October 03, 2016
7 Best Autumn Foods in Japan

In Japan, autumn is known as the best season for hearty eating. It is sometimes called “食欲の秋” (shokuyoku no aki), which literally means “Autumn Appetite.” Japanese people believe that their appetite...

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September 28, 2016
October Theme: Autumn Appetite 食欲の秋

Due to the popularity of our first seasonal box in July to help you fight off "summer fatigue", we are excited to announce our next seasonal theme for autumn! Autumn Appetite食欲の秋 Celebrating...

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September 04, 2016
September Sneak Peek: Cruz from Nagasaki

 Nagasaki c. 1870 Nagasaki is the capital city of Nagasaki Prefecture, which is one of the seven prefectures that make up the island of Kyushu. Nagasaki's first contact with Portuguese explorers in the 16th century...

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August 17, 2016
August Unboxing Video: Kuro 黒

I am proud to say that this month's "kuro" box of black sugar, black sesame, and black bean snacks & teas has been a huge hit amongst our subscribers! From the feedback...

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August 03, 2016
August Full Sneak Peek: Kuro

For the first time ever, we're revealing all of the delicious snacks and teas we've curated for August Bokksu BEFORE we've shipped them out. I personally love every single product we source from...

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August 02, 2016
Warabimochi: The Refreshing Summer Snack

Warabimochi(わらびもち)is a traditional Japanese jelly-like confection. Though it looks like jelly, it’s actually made of water, sugar, and starch instead of gelatin.   It is said that Japanese people have...

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