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Japanese Candy

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I love cocconut pockey and yan yan ^-^ in the US you can get japanese candy at suncoast sometimes. I've seen a little in the "asian" section of the super market but they never have much -_-
 
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I like botan rice candy, ive ate it since i was very young, being raised in an Asian community I could always find it, I actually still can I have alot of fave Japanese candy. I actually prefer Japanese candy to any other. I also like these things I believe are called "haw flakes" that are made of some kind of fruit slightly resembling a plum. Theres thes other candy called "black candy" which is hard candy that kind of tastes like molasses they have a black wrapper with red kanji on it. I also like Kasugai any flavor really but i like pineapple best of all. I know of alot of others I just cant think of the names though. Its all good to me.
 

peachymarie

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Candy Lover

hi :joyful:
Im new here and i looove candy...
how about milkys, super lemons , kasugai gummies and ichigo candy,n all types of pockys and those mini-cookies and ebi-chips oh and...fuwawa choco (with pretty wrappers) and peach and banana chocolates...yuuuuuuuummmmmmmmyyyyyyyy...................... 😍
 
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Hot and Cold tokyo candy

I had a friend bring me some candy back from a trip to japan he went on. It was Half puple and Half white and it was in the design of a ying yang. The white side give the sensation of being cold and the purple side actually feels warm. I have been looking for this candy for about a year but i don't know the name of it. Is there anyone that knows the name of it?
 

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Hello - I'm not that familiar with Japanese traditional candy, however I do love modern japanese candy. Fans of Japanese candy living in the US know that it can be hard both to find Japanese candy to buy and to discover new kinds of Japanese candy even if you are a fan and go out of your way to look for new items to try.
Some of the more common items such as Pocky, Hi-Chew and Lotte gums and chewy candy are easy to find in various asian stores (like Korean or Chinese grocery stores), but I've discovered a few delectable delights at a certain candy blog (sorry not enough posts yet to add a link - but its a top hit on google for Candy blog) and also at various Japanese stores in NYC and in norther Jersey.
I find it particularly interesting how traditionally Western candy brands such as Mentos and Kit-Kat seem to have a near endless variety of flavors and variations that are only ever sold in Japan.
 

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Nobody has mentioned Pretz? I love pretz sticks.

I like Meiji chocolate products. And 'Dars' chocolate (not sure if it's actually Japanese but it's written in Katakana on the box and i got it from the konbini, so...)

Hai-chu is good, too.
 

Hirozono

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:giggle: I LOVE candy!!! ^-^
And Meiji makes THE BEST carmels EVER!!! O_O And hai-chuu, they are so sweet and delicious ^-^ Though I'm NOT a fan of their grape-flavoured things, because they taste like beer T-T
Hmm.. I think Kasugai was mentioned as well, but their Melon Gummi are SOOO good, it's unbelievable! 👍
Also Kinoko no yama are very good!! ^-^ Cute little mushrooms! I once saw Ichigo Pokki with Kitty-chan on the cover ^-^ Haha, I just HAD to try those and they are delicious! They're just like normal pokki, but they have little bits of strawberry on them ^-^
Oh! This is not REALLY candy, but it's soda, so I guess it goes. :p It's called Calpis Water and I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! O_O It's the most amazing soda I have EVER tasted!!! :D
They also have something I thought sounded completely odd but was actually quite yummy.. It was a sort of crisp, but it was round and had a caramel-like taste mixed with popcorn. I know it sounds weird, but it is nice. :D I don't remember the name though.. :?
 

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Whenever I'm in London I go to the Japan Centre on Piccadilly. They have a few shelves full of Japanese candy. Yummm! It's really expensive, of course...

I have yet to find a place in Holland that sells Japanese candy, though. I've tried some different kinds of Chinese candy but I ended up throwing them all away.
 

pipokun

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I once saw Ichigo Pokki with Kitty-chan on the cover
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It was a sort of crisp, but it was round and had a caramel-like taste mixed with popcorn. I know it sounds weird, but it is nice. :D I don't remember the name though.. :?
Ichigo (Strawberry) Pretzel by Kabaya
Other pocky-like products of them:
Brutal bear
Eco-unfriendly vehicle

<popcorn-like product>
It is probably a snack named Caramel Corn by Tohato.
Not the name itself, but thepackage becomes diversified or chaotic since this 21st century.
 

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I've had caramel corn, it's delicious, but the package just showed a picture of the caramel corn bits. And there was pink and white.... It's been a while since I had it. XD
 

pipokun

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It's been a while since I had it. XD

Yes, people get old.

But the good news for you is that Nestle Japan introduced Chocollabo KITKAT creating your own original package of KITKAT from this month. I think it is good for your grand-grand-grand children in the 22nd century. I am sure that they will believe you were a superstar in Japan.


Following are other similar options:


Tirol Choco itself is a 10 yen cheap chocolate snack here.

http://www.pro-chew.jp/

When you are someone like a fashion-conscious person, you should try this profu-hi chu.

http://www.pro-chew.jp/gallery/brigit/

[disclaimer]
*Nobody knows what will happen after you keep hi chu or chocolate products in the next century, so be sure to eat them by yourself now and leave the package for your offspring.
**Pipo third/fourth will never accept any claims for what the stupid ancestor said in the 21st century at all.
 
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