chocolates

Nestlé Japan releases new Rose Kit Kats for Mother’s Day 【Taste Test】

Come with us as we try these two new packs, which incorporate unique rose petal toppings in deliciously different ways.

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New matcha Pocky from Japan is a heavenly treat for green tea lovers

This limited-edition flavour tastes just like the matcha you would get at a formal Japanese tea ceremony!

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Bring a smile to your valentine with One Piece chocolates

Oscar and Marie Antoinette aren’t the only characters inspiring chocolates this month.

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【Lucky Bag Roundup 2017】We celebrate the New Year with a bag full of Godiva chocolates

The premium Belgian chocolatier brings us quality over quantity with their $46 fukubukuro.

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New Champagne Pocky available in Japan

The alcoholic sweet is one of three new releases containing real champagne.

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New luxury Japanese Kit Kat available at stores around the country

According to Nestlé Japan, this is the first new nationwide Kit Kat series they’ve released in six years.

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New “Minus-196 Degrees Celsius” Japanese Kit Kat cooled by liquid nitrogen available this summer

Customers will be able to create their own supercooled Kit Kats using ingredients like marshmallows and pretzels at the new “Below Freezing Chocolatory” pop-up store in Tokyo.

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Say “I love you” with exclusive Sailor Moon gifts this Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, the only relationship you’ll want to be in is one with Sailor Moon.

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New Sailor Moon Prism necklaces to include chocolate, retail for 98 cents!

Team spirit is everything in Japan. Whether it’s your workmates agreeing to a nomikai with the boss for the umpteenth time or a troupe of Sailor Moon schoolgirls fighting undercover to save the planet, group mentality is always at work, with everyone striving for success under pressure and looking for ways to please everybody else whenever they can.

Now that the Sailor Moon crew are turning 20, they’re reaching out to a number of teams to help share in the celebrations. The latest group to join them is a company known for combining two of our favourite things: pendants and sweet, sweet chocolate. Add Sailor Moon to the mix and you’ve got the release of the millennium: 10 senshi-inspired designs in five different colours that will retail for 120 yen each (US$0.98)!

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Color your way into someone’s heart this V-Day with life-like colored pencil chocolates

The other day we came out with a list of some Valentine’s Day chocolates that are almost too beautiful to eat. If only we’d had a list of “chocolates so life-like you might not even realize that they are chocolates,” these “Crayons Colorés” would surely have gotten the top spot.

As a Valentine’s Day special, the Palace Hotel Tokyo’s pastry shop, “Sweets & Deli,” has come out with beautifully designed colored pencils, I mean, colored pencil-shaped chocolates.

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Move over itasha, here come itachoko – anime chocolates!

In recent years, itasha, cars emblazoned with admirably detailed yet painfully nerdy vinyl graphics inspired by anime and manga, have been getting more and more mainstream attention. But what if you’re not old enough to drive, or you just want to express your admiration for your favorite 2-D character without spending hundreds of dollars creating a car that your friends or date will be too embarrassed to ride in?

In that case, why not turn to the world of itachoko, chocolates decorated with anime character likenesses?

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