers Song".


    Sasebo City Office
    1-10, Hachimancho, Sasebo city, Nagasaki prefecture
  • How does the first Sasebo burger in 2 years taste?

    How does the first Sasebo burger in 2 years taste?

    Julian decides to follow the mayor's recommedation and go to "Sasebo Hikari Burger". The shop staff are familiar with the show and they’ve accepted the free pass without problems! Singing popular songs with alternate "burger" lylics while waiting to be served, his excitment grows and he finally meets his Sasebo burger for the first time in 2 years! And he is so loving it, the traditional Sasebo burger!


    Sasebo Hikari Burger
    1-1, Yatakecho, Sasebo city, Nagasaki prefecture
  • Feeling the pride of Sasebo Burgers.

    Feeling the pride of Sasebo Burgers.

    For dinner Julian visits "BigMan honten" which he's seen on an SNS site that looked tasty. The owner of the shop tells us that the Sasebo burgers are making a come back for the first time in years, thanks to Julian. We had no idea we were producing an economic effect! He takes a bite of his bacon cheese burger and shakes a hand with the owner. He seems to be satisfied by feeling the pride of Sasebo burgers.


    BigMan Sasebo Kyomachi honten
    7, Kamikyomachi, Sasebo city, Nagasaki prefecture
  • Julian is famous in Kagoshima too!

    Julian is famous in Kagoshima too!

    Being interested in another burger joint in Tanegashima, Kagoshima prefecturem Julian decides to make a trip there. Traveling to the south he arrives at Kagoshima station the following day and starts eploring the city until the ferry leaves for Tanegashima. He seems to be famous here too that people come talk to him and take pictures even at the Shiroyama observatory where the city of Kagoshima and Sakurajima can be seen from.


    Shiroyama observatory
    22, Shiroyamacho, Kagoshima city, Kagoshima prefecture
  • The father seems to be a little drunk and super excited!

    The father seems to be a little drunk and super excited!

    Julian talks about the burger shop on the island but even the family from there who he's shared the room in the ferry doesn't seem to know about it. Is it really there?? We all arrive in Tanegashima and say good-bye to the family, the father seems to be a little drunk and super excited!


    Nishinoomote port
    Nishimachi, Nishinoomote city, Kagoshima prefecture
  • The hamburger made by "Kagoshima pork" that grew up in Tanegashima eating Anno potato.

    The hamburger made by

    Here we are at the "Tanegashima Burgers"! The owner is a good-looking American Lucas. He's moved to the island when he was 19 and has lived here for 10 years. Typhoons pass the island often and that is why the shop is made using a tough container. The patty of the burger is made by "Kagoshima pork" that grew up eating local Anno potato.


    It has been a long journey to get to this burger, how does it taste?

    It has been a long journey to get to this burger, how does it taste?

    It has been a long journey to get to Tanegashima island, how does the burger taste?? Well, Julian seems to like it especially the sweetness of the bread and pork. In return he's decided to dedicate his original song, "Tanegashima Burger". Somehow Lucas ends up singing and dancing together...
    Julian's burger vacation has come to an end. We're looking forward to seeing him again next time! See you soon "SBK"!!


    Tanegashima Burgers
    16035, Nishinoomote, Nishinoomote city, Kagoshima prefecture

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