Bored-teenaged-girl instant ramen


This product comes from Thailand, and it is possible that the bored girl is a famous animé character, but I’m too old to know.

As I (perhaps imperfectly) recall, the first person to introduce me to ramen noodles was a teenaged girl in Calgary. As it was the early seventies, we were all a bit hippie—some of us still are—and considered ourselves very earnest.