Explanation of the May 14th 2019 shipment with kudetama pudding mochi balls, onigiri senbei, cameleon hard candies and puccho balls in it.
How I got a job as a manga translator, what the work was like and why I eventually quit.
Breakdown of all of our living costs in Japan. Many helpful hints if you are considering living in Japan. Sums up rent, phone bill, internet, home costs, health insurance, food, car, childcare and more on a USD/month basis. Updated 2019.
Explanation of the April 28th 2019 Candy Japan shipment contents, with satisfyingly looooong things and a bit assistance to our two Latvian subscribers.
Explanation of train gummies, milk cakes, melon pan, and traditional Japanese dango.
Japanese candy manufacturer Morinaga has used crowdfunding to apply its new long-lasting food ingredient to create a super long-lasting throat candy.
A list of the 10 most popular Japanese candies, based on Amazon sales rankings. While #1 is not a big surprise, you might find #2 harder to predict.
List of the top 10 most best-selling snacks in Japan, based on the best seller list of Amazon Japan.
Shows what "hot chocolate" is in Japanese and how to write & say it. Also explains where the Japanese word for hot chocolate came from.
The top 10 most popular Japanese chocolate brands, according to a survey of 3,677 Japanese people.
How to say and write "chocolate" in Japanese, along with the story of when and where the word came from into the Japanese language.
Most expensive strawberry chocolate sweet in Japan? Box of 12 of these "summer princess" strawberries with specially selected chocolate coating costs $100.
Osaka introduces hourly husband babysitting service that works like a storage locker for tired daddies
Space near Osaka Metro station has introduced a service for wives to drop off their husbands for a while. Just like a storage service for temporarily keeping one's luggage — except this one is for human storage.
New Hello Kitty cafe opened on April 25th 2019 in Tokyo; see the dishes featuring super cute Hello Kitty designs, with free goods and an adorable tapioca drink as well.
Chain of beach bars in Japan that are not located at actual beaches, allowing you to put your feet in the sand indoors.
North Korea has executed five deemed responsible for causing power failures that led to the failure to produce candies that were to be distributed to children for Day of the Sun celebration.
Reiwa era is just starting in Japan, and Japanese candy manufacturer Kintaro Ame Honten has released new panda hard candy in cooperation with Ueno Information Center to celebrate it.
Coffee-flavored mushroom-shaped chocolates, rock candies, peelable apple gummies and BAKE chocolates.