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.

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For our guide, we’re including Japanese candy/snack boxes that we have personally reviewed. Boxes are ordered by how recently we have reviewed a box. Prices shown are for a monthly rolling subscription but discounts are usually available if you pay for 3, 6 or 12 months in advance. Most signup links are affiliate links which means your subscription helps support Super Cute Kawaii at no extra cost to you. 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

TOKYO TREAT

Fun seasonal candy, snacks and drinks from Japan.

Price & Shipping: $37.50 (£31) per month with free tracked shipping worldwide from Japan.

What do you get? 18-20 Japanese snacks including sweet and savoury treats, drinks, instant ramen, DIY candy kits and more. Usually includes a full bag of seasonal KitKats.

Information provided: 24 page magazine with details of each item including allergens and whether suitable for vegetarians, plus articles on Japanese culture and seasonal events/holidays.

Anything else? Individual box items and lots more available from their Japan Haul online shop.

Read our reviews: From 2023, we are now reviewing boxes regularly – see all reviews.

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SAKURACO

Authentic, artisan and seasonal snacks from local Japanese snack makers

Price & Shipping: $37.50 (£31) per month with free tracked shipping worldwide from Japan.

What do you get? 20 Japanese snacks including tea, plus a special Japanese tableware item. All snacks are from the same featured region and support local Japanese snack makers. Often includes fresh and small batch items.

Information provided: 24 page magazine with details of each item including allergens and whether suitable for vegetarians, plus articles about the snack makers and the featured region.

Anything else? Individual box items and lots more available from their Japan Haul online shop.

Read our reviews: From 2023, we are now reviewing boxes regularly – see all reviews.

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Japan Crate Subscription Box Review

JAPAN CRATE

Seasonal candy, snacks, drinks and more from Japan.

Price & Shipping: $49.95 (£41) per month with free tracked shipping worldwide from Japan or US hub.

What do you get? 18-20 mainly full size items with a mix of Japanese candy, snacks, drinks and DIY kits + a collectible lucky cat and postcard.

Information provided: 6 page booklet with general details of each item, instructions for making the candy kit and more. No allergen/dietary information.

Anything else? Individual box items and lots more available from their Sugoi Mart online shop.

Read our reviews: January 2023 | May 2019 | December 2015

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Bokksu Review - Japanese Snack Subscription Box

BOKKSU

A box of premium Japanese snacks and teas from small and regional businesses in Japan.

What do you get? 20-22 premium Japanese snacks and a tea pairing curated around a cultural theme. Includes seasonal flavours, small batch and traditionally made items and even pastries.

Price & Shipping: $49.99 (£41) per month with free tracked shipping worldwide from Japan.

Information provided: 24 page Culture Guide magazine with detailed descriptions of all the contents, including allergens, manufacturer and region.

Anything else? Special introductory box sent out immediately after subscribing, rather than waiting for the next theme. Items from past boxes and lots more can be bought individually from their Bokksu Boutique online shop.

Read our review: December 2019

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JAPAN CANDY BOX

Monthly boxes of cute candy from the people behind Kawaii Box & Blippo.

What do you get? 10 themed & seasonal items of candy, snacks and DIY kits from Japan & Asia.

Price & Shipping:$29.90 (£25) per month with free tracked shipping worldwide from Hong Kong.

Information provided: 2 page flyer with product names. No allergen/dietary information.

Anything else? Individual box items and lots more available from their Blippo online shop.

Read our review: June 2015

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