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Speaking of the standard souvenir of the trip is a “Sweets”.

Also in Japan, The high-quality sweets and sweets which are for souvenirs are sold in an airport and a department store.

But…,

In Japan, there are a traditional sweets called “cheap sweets” other than a high-quality sweets.

Dagashi is confectionery aimed at children that can be bought for a small amount of money, such as pocket money.
Dagashi was named to mark the contrast with “jogashi”, which were snacks of a higher quality, and in the Kansai area dagashi are also called “zatsugashi” (miscellaneous confectionery).

Most of the dagashi sold today can trace their origins back to the Meiji Period but many of them were developed after the Second World War; there are many kinds, which are made to be fun to choose and not to bore kids.

Its features are as follows.

There are many kinds!

It’s very cheap!

Therefore, if you have small coins when go back to your own country, let’s buy cheap sweets for a souvenir!

Contents:

  1. About Dagashi(cheap sweets)
  2. 12 cheap sweets of my recommendation
  3. BAR/Cafe which can eat a cheap sweets(Osaka/Kyoto)
  4. Map of cheap sweets stores(Osaka/Kyoto)

1.About Dagashi(cheap sweets)

Dagashi is confectionery aimed at children that can be bought for a small amount of money, such as pocket money.
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The first characteristic of dagashi : There are many kinds!!
There is pleasure to choose. (○´艸`)
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The second characteristic of dagashi : It’s very cheap!!
Its about 30 yen ~ 50 yen.
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I bought a lot of that. But its about 1,000 yen. (○´艸`)
If you have small coins when go back to your own country, let’s buy cheap sweets for a souvenir!

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Dagashi are seen not only dagashiya that carry low priced candy, but also in convenience stores, large shopping malls and supermarkets these days.
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2.12 cheap sweets of my recommendation

  1. Umaibo(10 yen)
  2. Kyabetsutaro&Tamanegisantaro(20 yen)
  3. Potato fries(30 yen)
  4. Baby Star Crispy Noodle Snack mini(30 yen)
  5. Corn potage snack(30 yen)
  6. Katto-Yotchan(pickled squid)(30 yen)
  7. Kabayakisantaro(Fish meat paste of a Kabayaki-style)(12 yen)
  8. Black Thunder(30 yen)
  9. Shimichoko-Corn(20 yen)
  10. Young Doughnut(40 yen)
  11. Bisco(40 yen)
  12. Morocco Fruits Yogurt(20 yen)

1.Umaibo(10 yen)
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Speaking of Dagashi is “Umaibo”!! (○´艸`)
“Umaibo” has tastes more than 20 kinds.
My recommended taste is “Cheese taste”, “Octopus dumplings taste” and “Pizza taste”.
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2.Kyabetsutaro&Tamanegisantaro(20 yen)
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“Kyabetsutaro” is a snack food which is thick soy sauce taste.
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“Tamanegisantaro” is a snack food which is little salt taste.
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3.Potato fries(30 yen)
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This is a snack food of the fried chicken taste.
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4.Baby Star Crispy Noodle Snack mini(30 yen)
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This is a snack food of the seasoning fry noodles style.
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5.Corn potage snack(30 yen)
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This is a snack food of a rich flavor corn potage taste.
(Likes and dislikes might break up.)
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6.Katto-Yotchan(pickled squid)(30 yen)
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This is a squid which was pickled with Sanbaizu (vinegar).
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7.Kabayakisantaro(Fish meat paste of a Kabayaki-style)(12 yen)
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This is a fish meat paste of a Kabayaki-style.
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8.Black Thunder(30 yen)
This is a sweets of the chocolate which cookie chips are in inside.
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9.Shimichoko-Corn(20 yen)
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This is the sweets which let chocolate soak into a stick-formed corn snack.
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10.Young Doughnut(40 yen)
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 is the small doughnuts which is easy to eat.
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11.Bisco(40 yen)
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This is the cookie which sweet cream is sandwiched.
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12.Morocco Fruits Yogurt(20 yen)
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This is the sweets of a sour-sweet yogurt flavor.
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3.BAR/Cafe which can eat a cheap sweets(Osaka/Kyoto)

In Japan, there is the BAR/Cafe which can eat a cheap sweets.

■Dagashi BAR A-55(Osaka)

Open:19:00~1:00(Mon~Thu), 18:00~5:00(Fri,Sat,Sun,Holiday)
Regular holiday:Second/Fourth Tuesday
Address:4F, Fujino Bld., 7-11, Taiyujicho, Kita-ku Osaka-shi, Osaka, 530-0051, Japan
Phone Number:+81-6-6948-5831

■Dagashi bar Ogiya(Osaka)

Open:18:00~0:00
Regular holiday:Tuesday
Address:3-8-2, Sekime, Joto-ku Osaka-shi, Osaka, 536-0008, Japan
Phone Number:+81-6-6939-4940

■Dagashi cafe and bar Usagido(Osaka)

Open:16:00~0:00(Weekday),12:00~0:00(Sat,Sun,Holiday)
Regular holiday:-
Address:2F, Route1 Kyoubasi Bld., 4-5-45, Higashinodamachi, Miyakojima-ku Osaka-shi, Osaka, 534-0024, Japan
Phone Number:+81-6-7171-2780

■Dagashi Bar Nagomi(Osaka)

Open:22:00~5:00
Regular holiday:Sun,Holiday
Address:3F-7, Aporo Bld., Higashishinsaibashi, Chuo-ku Osaka-shi, Osaka, 542-0083, Japan
Phone Number:+81-6-6213-3550

■Dagashi bar Casa(Osaka)

Open:19:00~5:00
Regular holiday:Sun
Address:Reinbo Bld.2F, 7-5-1, Fukushima, Fukushima-ku Osaka-shi, Osaka, 553-0003, Japan
Phone Number:+81-50-5281-4142

BAR PRESTO(Osaka)
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Open:20:00~
Regular holiday:Sun,Holiday
Address:4-2-11, Nakaishikiricho, Higashiosaka-shi, Osaka, 579-8014, Japan
Phone Number:+81-90-2194-1491

■Dagashi BAR FREE(Kyoto)

Open:17:00~23:30
Regular holiday:-
Address:2F, Tsujita Bld., 115, Ishiyacho, Nakagyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 604-8002, Japan
Phone Number:+81-75-213-5885

4.Map of cheap sweets stores(Osaka/Kyoto)

How did you like it?

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