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Every summer, drink companies release unique, limited-edition beverages. The 2020 editions have just arrived, and initial reviews are mixed.

Coca-Cola Japan’s latest fruit-flavored soda isn’t an original. Its Orange Vanilla Coke debuted in North America last year, but it has only just arrived in Japan’s convenience store coolers (¥140 per bottle before tax). The wait wasn’t worth it. The orange flavor barely comes through, leaving only the vanilla. It’s alright, but ultimately feels like an overly sweet waste.

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