TokyoTreat Classic Review May 2018

TokyoTreat Classic Review May 2018

 

I’m back with another TokyoTreat review! May’s theme is anime, as a play on the somewhat recent Ani-May trend a lot of websites and stores like to participate in.

Since I’m a fan of a decent amount of anime series, I was very excited to try this box out!

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TokyoTreat Classic Review April 2018

TokyoTreat Classic Review April 2018

 

The last few months have been a bit hectic in terms of receiving Skoshboxes on time and with all of the snacks (because of the US customs facility my packages go through). The solution to that was to cancel, and even though I had been a subscriber for three or so years, I figured it was for the best.

After doing some research on other Japanese snack boxes, I settled on TokyoTreat at $25 a month. I went ahead and subscribed for three months, so I’ll be reviewing them until June, when I’ll decide whether to continue subscribing or not. (I probably will, though?)

The main difference between TokyoTreat and Skoshbox is the size of the basic, or classic box. The classic TokyoTreat contains a decent bit more than the small Skoshbox, so this review will be longer than previous.

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MyJapanBox KitKat February 2018 Review

MyJapanBox KitKat February 2018 Review

I love KitKats. Japan loves KitKats. Unfortunately, I have never received any in a Skoshbox, so I figured I would try some from another subscription service.

I ended up going for MyJapanBox, since I went with them before for their One Piece box and their One Time Box page listed a KitKat variety.

Note: I had to Google Translate the packaging for these as there wasn’t an English pamphlet or anything in the box. I think I guessed the flavors well, but if not please let me know in the comments!!

As like last time, the box was plain brown with no discernible branding or anything.

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Skoshbox Review: February 2018

Skoshbox February 2018 Review

Skoshbox Review: February 2018

As you have probably noticed, I didn’t write a Skoshbox review for a few months. I posted on my Twitter that I wasn’t feeling up to writing about November’s or December’s, due to holiday stress and such, but I fully intended on writing about January’s! Unfortunately, the box came very late (after the 20th) and two items were taken out of it by US customs due to having undeclared meat powder. That was a frustrating and disappointing experience, but thankfully February’s came with everything. (The box looked like a wreck though, and it didn’t come until the 17th.)

I wish I could write these sooner but they come very slowly to me! 🙁 Sorry about that!

The list of the items sent in this box is on Skoshbox’s official page.

 

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MyJapanBox One Piece October 2017 Review

MyJapanBox One Piece October 2017 Review

In keeping up with the subscription box reviews, I’ve decided to pick up one box from a different service once in a while to write about! It’ll keep things interesting here, to say the least.

This month, I went for MyJapanBox. Seeing as how they have an entire One Time Box page, I figured it wouldn’t hurt to pick a box and go for it. Since I recently caught up on the One Piece manga (and since there’s no JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure box) I went for the box featuring goodies from the series.

(Note: If any pictures are JPEGgy, click them to make them bigger and clearer!)

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Skoshbox Review: October 2017

Skoshbox Review: October 2017

Even though it arrived a bit later than usual, October’s Skoshbox was packed with full sized snacks! The info page was no longer the main one on the website, but luckily October’s was archived and still available to view. Honestly, I don’t really like how early Skoshbox posts the box’s contents — November’s hasn’t even shipped out yet and they’re already announcing what’s inside! Takes away from the surprise. Plus, some customers won’t receive their box in time for the page to still be on the current month. I’m on the east coast and packages from Japan like to take their time getting to me sometimes. 🙁

Anyway, that’s enough talk about delivery times and Skoshbox’s website. Let’s move on to the actual review for October 2017’s box!

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