Traditional Japanese Treats

Traditional Japanese Treats

  • Sake Ame - Sake candy
    A great new treat for fans of wacky treats from Japan, this is authentic sake candy, made from "sake kasu," which is produced when making sake. A delicious bag of 24 sake-flavored hard candies, each individually wrapped, this is a fun and unique treat for you. A long seller at J-List for many years! Note: This does not contain alcohol. [Indredients] Sugar, liquid sugar, vegetable oils and fats
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    $2.80
  • 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
  • Kompeito   Five Color Traditional Japanese Candy
    Another great taste from Japan that's been around for more than a century, this is Kasugai kompeito (also written konpeito) candy, a kind of hard candy that looks like stars, exploding out in all directions. This is a tasty package of an authentic sweet candy from Japan's past, with a ziplock seal for freshness. Each package is 6" x 8" (15 x 21 cm). As seen in the Ghibli film Spirited Away, by Hayao Miyazaki (this is what Kamaji feeds to the little soot sprites, called Susuwatari). Since this candy has been loved in Japan for more than 400 years, it's also good for fans of traditional Japanese "dagashi" treats. [Ingredients] Sugar, coloring (rack, yellow 4, yellow 5, blue 1)
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    $2.80
  • Kameda Crispy Salad Senbei
    This munch worthy treat is a delicious Japanese rice cracker by snack maker Kameda. This is a delicious salad flavor senbei snack that's ultra crispy and tasty to munch. It's a healthy and wonderful taste of Japan that you'll absolutely love. This purchase is a single package of 3 packs of senbei crackers (about 15-16 crackers for each wrapping). Great for fans of traditional Japanese dagashi snacks (Japanese snacks from the Showa Period). Allergy Information: This product contains rice, wheat, soybeans, and pork. [Ingredients] rice, vegetable fat, salt, seafood powder, spice (including soybeans), powdered soy sauce (including wheat soybeans), yeast extract powder, protein hydrolyzate (including wheat soybean pork), mushroom extract powder Wheat), seasoning (amino acid etc.), plant lecithin (derived from soybean)
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    $1.80
  • 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
  • Bourbon Cheese Okaki
    The folks at Bourbon out do themselves again in a slight twist of a traditional snack. Okaki is a thinly cut mochi (rice cake) that's baked or fried loved by all Japanese. But this unique version blends delicious creme cheese, we're sure everyone around the world will be craving for. Individually wrapped pieces are great for lunches, movies, or sharing with friends. Recommended for fans of Japanese senbei and traditional snacks as well.
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    $4.00
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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    $10.00
  • Green + Yellow Petite Kompeito
    An amazing Japanese candy gift is very kawaii and colorful way to celebrate birthdays or special events with friends. Inside this plastic tube contains enough yummy pink kompeito (also written konpeito) that you can enjoy it with your friends while you watch your favorite anime or Ghibli film. These are decorative hard sugar candies from Kyoto are perfect for those with sensitive stomachs or who are allergic to other kinds of candies.
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    $2.00
  • Red + Pink Petite Kompeito
    An amazing Japanese candy gift is very kawaii and colorful way to celebrate birthdays or special events with friends. Inside this plastic tube contains enough yummy pink kompeito (also written konpeito) that you can enjoy it with your friends while you watch your favorite anime or Ghibli film. These are decorative hard sugar candies from Kyoto are perfect for those with sensitive stomachs or who are allergic to other kinds of candies.
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    $2.00
  • Namaiki Beer   Set of 5
    Fans of Dagashi Kashi might remember the Namaiki Beer or Joke Beer. Now you can actually try out the legendary joke beer! To make your fake beer, just pour two sachets of powdered fake beer into cup or mug then mix with 120cc cold water and enjoy. This purchase is for 5 sachets of fake beer powder, beer mugs not included. Contains no alcohol and is safe for minors to drink. Allergy information: This product was produced in a facility that also processes eggs and milk.
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    $4.00
  • Funwari Meijin Extremely Light Airy Snack -- Kinako Flavor
    Mochi is one of Japan's most popular snacks, consisting of rice that's pounded to a firm doughy texture that can be used either by itself or in combination with other ingredients for the ultimate traditional snack. This is an extremely light airy version of the mochi in kinako (roasted soy bean) flavor. Made from authentic Japanese rice and soy beans, it's a great snack for when you're having the munchies. One bag comes in 6 packs. Allergy information: This product contains soy beans and it is produced in a facility that also processes eggs, milk, wheat, peanuts, and shrimp.
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    $3.25
  • 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
  • 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
  • KYOTO TSUJIRI Instant Matcha Milk
    Tsujiri is one of the top name brands of matcha (green tea) in Japan. Established in the year 1860 in Kyoto, the founder of Tsujiri, Tsuji Riuemon, invented a tea known for its refined abundant flavor. This bag is a special blend of Tsujiri and milk for an easy to drink matcha milk flavor. Can be served hot or cold, making it the instant go-to choice for winter and summer relief. This bag holds 240g of this delicious powder, enough for about 15 cups of hot matcha latte milk. Produced by Kataoka.
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    $6.85
  • Sakuma Drop   Grave of the Fireflies Limited 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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    $3.25
  • Neri Ame - Traditional Liquid Candy w/ Chopsticks (Mizu Ame) Set of 10
    Dagashi are typical Japanese sweets found in a candy store or supermarket loved by all kids. Some dagashi are simple chocolate pieces while others contain toys. And other's are a fun activity that allow you to make your own treats. This Neri Ame (also written neriame or mizuame), a unique version that you have to kneed in order to create a fluffy-like texture before you consume. It's a favorite of Tsumugi Kotobuki from K-On! too -- she is fascinated by it in one episode. To use, simply use pour the syrup on to the chopsticks and kneed them to increase the texture, and then eat! Picture instructions are located on the back of the wrapper. A sweet sugary treat that's fun way to satisfy your sweet tooth! This purchase is set of 10 individual Neri Ame liquid candy + chopstick sets. Allergy information: Apple, gelatin [Ingredients] Syrup, sugar, vegetable oil, gelatin, concentrated apple juice (Granny Smith 56%, Wang Lin 44%), apple jam, acidulant, emulsifier, flavoring, safflower yellow pigment, gardenia blue coloring
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    $6.50
  • Traditional Kanro Ame
    Enjoy this delicious traditional hard candy treat from the folks at Kanro. A sweet candy packed in a pocket sized shape. Share them with your friends, or horde them all for yourself. A yummy flavor that is a favorite here in Japan. Kanro donates proceeds to the World Food Programme with the Red Cup campaign. Allergy Information: None [Ingredients] Sugar, starch syrup, soy sauce (including wheat), salt, seasoning (amino acids)
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    $1.80
  • 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
  • Kyoto Candy -- Youshoku Bento
    An amazing candy gift set that looks like a Japanese bento, but is actually a collection of traditional Japanese candies. For those who love those kompeito, these are decorative hard sugar candies from Kyoto. A simple treat that is also great for those who have sensitive stomachs or are allergic to other kinds of candies. A great example of dagashi, the traditional candy from Japan during the Showa Era. This is the Youshoku Bento (western-style popular boxed lunch) version.
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    $5.00
  • New Traditional 'Dagashi' Bento - Kompeito
    We love selling authentic Kyoto candy from Japan's ancient capital, and our customers love eating them. This is a new "bento box" style box of these candies, which look like a Japanese boxed lunch, with kompeito star candy (as seen in Spirited Away) plus fruits and vegetables made of candy. Made by Sunshine in the Minami-ku region of Kyoto.
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    $6.00
  • New Traditional 'Dagashi' Bento - Fruits
    We love selling authentic Kyoto candy from Japan's ancient capital, and our customers love eating them. This is a new "bento box" style box of these candies, which look like a Japanese boxed lunch, with amazing fruits rendered in candy form. Made by Sunshine in the Minami-ku region of Kyoto.
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    $6.00
  • Green Apple 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 green apple 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 set of 5. Allergy information: Soy [Ingredients] Liquid sugar, sugar, starch, rice cake flour, vegetable oil, sorbitol, emulsifier, flavoring, acidulant, coloring (blue 1, 4 yellow)
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    $4.00