chocolates

Japanese girls reveal who they really give most Valentine’s chocolates to, and it’s not boys

Who needs love, when you’ve got friends, and 15.2 people’s worth of chocolate? And we can at least help with the last one, with a yummy recipe!

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Dassai sake matcha truffles bring two esteemed Japanese companies together for limited time

Premium Japanese rice wine and high-quality powdered green tea make for a truffle that’s bursting with traditional flavours.

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New sakura Kit Kat range celebrates cherry blossom season in Japan

There’s even a sakura charm made from cherry blossom wood included in this year’s release.

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We try the world’s first ruby chocolate… inside a Japanese Kit Kat【Taste Test】

Ruby is set to be the world’s next big chocolate trend.

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New Japanese Kit Kat debuts world’s first natural ruby chocolate

Made from ruby cocoa beans, this new “fourth type of chocolate” promises a whole new Kit Kat flavour experience.

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Tokyo Station reveals its 10 top-selling sweets for 2017

As 2017 begins to draw to a close, it’s time to look back at the year that was, and for Tokyo Station it was a year filled with glorious sweets.

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Japanese Kit Kats now come in a new bakeable ice cream flavour

These Kit Kats totally transform when baked in the oven!

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Japanese late-night food stand serves up Kit Kats in traditional sushi containers

Line up for your Japanese sushi stand Kit Kats! Available for one week only.

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Japanese Kit Kats now come in Tokyo Banana flavour

The capital city’s most famous edible souvenir receives a Kit Kat makeover.

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Create your own personalised Japanese Kit Kats with new vending machine in Kyoto

The only thing better than a box of Japanese Kit Kats is one you’ve made yourself.

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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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