Maeda Store – Asahiya Souvenir Shop
Our original Yatagarasu no Tamago Manjuu won The Japan Tourism Promotion Association President Prize of Nippon Omiyage Award in 2021
Yatagarasu no Tamago Manjuu is a black pastry made with mixed of flour and Kishu Binchoutan, a high quality charcoal originally made at Tanabe, Wakayama. This pastry is filled with red-bean paste mixed with sesame.
Yatagarasu no Tamago Manjuu won the Japan Tourism Promotion Association Presiden Prize of Nippon Omiyage Award in 2021.
The name Yatagarasu is referring to a three-legged crow sent by Takamimusubi (God of Agriculture) as a guide for Emperor Jinmu (First emperor of Japan) on his eastern expedition to Kumano that would become Yamato.
Yatagarasu also used a symbol of Japan Football Association. This to honors Kakunosuke Nakamura, the pioneer of football in Japan who born in Nachi-Katsuura Town, where the Kumano Nachi Taisha Grand Shrine is located.
We have wide variety of local souvenir at our souvenir shop.
Open hours 9AM to 5PM
No regular holiday
1-1-12 Tsukiji, Nachi-Katsuura Town