Today in “Things that don’t matter and probably shouldn’t exist,” we’re reporting on KFC’s new fried chicken-shaped-and-scented bath bombs.
They look like this:
And are the result of a collaboration between Louisville-based Kentucky Fried Chicken, and Japanese retailer Village Vanguard. We really shouldn’t be surprised that this partnership comes out of the same country that turned Minnesota power-product SPAM into this:
Quite possibly making Japan the creative-food capital of the entire world.
But this is also not the first time KFC has tried to force the savory, delicious smells of fried chicken upon us in new and interesting (and “But… why?“-inducing) ways: They released chicken-scented sunscreen and chicken candles back in 2016, and made edible nail polish as well.
These bath bombs are apparently just the latest in the fast food company’s strange fusion campaign; a blend of scented relaxation and food porn.
For those who care (and can read Japanese):