This fall starts off with a “Crunch”, “Cnack” ,“Fizz” and many more subtle sounds that’ll send tingles down your spine! Fall is a great time to film an ASMR unboxing video, especially when you have a box of hard to get Japanese snacks & sweets that was selected for their incredible textures. And they’re of course super tasty!
Allergens: wheat, egg, dairy, soy, chicken, pork, gelatin Cooking time: 3 minutes The fan favorite “Tonkotsu/Soy sauce” flavored ramen returns to the Snack box! Get that Ichiraku vibe with green onion, grilled pork and Naruto Maki toppings. A tasty alternative to dinner, especially being as big as it is, 122g!! How to cook: 1. Remove half of the lid and take out three bags. 2, Open the seasoning and powder soup over the noodles, pour boiling water up to the indicated line, and cover with the lid. 3. After 3 minutes, peel off the lid, pour in the liquid soup, and mix well.
Allergens: Apple Fanta refuses to reveal the taste! Or at least until recently, because the taste has now been revealed as well, we wouldn’t want to spoil you now, would we? Follow us on Social Media, and we’ll reveal it later in the month! PS: there's a hint in the allergens, but it's not the full answer...
Allergens: wheat, dairy, soy Processed in a facility that also processes shrimp, crab, and egg “CRUNCH”, “CRISP”, “CRAAK”! The whole ZenPop team can attest to never really having tried a texture like these 4 layered corn snacks. We’re not sure if the taste or the sound is more satisfying. Selected by JapanEat for this month's box, thanks!
The most Instagram friendly (Japanese: Insta Bae インスタ映え) rice cracker you’ll ever eat! They come in the flavors vanilla, strawberry & 3 types of matcha, but JapanEat selected strawberry for all of you!
Allergens: wheat, soy, chicken, pork Processed in a facility that also processes egg, dairy, and shrimp If you’ve watched any Japan-tuber, you know of the dreaded Natto. Fermented soybeans may sound scary, but don’t worry, this Umaibo snack is not slimy like real natto. And hey, it makes for good clickbait; “ZenPop fan eats fermented bean stick!”.
Allergens: peach Processed in a facility that also processes dairy products Judging the packaging, it looks to come from a high-end cosmetics boutique! And you wouldn’t be wrong to think so, because this double peach candy was designed with the intention to make candy selection feel as elegant as buying a lipstick.
Allergens: dairy, gelatin Squishy! Marshmallow gummies with yogurt taste and they’re so darn cute! Great for sharing and trying out on camera thanks to the fresh packaging.
Allergens: wheat, soy, pork Processed in a facility that also processes dairy products This is the description from Morinaga’s website: “A potato snack you want to eat when you’re tired” That sure sold me!
Allergens: wheat, egg, soy, chicken, pork Processed in a facility that also processes shrimp, dairy, and peanut The all-time classic snack is coming to you! These have been around in Japan since forever and for good reason, they’re highly addictive, crunchy and have the perfect balance of slight spice. The name Kaki no Tane means “Seed of Persimmon '', however, they’re not actually made from the fruit.
Allergens: wheat, dairy, soy There’s a reason this crunchy chocolate corn snack is a fan favorite among children in Japan. It’s the right size, packed so you don’t get greasy hands, and when you bite it, your teeth sink into it. The more you chew, the more it melts in your mouth.
Allergens: wheat, egg, dairy, soy, fishes Processed in a facility that also processes shrimp, crab, squid, chicken, sesame, mackerel, pork, peach, and apple Are you like Luffy and have meat as your favorite food? Then this fried pork cutlet snack, yes you read that right, is for you! It has miso taste for extra umami and an ASMR crunchy exterior to cover the juicy insides.
Fizz tablets with a satisfying sparkle in your mouth. Comes in grape flavor, a flavor so popular it’s on par with orange and lemon in Japan.
Do you remember star bits from Star Mario Galaxy? The collectible stars were actually inspired by konpeito. But the colorful sugars have a longer history than that, as they were actually first introduced to Japan in 1569 when presented as a gift from Portugal to Oda Nobunaga at Nijo Castle in Kyoto.
Allergens: gelatin, soy, dairy Processed in a facility that also processes wheat, egg, and peanut A cute banana shaped sponge sweet filled with cream and chocolate. It has a bright yellow color that captures everyone's attention!
Allergens: wheat, soy Processed in a facility that also processes shrimp, egg, dairy, peanut, beef, chicken, banana, pork, peach, mountain yam, and apple Step aside Pocky, a savory challenger has appeared! The sound of the crunch or the smokey flavor makes this one of those snacks that once it’s open, it’ll be eaten.
Allergens: wheat, soy, dairy, egg A melon cookie! Where’s the melon, you ask? Well, it doesn’t taste like melon. And the shape is like a Panda. It’s also not green… Melon-pan or melon bread is actually a type of bread that looks like a melon! It’s recognizable from its crispy sugar-coating. However, the melon pan has become so iconic, now the taste of sugar-coating is enough to call it “melon”.
Sticker gum! Super cute, retro apple flavor gum! If you are lucky, you can get a coupon for another free gum! Will you get something if you mail the coupon to ZenPop? Probably not right? Right??
Allergens: peach, apple Processed in a facility that also processes wheat, egg, dairy, orange, sesame, and soy Jelly cups with apple or peach flavor! Here’s a pro-tip: Put a toothpick in the top of the lid, and put it in the freezer. In not long, your Jelly has become a convenient jelly popsicle!
Allergens: orange Processed in a facility that also processes dairy products These pop candies are nice on their own, but here’s a life hack for your next TikTok: Put the pop candy with the candy part in an ice cube tray with water in it. Leave it for a day and voilà! Your pop candy evolved into a popsicle!