Christmas cake with Miki from The Idolmaster in a Santa costume

 

Some fun facts about Christmas here in Japan:

1) Christmas is not a family or religious event. It's a romantic date day for couples - almost like another Valentine's day.

2) Christmas songs already started playing in Japan - I already had to listen to them in the cafe in my neighborhood recently. It was still in SEPTEMBER!  By November 1st, it is in all cafes, supermarkets, department stores, streets, etc.

3) We order whole cakes decorated for Christmas. It's probably the best selling day for cake shops throughout the year.

Anyway, regarding a Christmas cake, how about one with a girl's figure on it for this year? The girl is Miki Hoshii from the video game "The Idolmaster" and she is in a Santa Clause costume!

The cake itself looks good too with champagne flavored whipped cream, diced peach and muscat flavored coating on top.

You can place the order in advance on Bandai's online website. It's 3,990 yen. They will ship the cake within Japan in December.

 

Source: 

Related Articles

Sharp's espresso machine-like tea maker HEALSIO Ocha Presso is going to be available in a new red color model in addition to the existing black and white models on September 10.

Yoriko Takahashi - February 27, 2014

Akihabaranews.com - JAL - AIR Mos

Do you remember that we wrote that Japan Airlines (JAL) served KFC's combo as a flight meal on their international flights? It is a limited time offer meal and will be available until February 28.

KitKat Croissant is now available at a popular Japanese cafe bar chain, Pronto...and with that, KitKat continues its mission to crossover from candy junky food to haute couture snacky snack.

Yoriko Takahashi - March 05, 2015

Nissan's new concept BBQ Car is very intriguing. Open the car trunk, and you will see all the equipment necessary for BBQ ready to be used. It includes an electric grill, refrigerator, kitchen with sink, cookware, plates, spices, coffeemaker, garbage disposal machine.... and more!

Potato chips… meet Colonel Sanders!

Calbee and Kentucky Fried Chicken collaborated to make a new type of potato chips that will be out on January 6.

The flavor is Colonel Crispy, which is based on KFC's "Colonel Crispy" boneless crispy fried chicken.  The chips have stronger garlic and soy sauce taste added on. Sounds like a seriously delicious taste!

Photo by Tabelog

 

 

 

 

Nissin is going to release the interesting flavor cup noodle on October 7 - Cheesy Doria (means Rice au Gratin in Japanese) flavor.

The flavor was made in the image of a popular menu "Doria Milan style" from a Japanese family restaurant. The soup consists of a mix of white creamy sauce, meat sauce and 2 types of cheese, which make the soup very rich.

Price: ¥190

 

Terrie's Take - AkihabaraNews.com

Terrie’s Take is a selection of Japan-centric news collected and collated by long-time resident and media business professional Terrie Lloyd. AkihabaraNews is pleased to present Terrie’s learned perspective; we all could use another take on the news - here’s Terrie’s:

Lotte Fit's recent cutest, oddest, and fluffiest commercial

Terrie's Take - AkihabaraNews.com

Terrie’s Take is a selection of Japan-centric news collected and collated by long-time resident and media business professional Terrie Lloyd. AkihabaraNews is pleased to present Terrie’s learned perspective; we all could use another take on the news - here’s Terrie’s:

Seibu Railway announced that they are developing a restaurant train. The train will carry up to 52 passengers and all 4 cars will be dining cars. If you were a tourist in Japan, would you want some of this?
Terrie's Take - AkihabaraNews.com

Terrie’s Take is a selection of Japan-centric news collected and collated by long-time resident and media business professional Terrie Lloyd. AkihabaraNews is pleased to present Terrie’s learned perspective; we all could use another take on the news - here’s Terrie’s:

New fancy KitKat "I LOVE FRUITS" series is now available only in 2 stores in Tokyo. You are not able to purchase it anywhere else!

Pages