Popular anime Love Live! debuts character-themed manju sweet

Fans of the anime Love Live! have the chance to experience a sweet inspired by the extremely popular idol-pop cartoon series.

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Starting this July in Animate and Gamers stores across the country, fans of the show can buy a package of Homura Manju box featuring the image of character Honoka Kousaka. That's appropriate, as in the cartoon, her family runs a Japanese sweets store called Homura selling a variety of traditional goods – including manju, a classic confection featuring red-bean paste in the middle. A box of six will cost one about 907 yen, but the chance to eat a snack from the show might be more than worth that price to fans.

Adapted from original Japanese article