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Magikarp might be a useless Pokémon, but it certainly makes for a tasty snack!

In Japan, ‚Äútaiyaki‚ÄĚ is a fish-shaped cake stuffed with red bean paste or custard. Taiyaki speciality shop Kurikoan has launched totally official Magikarp taiyaki‚ÄĒrather, ‚ÄúKoiking-yaki.‚ÄĚ (In Japanese, Magikarp is called ‚ÄúKoiking.‚ÄĚ)

Priced at 106 yen (US$1.81), the treat comes in little bags sporting the lyrics to the character’s official theme song. 

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This isn’t the first time Magikarp has been turned into taiyaki. Previously, a kit to make Magikarp taiyaki at home was released a while back. 

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