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Tokyo Banana mi-tsu-ke-ta “No. 1 best-seller souvenir in Tokyo”

Tokyo Banana mi-tsu-ke-ta

Tokyo Banana mi-tsu-ke-ta(which means “I found the Tokyo Banana”) is not only a popular souvenir but also the No. 1 best-seller souvenir in Tokyo. There is a plenty of banana custard inside the sponge cake.

Tokyo Banana mi-tsu-ke-ta

Japanese people usually love to buy this souvenir for their family and friends when they visit Tokyo from other prefectures,and it’s easy to give away because of the cakes in individually wrapped.

tokyobanana (japanese)

Cya Kuri Manju (Green tea sweet chestnut Manju)

Cya Kuri Manju (Green tea sweet chestnut Manju)

These are Manju (steamed bean-jam bun) from Kawane hot springs in Shizuoka prefecture. It contains whole sweet chestnut and green tea was knead into dough.

Cya Kuri Manju (Green tea sweet chestnut Manju)

The secret behind its popularity is the sticky texture on the tongue that has been created using the natural sweet chestnut.

Kawane-cha official site (japanese)

rice ball case

rice ball case

If you are lazy enough not to make a cute bento, (yes, I am!) now here’s so many kind of rice ball cases!

rice ball case

Just make a rice ball, put it in the case, and you can buy some side dishes for that :P

rice ball case searched in rakuten (international shipping shops)

Fauchon eclair “La Vague”

Fauchon eclair

These eclairs including “eclair La Vague” are from Fauchon.

Fauchon eclair

The eclair La Vague is a kind of cream puff with ukiyo-e “Hokusai’s The Great Wave off Kanagawa” coating.

It is filled with custard which is used as a flavoring in echire butter. Not only they are beautiful to the eye, but also amazingly delicious.
Fauchon eclair

BTW,Hokusai was a Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmaker of the Edo period.

Takashimaya FAUCHON PARIS (japanese)
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POCKY & PRETZ day 11th anniversary

POCKY & PRETZ day 11th anniversary

11/11 is the POCKY & PRETZ day (for fun), this year, it will be 11th anniversary year of it! The memorial flavors are now on sale…

POCKY & PRETZ day 11th anniversary

“11 kinds of vegi PRETZ” and “11kinds of fruit POCKY”.

POCKY & PRETZ day 11th anniversary

And more, if you get 2 boxes of POCKY/PRETZ now, they give you a tiny mirror of happy giveaways!

glico – 11th anniversary POCKY & PRETZ (japanese)

Halloween Rilakkuma fair at LAWSON

Halloween Rilakkuma fair at LAWSON

Rilakkuma (a combination of the Japanese pronunciation of relax and the Japanese word for bear) is a Japanese character, collaborated with LAWSON and now produced their Halloween original sweets.

Halloween Rilakkuma fair at LAWSON

Halloween Rilakkuma fair at LAWSON

They are so fun and cute!!
You can get a paper file box by free if you buy 2 Halloween Rilakkuma original sweets.

Halloween Rilakkuma fair at LAWSON

LAWSON official site (japanese)
Rilakkuma campaign page (japanese)

Halloween Ebi Senbei (shrimp crackers) from Keishindo

Halloween Ebi Senbei (shrimp crackers) from Keishindo

Crisp and fragrant Ebi Seinbei is such dainty bits.

Halloween Ebi Senbei (shrimp crackers) from Keishindo

Each halloween set of ebi sembei is wrapped individually, and furthermore, they are all beautifully packed in a box.

Keishindo official site (japanese)

Gundam Cup Noodles

Gundam Cup Noodles

Nissin Cup Noodles has collaborated with toy maker Bandai “Gundam” to release limited edition Gundam Cup Noodles.

Gundam Cup Noodles

The Cup Noodles contain one of four 1/380 scale mini Gundams.

Gundam Cup Noodles

You can build it after(or before) you finish your noodles!

Gundam Cup Noodles

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NISSIN official site(japanese)

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