What is Mos Burger ? | Commentary by Japanese webmaster | Common in Japan #35

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Hello World !

This is SHINTA+, Japanese writer.


What is ‘Mos Burger’ ??

I want to know it !

This page is
  • To introduce ‘Mos Burger’ well known in Japan
  • To clear your question about it

I wrote this article to introduce ‘Mos Burger’, as popular Japanese product and to clear your question about it.

I would like to explain about the topic with mainly two parts.

  • Introduction of ‘Mos Burger’ in Japan
  • Deep Diving with Q & A style
    • History

In first part, you can get basic information about ‘Mos Burger’ in Japan.

And next, I would like to introduce more details, with style of answering questions. You can get information with cherry pick style, in stead of reading long article.

I hope you will have proper information about Mos Burger in Japan, after reading this page.

What is ‘Mos Burger’ ?

Quotation Sauce:mos twitter

‘Mos Burger’ is the second largest hamburger chain shops in Japan (No.1 is Macdonald).

The specific point of ‘Mos Burger’ is ingredients of their products. They make hamburger with Japanese products as much as possible. Although the price is higher than competitors, ‘Mos Burger’ is supported by Japanese consumers.

Introduction of MOS burger
  • 2nd largest hamburger shop in Japan
  • Largest Japan-based hamburger shop
  • Selecting healthy ingredients
  • Japanese ingredients is used mainly

Deep Diving into MOS Burger in Japan

I would like to introduce more information about MOS Burger in Japan, in this paragraph with Q & A style, so that you can access information easily.

Please kindly open items what you want to know.


I hope you can clear your question in this part.

MOS Burger has 50 years of history in Japan

First ‘Mos Burger’ was opened in 1972, in Tokyo. In next year, they made first ‘Teriyaki Burger’ in Japan.

In 1980’s and 1990’s, ‘Mos Burger’ was significantly developed in Japan. Although number of shops was peaked out, there are still more than 1,200 ‘Mos Burgers’ in Japan.

  • 1972 First shop opened in Tokyo
  • 1973 ‘Teriyaki Burger’ was released
  • 1986 Number of shops became 500
  • 1987 ‘Rice Burger’ was released
  • 1991 Number of shops became 1,000
  • 1998 Number of shops became 1,500

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MOS in MOS Burger consists of 3 words

  • M – Mountain
    • Imposing like mountain
  • O – Ocean
    • Broad mind like Ocean
  • S – Sun
    • Passion never burn out, like Sun

Founder named as MOS with above ideals for the workers.

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‘Mos Burger’ is trying to differentiate between competitors. As a result, there are very unique menu in ‘Mos Burger’.

  • Rice Burger (Rice instead of Hamburger bun)
  • Natsumi Burger (Green leaf instead of bun)
  • Soy Patty Burger
Quotation Sauce:mos twitter

Reference : mos webpage

There are many of difference between Mos Burger and McDonald.

  • Price
    • Mos Burger is rather high price range
  • Vegetable
    • Mos Burger made with much volume of vegetables
  • Food Preparation
    • Mos Burger start cooking after having order
  • Menu
    • Menus in Mos Burger is rather unique

Author’s research

I make order from following menus in Mos Burger. These are really nice !

  • Pork Cutlet Burger
  • Mos Chicken
  • Onion Potato
  • Rice Burger Yakiniku

I love Mos Burger !


That’s all today. How was the content today ?
I Hope this article help you to clear your question about Mos Burger in Japan.


I hope you have clear understanding of Mos Burger !

Thank you for your reading !