This Summer's Recommended Items at Hankyu Umeda Main Store, one of Osaka's Largest Department Stores!Read Later
Located in Osaka's city center, Hankyu Umeda Main Store is one of Japan's largest department stores, offering a wide selection of trendy items from both inside and beyond Japan. In particular, it boasts the largest number of fashion and cosmetic products in all of the Kansai region!
Starting around the beginning of July, the eye-catching Summer Clearance sale is scheduled to last about a month.
This article will introduce some products that we would especially like to recommend this summer!
Owakudani is a valley located in Hakone, Kanagawa Prefecture. It was formed by the remains of a volcanic eruption of Mount Hakone about 3000 years ago. Thanks to its rugged rocks, white steam and sulphuric smell, it used to be called "The Valley of Hell".
Croissant Donuts are now back on sale at Mister Donuts!
After frying these croissant donuts, they are baked in an oven for their distinctively crispy texture.
The croissant donuts that I'll tell you about in this article are only available until the middle of July, 2018. Be sure to check them out!
In Yamanashi Prefecture, there are 7 branches of a well-known sweets shop called "Say Gets".
At Say Gets, the sweets are not mass-produced. Instead, everything is made by hand with specially selected ingredients.
I'd like to tell you about what I ate there, a sweet called "Koshu Ichiryo Monaka".
The Whole Apple Pie "Kini Naru Ringo" is an apple pie using one whole apple of the Fuji variety from Aomori Prefecture in northern Japan.
For over 40 years, Shiroi Koibito (meaning "white lover" in Japanese) has been loved as a souvenir from Hokkaido.
With a tablet of white chocolate sandwiched between two langue de chat cookies, it's a really tasty treat!
Shiroi Koibito is nationally recognized as one of the highest-ranked sweet souvenirs of Japan. Every year, it competes against many other strong rivals in the Hokkaido souvenir market.
Made by Kalbee, a famous snack manufacturer in Japan, Jaga-Pokkuru is an item that's only available in Hokkaido.
This potato snack is made with Hokkaido's famous potatoes, which are cut and slowly fried with the skin left on.
Word of mouth has spread the news about the unique texture and delicious taste of this snack, making it so popular that, temporarily, the shops kept running out of it!
Not only inside Japan, but also overseas, "Black Thunder" is an extremely popular chocolate crunch bar.
The Hokkaido limited-edition "White Black Thunder", using white chocolate, also enjoys great popularity!