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Kawaii Box Subscription Box Review – July 2016


Kawaii Box is a monthly subscription box that sends you hand-picked Japanese and Korean kawaii/cute items. It’s like a joyous trip to a Japanese gift store!


FYI, Kawaii Box ships from Singapore and they do accept Paypal.

My Subscription Addiction paid for this box. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)


The Subscription Box: Kawaii Box

The Cost: $19.80 per month + free shipping

The Products: 10-12 kawaii items from Japan and Korea

Ships to: Everywhere with free shipping!

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The box comes with a cute card listing the products included. There are 11 items!

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LerLer Jump Rope

The first item is this plastic rainbow jump rope. This isn’t something I would use but the rainbow rope and packaging made me smile. 

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Pink Gem Stickers

The box included a sticker sheet with plastic gems. They are pale pink in color and made of faceted plastic. The back is adhesive and there are 4 different sizes. These are great for bedazzling a cell phone case for fun.

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Today Is A Fruit Day Card Case

This is a simple slim card case with a summery watermelon print. It has a cute sentiment printed on it as well and says “Today is a fruit day.” 

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Pusheen Sleep Mask

Pusheen! I love Pusheen (who doesn’t?) so I was delighted to see this sleep mask in the Kawaii Box. It has an adjustable elastic strap in the back but I couldn’t get the metal slider to move to make it bigger. Sadly, I couldn’t get this to fit on my head and would probably fit a child a bit better.

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Coris Soft Candy Stick

This is a soft candy stick with a lemon soda flavor. I couldn’t tell if this was vegan so I couldn’t try it but Eric and Sarah helped me out! They absolutely loved this candy, they said it was the perfect amount of sweet and that the texture was very nice.

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Hearts and Bows Stickers

This is an adorable set of puffy stickers in heart, bow, and cherry shapes. The colors are what I like to think of as 80s brights. Very cute set!


Kawaii Comb

This is a plastic comb that has no practical use for me other than amusing me with its cuteness. It has orange slices, a bear holding a dog, and the word “Forever” on it.

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Doodle Gel Pen

I love foxes so this pen was a delightful find. The mint background with polka dots is charming and I thoroughly enjoy the sneaky fox! The pen writes better than expected but isn’t a top notch writing implement.

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Tohato Caramel Corn

I’ve seen this snack packaging before and instantly recognized it. This is so cute! These aren’t vegan but Eric and Sarah stepped in again to help. They have the texture of Pirate Booty and have a sweet peanut flavor. There are also peanuts in the bag to add to the peanut taste.

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Cute Animal Pill Case

This is a petite pill case with a cute animal face on it. It reads “keep you smile” and even has little plastic ears. The divided insert comes out so that adds some functionality. I like using cases like this to hold headache medicine when I travel. As a bonus, I decorated this case with the stickers included in the box.


Round Neko Plush Charm

This plush charm is so pink, so round, and so cute. It has a ball chain on it so it can be hung from just about anything. Neko means cat in Japanese!

Verdict: This was my first Kawaii Box and I thought it was full of delightful surprises. I used to travel to San Francisco frequently and always stopped at the dollar stores in Japan Town. This reminded me of those trips where I’d pick up tons of ridiculous and adorable things. This box is a fun collection of Kawaii items that you aren’t likely to find elsewhere. A value is hard to assign but I think it’s a pretty good value for a box of 11 cute items shipped from Singapore.

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Written by Emily Cosnotti

Emily Cosnotti

Emily is a design enthusiast who loves beautiful objects. She’s really into vegan snacks, corgis, home goods, and minimalist makeup. She is currently fostering a healthy subscription addiction.

Posted in Kawaii Box Reviews, Subscription Box Reviews, Subscription Boxes for Teens, Subscription Boxes for Women, UK Subscription Box Reviews| Tags: kawaii box | 5 comments

Comments (5)

  1. I don’t think this box would be worth the subscription if you live in California where you have access to Japanese products. There is a store called Daiso Japan where just about everything is $1.50 and I’m sure you can get all of these things there for $1.50 or less which would make the box worth less than $18.00 since some of these items would come in packs.

  2. Does the pill case read, “keep you smile”? I don’t see an R.

    • It’s really faint (white print) under the bowtie she added.

    • Oh you’re right! It totally says “you” and not “your” – I blame autocorrect :D. Fixed!

  3. Is it weird that I was wishing the ‘hearts and bows stickers’ were actually fancy versions of candy dots? Like the rainbow ones you would eat off paper when you were a kid (or like I still do now…)?

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