Our November Oyatsu Box finally arrived, yay! I’m impressed it was only 2 days later than the estimated delivery dates of between the 16th and the 25th considering it’s the Christmas period. Honestly I was expecting a bigger delay, so I’m pleasantly surprised. I do wish more people would bear this in mind before they complain at companies as I’ve seen a lot of people being pretty harsh towards a lot of companies lately. It’s just the time of year, relax 🙂
Let’s see what was in this months box, shall we?
First up, we have a savoury snack. This is a big pack of Baby Star Ramen, an apparently popular noodle snack in Japan, in a new black seasame flavour. Really looking forward to these!
Yay chocolate! I hope these haven’t melted. This is a box of Saku Panda Z cookies with both milk and bitter chocolate. Sounds delicious!
A second savoury snack, awesome. This time it’s a bag of Kelp and Black Bean Sembei, which are rice crackers. I don’t think I’ve ever tried a black bean flavoured snack, but kelp is awesome and rice crackers are awesome so hopefully it will be awesome as well!
Here we have reportedly luxury gummies, Yamagata La France. These sweet pear treats apparently have an outer gummy layer and an inner jelly layer. They certainly sound interesting!
I had to stop myself eating this one as soon as I pulled it out of the box. Big Black Thunder is a big chocolate covered biscuit snack, this one has a coconut flavour. Oh, what a pity I’m the only one who likes coconut here. I’ll just have to eat this all myself. What a pity. 😉
These Wakuwaku Zukan fish shaped gummies are super cute. The little fish on the front is a Medaka, or Japanese rice fish. Apparently we can learn about Medaka if we look at the back of the packet, which is kind of cool. I’ll be doing so later 🙂
What grown up looking packaging this pack of Puccho has. I’m too used to the childish designs I’ve had on every other packet (which would be a lot of packets). This premium edition is sweet red apple flavour, yum!
Apparently only available in certain stores in Japan, that’s pretty cool. I like when they include hard to find snacks 🙂
I was glad to see these as I got a pack as part of a prize a little while back and wasn’t too sure what they were. Turns out I guessed correctly, they are a special edition of the classic sweet Koume Umeboshi made with plums from the Wakayama prefecture. They’re seriously yummy, so a second bag is much appreciated 😉
Our DIY kit for this month, cool I guess but honestly? Ugh. I don’t want this. I recently tried the kinako chocolate version of the kit, and frankly the kit is so horribly messy and awkward to do I don’t really want to make one again.
This one has matcha powder and a chocolate cream to top the ‘mochi’ (and I use that term very loosely) with. I know it’ll be tasty, but I still just really can’t bring myself to do this. Back in the box you go!
Last but not least we have a new flavour of Pocky to try, yay! I know some people dislike receiving Pocky in subscription boxes, and I can understand why as it is really easy and cheap to obtain outside of Japan, but when it’s cool new flavours like this one I do not mind at all. Plus I’ve never tried midi Pocky, only regular and giant.
This one is Caramel Latte flavour, yum! Though as the sole coffee lover in the household looks like it may well be on me to finish these as well. Oh dear :p
Our gachapon for this month hasn’t got me very excited. It’s a lil dude from an anime/manga called The Prince of Tennis (I think). I’m really not into sports based anime (or ones with more men than sense) but hey, he’s kind of cute right?
Lots of fun things this month, I can’t wait to get stuck in. Maybe this month we will finally finish our Oyatsu Box before the next one arrives! :p