Perrocaliente/Japan Perrocaliente is a comprehensible and friendly product brand from Japan. “Perrocaliente” is a hot dog in Spanish. “Perro” means “dog” and “caliente” means “warm”. In a word, “Perrocaliente” is the direct translation of the English word “hot dog” into Spanish. The brand name was chosen by the charm sound and the comfortably loose etymology.