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Hi everyone! It is Kristi doing a guest review this month! I have tried a couple of different Wowboxes and am excited to try yet another new one this month-the New & Limited Box. Wowbox has changed its structure of boxes since my last review, so read on for the exciting new Wowbox!
WOWBOX is a Japanese candy subscription starting at $14.99/month.They have four different themes of boxes: Fun & Tasty (regular or large), Kawaii & Beauty (regular or large), New & Limited (regular or large), and Dagashi (small only-best value!).
Fun and Tasty boxes are filled with all the fun, tasty, and weird treats Japan is known for, as well as DIY snacks. Kawaii & Beauty boxes are filled with low-calorie treats beauty enhancing snacks, and candies with Kawaii characters. New & Limited are brand new, never before seen flavors, anime tie-ins, and one time only treats that sell out fast. Dagashi is an assortment of old-school classic candies found in neighborhood candy shops.
Cost: $14.99 small (Dagashi only), $24.99 regular $34.99 large (Kawaii & Beauty, New & Limited, Fun and Tasty)
You can switch your box theme and change size at any time. A pop-up will tell you when the change will be applied.
What is in the box:
- Fun & Tasty boxes are filled with all the fun, tasty, and weird treats Japan is known for, as well as DIY snacks.
- Kawaii & Beauty boxes are filled with low-calorie treats beauty enhancing snacks, and candies with Kawaii characters.
- New & Limited are brand new, never before seen flavors, anime tie-ins, and one time only treats that sell out fast.
- Dagashi is an assortment of old-school classic candies found in neighborhood candy shops.
Shipping: Boxes ship to more than 70 countries and shipping is free. The boxes ship at the beginning of the month.
It comes in a large, sturdy box (each type has a different color box)!
Here is the first peek!
This was telling about the new box structure. There used to be a paper that told you what was in the box, now you have to log in online to see what you are eating. There is a link to nutrition facts online as well.
Country Maam Crispy Chips These are crispy, thin cookie treats with a nice mix of vanilla and chocolate chips. There are extra crunchy and have a good chocolate taste.
Ajiwai Puccho (Ume Sio Konbu) This is a beloved Japanese soft candy. These are a new flavor, with a hint of salt and sour plum. They are individually wrapped inside. They weren’t bad. A little different
Corn Na Yatai Dontacos (Ika Yaki) This is a staple of Japanese summer festivals. Grilled squid and soy sauce in a corn chip form. I ate the bag before knowing what it was….I’m shocked it was squid. The hubs and I found them to be very yummy!
Tako Fusen These were basically crunchy balls (air inside) flavored with takoyaki sauce seasoning. These were really savory and good!
Yaki Koeda These are twig shaped treats with a crunch bite and sweet chocolate taste. They are not overly sweet until the last yummy bite as they melt in your mouth
Torotto Mango These are sweet chocolate cubes with a rich mango taste. I love these, as I love chocolate and mango. They have a nice texture and flavor.
Caramel Corn (Coconut Milk) These are puffs of caramel corn with a taste of coconut. This was my favorite thing in the whole box. I’m ashamed to say I ate the whole bag at once!
Osomatsu San Gummy These are muscat grape flavored gummies. I love gummies, and these were unique and tasty. Osomatsu is the most popular Japanese character in 2016.
Mets (Mango) This is a tart mango soda. It was very fizzy and tasted like a mango (which I love). I give it a thumbs up!
Kin No Gaburi Chew Golden Pineapple This is a juicy variety of gum with a strong pineapple flavor. This was excellent. It’s not gum in the technical sense, as it’s a stick and you eat it
Fit’s Salt Lemon This is a special edition gum combining sour lemon with a subtle salt taste. I loved this! It surpassed expectations. The salt and lemon totally work, and the smell was so good when I unwrapped the package!
Final Thought: I like this box a lot. I felt like it had the variety that some boxes lack. There was a drink, gum, gummies, sweets, savory, crunch, soft. Just like the box said, these were new, never before seen flavors. There was nothing in the box that I had tried before, and that was great! You can check out WOWBOX with this link and save 10% with code S-EJGGZEIX, which is valid through September 30.
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