ZenPop's January Packs Review

ZenPop's January Packs Review

It was a busy month for us at ZenPop! We launched our brand new Give as Gift option, which means you can now give any ZenPop pack as a present! 🎉

Even though Christmas isn't celebrated in Japan like it is in the west, we're still feeling very festive! 🎅🤶 Winter illuminations are lighting up the city and we've got Christmas dinner sorted thanks to Colonel Sanders (🍗)!

While we're talking about food, we found three popular dishes from your favorite anime series that you can easily cook at home!

But the end of the year isn't all about the food (😭), it's also a deeply spritual time in Japan, as we get ready to welcome the new year.

So let's find out what was in our best-selling Japanese subscription boxes this month!

Stationery - New Year Greetings


ZenPop's Japanese Stationery PackJapanese Stationery Subscription Box | January's theme: New Year Greetings


It's the end of the year in Japan, time for sending greeting cards to family members and friends. We’re also getting ready for 2020, called nedoshi (Year of the Rat) with items featuring cute rodents, like hamsters, mice and hedgehogs. Other items include two sparkling writing items, Mt Fuji sticky notes, and even a washi tape designed washi tape. Last but not least, you’ll receive the very first original ZenPop calendar! Happy New Year from ZenPop!

10 beautiful and unique items included.


  1. Full Moon Magic - 2020 Calendar
  2. Nedoshi Otoshidama Envelope Set
  3. Hamster Ring Notebook
  4. Mt Fuji Notes & Clips
  5. Hamster/Hedgehog Eraser
  6. Deco Rush Decoration Tape
  7. Washi Flake Seals
  8. Stationery Washi Tape
  9. Zebra Marker Kirarich
  10. Ball Sign Luxue


DrawingWiffWaffles reviews ZenPop's New Years Greetings Pack - Japanese Stationery Subscription Box


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Ramen - Tour of Asia


ZenPop's Japanese Ramen PackJapanese Ramen Subscription Box | January's theme: Tour of Asia


Fight the winter chill with these delicious and punchy noodles from across Asia. Tan tan men is a champion noodle dish from Chinese Sichuan cuisine, with flavors of roasted sesame and chili. Next up traditional Korean ramen, rich with umami. For a little something different, a Taiwanese mazesoba inspired by local Japanese flavors. We'll round out our Tour of Asia with some milder and classic ramen dishes from Japan, plus a special appearance from our most-loved character! Itadakimasu!

7 champion noodle dishes from across Asia.


  1. Sesame Tan Tan Udon OR Soymilk Wantan Tan Tan Men (China)
  2. Hello Kitty Limited Edition Ramen - Shoyu OR Tonkotsu (Japan)
  3. Kimchi Ramen (Korea)
  4. Sundobu Karakuchi Ramen (Korea)
  5. Koko Shoyu Ramen (Japan)
  6. Shio Wantan Ramen (Japan)
  7. Spicy Yuzu Mazesoba (Taiwan)

Sweets - Hello Honey


ZenPop's Japanese Sweets Pack
Japanese Sweets Subscription Box | January's theme: Hello Honey


Start the new year with a touch of sweetness! Treat yourself to this bounty of sweets, infused with the mellow flavor of honey. From honey peach gummies to honey and lemon candy to honey soy-sauce rice crackers, it's a bee-licious (delicious) selection! You'll also enjoy a wintry limited edition of Koala's March (crispy koalas filled with soft cheesecake), special Pokémon snacks with a bonus gift, and a bunch more delights!

15 sweet and delicious sweets and snacks included.


  1. Honey Peach Gummies
  2. Honey Lemon Gummies
  3. Honey Shoyu Senbei
  4. Honey Lemon Nodoame
  5. Koala's March Soft Cheesecake Flavor
  6. Jelly Honey Lemon Paws
  7. Pokemon Choco + Sticker
  8. Sakeru Grape
  9. Kinako Mochi Choco
  10. Lemon Crackers
  11. Fun Fab Five Gum
  12. Baby Star Yakisoba Mini
  13. Smart Phone Candy
  14. Sapporo Potato Bar-B-Q
  15. Kimchi Sweet & Sour Squid


Instagram: ZenPop's Japanese Sweets PacksReceived my sweets pack from @zenpopjapan a while ago. I've tried them all out so far and they are great! The Sweet Honey pack is indeed quite sweet. Among it are novel ideas and cute packaging as well. @tene.bae


Ramen + Sweets Mix - Dinner & Dessert


ZenPop's Japanese Ramen + Sweets MixJapanese Ramen + Sweets Subscription Box | January's theme: Dinner & Dessert


This month, we're here to show you that snacking can be delicious and nutritious! Get your daily serve of vegetables, with two rich and hearty tanmen (ramen noodle soup) packed with premium veg. Still hungry? Dig into some crispy and colorful snacks, the perfect side dishes to your piping hot soup. You know the best bit about finishing your dinner? You get dessert! Indulge with Calbee's limited-time only luxury choco potato chips, Country Ma'am's adults-only treats and more.

2 ramen, 3 healthy snacks and 4 indulgent sweet treats.


  1. Green Premium Veggie Tanmen
  2. Ramen Mochichi Veggie Tanmen
  3. Beano Stick
  4. Veggie Consume Scorn
  5. Carrot Arare
  6. Rum Raisin Country Ma'am Chocolate
  7. Luxury Choco Potato Chips
  8. Oni Kanabo Choco Stick
  9. Choco Hit Flake

February's Packs Available Now

Don't miss our brand new packs, out to order today! February's themes are...


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