monaka

The newly revitalized Dandy Chocolate ice cream monaka surpasses what it means to be chocolate

Nowhere will you find a more chocolatey ice cream wafer sandwich!

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Japanese monaka ice cream looks very different in Hokkaido

Does the corniest ice cream on the market really capture the taste of the region?

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We go on a pilgrimage to find traditional sweets shaped like a Subaru car

A must-have snack for anyone who likes cars, traditional Japanese confectionary… or both!

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We made hanamaru monaka, a traditional Japanese sweet loved by legendary-swords-turned-hot-guys

Even those of us who weren’t legendary swords in a previous life will fall in love with these easy-to-make sweet treats!

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It’s eco-friendly AND delicious! Popular Yamanashi sweet now comes in an edible container

This tasty sweet is now easier to eat…but the edible package version is harder to find.

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These adorable hamster-shaped monaka will make a great gift, or maybe just a snack for yourself

Plus, they’re super customizable!

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Japanese toilet sweets put a new twist on tradition

The perfect sweet for a potty mouth. 

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Japanese convenience store ice cream wins gold for reporter at the Tokyo Olympics

“Best convenience store ice cream” unites people of all nationalities.

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Enjoy the sweet taste of autumn with the help of Kirby and pals

Putting an adorable spin on a traditional sweet!

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Our reporter tries amemonaka, the traditional sweet from Niigata Prefecture

This traditional confection is pretty to look at, but how’s the taste?

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Japan’s adorable cat marshmallows return in powered-up form as new sandwiched sweets

Some assembly required. Much cuteness included.

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