TOKYO BANANA: Must-Buy Products 2020

The best selling souvenir from Tokyo, TOKYO BANANA’s sweetest line-up

Have you heard of TOKYO BANANA (東京ばな奈) ? It’s a fluffy little banana shaped sponge cake filled with banana flavoured custard cream. It’s delicious, handy and extremely cute, which makes TOKYO BANANA one of the most popular souvenirs from Tokyo today.

The products can be found at most of souvenir shops in major stations and airports in Tokyo, moreover they start being sold at many other cities in Japan! Also TOKYO BANANA is available with many different flavours and shapes, and some of them are only available at limited locations or for limited time.

Today, I’m going to introduce TOKYO BANANA’s line-up so far in 2020, and they are highly recommended to take home as souvenir!


TOKYO BANANA (Original Flavour)

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TOKYO BANANA Original Flavour was first released in 1991, and now it’s become one of the most beloved sweets in Japan. The light and fluffy banana shaped sponge cake with banana custard cream filling is simply delightful and a perfect treat to bring back home! The limited-edition package is exclusively available at Tokyo Station.

Price:
Value Pack 483 yen (4pc)
Gift Box 1,029 yen (8pc), 1,543 yen (12pc), 2,057 yen (16pc)

TOKYO BANANA RACCO (Coffee Milk Flavour)

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TOKYO BANANA RACCO Coffee Milk Flavor was released in 2018, featuring the design of a floating sea otter (Racco in Japanese) holding a bottle of coffee milk. The cake is filled with banana and milk coffee flavour.

Price:
Value Pack 515 yen (4pc)
Gift Box 1,080 yen (8pc), 1,595 yen (12pc)

TOKYO BANANA X KITKAT

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The dream collaboration has come true! TOKYO BANANA X KITKAT Banana Flavour features cream with the distinctive banana flavour between the crunchy waffles covered by milk chocolate. Each chocolate bar comes with a cute banana print.

Price: 270 yen (3pc), 702 yen (8pc), 1,296 yen (15 pc)

TOKYO BANANA X KITKAT GOLD

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TOKYO BANANA X KITKAT GOLD Banana Caramel Flavour has just been released in late 2019 as a new addition to the TOKYO BANANA and KITKAT collaboration. The golden chocolate bar with banana and caramel flavour are packed in shiny golden packages.

Price: 756 yen (8pc), 1,382 yen (15pc)

TOKYO BANANA RAISIN SANDWICH

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TOKYO BANANA RAISIN SANDWICH is served with raisins and rich white chocolate cream with banana flavour filled between two banana shaped cookies.

Price:
Value Pack 504 yen (4pc)
Gift Box 1,080 yen (8pc)

TOKYO BANANA COOKIE SANDWICH

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TOKYO BANANA COOKIE SANDWICH is a new product that was released in late 2019. The oversized milky banana chocolate is sandwiched between two light and delicate langue de chat cookies with a cute banana print.

Price: 885 yen (12pc), 1,155 yen (16pc), 1,728 yen (24pc)

TOKYO BANANA HEART (Maple Banana Flavour)

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Cuteness overload! The hearts printed banana shaped cake, TOKYO BANANA HEART is served with a filling of maple banana flavoured cream inside.

Price: 560 yen (4pc), 1,080 yen (8pc), 1,595 yen (12pc)

TOKYO BANANA PANDA

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TOKYO BANANA PANDA was first released in 2017, celebrating a debut of a baby Panda “Xiang Xiang” at Ueno Zoo. Adorable face of Panda is printed on banana shaped cake and banana yogurt flavoured cream is filled inside.

Price:
Value Pack 515 yen (4pc)
Gift Box 1,080 yen (8pc), 1,595 yen (12pc)

HELLO KITTY APPLE CAKE

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TOKYO BANANA collaborates with one of the most beloved character in the world, Hello Kitty! HALLO KITTY APPLE CAKE is soft sponge cake with a cute Hello Kitty face printed and the inside is juicy apple jam and creamy custard.

Price: 648 yen (4pc), 1,188 yen (8pc)

-Seasonal Items

TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC EMBLEM

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Celebrating the upcoming 2020 summer Olympics in Tokyo, TOKYO BANANA released the Tokyo 2020 Official Licensed Product, TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC EMBLEM BANANA CUSTARD CAKE in 2019 summer. The sponge cake is made with Japanese rice flour and filled with banana custard cream.

Price: 1,134 yen (8pc), 1,674 yen (12pc)

TOKYO BANANA (Sakura Flavour)

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If you are travelling in Japan before/during the cherry blossom season, take a great chance to get the exclusive Sakura themed TOKYO BANANA. The charming cherry blossom petal printed cake is filled with Banana custard cream with a hint of Sakura scent.

Sales Period: 26 December 2019 to April 2020

Price: 560 yen (4pc), 1,080 yen (8pc), 1,595 yen (12pc)

THE LEMON CAKE from GINZA

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THE LEMON CAKE from GINZA is a fluffy sponge cake filled with two types of creams: fresh and succulent Lemon cream and rich and mild milk cream. The product is only available during spring season.

Sales Period: 22 January 2020~

Price: 483 yen (4pc), 1029 yen (8pc), 1,543 yen (12pc)

-Limited Items

TOKYO BANANA (Honey Flavour)

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TOKYO BANANA HONEY FLAVOUR is exclusively sold at Haneda Airport. The sponge cake with an adorable cuddly bear print is filled with banana custard cream and a hint of honey.

Price: 560 yen (4pc), 1,080 yen (8pc), 1,595 yen (12pc)

TOKYO BANANA CASTELLA CAKE

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Another Haneda Airport exclusive product, TOKYO BANANA CASTELLA CAKE MAPLE FLAVOUR is a banana shaped castella cake with crystal maple suger and a hit of banana flavour.

Price: 702 yen (4pc), 1,188 yen (8pc), 1,782 yen (12pc)

MICKEY MOUSE PANCAKE SANDWICH

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In late 2019, a new souvenir store Disney SWEETS COLLECTION by TOKYO BANANA has opened in Tokyo Station, offering exclusive treats in collaboration between adorable Disney characters and delicious TOKYO BANANA sweets. MICKEY MOUSE PANCAKE SANDWICH available with two flavours: Banana Milk and Caramel Almond.

Price: 1,080 yen (4pc), 1,382 yen (6pc), 2,160 yen (10pc)


You wanna shop TOKYO BANANA products?? Here is the list of shops you can find TOKYO BANANA products in Japan!

http://www.tokyobanana.jp/shop/index.html?wovn=en


Thanks for reading! How did you like my list of the best TOKYO BANANA line-up for 2020? Which TOKYO BANANA product do you wanna try most??

If you are considering to buy something special for souvenirs while travelling in Tokyo, TOKYO BANANA is one of the most recommended items 🙂

To get more idea for shopping souvenirs in Japan, you may wanna check out these articles I have written previously!

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