The BEST Episodes of Dagashi Kashi
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Dec 25, 2021
Network: Tokyo Broadcasting System
Shikada Kokonotsu's father owns a rural sweets shop, and his plan is for Kokonotsu to take it over one day. However, Kokonotsu wants to be a manga author instead! One day in summer, the cute but weird girl Shidare Hotaru, from the famous sweets company, comes to pay a visit. Apparently, Kokonotsu's father is famous and she wants him to join her family's company. However, he will only agree if she can convince Kokonotsu to take over the family business!
#1 - Fugashi, Fugashi, and... / Glico, Glico, and...
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 29, 2016
Hotaru challenges Kokonotsu to compete in a blind fugashi taste test. She also helps him to run back to Café Endo when she realizes that he forgot something very important to him at the café.
#2 - Buta-men, Kuru Kuru Bou Jelly, and... / Bontan-ame, Seven Neon, and...
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 22, 2016
Hotaru exacerbates the summer heat by turning off the shop's AC and boiling water to make Buta-men. Saya's suspicions are raised when Hotaru asks about her relationship with Kokonotsu.
#3 - Bottle Ramune, Baby-Star Ramen, and... / Yatta Men, Watch Out for the Sour Grape, and...
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 5, 2016
Hotaru visits Shikada Dagashi after business hours to conduct a covert exchange with Kokonotsu’s father Yo. Later, she lets Kokonotsu and To in on her secret moneymaking technique.
#4 - Umai-bou, Fries, and... / Milk Coffee Candies, Young Donuts, and...
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 8, 2016
Kokonotsu Shikada is the son of a dagashi snack shop owner. Although he wants to become a manga artist, his father, Yo, wants him to take over the family business. One day, a girl named Hotaru Shidare shows up at the shop and challenges Kokonotsu.
#5 - Kinako-bou, Namaiki Beer, and... / Fue Ramune, Menko, and...
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 15, 2016
Hotaru tells Kokonotsu that Kinako-bou grabs her attention due to its plain packaging and lack of mascot characters, calling it a desert warrior. She also gives a lecture to Kokonotsu and Saya on the history of Fue Ramune.
#6 - Ambulance, Get a Move On, You Cod!, and...
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 9, 2018
Ever since Hotaru stopped coming to Shikada Dagashi, Kokonotsu has been feeling down. On top of that, Yo tells him that the shop is in financial trouble.
#7 - Summer Festival, Hotaru, and... / Summer Festival, Saya, and...
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 26, 2016
It’s summer festival time! Hotaru plans to convert her meager 200 yen of spending money into big winnings at the die-cutting stall. Later on, Saya is very happy when Yo suggests that Kokonotsu escort her around the festival.
#8 - Baseball Board Game Gum, Pop Pop Boat, and...
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 19, 2018
On the day a typhoon is approaching, Saya, To, and Hotaru gather at Kokonotsu's house. As the wind and rain get stronger, Kokonotsu suggests that they spend the night there.
#9 - Homerun Bar, Fireworks Festival, and...
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 2, 2018
Kokonotsu and the gang decide to go to the fireworks festival. When Saya asks him to call Hotaru, he finds her at the shop choosing a Homerun Bar with a very serious face.
#10 - Internets, Super Ball, and...
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 9, 2018
After talking to the convenience store manager, Kokonotsu decides to create a website for Shikada Dagashi. On a different occasion, Hajime tries to cover up the fact that she forgot to order a product.
#11 - Monjiro Squid, Manga Manuscript, and...
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 16, 2018
After setting up the shop's website, Shikada Dagashi receives its first delivery order. Later on, Kokonotsu decides to bring his manga to an on-site manga review event.
#12 - Convenience Store, Job Magazine, and...
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 16, 2018
Kokonotsu, To and Saya go check out the new convenience store. There, they meet the store’s manager, who begins to see Kokonotsu as his rival.
#13 - Hajime Owari, Chocoball, and...
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 23, 2018
A woman walks into Shikada Dagashi after seeing the help-wanted flyer that Kokonotsu put out on the shop's door and asks him to hire her.
#14 - I’m Gonna Eat It-Hi, Poem of Cherries, and... / Morinaga Milk Caramel, Sakuma Drops, and...
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 1, 2016
While Hotaru and Saya discuss matters of love, Kokonotsu and To seek once again to improve their fortunes through dagashi. Another day, Kokonotsu tries to use his knowledge of dagashi to impress an expectant Hotaru.
#15 - I'm Back, Welcome Back, and...
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 30, 2018
After a surprise reunion with Hotaru at a train station, Kokonotsu asks her why she suddenly disappeared without saying anything to him.
#16 - Super Himo Q, Ohajiki, and sometimes Maken Gumi... / Yoguret, Coconuts, and...
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 19, 2016
Kokonotsu, To, and Saya visit the temple, where they find Hotaru behaving even more strangely than usual. On a separate occasion, Saya reminisces about playing with Kokonotsu when they were in the third grade.
#17 - Big Katsu, Peperoncino, and...
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 12, 2018
When Kokonotsu whispers a certain word, it summons Hotaru. On a different occasion, Hotaru suddenly shows up at Café Endo to satisfy Saya's wish.
#18 - Beigoma, Reminiscence, and...
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 26, 2018
While Kokonotsu and To are trying to figure out how to play with beigoma, Hotaru shows up with her beigoma to battle with them.
#19 - Wata-pachi, Lucky Choco-droppings, and... / Sakura Daikon, Egg Ice Cream, and...
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 11, 2016
Despite suffering from a mouth ulcer, Hotaru ignores Saya's protestations and eats a dagashi that packs a punch. Later on, Hotaru lets Kokonotsu in on the secret of her origins.
#20 - Roll Candy, High Eight Chocolate, and...
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 2, 2018
After coming across a woman seeing off Kokonotsu in the morning in front of his shop, Saya cannot stop thinking about it all day long and decides to check out this woman.
#21 - Super Scary Story Gum, Typhoon, and... / Kendama, Popping Fortune-Telling Chocolate, and...
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 4, 2016
Kokonotsu and the gang are cooped up in Shikada Dagashi due to a typhoon. So To starts telling scary stories to liven things up. On a separate occasion, To tells Kokonotsu that he’s been researching how to become popular among girls.
#22 - Cola Gum, Yo, and... / Miyako Kombu, Ramune, and...
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 25, 2016
When Kokonotsu asks why Shidare Company wants to recruit his dad, Hotaru tries to show him and Saya how amazing Yo is. On a separate occasion, Kokonotsu and Hotaru discuss dagashi while waiting for a train.
#23 - That's Dagashi!
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 18, 2016
When Hotaru doesn't show up at Shikada Dagashi for two days, a concerned Kokonotsu and Saya visit her house to investigate. It appears Hotaru has come down with a cold so powerful that she doesn’t even want to eat dagashi.
#24 - Homerun Bar Winning Stick, Snow, and...
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 23, 2018
With the help from Hajime, Saya, and To, Kokonotsu completes his manga in time and brings it to the On-site Manga Review Event.