From cakes to rice rolls, these delicious looking food items inspired by popular mascot cat Nyaran are almost too cute to eat!
Looks can be both beautiful and deceiving.
This spring, the Golden Arches might look just a bit like yellow bananas.
These might be a Children’s Day special, but we know a few adults who’d be interested.
Japanese convenience stores continue to be awesome with this new matcha dessert.
Theme confectioner’s newest creations are so cute you could (and should) eat them right up.
What better way to start the new school year than with a cake shaped like a Japanese elementary school student’s backpack?
Complete with pretty layers of vegetables, you won’t ever have to feel guilty about eating these slices of “cake.”
We taste test the latest offering from Ibaraki Prefecture’s Farmkuchen Fukasaku.
The adorable mini cake set is just one of nine items in the sweet limited-edition collection.
Bravo, Japan! Bravo!
These cakes made with puréed strawberries don’t just bring you the sweet taste of the red fruit, they look like the berry too!
Kittens and their paw prints will be blossoming at Tokyo Skytree for a limited time this spring.
The delicious Disney Princess release is in honour of Girls’ Day in Japan this year.
Everyone loves a cute tuchus!
Let’s play a little word association game. When I say “birthday,” what’s the next word that comes to mind?
For everyone who said “suit,” well, we’ve always suspected that at least a handful of people at any given moment are reading RocketNews24 while completely nude. Still, I’m guessing that far more of you thought of birthday parties and birthday cakes, which tend to go hand in hand. But what do you make the centerpiece of your birthday celebration edibles if sweets aren’t your thing?
Simple: you get a cake made of meat, like these carnivorous Japanese citizens.
Star Wars fans in Japan have to be the luckiest group of Padawans on the planet. From samurai figurines to cup clingers to ukiyo-e woodblock-style covers, limited-edition releases in the Land of the Rising Sun are blessed with extraordinary details that can’t be found anywhere else in the galaxy.
Now it’s time for Japanese confectionery chain Ginza Cozy Corner to weigh in on the celebrations, with a stunning lineup of cakes, tarts and limited edition tins that feature some of the cutest characters from the movie alongside some edible dark foes. We’ll need to summon up every ounce of the force within to bite into these because these are the most amazing sweets we’ve ever seen!
If you love cats and owls — and judging from the popularity of cat and owl cafes in Japan, we’re guessing there are a good number of people who do — then the Tokyu Hands Ikebukuro Store in Tokyo may be a place you want to check out this month. Their ongoing special event features various cat and owl-themed products including irresistibly cute sweets, and we just had to share with you the images of these expertly crafted cat and owl cakes!
When we heard about a special dessert called the suika baumkuchen being offered through online retailer Rakuten, we were pretty psyched, since it combines two of the greatest things on the planet: watermelon and cake. As a matter of fact, we were so excited that at first we thought it was only going to be available for one hour on August 1.
But as we spent hours drooling over the watermelon cake’s webpage, which had us so captivated we barely had time to use the Internet to look at pictures of cats and swimsuit models, we noticed something: the suika baumkuchen is actually available right now! We put in our order right away, and now we’re here to bring you our report on this incredible culinary crossover.