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23 October 2009 @ 03:31 am
A few days ago... actually on my only day off in weeks but I digress... I was out with Mami and we went looking for cinnamon sticks (my new health food of choice, lol).

And we found these----> Apples!! Mini apples!! Granted, my hand is a little bit bigger than most girls, but it's smaller than most guys... and look how tiny the apple is in comparison!! They're so cute!!!!

They are called Hime-ringo ("Princess Apples") in Japanese, and according to Mami they are very popular! I don't know how I've managed to go so long without seeing one but.. ^o^;;

Anyways, they taste... drumroll.... exactly like apples! =D Yum!!! I like the little package.... cute and bite-sized! (If they used this apple on the cover of Twilight, what would that say about B&E's love? LOL don't listen to me!)

I love talking about new (and/or weird) food! Not to mention, it makes for a short and easy psot while I'm at work! So I don't fall into the habt of neglecting my lj. Plus, I love to let my friends know I'm alive.. and I get to know the people that comment on my lj that I've never met. I wish that I could meet all you guys one day! Promise me you'll come to my concert if I ever have one by some chance! =D
Current Music: Radwimps - Setsuna Rensa
✖ KAKI ✖: Me - braidsnativegirl on October 22nd, 2009 06:44 pm (UTC)
AH that is adorable! I want one~
Kira_Shadowkira_shadow on October 22nd, 2009 06:45 pm (UTC)
unfortunately I'm allergic to apples...otherwise I'd try them :3
I thought it was some kind of funny type cherry at first XD
Chloegracefulstars on October 22nd, 2009 06:47 pm (UTC)
ひめりんご!!!! かわいい!!!!!  I want one!!! They look so tasty!! Argh dang it now I have to go buy me some apples... ^^:;;;
neooldetokyoneooldetokyo on October 22nd, 2009 06:48 pm (UTC)
The world needs more miniature foods. All hail the teeny apples!
0x: P3 - ryoji0x on October 22nd, 2009 06:52 pm (UTC)

I'd like to meet you, too. Read my journal?
♥ The Common Dormousefrankincensy on October 22nd, 2009 07:05 pm (UTC)
Those are so cute! I've had miniature bananas before that were about 7cm long.
The Girl With The Haro Tattoo: That's just how I do.thelastsong on October 22nd, 2009 07:06 pm (UTC)
Horo would love these~
美夢: Misha and Sasha_miyuchan_ on October 22nd, 2009 07:11 pm (UTC)
They are so cute!!! I ate them this summer at a matsuri but before seeing them there I didn't know they existed! XD

scarlayta on October 22nd, 2009 07:17 pm (UTC)
Ah! So cute! x3 I'd love to try one~ :D
Adsimilationadsimilation on October 22nd, 2009 08:24 pm (UTC)
Aww, so cute~ I thought it was a plum until I actually read the text because it's so red!! :O
karinablue_rose on October 22nd, 2009 08:49 pm (UTC)
I wish that I could have tiny apples*pouts*
They look delicious!
Lauren: Sakurada Dori ♥♥coffeexmilk on October 22nd, 2009 09:01 pm (UTC)
Aww, cute! I love apples. :D I wonder how they're grown... how does the price compare to a normal apple?
YumeKutteIkt(YuKI)yumekutteikt on October 22nd, 2009 09:04 pm (UTC)
Wow, I didn't realized Hime-ringo isn't seen outside Japan until now!^^; Oh well, I don't eat hime-ringo much anyway, except for those candy-coated ones at festivals, hehe!

BTW, now you mentioned it-- have you checked the cover of "Twilight" Japanese edition books? The bunko-edition covers are the same as US, but the softcover edition books feature the cover art by Masaru Gotsubo(artist of "Samurai Champloo" manga) and I really love it!:-)<333
Reiquentin_watson on October 22nd, 2009 09:30 pm (UTC)
Adorable! I wonder if you can buy them in the states anywhere...maybe a store like Uwajimaya?
capriciouswind: 30 Rock:OMGcapriciouswind on October 22nd, 2009 10:18 pm (UTC)
I saw those the other day at a festival and they were CANDIED. OMG they are cute.