The Quintessential Quintuplets ∬ Gets Collab with Bakauke Rice Crackers

26.August.2021 | ANIME&GAME / FOOD

Japanese snack company Befco, known for popular treats like Bakauke, Hoshi Tabeyo, and Seto Shio, has announced a collaboration with popular anime series The Quintessential Quintuplets ∬ and omurice-flavored Bakauke rice crackers. The snacks will go on sale starting August 30.

The five heroines from the series–Ichika, Nino, Miku, Yotsuba, and Itsuki–will make appearances on the colorful packaging. These bite-sized crackers were inspired by the omurice made by Miko in the show.

Each package also comes with a sticker sheet, perfect for decorating notebooks, folders, and smartphone covers.

With 15 designs in total, will you collect them all?

 

©Negi Haruba・Kodansha/The Quintessential Quintuplets ∬ Production Committee

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