Kirby and Waddle Dee Confections by Tabemas Available at Lawson Convenience Stores

18.November.2018 | FOOD

Japanese character confectionary series Tabemas are releasing the third product in their line of ‘Tabemas Mochi’ sweets which is red bean paste inside mochi.

 

Named ‘Tabemas Mochi Kirby’s Dream Land,’ the new confections feature the characters Kirby and Waddle Dee from the game Kirby’s Dream Land and will be available at all Lawson branches across Japan from November 20 (except Natural Lawson and Lawson Store 100 stores).

 

Kirby and his cute, but weak, foe “Waddle Dee” are two very popular and instanstly-recognisable characters and are now available as edible mascot characters.

Both characters have their whole body made from Japanese confectionary. Kirby is made from pink mochi, and Waddle Dee from orange mochi, with each having 4 different faces including smiling, sleeping, and a secret one, too. These lovable characters are made of soft and chewy mochi. They are all packaged randomly with a possible 16 combinations available. Which Kirby and Waddle Dee will you?

The soft and chewy mochi is matched with cream inside, with Kirby’s flavour being custard cream and Waddle Dee’s flavour being caramel cream. Kirby and Waddle Dee have their feet made of Japanese confection called nerikiri. Grab and enjoy these lovely sweets♡

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    The next series of sweets from wagashi brand Tabemasu is inspired by everybody’s favourite pink puff Kirby from the hit video game series.

     

    食べマス カービィ 和菓子 ローソン

    Tabemasu Mochi: Kirby’s Dream Land (2 included / ¥259 pre-tax)

     

    食べマス カービィ 和菓子 ローソン

    These are the first in a series of mochi products from Tabemasu, filled with red bean paste and cream. The two designs include Kirby himself and the Maxim Tomato recovery item.

     

    食べマス カービィ 和菓子 ローソン

    The mochi line-up features several facial expressions, like smiling, sleeping, and an undisclosed secret expression. This marks the first secret item to be released from Tabemasu.

     

    食べマス カービィ 和菓子 ローソン
    The chewy mochi texture and soft cream filling go perfect together. Enjoy a choice of custard flavoured cream in the Kirby designs and chocolate cream in the Maxim Tomato.

    食べマス カービィ 和菓子 ローソン

    The mochi arrive at Lawson convenience stores across Japan on April 24, 2018 (excluding Natural Lawson and Lawson Store 100). This is a popular series of wagashi which sells out every time, so you might want to get your hands on some quick.

     

    Enjoy these mochi however you like, whether as an afternoon treat, or as a dessert at a spring event in Japan. It’s also the perfect product to post on your social media!

     

    ■Information

    Tabemasu Mochi – Kirby’s Dream World

    Available: At the chilled dessert corner of Lawson stores across Japan.

    *Not sold at Natural Lawson or Lawson Store 100.

    *Limited quantity product. Sales will discontinue once all are sold.

    *The day on which stores stock the product may differ from branch to branch.

    *Select stores will not stock this product.

    On Sale: From April 24, 2018

    Price: ¥259 for 2 (w/tax ¥280)

    Website: http://www.bandai.co.jp/candy/tabemas/m-kirby/

     

    Tabemasu Product Line-up:

    http://www.bandai.co.jp/candy/tabemas/

    *Photos for illustrative purposes only.

    *Actual product may differ from the photos.

    *Be careful as to not choke on the product.

    *For information on the latest releases, please visit the Bandai Candy Homepage.

    *”食べマス” (Tabemasu) is a registered trademark of Bandai Co., Ltd.

     

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