sweets

Brand new Pikachu donuts pulled from market for being too uncute to live【Photos】

It’s hard to make Pikachu look anything less than adorable, but Mister Donut has found a way…several ways, in fact.

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Starbucks’ brand-new Meccha Matcha Frappuccino: 20 years in the making, 50 percent more green tea

The numbers don’t lie as we taste test the new dessert drink exclusive to just one prefecture in Japan.

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Japanese Kit Kats: Winning flavour from worldwide competition finally unveiled

New release, with unique packaging by a Japanese artist, set to be released internationally.

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We did battle with this two-foot tall parfait at Kanariya in Osaka…and finished it!

There is no such thing as “too much parfait” for the SoraNews24 team.

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The magical food and gorgeous merch of Tokyo’s brand-new Cardcaptor Sakura cafe and gift shop

Sorry, Kero-chan. You’re cute and all, but fans of the classic anime are definitely going to eat you.

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Fried Oyster Ice Cream: the taste of the sea in a Japanese soft serve dessert【Taste Test】

One of Japan’s most intriguing flavour pairings

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We investigate 7-Eleven’s new Crunchy Chocolate Mille Crêpes Cake, shiver with decadence

We’re struck senseless by the seductive dessert, and take an array of scintillating shots to show off its sexy side.

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A sneak peek at the adorable food and awesome merch of the brand-new Let’s Go Pikachu! cafe chain

From lattes with bangs to Hyper Beam ramen, we’re ready to say “Let’s go!”

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Tokyo’s Pokémon Cafe has a new lineup of Halloween menu items, and we’ve tried them【Photos】

We dine on Gastly Burgers and Pikachu Donuts, plus create our own zombie Pikachu.

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Godiva Japan’s amazing new matcha dessert drink looks like a gift from the green tea gods

After taking aim at one aspect of Japanese sweets culture earlier this year, the company is now embracing another.

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No tricks, double treats as we try Starbucks Japan’s Halloween Witch and Princess Frappuccinos

Two enchanting newcomers just showed up at Starbucks, and we’re here to let you know which is right for you.

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Cold Stone’s new mochi ice cream pops are packed with Japanese flavors like azuki and kuromitsu

New treats are exclusive to Japanese convenience stores and a compelling reason to keep eating frozen desserts even as the weather gets colder.

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Japanese dad shares ingenious trick to keep kids (or yourself) from getting bored on the train

As usual, ice cream is the answer to our problems.

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One of Japan’s most popular confectioners creates the KFC apricot cheese tart Krushers dessert

We’ve been fans of this cheese tart specialist’s sweets for years, and now we’ve got a whole new way to enjoy them.

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Starbucks Japan unveils new Halloween Witch and Halloween Princess Frappuccino

Duo of decadent drinks come with a limited-time Twitter offer and matching Halloween doughnuts.

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Russian Roulette Bread: The frightening new treat at Japanese convenience stores【Taste test】

We test our luck with a new nine-person party snack that threatens to shoot our taste buds with wasabi.

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We try the viral “McAffogado”: Does adding espresso to a Vanilla McShake really make it good?

A brilliant idea shared by British police officers spread all the way to Japan, so we had to give these milkshakes a “shot”.

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McDonald’s Japan’s matcha dessert family grows with the new strawberry green tea Frappe

The more (matcha dessert drinks) the merrier, right?

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New Häagen-Dazs Story Time ice cream in Japan features famous fairytale flavours

We discover the taste of enchanted story book worlds.

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Japanese pumpkin steps into the autumn spotlight as the newest Starbucks Japan Frappuccino flavor

Kabocha, one of Japans favorite fall foods, arrives just as we enter the month of Halloween.

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