But with so many different fillings, how do you know which onigiri to try out?
If you want a taste of the REAL Japan, you need to eat what REAL Japanese people are eating, which is why we’d like to share with you this REAL list ranking the most popular onigiri fillings in Japan.
Salt (no fillings, just salted rice.
Other – 3.7%In addition to fillings, participants were also asked a number of questions related to their onigiri eating habits.
85% of participants said they buy onigiri at convenience stores (as opposed to supermarkets-and believe me, they’re no good) and 76% said that when they eat onigiri, it’s during lunch.