Tokyo Banana Launches Pokémon Confection Series With Pikachu as First Catch

10.November.2020 | ANIME&GAME / FOOD

Tokyo’s official souvenir sweets brand Tokyo Banana has launched its new Pokémon Tokyo Banana series of confections.

The first tasty entry to the series is the Pikachu Tokyo Banana which will begin rolling out in limited quantities at 7-ELEVEN convenience stores across Japan from November 21, 2020. It will subsequently arrive as a permanent product at the Tokyo Station branch of Tokyo Banana on December 10, 2020.

 

Pokémon turn into adorable Tokyo Banana confections

Pikachu Tokyo Banana | Banana Flavour (Contains 2) | ¥291 (Tax Included)

Tokyo Banana are popular cream-filled cakes and are the official souvenir sweet of Tokyo. The Pokémon series turns these fluffy treats into cute confections for you to enjoy with your favourite Pokémon during snack time.

 

Pikachu: The first in the delicious line

Pikachu is first up in the Pokémon Tokyo Banana series. The adorable Pokémon has been turned into a banana custard cream-filled sponge cake.

There are six Pikachu designs in total which include Pikachu making a variety of cute faces as well as its tail.

Each of the Pikachu Tokyo Banana confections are individually packaged in bags which have a Poké Ball design.

 

Special packaging designs

The individual treats are then packaged in one of six possible Pikachu packets.

Pikachu Tokyo Banana will first roll out at 7-ELEVEN convenience stores in the locations listed below on the respective dates before heading to Tokyo Banana at Tokyo Station on December 10.

 

Scheduled

November 21 Release
Tokyo / Kanagawa / Chiba / Saitama

 

November 28 Release
Hokkaido / Aomori / Iwate / Akita / Miyagi / Yamagata / Fukushima / Ibaraki / Tochigi / Gunma / Niigata / Toyama / Ishikawa / Fukui

 

December 5 Release
Yamanashi / Nagano / Shizuoka / Aichi / Gify / Mie / Okayama / Hiroshima / Tottori / Shimane / Yamaguchi / Tokushima / Kagawa / Ehime / Kochi

 

December 12 Release
Osaka / Kyoto / Hyogo / Shiga / Nara / Wakayama / Fukuoka / Saga / Nagasaki / Oita / Kumamoto / Miyazaki / Kagoshima

 

*Not available in Okinawa

*7-ELEVEN sales are available while supplies last

 

Tokyo Banana – JR Tokyo Station

Pikachu Tokyo Banana will arrive at the JR Tokyo Station branch of Tokyo Banana inside HANAGATAYA on December 10. The second Pokémon is scheduled to be released in January 2021.

 

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    Kaori Kubota(@kaopan27

    I live in Hokkaido and I love to make character themed foods, desserts and pastries♡

    I want to see my family smile, so I enjoy putting in a bit of effort to make character foods and changing food into something cute♡

    You can see more of my character foods and character bento boxes on my Instagram page → @kaopan72

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