The appeal of Halloween in Japan has become more popular in recent years and I’m not talking about the wild parties that occur at the scramble crossing in Shibuya each year.
Although trick-or-treating isn’t big in Japan, Japanese snack companies give it their all when it comes to producing limited-edition flavored snacks and packaging related to Halloween.
So if you’re looking to try out unique Japanese snacks, or to give them out during Halloween, here is a selection of spooky-themed treats from Japan!
This year the Tohato Caramel Corn packaging has turned into a vampire and is full of light and fluffy pumpkin pudding flavored caramel corn.
The Caramel Corn Pumpkin Pudding Flavor is available on Amazon Japan.
The standard Kit Kat has an adorable Halloween packaging and each Kit Kat has a dedicated area to write a personalized message.
The Standard Kit Kat with Halloween Packaging is available on Amazon Japan.
The limited-edition Halloween flavor this year is Apple Pie which is part of the Otona no Amasa (sweetness for adults) series.
The Kit Kat Halloween Apple Pie Flavor is available on Amazon Japan.
The scrumptious Lumonde Crispy Crepe Chocolates Cookies come in Halloween packaging that includes spooky cute ghosts and a cheerful-looking black cat.
The Halloween Packaged version of Lumonde Crispy Crepe Chocolate Cookies is available on Amazon Japan.
The chocolate-flavored corn puffs are shaped like Pikachu from the Pokémon anime series and the Halloween packaging version features various Pokemon dressed up and ready for some trick-or-treating.
The normal version of the Pokémon Chocolate Corn Puff Snack is available on Amazon Japan.
These star-shaped crackers are made of rice and have a salty taste. Each package contains a random Pokemon from the Pokémon anime series.
The back of the packaging has cut-outs to make tiny Halloween-themed Pokémon flags that can be used for decorations.
The Halloween 2020 Pokémon Hoshi Tabeyo Star Shape Rice Crackers is available on Amazon Japan.
Umaibo’s mascot Umaimon has gotten dressed up for Halloween! These delicious cylindrical corn snacks are Corn Potage flavored.
The Umaibou Corn Potage Halloween Packaging is available on Amazon Japan.
The Halloween version of the Zackey Chocolate Wafers come in a vibrant orange packaging with various Halloween-themed illustrations.
The normal version of Zackey Chocolate Wafer Halloween is available on Amazon Japan.
I’m Jake Caprino, who is more commonly known by the online alias Swaps4. I’m a business owner based in Japan. I enjoy writing about anime, video games, and bits & pieces of Japanese culture.