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'Dragon Ball' and Shenron sweets will grant your wagashi wishes

By Ben K, grape Japan

Bandai's "Tabe-Masu" 食べマス wagashi sweets series sold exclusively at FamilyMart convenience stores are a fun, affordable and easy way of enjoying your favorite characters while sampling traditional nerikiri wagashi, the highest grade of wagashi using bean paste of various colors fashioned into beautiful shapes.

Some of the versions we've reviewed on grape Japan include One PieceHello Kitty, Cinnamoroll and PochaccoSumikko GurashiDoraemon, and Detective Conan.

Tabe-Masu Dragon Ball Super

The most famous of the dragons in the "Dragon Ball" universe, Shenron has the power to grant any wish once the seven Dragon Balls are assembled. In this Tabe-Masu series, Shenron is made in a green nerikiri with authentic matcha flavor obtained from green tea leaves. Rendered in detail with his piercing red eyes, beard and tail, it's quite a piece of craftsmanship.

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The Dragon Balls are mochi wagashi with a custard cream filling, and have the famous star markings on them. In addition to seven varieties with the corresponding number of stars displayed, there are two additional "secret" varieties, making a total of nine for you to discover.

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They come in a set of two, one Shenron and one Dragon Ball, chosen at random. Collect all seven and maybe your wishes will come true.

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Price: 369 yen + tax

On sale from July 28

Availability: Sold at FamilyMart convenience stores nationwide, while supplies last.

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You need to be daft and rich to cough up for these....

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You need to be daft and rich to cough up for these...

The price is 369 yen + tax, you hardly have to be rich to buy it at your local convenience store.

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Yeh, over 200 yen for one and they are.....small!

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