candy

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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Ever struggled to get the last piece of confectionery out of a packet? Twitter may have the key

Japanese Twitter user’s methods work just as well (or not) with Hi-Chew as with any other kind of recalcitrant sweet or candy.

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Japanese schoolgirl feeds sweets to fans via 4-D VR headsets 【Video】

The special headset delivers a Japanese sweet into your mouth in real-time as this “once-in-a-millenium beauty” feeds it to you.

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New Japanese takoyaki candy tastes so bad, even the makers doubted it would sell

But boy were they wrong.

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Happy Halloween from Japan’s largest criminal organization!

Kobe-based yakuza group beckons trick-or-treating kids with cotton candy in Frozen bags at its criminal headquarters.

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Japanese net users amused by Tirol Chocolate’s unusual but playful way of sharing big news

Tirol Chocolate, also pronounced as Chiroru Choko in Japan, recently won over fans with their rather unconventional way of announcing that the company president was changing. 

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Watch as Nagoya’s famous handmade candy studio makes Mr. Sato face candies 【Video】

Sadly, they refused to make them taste like Mr. Sato.

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Matcha Mentos: An all-new flavour available only in Japan

The “freshmaker” brings out a treat filled with gorgeous Japanese-style details.

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Japanese woman’s husband accidentally finds a sweet new use for her bra pads 【Photos】

While they’re designed for breasts, those aren’t the only things they can hold.

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Japanese actor accused of using cocaine may actually have been eating little girls’ candy

Twitter comes to the aid of Hiroki Narimiya days after a tabloid accuses him of drug use.

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We go crazy for 500 yen all-you-can-eat sweets and snacks at Tokyo Dagashi Bar

If you ever wanted to step back in time to a nostalgic corner shop where just 500 yen (US$4.85) gets you over a hundred different types of signature Japanese snacks and candies, this place is definitely for you.

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Japanese candy craftsman creates new line of lollipops with traditional summer themes

Designed to resemble traditional uchiwa fans, these exquisite lollipops are amongst the prettiest sweets in Tokyo.

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Sweet gift: Japanese Twitter users are making these delicious bouquets, and you can too!【Video】

These candy bouquets are a thoughtful, handmade gift for the sweetheart in your life.

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Wine & Cheese Puccho add a hint of class to your chewy candy【Taste test】

Can this new wine and toasted cheese flavored gummy candy give connoisseurs a pocket-sized taste of the high life?

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Japanese ads for “lickable mushrooms” and “sopping wet senbei” are as dirty as you can imagine

With an attractive woman suggestively licking mushroom-shaped candy, and instructions to “shoot your load of ‘secret sauce’ over the cracker”, these commercials don’t hold back.

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Your favorite sparkling orange juice is becoming a sweet snack you can eat any time

Orangina fans in Japan are soon going to have a chewy reason to celebrate.

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Candy-scented incense sticks smell sweet, probably taste like burning

Nostalgic Japanese candy meets fragrant incense for a scent-sational retro treat that won’t rot your teeth or split your pants, but might burn a hole in your rug…

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Japanese department store invites couples to mine a solid chocolate mountain this Valentine’s Day

What better way to tell them to “be mine” than by taking them to a “chocolate mine?”

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Check out the newest ‘treat’ from Japan—candy that tastes like pork ramen soup!

We all love candy, don’t we? But how would you feel about candy that, rather than tasting like peaches and cream, tastes like pork stock ramen soup?

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Happy Pocky Day! Celebrate 11/11 with a fistful of Pocky sticks and these awesome tweets【Pics】

‘Tis the season to eat Pocky! Celebrate Pocky Day with these amusing (and tantalizing) tweets from Japan!

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