Ikkousha's Hakata ramen voted Ultimate Ramen Champion for second year running
For the second year in a row, Ikkousha's thin Hakata ramen, rich pork broth and tender pork slices have secured the title of Ultimate Ramen Champion.
It sold 118,500 bowls of ramen within the year, almost double the amount sold by Gantetsu and Bario, which came in second and third place respectively.
The competition for the best ramen outlet started in July 2011 at Bugis+. The winner is chosen based on voting by members of the public onsite and via Facebook, in addition to sales figures.
Ikkousha was crowned champion on Aug 1 and Ramen Champion also announced three new competitors for the Ultimate Ramen Champion 2013.