Magikarp might be a useless Pokémon, but it certainly makes for a tasty snack!
In Japan, “taiyaki” is a fish-shaped cake stuffed with red bean paste or custard. Taiyaki speciality shop Kurikoan has launched totally official Magikarp taiyaki—rather, “Koiking-yaki.” (In Japanese, Magikarp is called “Koiking.”)
Priced at 106 yen (US$1.81), the treat comes in little bags sporting the lyrics to the character’s official theme song.
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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