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Japanese Snacks

Japanator Eats: Double Berry Pocky and Milk Cream Koalas

Brand new flavors hit the shelves
Nov 01
// Kristina Pino
Recently, some new flavor variations were released for popular snacks, with more on the way in anticipation of the holiday season. I went ahead and grabbed the first two that caught my eye at Lawson the other day, and this i...

A Daily Dose of Music: THE BAWDIES

Oct 12
// Hiroko Yamamura
THE BAWDIES are back, and the world is way better for it. Wednesday's rocking gem is their new single, RED ROCKET SHIP, due in stores October 19th. You might have heard the track in some of the new Gilico Pocky commercials. Mmmm Pocky... Isn't the lead singer adorable?

G! The most intense Pocky CM ever

Nov 24
// Dale North
I don't know about this. This makes my mouth hurt. It's a commercial that's supposed to be selling a variant of the official snack of otaku, but I think they're missing something here. Worse yet, it does not make me want to t...

Rowdy Pocky CM for a sleepy Thursday morning

Oct 15
// Dale North
I'm behind on work and seriously lacking in sleep. Being a blogger for a living is fun, but when it gets hectic, sometimes you need a little pick-me-up.For me, it was this new Pocky commercial. Look, I like Pocky, but it has...


Pocky Princess Shiori Kutsuna to star in Beck live-action

Jul 20
// Tim Sheehy
If you recall when the cast for the live-action adaptation of Harold Sakuishi's manga Beck was first announced, we still hadn't heard who would be playing the female lead for the series. After much specula...

Make your own homemade Pocky and save yourself $15 dollars

Dec 31
// God Len
Pound for pound Pocky is worth its weight in gold, but that is only in an anime convention; especially so in the dealers room. Did you know that Pocky can be traded for sexual acts while at a con? Yup, it’s true. So wha...

Anime Expo will now remove your blood for Pocky

Jun 12
// God Len
Yes, this year’s Anime Expo has everything: Transformers the movie, the Death Note movie, and about a billion concerts. According to our friends over at Manga Blog, they are giving away free Pocky as well. However, the Po...

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