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If you like Japanese candy, sweets, drinks, snacks, capsule toys, this table is for you.
My nerd like self put together all the Japanese candy box subscription services into a comparison table to make it easier to compare them although if you want the detailed list, check out “The Mother of All Listings of Japanese Candy and Snack Box Subscription Services.”
If you’re extreeeeeeeeeemely lazy, and you just want to know what the top 5 Japanese candy subscription boxes are because you don’t like to do your homework, here they are (I won’t judge you… you have your friends for that)“Top 5 Japanese Snack and Candy Subscription Boxes” list.
|Company||Highlight||Medium Size Comparison||Box Details||Price|
|Bokksu||A diverse group of Asian Americans killing it on the creative side.||20-25||The Classic Bokksu will take you on a "gourmet" pairing with tea.||$39.00|
|Candy Japan||No frills husband and wife duo that will get you the candy you've been looking for.||4-8||Boxes are sent to you 2x a month which both contain about 2-4 items.||$29.00|
|Candy San||A French languaged based company right out of Tokyo, Japan.||15||Candysan Box sweet and salty snacks, and a gachapon (surprise capsule).||$27.74|
|Freedom Japanese Market||They were inspired to start the business because a friend loved candy.||12-16||They tout a hefty weight of candy of 1 pound.||$24.99|
|Japan Candy Box||Definitely one of the top box companies that is based out of Hong Kong.||10||You're automatically entered into a candy raffle valued at over $100||$19.90|
|Japan Crate||Another large operation out of the SF Bay Area who does more than candy.||15||The Japan Crate includes a drink, DIY, and a revolving bonus item.||$30.00|
|Japan Fun Box||A friend who loved candy moved away from Japan, so now you have JFB.||15-20||Fun Box, DIY, toy, surprise toy, drink, adult candy, etc.||$32.99|
|Kyandi Box||A French company that is a French language website. (temporarily c;losed)||800 g||It is a French website so you get to buy things in euros and by the gram.||$35.07|
|Marimo Candy Club||Husband and wife operation out of Tokushima, Japan.||8-12||Buy by the individual item or subscribe to the monthly service.||$29.99|
|My Japan Box||A worldwide talent agency called BMedia runs the show here.||15-20||The candy box... and well it's 30 with 15-20 items.||$30.00|
|Okashi Connection||"Sort of" a small family style business ouf of Chiba, Japan.||12||The original subscription contains an umaibo||$28.80|
|Oyatsu Box||A nicely done site by Satoshi from Chiba, Japan who will respond in 24 hours.||11-14||The Oyatsu Box, japan only soft drink, gachapon, DIY candy kit||$25.00|
|Skoshbox||Dammn... they were kind of weak, but now they teamed up with Tokyo Otaku Mode.||13-15||The Megabox which includes 2 mystery items||$35.00|
|Snakku||Traditional and classy but read the blog by the owner #keepitclassy||20-25||The signature box contains about 2 lbs of snacks.||$38.95|
|Tokyo Treat||One of the top companies out of Tokyo, Japan.||18||The premium comes with full-sized snacks, 4 random snacks, 1 umaibo, 1 DIY candy, 1 drink, and 1 wagashi||$34.99|
|Umai Box||A site in English, French (a French company), and German!||13-18||Umai Box, gachapon, random bonuses||$21.49|
|WOWBOX||One of the best sites out there in terms of design, and user interface.||12-16||The Fun and Tasty box. Contains a good balance of all the fun, tasty, and weird treats Japan is known for.||$34.99|
Out of curiousity, leave a comment on which one you ended up choosing. You’ll be able to see the one I chose in an upcoming unboxing post.