Japanese Ice Cream Flavor Challenge

Tokyo’s summer is hot with temperatures often over 35C / 94F and humidity so high it’s like being in a sauna. One was to stay cool it so eat ice cream. Japanese has it’s own original flavors and ingredients. Nevermind Ben&Jerry’s, Baskin Robbins 31 flavors, and Cold Stone! John Daub heads to Ebisu where he enjoys Japanese ice cream at JAPANESE ICE OUCA.

OUCA Ebisu Japanese Ice Cream

Flavors available at OUCA:
* Cherry Blossom and Red Bean
* Milk
* Soybean Powder and Brown Sugar
* Brown Sugar and roasted Green Tea
* Watermelon
* Peach from Yamanashi Prefecture
* Green Tea from Kyoto

OUCA Japanese Ice Cream

Three Flavor Cup:
Small 400 yen
Medium 460 yen
Large 720 yen
Super Size 1280 yen [It’s really big]
* It comes with a side of salty seaweed and a cookie.

Japanese Green Tea Kakigori Ice Cream at OUCA

Try the SHIRO KUMA (Polar Bear) with Milk Ice Cream, red bean eyes and nose or the red one with strawberry ears!
640 Yen
* This is seasonal. There’s always another cute ice cream option available. Check the OUCA website and blog for the newest items!

Inside NAKANO BREOADWAY, famous for anime and manga otaku, there’s a shop called DAILY CHICO that serves up super sized soft cones!

Aoi waoryutv ice cream

The 8 flavor TOWER ice cream costs only 480 yen!
It weighs 700g and took me about 12 minutes to eat!

URL:
★ Japanese Ice OUCA  http://www.ice-ouca.com/
★ Daily Chico / デイリーチコ http://www.nbw.jp/nbwcgi/shops/detail/40/backurl:@nbwcgi@shops@index@page:7

This show has been created and produced by John Daub ジョン・ドーブ. He’s been living and working in Japan for over 18 years and regularly reports on TV for Japan’s International Channel.

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