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Japanese Character Themed Candy & Snacks

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Japanese Character Themed Candy & Snacks

Apart from the standard Japanese confectionery and snack releases here in Japan, you will also find many product packages that don famous animated characters from all over the world. In most cases the edible product will take on either the shape of the character, have a texture/flavor associated with the animation or manga, or a pun will be created with the product name through the collaboration. One of the most popular products linked to a character is the "Hotaru No Haka" candy tin (far left in above photo) which is a reproduction of the tin shown in the movie with the same...

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Is Shipping Expensive from Japan?

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Is Shipping Expensive from Japan?

We all know that anxious feeling before proceeding to checkout where we are uncertain about the EXACT final cost of our orders. Shipping products overseas can get expensive but it also can be a very reasonable fee. In Japan, it all comes down to weight! Many countries have flat rate services where you can stuff as much as you want into a certain sized box for a specified rate. Unfortunately, Japan Post only offers a weight based system. The good news is that if you construct your cart carefully you can be efficient and your shipping cost per item will...

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Japanese Canned Coffee - So Many Options!

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Japanese Canned Coffee - So Many Options!

Most people love a good cup of coffee and it is an important part of their day. In Japan, you can find coffee everywhere, in many forms. The most convenient type is canned coffee which you can buy in vending machines, convenience stores, and supermarkets. They usually are available in steel cans with a pull tab, but sometimes come in an aluminum bottle with a twist off cap. The standard can size is 185 grams which is equivalent to a small cup. There are a half dozen major manufacturers within Japan. The most popular brands are Georgia (Coca Cola), BOSS (Suntory), and Fire...

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napaJapan expanding in 2017. The best place to get Japanese Candy

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napaJapan expanding in 2017. The best place to get Japanese Candy

What a year it was! It seems that everyone around the globe is saying the same thing. On the Japanese snack front we saw some really cool limited edition releases, dynamic flavors, and unique products. At napaJapan we went through some massive changes, redesigning our entire site, modernizing it, and offering even more yummy goods! Your fantastic response has encouraged us to expand our catalog in 2017. Besides the candy and snacks, we plan to offer more gift sets, unique beverages, and fun household items too. Stay tuned! Our blogs will likely appear monthly from now on. Please check back...

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Japanese Chewing Gum - Options Galore

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Japanese Chewing Gum - Options Galore

On my first visit to Japan I was overwhelmed by the selection of products in every type of industry. From electronics stores to household shops or from supermarkets to convenience stores, it seems that there are hundreds of choices for whatever is on your shopping list.  For candy lovers, Japan is the ultimate place to shop as the selection is even more diverse. By browsing our store you probably already have seen a great sample of this. That is because napaJapan always keeps on top of the newest, weirdest, tastiest, and most popular products. Our customers also give us listing suggestions which...

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