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On April 8th, Buddhist temples all over Japan will be celebrating Hana Matsuri, a festival of flowers meant to honor the birth of Buddha with special ceremonies and decorations of colorful lanterns and plenty of flowers - including the famous springtime bud, the cherry blossom - also known as sakura.
Sakura signifies springtime and, when they're in bloom, are often incorporated into several different traditional Japanese treats. However, more and more popular international brands have been coming out with their very own ways to celebrate the season. (With cherry blossom-flavored exclusives. Aww yeah.)

Magnolia Cupcakes

Sakura Cupcakes with Sakura Vanilla Buttercream

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

Sakura Cream Donuts

McDonald's

Sakura Cherry McFizz with Plum-Seasoned French Fries

Danone

Bio Cherry Blossom Yogurt

Pepsi

Sakura Cherry-Flavored Cola

Lindt

Sakura White Chocolate Macarons

Starbucks

Sakura Blossom & Strawberry Frappuccino, Sakura Blossom Latte, and Sakura Chiffon Cake

Haagen-Dazs

Sakura Ice Cream

Red Bull

Sakura-Flavored Energy Drink

Baskin-Robbins

Cherry Blossom Ice Cream with Sakura Mochi Ribbon

So which one of these do you wish was available in your country? And if you've been to Japan, have you tried any?

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yes and most are pretty good except the starbucks stuff I didn't like but omg my favorite is the red bull! is so good!
@AnnaArai take me with you!!!!!!
I'm moving to Japan so I'm excited to try all of it :3
Sakura Chiffon Cake and Sakura Haagendaz
sigh... why we always get none of the goodies in Australia? they should make it available global wide!
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