Japanese Kit Kat

In Japan, the Japanese local Kit Kat is used as souvenirs!

The standard Kit Kat is a crispy wafer covered with chocolate. It is available in just one flavor.

But, in Japan, there are so many different flavored Kit Kat that it is more than a treat for chocolate lovers.

No other nation in the world has introduced 200 flavors of Kit Kat other than Japan. Unfortunately, most of them are limited edition.

Fun Facts About Japanese Kit Kat

  • In 2000 Nestlé Japan introduced the first flavored Kit Kat which was a strawberry-flavored Kit Kat.
  • The unique flavors of Kit Kat are got from fruitsvegetablesdrinks, and even snacks!
  • The special edition flavored Kit Kat is sold for just 2-3 weeks in a convenience store.
  • The most popular Kit Kat flavors to date are green tea and strawberry-flavored Kit Kat.
  • The name Kit Kat sounds similar to the Japanese word Kitto Katsu. In the Japanese language “Kitto Katsu” is translated as “You will surely win”. So, Kit Kat is given as good luck gifts, especially during exams. Hence, in Japan Kit Kat’s popularity during exams is at its peak.
Japanese Kit Kat

Local Japanese Kit Kat Flavors Guide

In Japan, the food that is famous in a particular region becomes the local flavor of Kit Kat in that region. The local Kit Kat is used as a souvenir.

The local Kit Kat that is available in Japan is as follows:

Japanese Kit Kat Amaou Strawberry Flavor

KYUSHU SOUVENIR

Japanese Kit Kat Amaou Strawberry Flavor

The “Amaou” is a strawberry variety grown in the Kyushu region of Japan.

The mellow flavor is gently wrapped in white chocolate along with the fragrant wafers.

Japanese Kit Kat Azuki Sandwich Flavor

TOKAI / HOKURIKU SOUVENIR

Japanese Kit Kat Azuki Sandwich Flavor

“Ogura toast” is a standard menu at coffee shops in the Tokai region. Inspired by its taste, the cream is sandwiched with azuki beans on a fragrant wafer and wrapped in milk chocolate.

Japanese Kit Kat Hokkaido Azuki & Strawberry Flavor

HOKKAIDO SOUVENIR

Japanese Kit Kat Hokkaido Azuki & Strawberry Flavor

A powder made from 100% Hokkaido red beans and strawberry juice is obtained to get the flavor. The powder is then wrapped in crispy, savory wafers and white chocolate.

Japanese Kit Kat Itohkyuemon Uji Hojicha Flavor

KYOTO SOUVENIR

Japanese Kit Kat Itohkyuemon Uji Hojicha Flavor

Itohkyuemon and Nestlé Japan have collaborated to create fragrant roasted tea flavored Kit Kat. Wafers are coated with flavorful chocolate that is carefully kneaded with roasted green tea.

Japanese Kit Kat Itohkyuemon Uji Matcha Flavor

KYOTO SOUVENIR

Japanese Kit Kat Itohkyuemon Uji Matcha Flavor

Itohkyuemon and Nestlé Japan have collaborated to create green tea-flavored Kit Kat. Wafers are wrapped in flavorful chocolate that is carefully kneaded with Uji tea leaves that were selected by Itohkyuemon.

Japanese Kit Kat Kobe Pudding Flavor

KOBE SOUVENIR

Japanese Kit Kat Kobe Pudding Flavor

Kobe Pudding has teamed up with Nestlé Japan to create wasabi Kobe pudding-flavored Kit Kat. It is a product that has the mellow and deep richness of Kobe pudding and the fruity taste of Kit Kat.

Japanese Kit Kat Momiji Manju Flavor

HIROSHIMA SOUVENIR

Japanese Kit Kat Momiji Manju Flavor

Momiji Manju (maple-leaf-shaped buns) is a famous confectionery item in Hiroshima. The bean paste powder is kneaded between the fragrant wafers and wrapped in white chocolate to get the flavor of the bun.

Kit Kat Purple Sweet Potato Flavor

KYUSHU/OKINAWA SOUVENIR

Japanese Kit Kat Purple Sweet Potato Flavor

“Purple sweet potato” is characterized by its bright colors that are popular in the Okinawa and Southern Kyushu areas. The elegant flavor is wrapped in fragrant wafers and white chocolate.

Japanese Kit Kat Rum Raisin Flavor

TOKYO SOUVENIR

Japanese Kit Kat Rum Raisin Flavor

Rum raisin is a perfect souvenir for Tokyo. To create the unique luxurious flavor 0.12% raisin and rum raisin has been used. This kit kat has a very taste is very typical taste.

Japanese Kit Kat Shinshu Apple Flavor

SHINSHU SOUVENIR

Japanese Kit Kat Shinshu Apple Flavor

The Shinshu apples which are grown in the Nagano region in Japan are used for the apple-flavored Kit Kat. The refreshing flavor and sweetness are gently wrapped in milk chocolate with fragrant wafers.

Japanese Kit Kat Strawberry Cheesecake Flavor

YOKOHAMA SOUVENIR

Japanese Kit Kat Stawberry Cheese Cake Flavor

The strawberry cheesecake is blended with chocolate to obtain the flavor. The cream is sandwiched with cheese on a fragrant wafer and wrapped in white chocolate with strawberry cheese flavor.

Japanese Kit Kat Tamaruya Wasabi Flavor

SHIZUOKA AND KANTO SOUVENIR

Japanese Kit Kat Tamaruya Wasabi Flavor

Tamaruya Honten has collaborated with Nestlé Japan to create a Japanese horseradish-flavored Kit Kat. The taste is a blend of the spiciness of horseradish and the sweetness of white chocolate.

Japanese Kit Kat Tochiotome Strawberry Flavor

TOCHIGI SOUVENIR

Japanese Kit Kat Tochiotome Strawberry Flavor

The Tochiotome strawberry variety grown in the Tochigi region of Japan has been used to flavor the Tochiotome strawberry Kit Kat. The sweetness of strawberry makes the taste luxurious.

Japanese Kit Kat Strawberry Cheesecake Flavor

JAPANESE SOUVENIR.

Japanese Kit Kat Strawberry Cheesecake Flavor

The package of strawberry cheesecake Kit Kat is shaped like Mount Fuji, the Japanese highest mountain. So, it makes a perfect souvenir.

The Kit Kat has sandwiched cream with cheese on fragrant wafers and wrapped it in white chocolate with strawberry cheese flavor.

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