A sweets item depicting Mickey will be added to the popular wagashi series, “Tabemasu”

29.December.2017 | FOOD

“Tabemasu” is a wagashi (Japanese dessert series) using the motifs of many characters.

From the 30th of December 2017, “Tabemasu Disney New Year ver.” which uses the motifs of the world-famous Disney characters “Micky Mouse,” “Pluto,” “Donald Duck” and “Daisy Duck” will be sold at 7-Eleven throughout Japan.

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This time, they will sell two versions which are “Tabemasu Disney New Year ver. Mickey & Pluto” and “Tabemasu Disney New Year ver. Donald and & Daisy.” As the concept of the series is “eatable mascots,” all the products are made of wagashi.

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Characters other than Mickey Mouse are making their first appearance in the Tabemasu series and all the items are made in a precise manner.

The flavors of the bean jam stuffed inside the items is black syrup (Mickey Mouse), custard (Donald Duck) and strawberry (Daisy Duck) which are suitable to be eaten during the New Year’s holidays and they are recommended for small children.

The smooth texture and delicate flavor of the series is superb.

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The sweets item using the motif of Pluto which matches with the zodiac sign animal of 2018, the dog, is recommended to be eaten during the New Year’s holidays.

Let’s buy “Tabemasu Disney New Year ver. Mickey & Pluto” which will be a great decoration on your dinner table.

 

 

■Information

Tabemasu Disney New Year ver. Mickey & Pluto

(Mickey Mouse: black syrup flavor, Pluto: yuzu (Japanese citrus) flavor

 

Tabemasu Disney New Year ver. Donald & Daisy

(Donald Duck: custard flavor, Daisy Duck: strawberry flavor)

Price: 360 yen (tax not included)

URL:http://www.bandai.co.jp/candy/tabemas/d-newyear/

(C)Disney

 

※The photos noted above are images.

※The photos might be different from the actual products.

※The available dates might differ depending on the store.

※Please note that some stores will not sell these items.

※The latest information can be seen on Bandai Candy’s website.

※”Tabemasu” is a registration trademark of Bandai.

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    Kosuke Kawamura | Comment

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    Untitled, Kosuke Kawamura

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    ZEN Mickey, Calligrapher MAMI

     

    WAKU | Comment

    “I think the appeal of Mickey Mouse lies in the fact that people around the world all remember him from their childhoods. We form memories during our childhoods, and ever I’ve been able to recognise those memories inside of me, Mickey Mouse was something that was always close to me. When I see three circles together, Mickey Mouse’s face comes into my mind. He might be the first internationally recognisable symbol. I felt that the affinity between symbolism and neon signs is very high. So for my piece, I incorporated the techniques used for traditional Japanese neon signboards, something which I see less of these days. I took that and created the three Mickey Mouse circles using light.”

    Untitled (Still Being Worked On), WAKU

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