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Kamakura Hangetsu

Kamakura Hangetsu at
Isetan Kuala Lumpur

by Isetan Kuala Lumpur | 20th January 2023

Sweets bring blessings and good luck for the New Year.

To commemorate the Year of Rabbit, Isetan Kuala Lumpur has brought in Kamakura Hangetsu, an exclusive artisanal made-in Japan sweet confectionery.  A must-try for sweets lovers and perfect for Chinese New Year gifting to relatives, business partners and friends.

Welcoming New Year With Japan Kamakura Sweets

Kamakura Goro Main Store, Japan
Store Inner View

History of Kamakura Hangetsu

In the ancient capital city of Kamakura, just south of Tokyo, famed for its seasonal blooms & literature, there is a bustling shopping street, Komachi-dorii leading to Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine. This is where the popular “Hangetsu” (half-moon) sandwich wafer, the bestselling product from Kamakura Goro Main Store, an authentic confectionery shop was born in 1990.

After years of popularity and word-of-mouth publicity, the snack has been awarded “No.1 sweets from Kamakura that you are happy to receive” from a recent online survey in March 2021.

Kamakura Hangetsu 鎌倉半月

Embossed with its iconic adorable moon rabbit design, Kamakura Hangetsu (meaning ” half-moon”) delicate, semi-circular crispy crackers have a subtle sweetness. In between the mildly sweet thin crispy crackers, there is a creamy filling that comes in two different flavours: Ogura adzuki bean a.k.a red bean and matcha. Striking a delicious balance of flavours, pair it with a cup of tea to complete your experience.

This long-selling product “Kamakura Hangetsu”, which has been on the market for more than 20 years, is still a Kamakura confectionery that represents “Kamakura Goro Main Store”.

Red Bean & Matcha Flavour

Finely ground red beans and matcha are kneaded into each dough into the elegant crispy crackers with a subtle sweetness.

The sandwich was made with plenty of cream of Ogura and matcha. If you chew plain, it is a crispy and immovable popular two-flavor.

In order to make it pleasant and gentle in the mouth, the dough of the crispy crackers was also baked with its own flavor.

Kamakura Hangetsu

Red bean / Matcha
5pcs / box
RM45 per box

* Allergic ingredients: Wheat, Egg, Milk, Soybean
*This product is alcohol-free & pork-free

*Available in limited quantity, while stocks last.
*Only for in-store purchases.

In the Year of Rabbit, making its first debut for a limited time only in Isetan KLCC and Isetan The Japan Store, Lot 10 Foodmarket from 20th January onwards, treat yourself to these delicate cream-filled wafers.

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