There are a variety of incredible Japanese sweets that you have to try out. The best part of Japanese sweets and candy is that nothing is too sweet and you can eat an entire bag or box without feeling too guilty. Here are a couple of Japanese sweets you must try to appreciate and understand the amazingness of Japanese snacks!
The Giant Dream Pocky
The Pocky brand is one of the most popular Japanese sweets. It has the perfect balance of chocolate and biscuit, a simple vertical design, and delicious flavor which makes it a great snack for all. There are various flavors you can choose from, some which are only available during specific seasons. This Giant Dream Pocky is a special variety, with 5 different flavors of melon, grape, green tea, strawberry and regular chocolate. The biggest difference between this Giant Dream Pocky and regular Pocky is the size of each chocolate stick. Look at how huge it is!
Melty Kiss Chocolates
The name Melty Kiss Chocolates describes it quite accurately. When you put the chocolate in your mouth, it literally melts in your mouth. It is an amazing sensation that you have to experience. There are various chocolate flavors but try the original first to see if you like it. Definitely a great snack to keep in your desk drawer!
Meiji Apollo Strawberry Chocolates
The Meiji strawberry chocolates is a classic Japanese sweets. Look how cute each individual chocolate is! Since the pieces are so small, you don’t feel guilty eating a handful. Although, you might just end up eating the entire box in one setting since it is so delicious!
Gummies are extremely popular sweets in Japan. There are a variety of brands but this one by Meiji is a classic snack enjoyed by kids. There are various fruit flavors to try such as grape, orange and strawberry. The cutest part is that the gummies are in the shape of the fruit!
Koala Shaped Chocolate Cookies
Another classic Japanese chocolate snack that is sold internationally. “Koara no March” are small biscuits with chocolate fillings. The biscuits have different koala designs and sometimes if you find a rare koala, you can win a prize! If you decide to try one of these cookies, make sure you are ready to share!
Which one do you think is your favorite Japanese sweets? It’s a tough decision for sure. All these are great options to try out and can also be a fun gift to friends overseas. Why not purchase a couple and test out the flavors yourself?
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