Traditional Snacks (Dagashi)

Traditional Snacks (Dagashi)

  • RIch & Hard Rice Cracker W Strong -- Salt'n Pepper 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 Sanko Seika company is the rich and hard rice cracker with salt and pepper flavor. A wonderful snack sized treat, great as a substitute for the standard potato chips.
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    $2.60
  • Morinaga Premium Sweet Potato Caramel
    Another wonderful treat from Japan, this is the famous Morinaga Caramel, a delicious classic caramel with over 100 years of history, dating back from the Meiji period. Each box contains 12 delicious caramels. A great item with a delicious taste and long history. This is Sweet Potato Caramel, the mild-sweetness of the Japanese purple sweet potato mixed with the texture of caramel. Very tasty. We certainly hope you'll give this delicious taste a try. A great item for collectors of 'dagashi' traditional Japanese sweets from the Showa Period.
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    $1.80
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Cafe Au Lait Caramel
    For candy fans, here's an interesting item -- a caramel candy with the flavor of Cafe Au Lait! This wonderful caramel treat melts in your mouth with a coffee flavor that will have you eating one after another. Each candy is a wonderful snack to take with you on trips. A great item for collectors of 'dagashi' traditional Japanese sweets from the Showa Period.
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    $2.20
  • 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 -- Double Grape Flavor
    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 delicious double grape flavor you won't be able to resist this great item! This is a full pack of 60 pieces, shrink-wrapped for extra freshness. A great item from Japan for fans of 'dagashi' (the traditional candy and gum of the Showa Period). This is the Double Grape flavor.
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    $9.50
  • 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
  • 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
  • Cho-Umma!
    Cho-Umma! which means "super delicious!" in Japanese, is a wonderful spicy snack from Japan containing chili peppers and peanuts. Very crunchy and goes great with beer, this is indeed a super delicious snack we know you will love. This is the regular plain flavor.
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    $2.20
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Morinaga Green Tea Caramel
    Another wonderful treat from Japan, this is the famous Morinaga Azuki Caramel, a delicious green tea flavor that's indicative of classic Japanese taste. Each box contains 12 caramels. A great item with a delicious taste and a legacy of popularity in Japan. A great item for collectors of 'dagashi' traditional Japanese sweets from the Showa Period. Allergy information: This product contains wheat, milk, and soybeans.
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    $1.80
  • Kabuki Age Traditional Rice Cracker
    Fans of Japanese traditional snacks are sure to love this traditional rice cracker. This crunchy and flavorful rice cracker is yummy and delicious. The 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 in Japan.
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    $2.50
  • Kasugai Kompeito
    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. Allergy Information: None [Ingredients] Sugar, fragrance, coloring (safflower yellow, paprika pigment, gardenia, red beet)
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    $2.80
  • Petite Seaweed Cheese Snack
    Walk into a convenience store in Japan and you'll find loads of unique snacks. And for those of you who are curious about the unique flavors these sanctuaries of modern service hold for you, then you're in for a real treat. This is a pack of dried dried seaweed with cheese on top, that is vacuum sealed for freshness. A healthy and unique item for snack lovers, and perfect with an icy cold beer. An interesting and delicious taste experience for people who want to explore the uniqueness of Japanese traditional snacks.
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    $2.40
  • 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
  • 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
  • Orion Dagashi Set
    In Japan, the traditional candy eaten in the Showa Period (before and after World War II) is known as dagashi, and it holds a special place in the nostalgic minds of Japanese people. Here's a unique way to sample some of these delicious foods, with a big set of awesome dagashi candies. You get four cola/ramune like candies in the shape of drinks, ume flavored candies, classic caramels just like our parents used to eat, and more.
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    $7.50
  • Morinaga Five Fruit Caramel
    Another wonderful treat from Japan, this is the new Morinaga Five Fruit Caramel with Detective Conan on the packaging. Each box contains 12 delicious caramels using 5 mysterious fruits, can you guess which fruits were used? A great item with a mysterious taste and a legacy of popularity in Japan. A great item for collectors of 'dagashi' traditional Japanese sweets from the Showa Period. Allergy Information: This product contains milk, wheat, and soybeans.
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    $1.80
  • 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
  • Green Tea Karinto
    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 new flavor of Karintou made by Tohato that's infused with the delicious taste of green tea. Made with authentic Uji Matcha from Kyoto and comes in a great snack sized pack. A new treat for fans of traditional Japanese snacks.
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    $1.80
  • 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
  • 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
  • Roasted Almond 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 Kingodo is a special roasted almond flavor made with real almonds that is sure to perk up your taste buds. A wonderful treat to take out anywhere.
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    $1.60
  • 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
  • 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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  • 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
  • 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
  • Setouchi Lemon 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 Setouchi Lemon 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