All the Types of Ramune Soda Flavors Available

Ramune soda is one of Japan’s most popular drinks. In Japan, you’ll find it everywhere from vending machines to convenience stores!

One of the neat things about Ramune is the sheer variety of flavors you can enjoy.

Types of Ramune Soda Flavors
Ramune Soda Flavors

This soft drink also comes in some seriously strange flavors too (Kimchi soda anyone?).

In this article, we share all the types of Ramune soda flavors available including a definitive list of over 35 Ramune soda flavors and the best Ramune soda multipacks online.

Ramune: a popular Japanese soft drink for over 100 years

Ramune has been enjoyed in Japan since the 1880s when it was created by the Scottish pharmacist Alexander Cameron Sim.

Ramune sodas flavors
Ramune sodas

After living for many years in the expat neighborhoods of Kobe, Sim developed a lemonade formulation that was to be used to prevent cholera.

The health drink he produced became a runaway success, due in part to its unique Codd-neck bottle with a marble inside!

Want to learn more about why Ramune is so popular in Japan? Read our article “Why Is Ramune Soda So Popular in Japan”.

Ramune sodas are still made in Kobe by companies that include Hata Kosen, Sangaria, Hata, Nizona Corporation, and Nishimoto Wismettac.

The variety of companies producing this soda has meant that there are numerous flavors, special editions, and bottle types available. 

8 Variety Pack
5 Flavors
Variety 8-Pack
$34.95 ($2.18 / Ounce)
$18.69 ($0.56 / Fl Oz)
$38.50 ($0.71 / Fl Oz)
8 Variety Pack
5 Flavors
Variety 8-Pack
09/28/2023 12:49 pm GMT

Ramune flavors list

There are more than 57 flavors of Ramune soda. Many are rare or special versions including a selection of savory soda flavors.

Ramune flavors listed

Here is a comprehensive list of the Ramune soda flavors (with ingredients) currently distributed in Japan and worldwide.

Ramune flavorIngredients
Collagen (Lychee) sodaCarbonated water, Sugar-mixed high-fructose corn syrup, 400 mg Fish collagen peptide, Acidulant, Flavor & Coloring.
Matcha Green Tea sodaCarbonated water, Sugar-mixed high-fructose corn syrup, Green Tea (Matcha), Acidulant, Flavor, Brilliant Blue FCF, Tartrazine, Allura Red AC
Golden Turmeric sodaCarbonated Water, Sweetener (Acesulfame Potassium, Stevia), Flavor, Acidulant, Turmeric Pigment, Curcumin Powder, 
Multivitamin sodaCarbonated Water, Sweetener (Acesulfame Potassium, Stevia), Pantothenate, Vitamin C, Acidulant, Flavor, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Niacinamide, Folic Acid, Calcium 
BlueberryCarbonated water, Sugar-mixed high-fructose corn syrup, Acidulant, Flavor, Colorings
MelonCarbonated water, Sugar-mixed high-fructose corn syrup, Acidulant, Flavor, Colorings
StrawberryCarbonated water, Sugar-mixed high-fructose corn syrup, Acidulant, Flavor, Colorings
PineappleCarbonated water, Sugar-mixed high-fructose corn syrup, Acidulant, Flavor, Colorings
PlainCarbonated water, Sugar-mixed high-fructose corn syrup, Acidulant, Flavor, Colorings
Kimura Yuzu CitrusCarbonated Water, Sugar-mixed high-fructose corn syrup, Acidulant (E330),Yuzu Flavouring, Acid (E331), Color (E102)
HataKosen WatermelonCarbonated Water, Sugar-mixed high-fructose corn syrup, Acidulant (E330),Yuzu Flavouring, Acid (E331), Color (E129)
Hata Kosen LitchiCarbonated Water, Sugar-mixed high-fructose corn syrup, Lychee flavoring, Citric acid.
Sangaria OrangeCarbonated Water, Sugar, Natural Flavor (Orange), Citric Acid, Sodium Citrate
Hata Kosen MelonCarbonated Water, Sugar-mixed high-fructose corn syrup, Salt, Acidulant Regulator E330, Flavouring.
Kimura WatermelonCarbonated water, Fructose-glucose syrup, Citric Acid, Watermelon flavoring, Color (E129)
Sangaria MelonCarbonated Water, Sugar, Natural Flavor (Melon), Citric Acid, Sodium Citrate
Hata Kosen StrawberryCarbonated water, Sugar-mixed high-fructose corn syrup, Acidulant, Flavor, Colorings
Sangaria PeachCarbonated Water, Sugar, Natural Flavor (Peach), Citric Acid, Sodium Citrate
Hata Kosen PineappleCarbonated water, Sugar-mixed high-fructose corn syrup, Acidulant, Flavor, Colorings (Yellow4)
Hata Kosen MangoCarbonated Water, Sugar-mixed high-fructose corn syrup, Citric Acid, Mango Flavoring
Hata Kosen GrapeWater, Sugar-mixed high-fructose corn syrup, Acidity Regulator (E290), Citric Acid (E330), Flavouring, Colorant (E129 E133 E102), Azo-coloring (E102 E129)
Hata Kosen RaspberryCarbonated Water, Sugar-mixed high-fructose corn syrup, Acidity Regulator (E290), Citric Acid (E330), Flavoring
Yappari BlueberryCarbonated Water, Sugar-mixed high-fructose corn syrup, Citric Acid, Artificial Flavor, Fd & C Blue No. 1.
Kimura LycheeCarbonated water, Sugar-mixed high-fructose corn syrup, Citric Acid, E331, Stabilisers (E452, E450) Colors: (E102, E110)
CurryCarbonated Water, Glucose-Fructose Syrup, Citric Acid, Curry Flavouring, (E331), Color: 150D (Sulphur Dioxide)
Hata Kosen SakuraCarbonated Water, High fructose corn syrup, acidity regulator E330, artificial flavor, color E129
Hata Ramune Melon Carbonated water, Sugar-mixed high-fructose corn syrup, flavorings, Citric Acid, Color.
Hata Kosen YogurtCarbonated water, Sugar-mixed high-fructose corn syrup, Acidulant, Flavor, Colorings
Kimura WasabiCarbonated water, Sugar-mixed high-fructose corn syrup, Ginger extract, wasabi extract, flavoring, Citric Acid, Caramel coloring (e150a)
TakoyakiCarbonated Water, Sugar Mixed High-Fructose Corn Syrup, Acidulant, Flavouring, Caramel Coloring (E150a), Salt
YakisobaCarbonated Water, Sugar, High Fructose Corn Syrup, (E290), Citric Acid, Flavoring, Caramel Coloring (E150a).
Kimura GansoCarbonated Water, Sugar-mixed high-fructose corn syrup, Flavouring, Flavour Enhancer: E327
Corn pottage
Kimchi
Octopus
Chili Pepper
Salted Watermelon

In addition, there are rare special edition Ramune soda flavors developed in partnership with Sanrio (Hello Kitty), Pokémon, and Naruto. 

Super strange savory Ramune soda flavors

Hata Kosen, an Osaka-based manufacturer of Ramune soda produces a range of Ramune soda flavors based on savory foods.

You can buy savory flavors including salted watermelon, corn pottage, kimchi, and super sour and savory takoyaki soda flavored with minced octopus!

Enjoy the refreshing taste of a Ramune soda selection pack

If you’re keen to try the taste of Ramune soda, the best way to enjoy this cult drink is by ordering a multipack.

Outside of Japan, fewer flavors are available, but you can get your hands on a classic selection of bottles to enjoy by yourself or with friends.

Here is a great 8-pack selection of Ramune sodas for you to try:

Variety 8-Pack
RAMUNE Japanese Soft Drink Variety
$38.50 ($0.71 / Fl Oz)

Experience the authentic taste of RAMUNE with an 8-Pack Japanese Marble Soft Drink Variety, each bottle containing 6.76 fluid ounces and showcasing flavors from Shirakiku, including classic favorites and exotic tastes.

We earn a commission if you make a purchase, at no additional cost to you. Thanks!
09/28/2023 12:54 pm GMT

Ramune soda flavors FAQs

Is Ramune vegetarian or vegan?

No. Not all Ramune soda drinks are vegan or vegetarian as the collagen flavor Ramune soda contains fish collagen. Check the ingredients above before purchasing.

Is Ramune suitable for children?

Ramune soda is a popular childhood drink in Japan. Some Ramune soda flavors contain a range of additives (color and flavor), so check the ingredients if your child has any sensitivities.

Can you get the marble out of a bottle of Ramune?

The glass marble in Ramune bottles is not designed to be removed. However, people have been known to break glass bottles (which we do not recommend) or pry off the plastic cap of the Ramune bottle to release the marble.

Rounding up

Ramune is a classic soda that is best enjoyed ice cold. The unique drinking experience with this quirky drink has kept it popular. We’re looking forward to the new flavors the Ramune makers are going to bring out in the future!

About the author

Latest posts