YouTube views at time of publishing article: 1,414,956. Video was originally published on 6 Nov 2013. Ever wondered how the watermelons in the supermarkets turn up to be cube looking? This special video was filmed in Japan, where the reporter visits farmers in the Kagawa prefecture to find out. Though perfectly shaped through human and mechanical intervention, the square watermelons are actually grown for ornamental reasons than for consumption. Strange but true. In addition, they cost 3 to 4 times more than normal watermelons.