Source: @hashitag KFC Japan Offering Finger Condoms For Protection From Fried Chicken 2016-12-22 Thu 2016-12-22 Thu KFC's promise of "finger lickin' good" chicken may have found a self-inflicted obstacle in Japan, as the Japanese branch of the fried chicken chain is now introducing transparent gloves for your thumb and finger to keep your eating hands clean. haruさん(@haru04ohhb)が投稿した写真 - 2016 12月 15 7:32午前 PST In a press release, KFC Japan announced the introduction of the two-fingered transparent gloves, which are officially titled the "Finger Naps" (short for "napkins"), although they are affectionately being called "finger condoms". They claim that the most delicious way to enjoy fried chicken is eating it by hand--and while that may seem like a totally obvious non-statement to some of us, it's not uncommon for people in Japan to have reservations about picking up a greasy piece of chicken and getting their hands dirty. (You'll sometimes see customers using napkins or even chopsticks to prop up greasier pieces.) While many consider getting down and dirty with the grease part of the fried chicken experience, those with reservations, or as KFC suggests, are concerned with their nails or what to fool around on their phone, can use them while they eat. They make for a great tool as many Japanese families will head to KFC to celebrate Christmas. 色紙千尋 shikishi chihiroさん(@shikishi_chihiro)が投稿した写真 - 2016 12月 15 5:39午後 PST @tokyo_dogが投稿した写真 - 2016 12月 15 3:12午前 PST Chiharu Nishidaさん(@chiharu48_n)が投稿した写真 - 2016 12月 18 1:57午前 PST It should be noted that while these Finger Naps may be new to KFC Japan, they are available in other countries like Korea, where they can be regularly purchased in tubs for personal use. Thiago Moriyuki Higaさん(@moritmh)が投稿した写真 - 2015 5月 1 6:42午後 PDT 핑거넵さん(@fingernap)が投稿した写真 - 2015 8月 2 7:08午後 PDT Jessica Lingさん(@lingjessica)が投稿した写真 - 2015 8月 29 1:35午前 PDT Hashitagさん(@hashitag)が投稿した写真 - 2015 4月 23 5:00午後 PDT Some seasoned fried chicken eaters may cry heresy to see these in use, but the finger napkins are sure to cut down on some regular napkin use. Unless the fried chicken grease is so strong that it seeps through... ＼もう手の油は気にしない！／★『フィンガーナップ』登場！★ニュースサイトでも取り上げていただいている『フィンガーナップ』。導入店舗が近くにある方は是非お試しくださいませ♪↓詳細＆店舗リストはこちら↓https://t.co/v0Vm7uzp9t pic.twitter.com/Jt6XS6sQDH— ケンタッキーフライドチキン (@KFC_jp) 2016年12月15日 By - grape Japan editorial staff. Source:@KFC_jp / KFC Japan / @haru04ohhb / @tokyo_dog / @shikishi_chihiro / @chiharu48_ / @moritmh / @fingernap / @hashitag / @lingjessica Tags: Finger condoms / Finger napkins / Food / Fried Chicken / Instagram / Japan / KFC / KFC Japan grape Japan Culture KFC Japan Offering Finger Condoms For Protection From Fried Chicken Related Article Meiji Era-Style Starbucks To Open Up Outside Hot Springs That Inspired Spirited Away Warm drinks and fluffy pancakes arrive at Tully’s to keep you warm this winter New Light Up LINE FRIENDS Phone Case Released Cat adorably and begrudgingly helps owner sing Evangelion’s opening theme song McDonald’s Japan Invites You To Visually Taste Their New Burger In 4D Film Limited Addiction: Buy Now or Forget About it!