Top 3 Traditional Japanese Desserts You Should Try Making

by Japan Yay! Staff on Sep 01 2016 |


Japan is known for its healthy nutritional habits; however, that doesn't mean desserts and sweets are excluded from the traditional Japanese diet. The recipes for Japan's celebrated cuisine leans towards a less-sweet taste than most American palettes are accustomed. Fans of Japanese culture devour these traditional Japanese desserts with the same fervor  as binge watching an anime series. Check out these recommended desserts that capture the best of traditional Japanese sweets.

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THE RAMEN CHART: Japan's Top 25 Ramen Bowls

by Sharilyn on Aug 18 2016 |


A ramen sensation has been sweeping across the US, with more and more restaurants opening up to serve this delicious Japanese meal. Some are good, some are meh, but we have the time to try the ones nearby and figure it out. When we visit Japan however, there's so much ramen we wouldn't even know where to start! Fortunately Fanny Chu is a "noodle freak" who has created THE RAMEN CHART to show the 25 best ramen bowls in Japan. She spent 6 months going to Japan to taste all of this delicious ramen and has sampled over 100 different bowls. Needless to say, I'm super jealous. Read full story...

FREE JAPANESE CANDY & TOYS GIVEAWAY! 5 Reasons Why Skoshbox Is Your Japanese Candy Gateway

by Dave on Aug 12 2016 |


We're giving away the largest Skoshbox subscription box, the JAPAN BOX (pictured above), courtesy of Skoshbox! Hurry and sign up, the giveaway ends on August 19th, 11:59PM CST.

There is a reason that Japanese candy is famous all around the world. It’s absolutely delicious! From pocky to green tea kitkats it’s full of flavors and textures you won’t find anywhere else. Not so long ago the only way you could get your hands on these unique treats was to buy a ticket and fly out to get them for yourself. But now you can have them delivered straight to your door. Here’s 5 reasons why Skoshbox is the candy subscription service you need. Read full story...

5 Reasons Why You Need A Monthly Japanese Candy Subscription Box Delivered To Your Home!

by Dave on Aug 09 2016 |


Candy is amazing, but there is nothing greater than Japanese candy. From a million flavors of KitKats to the world famous Pocky, Japanese candy is unique and extremely delicious. Instead of looking through stores to find it, why not try one of the monthly candy subscription services like Skoshbox? Read full story...

Japanese Candy Highlight: TONOSAMA CANDY

by Japan Yay! Staff on Jul 26 2016 |


If you are throwing a party, celebrating a birthday, or you just want to score big with a friend or special someone, try out this amazing 30-pieces Tonosama assortment of favorites from this classic Japanese candy firm.

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Japanese Snack Highlight: Chip Star Potato Chips!

by Japan Yay! Staff on Jul 10 2016 |


Chip Star is one of Yamazaki Nabisco's chip brands, but like every snack sold in Japan, it has many unique flavors that you can only find in Nippon. Read full story...

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