Japan Crate January 2018 Subscription Box Review + Coupon

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Japan Crate is a monthly subscription box that helps you “experience the excitement of Japan every month through fun candy & snacks.” They have three subscription levels that start at $12 a month and offer 1, 3, 6, or 12-month plans that auto-renew at the end of the term. Japan Crate aims to send candy that is fun and exclusively available in Japan.

DEAL: Save $3 on your first regular or premium crate with coupon code HELLO.

The box is sure breath-taking, with Attack on Titans action pack pictures and little candies flying all over the place.

There are 3 different subscription levels available: The Mini includes 5 items, the Original includes those items PLUS another 5 items, and the Premium includes those 10 items PLUS another 5 items. This month I am reviewing the Premium box!

This month’s theme is ATTACK ON TITAN COLLAB!

There is always a Manga-zine that lists the contents of the box, as well as some fun food and cultural info about Japan. The chart of contents lists the snacks for all three box sizes. The tiers are cumulative, so our Premium Box has everything on the page!

Explore the world of Titans.

And here is an alternate guide to attack those Titans.

Keep up to date and see first the spoiler alert on the next attack on Titan.

The box interior is funny! Yes, I ate them!

Everything in the box!

Exclusive Attack On Titan Art Card This is a limited edition Attack Of Titan Art Card for Japan Crate subscribers only. The card features Eren Jaeger attacking a Titan.

At back of the card is a redeem code for Attack on Titan newsletter subscription.

Chocolate Banana is an all-time favorite at every Japanese festivals, and now it’s in candy form for more enjoyable eating!

Maken Gummy Cola contains a large gummy shaped fist ready to toss out the classic ROCK PAPER SCISSORS gesture. The gummy is extremely sticky and chewy, and this one comes in a sweet and refreshing Cola flavor.

Eat like a Titan and enjoy this bite size sweet tasting chocolate banana and this sticky chewy scissors-shaped fist gummy!

Gabunomi White Cola Don’t be tricked by this drink. It might look like water but this is a Cola!

Aside from its deceiving looks, it also has a cute animation-packing. This drinks is a game changer!

Bottle Sour Candy might looks like a bottled drink, but take a second look and you will see a number of powdered candies. This sweet and lightly sour candy has 3 different flavors: Strawberry, Apple and  Cider.

You can use  different approach to eat these candies. Either you pour it directly into your mouth or eat it from your hand, you can also try to sprinkle it allover yogurt for some twist.

Konnyaku Jelly Stick is made from Konjac plant that grows in Asia, processed to be a flour and mixed with water and lime water. This snack is high in fiber with almost no calories so you can eat as much as you want.

Henshin! Transform Glasses, this fun manga-inspired glass is so cute. Transforming your self into a manga character is not impossible anymore.

There are 48 different style of glass available and I got Henshin’s serious-looking eye glass.

Onigiri Senbei is a basic traditional Japanese snacks. Usually they are shaped into circular disks but these are specially shaped into onigiri (rice balls).

These rice crackers taste wonderfully exotic and have just the right level of airy crispiness.

Cabbage Taro is actually not made in taro. These are puffs covered in a rich Japanese brown sauce and seaweed that makes it looks like cabbage.

Every puffs tastes so wonderful and has a strong savory taste. It’s lightweight and very satisfying to eat.

Uma Salt Potato Chips are perfectly salted potato chips with a tasty umami flavor.

The blend of bonito flakes, dried anchovies, and konbu makes each chips savory  delicious.

Big Bar Z Milk is a light crunchy puff covered with white chocolate that emulates a very sweet  milk flavor.

This is the larger version of Bar Z, soft on the outside but so crunchy inside, it almost taste like a condensed milk.

Potato Chips Salt And Hokkaido Konbu is a special edition chips used potatoes from Hokkaido which are carefully harvested for an especially delicous taste.

The Konbu adds an exclusive flavor that has a meaty-like taste. Every piece are so crunchy!

Black Thunder Kinako is a roasted soy flour which is used as a flavoring for many traditional sweets in Japan.

This time it comes in Kinako flavor, infusing a sweet soy powder in the milk chocolate.

Black Thunder chocolate also has chunks of chocolate cookie and rice puffs inside the bar.

Lemon Flavor Pocky Colorful Shower features the familiar pretzel stick coated in a white lemon-cream flavored frosting encrusted with rainbow colored candies.

Inside the box is a 2 colorful festive-themed packs so you can eat the first one and save the other one for later consumption.

Take a bite of these special lemon cake flavored Pocky, showered with colorful sprinkles. It looks good and tastes much better!

Odango yasan DIY Kit is a fun Japanese do-it-yourself candy kit to make your own candy. Totally edible, this kit contains the different powders, molds and accessories needed to prepare the treats displayed.

With this kit you can create the most adorable miniatures of traditional Japanese sweets.

To create them, you only need to add water to the powder mixture and let it reach in the molds. Definitely a fun and delightful challenge suitable for children and adults.

This subscription is a great way to experience snacking the Japanese way! I love receiving treats with unique flavors, and Japan Crate never fail to amaze me with that every month. I love most of the treats in this box, but what stood out the most for me is the Odango yasan DIY Kit because it brings challenge prior achieving delicious taste. Can’t wait for my next box to come!

What item do you want to try from this month’s Japan Crate? Let me know in the comments!


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