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Frog Manju by Aoyagi Sohonke
Cute frog-shaped manju filled with high quality bean paste!
Aoyagi Sohonke has its main store in Osu, Naka-ku, Nagoya City and has been famous for its local sweet, uiro, which also produces this popular sweets. The company's logo is a frog jumping on a willow tree, giving rise to the creation of this cute frog-shaped product. The eyes and mouth are still made one by one with a hot branding iron, making it a delicate product.
The moist dough is filled with sweet red bean paste. Check out the seasonal specials such as the version with a strong flavor but lightly sweetened green tea.
The word "kaeru (frog)" in Japanese also means "to return home," making it a fun word play on the word "safe return from a trip or work", so that it can be a good fortune souvenir.
Aoyagi Sohonke produces many other Japanese and Western sweets, such as "Aoyagi Uiro" and "Aoyagi Ogura Sand", all perfect souvenirs of Nagoya.
The cute appearance resembling a frog became so popular!
Filled with high quality red bean paste. Check the seasonal specials.
The name indicating safe return makes it a good fortune souvenir.
- Product name in Japanese
- by Aoyagi Sohonke
- 432 yen for 3 items. 848 yen for six items. *can vary depending on the shop
- Available shops
- Osu Main Store, KITTE Nagoya store, JR Nagoya Takashimaya store, Grand Kiosk Nagoya store, Chubu Centrair International Airport Meihinkan etc.
- Official Website
- Official Website (English)