As the temperature steadily rises, and we head full steam into the summer, watermelons have become increasingly prominent in supermarket promotional displays.
But let me ask you a question. Do you ever have problems fitting an awkwardly big and round watermelon in your refrigerator? No, me neither. And even if such a problem did arise, it wouldn’t make me unduly upset.
Yet it would appear that refrigerator unfriendly watermelons are an issue of growing concern amongst many Japanese. As can there be any other explanation for these just-the-right-shape-to-fit-in-the-refrigerator watermelons?