Traditional Snacks (Dagashi)

Traditional Snacks (Dagashi)

  • Dagashi Bento Pack
    One of our goals is to allow people from all over the world to enjoy the culture and flavors of Japan. With this new dagashi set of snacks, enjoy a wide variety of Japanese candies and snacks in this special hand selected set, wrapped like a Japanese lunch bento, which can incidentally be reused as a normal bento box after you remove the candy. In this cute random set, some of the possible tastes you could get are:
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    $8.50
  • Ikasumi Sakiika
    Otsumami are snacks that are often served in bars because they're terrific with beer and alcohol. In a Western bar, they're typically peanuts and pretzels. But in Japan, a wide variety of otsumami are used... which include pretzels and sometimes... something else. In this case we offer you dried squid! Shredded so they're easy to consume, it comes in a vacuum sealed bag to keep it fresh for its journey to your home. Try it with your next glass of Asahi beer! This is the ikasumi (squid ink) flavor.
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    $3.00
  • Sakuma Drops Candy (Normal Edition)
    A dynamite treat from Japan's past, Sakura Drops hard candy have been around since 1908, making them more than a century old. Featured in the famous Studio Ghibli film Grave of the Fireflies, a touching tale of two children trying to survive in war-torn Japan, they capture the era of the Showa Period perfectly. This delicious and long-lasting tin of candies will be useful after you've eaten the delicious candies, since you can put cool stuff in or build a shrine to the kids in the film in your home, or whatever (we aren't picky). There are approximately 40 candies in each tin. An excellent item for fans and collectors of traditional 'dagashi' candies as well as Food Drops. [Ingredients] Sugar, syrup, concentrated fruit juice (strawberry, lemon, orange, pineapple, apple, melon, plum), acidulant, flavoring, coloring (purple cone pigment, paprika pigment, carotene, red yeast, gardenia, safflower yellow)
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    $3.00
  • Mentaiko Sakiika   Squid Jerky w/Marinated Pollock Roe
    This cute squid-shaped package is filled with dried squid otsumami, a type of snack to eat while enjoying a beer at an izakaya bar. Otsumami are Japanese pub snacks, served in bars because they're terrific with beer and alcohol. There is a wide variety of otsumami snacks to enjoy while drinking with friends in Japan, which includes standards like pretzels and nuts, but also... things from the sea. This pack is filled with shredded mentaiko (fish egg) flavored squid, which give it a pink color. Share with friends and family for a delicious food adventure. Vacuum sealed for freshness as it journeys to your home.
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    $3.00
  • Cherry Mochi Set of 5
    Here is a fun way to eat mochi candy! Approximately 1cm square soft candies made of mochi (rice pounded into a sweet, sticky paste and combined with sweets to make candies or traditional foods) and sakuranbo (Japanese cherry) flavor. On the outside is a dusting of sugar. You eat these with the enclosed toothpick, avoiding touching the candy--incredibly Japanese! The mochi candy is soft and chewy, and will light up your taste buds. There are 12 candies and 1 toothpick in all. Great for fans of dagashi (traditional Japanese candies)! This purchase is for a set of 5 [Ingredients] Liquid Sugar, sugar, starch, rice flour, vegetable oil, sorbitol, emulsifier, flavoring, acidulant, coloring (red 106)
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    $4.00
  • Ramune Mochi Set of 5
    Here is a fun way to eat mochi candy! Approximately 1cm square soft candies made of mochi (rice pounded into a sweet, sticky paste and combined with sweets to make candies or traditional foods) and ramune soda flavor. On the outside is a dusting of sugar. You eat these with the enclosed toothpick, avoiding touching the candy--incredibly Japanese! The mochi candy is soft and chewy, and will light up your taste buds. There are 12 candies and 1 toothpick in all. Great for fans of dagashi (traditional Japanese candies)! This purchase is for a set of 5
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    $4.00
  • Bontan Ame
    Bontan (a tangerine like fruit that comes from the southern part of Japan) comes to you in this traditional soft candy that is most recognized from the Kyushu area. Wrapped in an edible paper wrapper that just melts in your mouth, this chewy, semisweet fruit flavored candy is enjoyed by young and old Japanese alike -- the paper is made from rice, so you can eat the wrapped candy as is! A delicious and very traditional candy direct from Japan. Great for fans of traditional 'dagashi' candy! Allergy Information: Soy, Rice [Ingredients] sugar, liquid sugar, maltose, glutinous rice, wafers, mandarin orange juice, Bontang fruit juice, starch, perfumes, annatto dye, emulsifiers (derived from soy)
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  • Yokosuka Navy Coffee Caramel
    Another wonderful treat from Japan, this is the famous Yokosuka Navy treat, coffee caramel, now available for everyone. A classic coffee flavor with a delightfully sweet taste. Each box contains 18 delicious caramels. A great item for collectors of dagashi (traditional Japanese sweets). Great for Kantai Collection (KanColle) fans!
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    $2.20
  • Grape Mochi Set of 5
    Here is a fun way to eat mochi candy! Approximately 1cm square soft candies made of mochi (rice pounded into a sweet, sticky paste and combined with sweets to make candies or traditional foods) and grape flavor. On the outside is a dusting of sugar. You eat these with the enclosed toothpick, avoiding touching the candy-- incredibly Japanese! The mochi candy is soft and chewy, and will light up your taste buds. There are 12 candies and 1 toothpick in all. Great for fans of dagashi (traditional Japanese candies)! This purchase is for a set of 5 Allergy information: Soy Liquid sugar, sugar, starch, rice cake flour, vegetable oil, sorbitol, emulsifier, flavoring, acidulant, coloring (blue 1, 4 yellow, red 2)
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    $4.00
  • Uni Sakiika
    Otsumami are snacks that are often served in bars because they're terrific with beer and alcohol. In a Western bar, they're typically peanuts and pretzels. But in Japan, a wide variety of otsumami are used... which include pretzels and sometimes... something else. In this case we offer you dried squid! Shredded so they're easy to consume, it comes in a vacuum sealed bag to keep it fresh for its journey to your home. Try it with your next glass of Asahi beer! This is the uni (sea urchin) flavor.
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    $3.00
  • Meiji Mini Assortment
    Japanese kids (as would any kid) love candy. And now we have a great sampler in a fun sized pack. Get a great mix of five yummy flavors. Try the M&M like treat "Marble" with its strawberry or chocolate center, "Coffee Beat" for its rich coffee taste, "Aporu" with its strawberry/ chocolate mix or "Choco Baby" for its chocolatey goodness that melts in your mouth. You or your kids will love it! Great for fans of traditional "dagashi" too. Allergy information: Milk, Soy, Apple, Cocoa, Grape, Gelatin [Ingredients] Sugar, liquid sugar, cocoa mass, whole milk powder, lactose, concentrated fruit juice (strawberry, lemon, grape, apple, Muscat, grapefruit), cocoa butter, starch, gelatin, concentrated yogurt, vegetable oil, dextrin, yogurt powder, fructo-oligosaccharides, dried strawberries , maltose, apple powder, sorbitol, acidulant, polysaccharide thickener, (including soy) eggshell calcium, emulsifier, vitamin C, perfume, brightening agent, coloring (flavonoid, anthocyanin, gardenia, carotenoids, beet red, spirulina blue , red yeast, vitamin B2), vitamin E, sweetener (thaumatin), cellulose
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    $2.50
  • Soft Tempura Snack
    Enjoy the crunchy and delicious flavor of Japanese Tempura in this new soft tempura snack. Tempura is a favorite among university students and business people alike, placed on top of rice, noodles, or sometimes alone. If you order Tempura at a Japanese restaurant you have your choice of salt or sauce for adding flavor to your tempura, and you could do the same for this snack. A tasty treat for those who are wanting to add something new to their daily routine. Made in Japan.
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    $2.40
  • Pure Mist Candy   Mikakuto Juntsuyu Candy
    We've gotten a special request for this candy and are glad to make it available for you. This is Mikakuto/UHA's Juntsuyu hard candy, Juntsuyu loosely translates as 'Pure Dew' (as in morning dew), and if you think hard candy is hard candy then you haven't tried Juntsuyu. Like gems of yummy flavor in your mouth, they have a smoother feeling than most hard candy and melt away slowly, a truly one of a kind hard candy experience. This assortment includes Tea and Honey flavors, there are about 20 pieces in the bag. A good example of traditional "dagashi" candy from Japan! [Ingredients] Sugar, syrup, tea, flavoring
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    $2.50
  • Felix Gum Box
    One of the most often-requested items at J-List, this is the cult classic favorite Felix the Cat gum! Featuring the famous cartoon cat on every piece individually wrapped piece, it is a cool and funky way to enjoy blowing bubbles in Japanese style. With it's strong strawberry flavor you won't be able to resist this great item! This is a full pack of 60 pieces, shrink-wrapped for extra freshness. Also, mixed in with the normal pieces of this delicious gum are "lucky" pieces with special messages inside. A great item from Japan for fans of 'dagashi' (the traditional candy and gum of the Showa Period). [Ingredients] Sugar, glucose, starch syrup, starch, gum base, softening agent, acidulant, flavoring, purple corn color
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    $9.50
  • Sakura Rice Cracker
    This delicious snack from Japan feature a hint of sakura (cherry blossom) flavor coming in beautiful packaging. Each package of these snacks are handmade in Japan. Delicious and light, you will enjoy this authentic spring flavor. Makes for a nice gift too.
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    $2.50
  • Ume-Shu Jelly
    This is a refreshing cool treat that's great for summer or hot days. This is an Ume-Shu Jelly made with authentic ume-shu (Japanese plum wine). One pack comes in two plastic cups for you and/or a friend to enjoy. A great traditional Japanese snack! Allergy information: apple [Ingredients] Sugar, glucose fructose liquid sugar, plum, juice (apple), plum wine, gelling agent (thickening polysaccharide), acidulant, flavoring, coloring (safflower yellow)
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    $2.20
  • Grilled Prawn Rice Cracker
    One of the most delicious snacks to come out of Japan are the crunchy rice crackers. Boasting a full range of flavors that are much different from the flavorless versions in the US, this pack from Sanko Seika is a special grilled prawn flavor made with authentic prawn that is sure to liven your taste buds. A wonderful treat to take out anywhere. Allergy Information: This product contains shrimp, wheat, soybeans [Ingredients] Rice, vegetable oils and fats, shrimps, salt, sugar, shrimp extract powder, dextrin, protein hydrolyzate (including wheat soybeans), seafood extract powder, processed starch, seasoning (amino acids Etc.), monascus pigment, plant lecithin (derived from soybean)
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    $2.80
  • Wasabi Sakiika (Squid Jerky)
    This cute squid-shaped package is filled with dried squid otsumami, a type of snack to eat while enjoying a beer at an izakaya bar. Otsumami are Japanese pub snacks, served in bars because they're terrific with beer and alcohol. There is a wide variety of otsumami snacks to enjoy while drinking with friends in Japan, which includes standards like pretzels and nuts, but also... things from the sea. This pack is filled with wasabi flavored squid. Share with friends and family for a delicious food adventure. Vacuum sealed for freshness as it journeys to your home.
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    $3.00
  • Karinto Collection
    Karintou is a traditional snack in Japan that has been around for the longest time. Made up of finger shaped deep fried bread or cake, it is coated with brown sugar and baked. Crunchy and delicious, it is a traditional snack enjoyed by many people in Japan. This is a collection of Karintou in different flavors made by Yamawaki Seika. Flavors include Sesame, Sea Lettuce, and Beefsteak Plant. A new treat for fans of traditional Japanese snacks. Allergy Information: This product contains wheat, milk, sesame, and honey. [Ingredients] Flour, sugar (sugar, isomaltooligosaccharide, syrup) Vegetable oil / fats, honey, skimmed milk powder sesame aosa shis oatmeal yeast salt plum vinegar coloring agent (gardenia, safflower yellow, red yeast)
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    $2.50
  • Ebi no Hana Rice Cracker -- Mayonnaise & Mustard Prawn Flavor
    One of the most delicious snacks to come out of Japan are the crunchy rice crackers. Boasting a full range of flavors that are much different from the flavorless versions in the US, this pack from the Honda Seika company in Japan is a special Mayonnaise and Mustard Prawn recipe made with real shrimp that is sure to spice up cocktails and barbecue lunches. A wonderful treat to take out anywhere. Allergy information: This product contains milk, wheat, and soybeans. [Ingredients] Rice, vegetable oil, starch, sweet shrimp, sugar, salt, seasoning (amino acid etc.), antioxidant (γ-olizanol, V.E), Monascus purpureus coloring, soybeans
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    $1.00
  • Honda Corn Potage Rice Cracker
    Those who love Japanese traditional rice snacks will certainly enjoy this new treat kind of treat from made rice and corn. This light and flavorful Japanese senbei is yummy and delicious. The senbei (rice cracker) has been part of Japan's culinary heritage for at least 1000 years, brought over from China and adapted to a Japanese style and flavor. Each rice cracker is individually sealed in a bag for freshness, so you can easily share them with friends and family. Made with rice and with the flavor of corn potage soup, an interesting flavor sensation from Japan. Allergy Information: Milk, Wheat, Chicken, Pork, Soybeans [Ingredients] Rice, vegetable oil (rice oil), glutinous rice (domestic), starch, corn potage Seasoning (sugar, powdered milk powder, cheese powder, corn powder, salt, sweetened powdered milk, meat extract powder, protein hydrolyzate), sugar, salt , Sweetener (stevia, licorice), coloring agent (β-carotene, annatto, turmeric), (part of the raw milk, wheat, chicken meat , Pork, including soybeans)
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    $2.50
  • Bakauke Roasted Sweet Potato Flavor
    A new snack from Befco, this is the ultra delicious snack called "Bakauke," which is a word in the Niigata dialect that translated means "extremely well received." This is their Roasted Sweet Potato flavor, a new version of their addictive saku saku (crunchy) snack, sure to be loved by you and all your Japanese snack loving friends. One bag contains 15 individually wrapped bakauke. Allergy Information: This product contains wheat, milk, and soybeans. [Ingredients] Rice, vegetable oil, brewed seasoning, sugar, soy sauce, wheat, soybean, reduced starch syrup, starch, pumpkin powder, honey powder, milk, sweet potato powder / processed starch, fragrance (milk origin), sweetener (sucralose, licorice)
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    $2.80
  • Bokutachi no Dagashi
    Take a trip down memory lane with this book featuring dagashi or cheap Japanese snacks. The book is divided into three sections including the history of dagashi and how the name was coined, an encyclopedia of all the long running dagashi snacks starting from the '50s up to the '70s and beyond, and last is the future of dagashi and where it's headed. Fans of the dagashi kashi anime will appreciate this book and even recognize some of the dagashi featured. 124 pages.
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    $18.50