Floral-printed Tokyo Banana

Tokyo Banana is a sweet treat that wraps banana custard cream with a soft sponge cake. It's the most recognizable souvenir from Tokyo for people traveling to other parts of Japan.

Currently, a special spring version is on sale for a limited time only. It's a floral printed Tokyo Banana called Tokyo Banana no Hana, and instead of banana custard cream, it has banana shake flavored cream inside.

The package is all about cuteness (Banana with a ribbon!) so that it could be great souvenirs for your girlfriends back home!



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