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Epic Meal Time's Waistline Expanding to Japan

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Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 6:30 AM

click to enlarge The Epic Meal Time crew - EPIC MEAL TIME
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  • The Epic Meal Time crew
Epic Meal Time has gotten big. The YouTube channel boasts almost 2.5 million subscribers. High school students wear shirts emblazoned with the fatty food gross-out mavens' "bacon strips" mantra. And now, Epic Meal Time is about to be big in Japan.

According to Reuters, the Montreal-spawned show's producer, Next Time Productions, is partnering with Japanese management firm Yoshimoto Kogyo to produce episodes of "Epic Meal Time Japan" in "the Japanese market for domestic and global distribution."

We're not sure how the spirit will translate, but cured pork products, perhaps more than love even, are a universal language. We suspect that last bit in quotes means the high-caloric Canadians will be bringing home the bacon as well as serving it on camera.

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