Halloween will soon be upon us, a time where the streets in Japan are decorated with everything spooky and where restaurants and cafes introduce Halloween themed food to their menus. There will be no shortage of that this year either, as plenty of limited edition and Instagrammable Halloween goodies are once again making their way to eateries around Japan this year.
Let’s take a look at 8 kawaii looking menu items you can tuck into this Halloween in Japan.
Laforet Harajuku – “Ghost Crepe”
A limited edition ghoul themed menu is making its way to Laforet Harajuku from October 1st-31st this year for “Laforet Halloween.” On the list you will find their pumpkin flavoured crepe as pictured above with a cute hand-drawn face on it, as well as a chocolate pizza which you can choose your favourite toppings for, and more. As well as the kawaii menu, there will also be lots of Halloween events held for the duration of Laforet Halloween.
Full Details: http://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/65711
Toastina – “Pumpkin Monster Mont Blanc”
Café Toastina is located inside the Sheraton Grande Tokyo Bay Hotel. This item features a dome shaped cream cheese with maple syrup, jelly and pumpkin compote. The menu also includes a cute black cat chocolate cake, a cauldron tiramisu, and lots more cakes and treats using seasonal ingredients.
Full Details: http://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/64226
Mister Donut – “Magical Mister Donut Halloween”
Mister Donut are holding a campaign titled “Magical Mister Donut Halloween” where they are releasing Halloween doughnuts themed around the Sanrio characters My Melody and Kuromi casting magic on the popular doughnut shop. The line-up includes 4 different Pon de Ring doughnuts that they are calling “Pon de Eyeball” as these spooky treats have eyeballs on them coated in white chocolate. They are serving up a bunch of other tasty Halloween items too.
Full Details: http://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/65245
Z Croquant Chou Zaku Zaku
Choux à la crème specialist shop “Z Croquant Chou Zaku Zaku” are bringing a limited edition flavour of their “Z” croquants. The croquants are filled with a custard that is made from milk sourced from Hokkaido and pumpkin paste. The sweetness of the pumpkin is just irresistible!
Full Details: http://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/63863
Eggs ‘N Things Japan – “Trick Blood Pancake”
Eggs ‘n Things’ annual customary purple sweet potato sauce Halloween pancakes are making a return this year. The sauce is subtly sweet and flavoursome, and the dish comes plated with radiant pumpkin whipped cream and a strawberry, piece of mango and blueberries. Look out for the black bun “Treat Monster Burger” too!
Full Details: http://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/63815
Beauty & the Beast – “Beauty and the Beast Halloween Course”
The limited edition Halloween menu course at the “Beauty & the Beast” cafe and restaurant has lots of fun Halloween elements. The main course delights with purple sweet potato used in the roast pork sauce. Together with the pumpkin and purple sweet potato, this is one exquisite looking meal indeed. The interior decor also has Halloween decorations, and the menu includes many other limited edition items too, so be sure to check it out.
Full Details: http://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/62642
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts – “Enjoy Halloween Kawaii”
Sebastian Masuda, the leader of Japan’s kawaii culture, recently announced a new project titled “Enjoy Halloween Kawaii.” Together with Krispy Kreme, Sebastian has created the “Enjoy Halloween Dozen” box of 12 doughnuts featuring 3 monster designs, as well as other Halloween designs and the number one popular “Original Glaze Doughnuts®.”
Full Details: http://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/ja/60337 (Japanese)
LOTTE – “Enjoy Halloween” Series
This is also a Sebastian Masuda collaboration. The collaboration features a list of 9 LOTTE snacks in limited packaging from made up of 7 popular items in their range, including “Koala’s March,” “Toppo” “Ghana,” “Pai no Mi” and more. And for a limited time only, the Kawaii Monster Cafe in Harajuku currently has 4 new collaborative menu items on its menu.
Full Details: http://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/ja/60069
So, which are you thinking to try? There’s too many kawaii Halloween treats to chose from, you must be spoiled for choice!
Enjoy all the Halloween goodies you can this year – all of which are Instagram worthy.