Below are the top 33 classic Japanese snacks. Everybody in Japan knows these snacks and many people feel nostalgic about them. They are ranked in order of their fame:
Wasabi/beef flavored chips.
Crispy cream candies with an unfortunate name.
Chocolate biscuits that look like tiny burgers.
Fruit flavored jelly beans.
Crackers with a chocolate filling shaped like fish.
Love the simple names of Japanese products.
Bit-sized chocolates with crunchy rice.
Classic Japanese hard caramels.
Crab shaped sweat bread.
22.Kinoko no Yama
Literally "mushroom mountain", cute chocolate topped cookies.
Cheese and vegetable flavored potato sticks. Jagariko is a play on the word "Jagarimo" which means potato.
Fruit flavored chewy candy.
Koala shaped cookies with various fillings such as chocolate and strawberry.
Small tangy mints.
16.Baby Star Ramen
Chips meant to taste like ramen noodles.
Classic Japanese biscuits.
14.Tohato Caramel Corn
A classic basic chocolate bar.
Frozen treat in bottle shaped plastic that tastes like a milk shake.
Okay, so Kitkat is not Japanese. However, Kitkat is consistently one of the top selling chocolate bars in Japan. Kitkat in Japan has many varieties not available in other countries such as cherry blossom flavor.
Fake ice cream cones.
These classic chocolate squares have dozens of flavours and seasonal varieties.
Milk flavored caramels.
7.Gari Gari Kun
A classic sherbet bar that comes in various flavors. "Gari Gari" is the sound of chewing.
Snack sized sticks similar to potato chips that come in various flavors.
Popular brand of slightly dark chocolate.
Little cylinders of waxy chocolate.
Space capsule shaped chocolates with a mix of strawberry and milk chocolate.
Waxy chocolate with a crunchy, strawberry or peanut filling.
Pretzel sticks covered in chocolate.