The word for a hot dog in Japanese is hotto doggu (English loanword) and a hot dog stand is hotto doggu sutando. Hear their pronunciations in the next section.
|Hot dog bun|
|Hotto doggu pan||None|
|Hot dog stand|
|Hotto doggu sutando||None|
Interesting facts about hot dogs in Japan
Hot dogs are popular in Japan, and sometimes as we all know, the Japanese like to do things a bit differently. One example being the Black Terra Hot Dog. The hot dog and bun is coated in edible charcoal powder which gives it a pitch black color. It’s available in Tokyo’s Akihabara District for $6. Find out more about it here.