In July, on the 7th day of the 7th month, Japan celebrates Tanabata, the Star Festival. For this occasion, many limited edition snacks are out and we’ve got them all in your box. Enjoy those tasty treats while learning more about the beautiful love story that is at the original of this festival:
Allergens: wheat, egg, dairy, shrimp, pork, chicken, squid, soy, sesame Processed in a facility that also processes buckwheat Cooking time: 5 min Nagasaki Champon is a popular noodle dish filled with miscellaneous ingredients. The Champon noodles were first served by Shikairō (四海楼), a Chinese restaurant in Nagasaki in 1899, as a filling meal for Chinese high school students in Japan. Nowadays, this ramen dish can be enjoyed all over Japan, having different variations from Northern Akita to the Southern Okinawa islands. Noodles, made specially for Champon dishes, are paired with rich pork bone soup poured almost to the point of overflowing. The dish is sealed with seafood toppings and assorted vegetables, creating a colorful and heartwarming noodle dish!
Allergens: wheat, dairy, sesame, soy, chicken, pork Cooking time: 3 minutes This is a niku dashi-udon that has a deep taste of bonito broth with a fragrant sesame flavor. This is the 4th edition of the cup noodle series "Katsuo Dashi", a collaboration with Ninben (にんべん), a Japanese bonito specialty store. All ramen products in this series use their Ninben katsuobushi 鰹節. Katsuobushi is dried, smoked, and fermented fish fillet powder frequently used in Japanese dishes like okonomiyaki and takoyaki. The sharp Japanese style soy sauce paired with rich broth and seasoned pork makes this an impressive umami-packed dish. This is especially recommended for those who want to enjoy "Niku Dashi Udon" with a higher grade of Japanese sauce with an authentic flavor of bonito broth!
Allergens: dairy, soy Processed in a facility that also processes shrimp, crab, wheat, egg, and peanut Have you watched the brand-new anime making waves in Japan: Spy x Family? We’re loving it: between action, family and comedy, it’s a well-balanced new fiction work from Tatsuya Endo. For your mix pack, we’ve selected some tasty custard-flavored stars. Simple, tasty, and with your new favorite anime characters on the packaging! It is a bite-sized rice cracker with custard flavor, easy to eat and carry with you anywhere for a yummy break. Each product comes with 1 of 11 original stickers.
Allergens: dairy, soy, banana Processed in a facility that also processes egg, wheat, and peanut To commemorate the 60th anniversary of the release of Look in 2022, this item was developed in collaboration with the radio program "Snow Man no su no manma radio” (Snow Manの素のまんまラジオ). For this special release, you can enjoy 4 kinds of chocolate with unique flavors in one box: strawberry parfait, banana parfait, matcha parfait, and chocolate parfait. Each of the four flavorings, together with vanilla whipped cream, are wrapped in milk chocolate. There are also two types of packages with the program logo incorporated into the design. Why not listen in to that radio show and relax while enjoying the delicious snacks from your box?
Allergens: dairy, soy Processed in a facility that also processes egg, wheat, and peanut This is a star-shaped chocolate with the chocolate part of G Kaprico. A delicious combination of milk and milk chocolate. The chocolate grains are connected by a line through and through, and if you eat them in order, you can meet various characters at the bottom. A combination of milk-flavored chocolate and milk chocolate. It's a cute star-shaped chocolate. "Kaprico fortune-telling" is attached to the pack as a fun experience for you. What will your future look like?
Allergens: dairy Processed in a facility that also processes egg It’s been a while since we included some exciting Pachi Pachi Panic gummy. Are you ready for something that prickles? Pachi Pachi Panic (パチパチパニック) are soda-flavored candy that come with a crackling and stimulating sensation. Did you know that Pachi Pachi is actually an onomatopoeia that represents the sensation you’ll get in your mouth when you eat the candy?
Allergens: egg, dairy, peanut, almond, soy Processed in a facility that also processes wheat, shrimp, and crab Corn puffs on the Milky Way? You may have noticed by now that a lot of snacks in this box have star shapes and deep blue packaging with reference to stars. That is because it’s soon Tanaba (七夕)! Tanabata also known as the Star Festival (星祭り, Hoshi matsuri), is a Japanese festival. It celebrates the meeting of the deities Orihime and Hikoboshi, separated by the Milky Way, and only able to meet on July 7 every year, the seventh day of the seventh lunar month. Those Caramel Corn from Tohato are a limited edition especially released for those celebrations!
Allergens: gelatin, soy, apple Rirakkuma, リラックマ, the relaxed bear, has a new snack under is name! Those red and green apple-flavored gummies are delicious. Here’s a fun fact about Green Apples: they are called aoringo in Japanese, and written 青りんご. The kanji 青 however, actually means blue! And it’s also used for the Green traffic light!