candy

Retro Japanese toys make childhood lottery dreams come true

These are the games kids used to play before Japanese video games.

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Some Japanese KitKats just got bigger… but still the same size they were a year ago

Size is relative.

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Feel like a kid again at one of Japan’s last true old-school candy stores

Ryu-kun’s Shop in Chiba is a real throwback to another era.

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“Beef Candy” blurs the line between sukiyaki and candy

The great taste of simmered meat with all the longevity of a Tic Tac.

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Take a break from your hectic day with KitKat’s new “Spare Moment Almond and Cranberry”

Nestlé is back again with new KitKats for you to savor in between the busy moments of your life.

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Pop star Aimyon inspires line of candy-cigarette flavored ice cream bars

Boy, if I had a nickel for every time that happened.

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We tried making a candy bonsai tree and ended up with a spectacular vegetable instead【Photos】

Eh, regardless of its final form it wasn’t like we were going to get much fiber out of it anyway.

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111-year-old Japanese confectionery company disappears forever due to COVID-19

Local Japanese candy stores get ready for a bittersweet goodbye.

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Leading Japanese voice actors help develop new line of throat lozenges

Who better to trust with proper throat care?

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Mos Burger releases new gummi candies in Japan

We take up the challenge to create the tallest, sweetest Mos burger we’ve ever seen.

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Japanese sake brewed to pair with cocoa cigarettes

One of the most niche sake you’ll find in all of Japan.

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Japanese student criticised for campaign against excess plastic packaging

Some people in Japan just don’t want to part ways with individually wrapped candy.

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We attempt to achieve a Zen mindset by making candy rock gardens

These gardens were popular on social media last year…but do they work?

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When life hands you a crappy UFO catcher prize, make a tricked-out crappy UFO catcher prize

Our writer’s giant, flashing piece of hard candy is a triumph of the human spirit.

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This classic Japanese candy shop is a trove of nostalgic treats, sends us into the past【Photos】

We found a candy store/Showa-era time capsule in Fukuoka, and took lots of photos of its old-timey delights!

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Top ten sweets and snacks you’d eat at a Japanese grandmother’s house

Obaachan knows best, especially when it comes to popular Japanese snacks that have stood the test of time. 

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Naomi Osaka appears inside fukubukuro lucky bag from famous Japanese candy retail chain

Tennis star makes a surprise appearance in a bag filled with snacks and sweets.

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We try to guess all of the pieces in Spain’s “Candy Sushi”

Can you guess all of the types of sushi? (Spoiler: we couldn’t.)

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Now you can buy Hachiko, legendary loyal Japanese dog, as a luscious luxury chocolate

The deep irony is that Hachiko wouldn’t even have been able to enjoy this tasty souvenir for himself.

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With time and effort, a Japanese candy box becomes a ship sculpture worthy of its naval packaging

A Twitter user spent hours folding, cutting and painstakingly arranging strips of an Alfort chocolate biscuit box to create a stunning, seaworthy-seeming sculpture.

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