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Frog Manju by Aoyagi Sohonke

Cute frog-shaped manju filled with high quality bean paste!

Souvenir

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.

Highlights

  • 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.

Photos

  • The company's logo is a frog jumping on a willow tree, giving rise to the creation of this cute frog-shaped product.

    The company's logo is a frog jumping on a willow tree, giving rise to the creation of this cute frog-shaped product.

  • The moist dough is filled with sweet red bean paste

    The moist dough is filled with sweet red bean paste

  • 3 piece box. Another package with 6 pieces is also available.

    3 piece box. Another package with 6 pieces is also available.

  • The eyes and mouth are still made one by one with a hot branding iron.

    The eyes and mouth are still made one by one with a hot branding iron.

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Details

Product name in Japanese
青柳総本家「カエルまんじゅう」
Brand
by Aoyagi Sohonke
Price
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)