Japanese Candy & Snacks Subscription Boxes Comparison Guide

If you love trying Japanese candy and all the weird and wonderful flavours, a subscription box is a great idea. Our guide will help you choose the best box by comparing price, selection and shipping.

japanese candy subscription boxes guide

For our guide, we’re including Japanese candy/snack boxes that we have personally reviewed. Boxes are listed alphabetically. Prices shown are for a monthly rolling subscription but discounts are usually available if you pay for 3, 6 or 12 months in advance. Information is correct at time of writing – please let us know of any updates.

This guide is part of a series of posts:


OUR FAVOURITE JAPANESE CANDY & SNACKS SUBSCRIPTION BOXES

Bokksu Review - Japanese Snack Subscription Box

BOKKSU

A box of authentic snacks and treats from small and regional businesses in Japan

Box Sizes & Pricing

  • Classic Box – 20-25 items ($39.99/£30)
  • Tasting Box – 10-14 items ($26.99/£20)
  • Get $10 off your first box with our special signup link below

What do you get? Authentic snacks and tea pairing including seasonal flavours, small batch and traditionally made items and even pastries. View example boxes »

Information provided: 20+ page full colour magazine with detailed descriptions of all the contents (including allergens, manufacturer and region).

Shipping: Free standard shipping worldwide.

Anything else? Special ‘First Box’ sent out after subscribing, rather than waiting for the next theme. Items from past boxes can be bought individually from their shop.

Read our review: December 2019

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JAPAN CANDY BOX

A box of cute candy from the people behind Kawaii Box & Blippo.

Box Sizes & Pricing

  • Japan Candy Box – 10 items ($21.90/£17.50)

What do you get? Candy from Asia including a DIY candy kit. View example boxes »

Information provided: Flyer with product names only.

Shipping: Free standard shipping worldwide.

Anything else? Regular giveaways. Subscribers are automatically entered in a monthly Japan Candy Megabox raffle.

Read our review: June 2015

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Japan Crate Subscription Box Review

JAPAN CRATE

Seasonal candy and snacks, shipping from Japan.

Box Sizes & Pricing

  • Mini Box – 5 items ($12/£9)
  • Original – 10 items including DIY candy kit ($25/£20)
  • Premium – 18-20 items including DIY candy kit and drink ($35/£28)

What do you get? Candy, savoury snacks, DIY candy kits and drinks, all from Japan. View example boxes »

Information provided: full colour booklet with details of each item, instructions for making the candy kit and a comic.

Shipping: Free standard shipping worldwide.

Anything else? free bonus item (toy/figurine) with the largest box. Subscribers are automatically entered to win a special Sugoi crate with giant candy, plushies, consoles etc.

Read our review: May 2019 | December 2015

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tokyotreat

TOKYO TREAT

Tokyo-based Japanese candy and snack boxes. 

Box Sizes & Pricing

  • Classic – 12 items including DIY candy kit ($25/£20)
  • Premium – 17 items including DIY candy kit, drink and sharing packs ($35/£28)
  • Get $3 off your first box with the code SUPERCUTEKAWAII

What do you get? Candy, savoury snacks, drinks, DIY candy kits and seasonal items, all from Japan. View example boxes »

Information provided: full colour booklet with details of each item, instructions for making the kits and some articles on Japan.

Shipping: Free tracked shipping worldwide.

Anything else? Boxes regularly include party and sharing packs, anime snacks and kinosei (health-giving candy). Earn points to trade for products and exclusives.

Read our review: September 2016January 2016

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