Top 5 Halloween Treats to Pick Up at Japanese Convenience Stores This Year

04.October.2019 | FEATURES / FOOD

October is here, meaning Halloween is right around the corner. If you’re not up for dressing up in a costume or going out this year, then you can still get in the Halloween spirit by picking up one of the many Halloween exclusive goodies now being sold at Japanese convenience stores. We’ve picked out our top 5 favourite for you.

 

Starbucks® Sweet Caramel Pudding Latte

Starbucks Japan is now stocking its sweet caramel pudding latte across most convenience stores in Japan. The golden-capped cup features a spooky Halloween design, decorated with ghosts, pumpkins and bats. Enjoy Halloween in a cup with the beverage’s rich and sweet caramel pudding flavour.

 

▼Starbucks® Sweet Caramel Pudding Latte

Price: ¥200
Available: Most convenience stores across Japan. Select branches not stocking.

 

Calbee Jagabee Black Consomme

 

These crunchy potato sticks are a popular savour snack in Japan. This Halloween, Calbee has coloured their sumptuous sticks black, and made them taste like delicious consomme. This is a 7-Eleven and Ai Group-exclusive. Its cute pot design will have you grabbing one off the shelf without even thinking.

 

▼Calbee Jagabee Black Consomme

Price: ¥138 (Before Tax)
Available: 7-Eleven and Ai Group

 

KOIKE-YA Karamucho Hot Chili Flavour

 

The classic thick-cut Karamucho potato chips have been sprinkled with extra spiciness for that heated kick. The packet features all the familiar faces of Halloween, from a witch to a pumpkin, bats, a graveyard and more. If you’re a spice-seeker then this one’s for you. Also a 7-Eleven and Ai Group exclusive product.

 

▼KOIKE-YA Karamucho Hot Chili Flavour

Price: ¥128 (Before Tax)
Available: 7-Eleven and Ai Group

 

 

7-Eleven Marshmallow Chocolate Ganache Daifuku

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7-Eleven is also releasing a range of its own original Halloween treats, including this sweet white daifuku which looks like a marshmallow and is filled with rich chocolate ganache. A Japanese and Western-combined confection you can enjoy with one hand.

 

▼7-Eleven Marshmallow Raw Chocolate Daifuku

Price: ¥118 (Before Tax)
Available: 7-Eleven (Except in Okinawa)

 

7-Eleven Black Cat Sachertorte

Black cats are a popular symbol of Halloween, particularly in Japan. This cake is made with chocolate cream and vanilla cream and is coated in a crunchy chocolate coating for even more tasty texture. This is a seriously cute choice you’re sure to love!

 

▼7-Eleven Black Cat Sachertorte

Price: ¥308 (Before Tax)
Release Date: October 15, 2019
Available: 7-Eleven

 

 

Did you enjoy our picks? There are plenty of Halloween-themed foods, confections and sweets to look forward to this year at convenience stores in Japan. Head to your closest one and see what they have in stock.

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