Calbee Hokusai potato chips


This year celebrating the 260th anniversary of the birth of the famous Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai. Calbee Potato Chips cooperated with the Sumida Hokusai Art Museum in Tokyo to launch a variety of special Ukiyo-e packaging, including the popular masterpiece “Mount Fuji Seen Below a Wave at Kanagawa”. It’s so beautiful that you want to stock up a set!

The Great Wave Off Kanagawa (left) and pastiche of Fuji View Field In Owari Province (right) from Thirty-six Views Of Mount Fuji Image credit: Calbee

Two flavors of potato chips are available – the standard usushio (lightly salted) and umami-filled consomme punch – with two designs per flavor. The 65g pack retails at USD2.46 (¥260) each – a reasonable price to pay for the work of one of Japan’s most revered artists.

Fine Wind, Clear Morning from Thirty-six Views Of Mount Fuji (left) and Hokusai Manga (right)
Image credit: Calbee