Snack Cinema Snack Cinema

Turn your movie nights into unforgettable experiences
with delectable Japanese snacks!

If you love movies, animes, and having great evenings with family and friends, you’re in the right place. We want to help you make those nights even more special.

There’s a simple way to do this, and you know it all too well: gather everyone together around food!

But ZenPop wants to help you turn those into lasting memories, and set you up with an awesome selection of Japanese snacks and ramen so that you can give your night a Japanese twist.

So, how do Japanese snacks make your movie or anime night better?

  • 1 Unique and Varied Flavors: Japanese snacks offer a wide range of unique and delicious flavors that can add excitement to your movie or anime night. From savory options like wasabi peas and yakisoba noodles to sweet treats like matcha-flavored Kit Kats and mochi, there is something for everyone's taste buds.
  • 2 Convenient and Easy to Share: Japanese snacks often come in individual portions or bite-sized packages, making them convenient for sharing with friends or family during a movie or anime night.
  • 3 Contrasting Textures: They are known for their unique textures, which can provide a delightful sensory experience.
  • 4 Cultural Connection: It allows you to experience a taste of Japan and adds an authentic touch to the overall experience when watching some anime or even a classic movie.
  • 5 Nostalgic Appeal: For anime fans who grew up watching Japanese shows or movies, indulging in Japanese snacks can evoke a sense of nostalgia. It can transport you back to your childhood or remind you of the characters and stories that shaped your love for anime, adding an extra layer of emotional connection to your movie night.

Remember, the key is to indulge in the unique tastes and textures of Japanese snacks while enjoying the cinematic journey. A movie night with Japanese snacks is not only a fun experience, but also a chance to explore Japanese culture from the comfort of your own home.

Taste of Japan Taste of Japan

Some of the best Snack recommendations from Japan we have for you are:

  • Pocky: These iconic biscuit sticks dipped in various flavors like chocolate, strawberry, or matcha are a must-have for any Japanese snack session.
  • Rice Crackers (Senbei): Crunchy and flavorful, senbei come in a wide range of varieties, including soy sauce, wasabi, or sesame. Mix and match to find your favorites.
  • Dried Seaweed (Nori): Add a touch of authenticity by snacking on crispy, seasoned seaweed sheets. They are perfect for munching on while engrossed in the movie.
  • Japanese Candy: Explore the colorful world of Japanese candy with treats like Hi-Chew, Botan Rice Candy, or Ramune-flavored gummies. They offer a delightful burst of flavors.
  • Takoyaki: If you're feeling adventurous, try making or ordering takoyaki, a popular Osaka street food. These savory octopus balls will add a unique touch to your movie night.
  • Matcha Green Tea: Pair your snacks with a warm cup of matcha green tea. Its earthy flavor and vibrant green color will transport you to Japan.

If you don’t know what snacks to go for, we’re here to help. Every month, we curate an awesome selection of Japanese snacks and send them to you in a nice box so that you can make your movie night special! Check out our monthly Snack Box for more information.