We’re ready for spring with Starbucks Japan’s sakura-themed drinks & merchandise for 2020

The cherry blossom forecast may say that the sakura starts blossoming on March 19 in Tokyo, but Starbucks Japan has (unofficially) declared the start of spring with the release of the hotly-anticipated sakura-themed beverages and merchandise!

Here’s more good news for you (bad news for your wallet!): in addition to the sakura collection available at all Starbucks stores in Japan, Starbucks Reserve Roastery Tokyo has also released its first own Sakura Collection including the merchandise, food and drinks inspired by Japanese cherry blossoms.

Read on to see ALL the exciting things in store this spring!

Starbucks Japan Cherry Blossom Beverages 2020

From 15 February 2020, the Sakura Milk Pudding Frappuccino (cold) and Sakura Milk Latte (hot) will be available at all Starbucks stores in Japan.

The Japan-Limited Sakura Milk Pudding Frappuccino (JPY590) is a milk-based frappuccino drink blended with cherry blossoms and strawberries sauce and milk pudding with cherry blossom extracts. It is topped with pink Arare (rice crackers) to present pink petals of cherry blossoms and served in a cherry blossom-themed cup.

Sakura Milk Latte (starts from JPY450 for short drink) is a hot non-caffeine beverage served with strawberry sauce and hot milk with a hit of cherry blossom flavour.

Starbucks Japan Cherry Blossom Merchandise 2020

The first series of Starbucks Japan Sakura Collection, named “Spring Breeze”, will be released on 15 February 2020 at Starbucks stores in Japan.

Inspired by the gentle breeze of spring and fluttering cherry blossom petals, the line-up includes tumblers and mugs that look gorgeous no matter where you place them.

The full merchandise list is as follows:

  • SAKURA 2020 Flower Charm Tumbler 355ml (JPY2,100)
  • SAKURA 2020 Gradation Stainless Logo Bottle 473ml (JPY4,100)
  • SAKURA 2020 Stainless Create Your Tumbler Breeze 355ml (JPY2,900)
  • SAKURA 2020 Stainless Mug Breeze 355ml (JPY2,800)
  • SAKURA 2020 Sakura Shape Mug 355ml (JPY2,100)
  • SAKURA 2020 Stainless TOGO Logo Tumbler Breeze 355ml (JPY3,700)
  • SAKURA 2020 Stainless Bottle Breeze 480ml (JPY4,500)
  • SAKURA 2020 Handy Stainless Bottle Petal 400ml (JPY4,300)
  • SAKURA 2020 Strap Cup Shape Stainless Bottle 355ml (JPY4,000)
  • SAKURA 2020 Bottle Breeze 355ml (JPY2,100)
  • SAKURA 2020 Sunny Bottle Breeze (JPY2,300)
  • SAKURA 2020 Portable Picnic Mattress (JPY2,500)
  • SAKURA 2020 Heat Resistant Sakura Shape Glass 296ml (JPY2,200)
  • SAKURA 2020 Mug Breeze 355ml (JPY2,000)
  • SAKURA 2020 Beverage Card Breeze (JPY620)
  • SAKURA 2020 Beverage Card Petal (JPY620)
  • Starbucks Card SAKURA Breeze
  • Mini Starbucks Card SAKURA Breeze

In addition, Starbucks Japan will also be releasing its first collection of eco-friendly reusable cups, available as a single or a set of five cups with various pastel colours reminiscent of spring.

The set of five will retail for JPY2,800, whereas an individual one retails for just JPY350.

Starbucks Reserve Roastery Tokyo Cherry Blossom Beverages

Floating Blossom
Sakura Jasmine Pop’n Tea
Sakura Allure Cascade
TEAVANA™ Sakura Cream Soda
Strawberry Chia Oolong

Exclusive to Starbucks Reserve Roastery Tokyo, you may remember that some of these have appeared briefly on the menu when the store first opened last year!

The full drinks menu is as follows:

  • Floating Blossom (JPY900)
  • Sakura Allure Cascade (JPY950)
  • Blossoming Sakura (JPY800)
  • Sakura Jasmine Pop’n Tea (JPY950)
  • TEAVANA™ Sakura Cream Soda (JPY900)
  • Strawberry Chia Oolong (JPY900)

Starbucks Reserve Roastery Tokyo Cherry Blossom Merchandise 2020

The Tokyo Roastery is also releasing a new range of limited-edition sakura drinkware and goods, which was inspired by the scenic outlet itself, so you’ll find the iconic building beside the blooms on a number of goods in the ten-piece collection.

The full merchandise list is as follows:

  • Sakura 2020 Handkerchief (JPY1,800)
  • Sakura 2020 Leather Key Ring (JPY3,000)
  • Sakura 2020 Mug 355ml (JPY2,500)
  • Sakura 2020 Double Wall Glass 296ml (JPY3,200)
  • Sakura 2020 Slim Handy Stainless Bottle 400ml (JPY4,400)
  • Sakura 2020 Stainless Tumbler 473ml (JPY4,200)
  • Sakura 2020 Stainless Cup 355ml (JPY3,500)
  • Sakura 2020 Mug 355ml (JPY2,500)
  • Sakura 2020 Handle Glass 296ml (JPY2,800)
  • Sakura 2020 Leather Pass Case (JPY3,500)

If you are visiting Japan in the upcoming months, be sure to check out any Starbucks outlet (and the Tokyo Roastery!) for all these squeal-worthy cherry blossom merchandise and beverages!

For more information, visit Starbucks Japan’s website here.

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