Neru Neru Nerune! Cute, colourful, fun and a little bit childish; it’s got everything a Japanese DIY candy kit needs. This one is a mysterious ‘Secret Soda’ flavour, with three super awesome flavours to make (by which they mean you make two then mix them into a third).
We’re getting quite into subscription boxes, with Loot Crate being the first one we became aware of it was an eventuality that we would cave and grab one at some point. The ‘Summon’ theme was just perfect for a pair of Blizzard/Pokemon nerds, in fact there was nothing about the promo poster which didn’t appeal to at least one of us. The time had come to take the plunge!
Loot Crate is an American based subscription box that aims to deliver, in their own words, ‘the best in geek + gaming gear. From collectibles, apparel, tech gadgets, art, and other epic gear, it’s like Comic-Con in a box!’. Prices start from $29.95 for a one month subscription, you can find all the options here.
I know I know. It’s not Japanese and it’s not candy, but one can go a little off topic on occasion right?
So, let’s see what we got!
We like melons, we like milk. Melon milk? Why not!
I’m a bit of a sucker for melon flavoured things, if it’s an option when shopping then I’m likely to pick it. But really, I got this one with my partner in mind. He loves the realistic melon flavour from Japanese treats and he’s a big milkshake fan. Weird a combination as this sounds, it seemed a perfect fit for him.
We got this can from Japan Centre, you can find it here for £0.98 (240ml can).
It’s that time of the month again; new Oyatsu Box! Check out those snazzy new branded boxes, pretty awesome huh? We haven’t even gotten through our first box yet, but we’re working on it :p
This months box is crammed full of licensed goods and awesome flavours. In case you don’t know, Oyatsu Box is a subscription service where you can get a box of goodies direct from Japan once a month. You can find the subscription choices here.
As always, I’ll be photographing/reviewing all these items separately so if you’re interested check back soon.
Let’s see what we got this month!
As some of you may know, Oyatsu Cafe recently had a giveaway of their awesome candy boxes. Seriously, these guys rock at making up random boxes. Which is why I subscribe to their monthly boxes (and not to sales pitch, but if you’re into Japanese snacks you should too!).
I was delighted to hear I was one of the lucky winners, yay! 😀
You wouldn’t think it from the content so far, but I actually love crisps a lot more than candy or chocolate. Savoury snacks are definitely my favourite. I was really happy to see these Oyacorn in our subscription box as I just don’t seem to have much luck finding many savoury Japanese snacks.
We got this bag in our August Oyatsu Box (see what else we got here) and, actually, I’m not sure where else you can buy them right now. I know Oyatsu Cafe said they were hoping to get some in so it could be worth keeping an eye out. I know I sure am!
Pure gummies are something we’ve heard great things about, so we were really looking forward to picking them up at some point. To receive our first bag in a lychee edition, a flavour we all love, was pretty awesome!
We got ours as part of our August Oyatsu Box (see what else we got here) but you can also buy them from Oyatsu Cafe here for £1.29 a bag. According to the Oyatsu Box leaflet, these are a summer edition so if you want some I would grab them before they’re gone.