Oyatsu Box UnBox. Part 1: Pocky & Mario

Give me boxes of weird candies from other countries all day long. All night long even. It's like a...


UHA 8.2: Look past the name and just eat these things.

These don't look like what you'd want to eat. Who names their candy "8.2" for goodness...


Meiji…Pharmaceuticals?

From little mushrooms made of cookies and chocolate, to candy that looks like ramen, to gummies to...


Mikakuto E-Ma: Bold but Nuanced Grape Candy from Japan

I like these things a lot. Super floral grape wafts right at me as I rip open the package. The...


Mitsuya Cider: Tangy, Japanese & Hard as Nails

Look, I'm not saying I like Japanese candy more than any others. I realize I've been reviewing the...


Melon Kit Kat from Japan: Creamy. But dreamy?

Why is it that only exotic countries - and by 'exotic' I mean anything outside of the U.S. - have...


Quattro: Tasty Japanese Confection with the Italian Name

Having colleagues all over the world means I get access to all sorts of regional sweets, which is...


Candy from Japan that’s Plum Sour

The Japanese do a lot of things well. Candy is one of them, and put these NOBEL Otoko Ume Sour Plum...


Kapibarasan Japanese Candy is Like Totoro but Edible

I love it when people buy me candy. I have a regular job that doesn't involve eating sweets and...


Hi-Chew citrus sours

It used to be that no one was (or could be, for the most part) aware of global candy. Slowly...