Mascot Monthly Mix

Mascot curated Japanese snack subscription box!

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Shipping & Renewal Information
  • Mixes are currently sent out from Japan around the 18th of each month! Estimated arrival is 2 weeks later. We currently aren't able to provide tracking numbers due to Corona-related shipping measures taken by the Japan Post, but hope to have them again soon!
  • Ships worldwide from Japan except for
  • Subscriptions automatically renew. Cancel anytime
Taste-tour Japan with fun treats from mascots!
Mascot Monthly Mix is the only Japanese snack box that is curated by local mascot characters! Take a monthly taste-tour of Japan with specialties from their hometown, and share a bite of some of the weird and wonderful snacks that they love! Each box includes a themed guidebook describing the snacks inside, as well as allergy information.
  • Mascot curated
  • Japanese prefectural specialties
  • A new mascot friend each month
  • Japan-exlcusive snacks and candies
  • It's a cute!~

Customer Questions (4)

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Q: Does this box routinely come with drinks or drink mixes?Asked by Avalon P., May 2021

Mascot Monthly Mix answered...May 2021

Yep, our MegaMix always comes with at least 1 drink!


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Q: I ordered a box on the 3rd of March and was wondering if it comes this month or next month? Asked by Annika W., March 2021


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Q: Can you customize the box to be vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free, shellfish-free? Asked by Allan G., September 2020

Mascot Monthly Mix answered...September 2020

At the moment, we do not customize our Mixes. However we include a detailed guidebook in each Mix, which contains common allergy information for each snack ;D


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Q: When is my subscription billed?Asked by Allan G., September 2020

Mascot Monthly Mix answered...September 2020

Our subscriptions are billed immediately on signup, and auto renewals are billed on the last day of the month. Hope that answers your question!

Reviews (9)

A Dream Come True!

Jun 30, 2021
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Angelica F.
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Subscribed for 2 months

As a fan of Japanese mascots for a long time, this subscription box was an absolute delight! Not only do you get snacks, but you get a personalized experience to truly get to know the mascots and the region of Japan that they live in. Not only do you get snacks, but you get a guide explaining the local region, postcards, and buttons.
Not only that, the Mascot Monthly Mix team are wonderful to work with. I needed to cancel my subscription, and they took care of it right away. You can tell each box is packed with love and care, and the designs for the box themselves are very cute. Overall, I'd recommend this service for anyone who's even a little bit curious about Japanese mascots!

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Snacks

Sep 26, 2020
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Eden O.
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3 Helpful
Subscribed for 1 month

Love everything the squid gummies were so delicious my toddler niece and myself finished it in one sitting. Tried the lemon gummies and they are delicious as well. Can’t wait to try the rest of the snacks.

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Authentic and fun!

Apr 28, 2021
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Ashleigh P.
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Subscribed for 3 months

This subscription is both adorable and fun! I’ve gotten three boxes so far, and enjoyed them a lot. I used to live in Japan, and I’ve tried a lot of the Japanese subscription snack boxes out there, and was pretty disappointed by the quality and variety. This box, being actually curated by the mascots, and focusing on the specific area as opposed to just what is fashionable or trendy, makes it an excellent choice for anyone missing Japan or anyone who wants to really experience what people actually snack on there. I love that we get a couple of each of some of the smaller items! Makes it easy for me to share :) the stickers and postcards are also a big plus for me! Love this box!

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Educational, Cute, and Tasty!

Jun 20, 2021
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Whitney A.
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Subscribed for 3 months

I've gotten two boxes so far from my subscription and having subscribed to other Japanese snack subscription boxes in the past, this one is my favorite of them! The mascot characters give each box its own flair and personality; bundled alongside the snacks are cute little goodies like buttons and stickers featuring the character. The pamphlet that comes with the box also gives a little tour of places around the mascot's home prefecture and explains what about that mascot's home inspired each snack choice. There's a mix of modern and traditional snacks in the box; From sweet snacks like mochi to savory ones like senbei, there's something for everyone and enough to share. Overall, I've had fun with this box and I'm stoked to get more!

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Cheers you up

Mar 19, 2021
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Meilin Q.
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Subscribed for 16 days

Got this as a gift! Snacks were a nice selection and very yummy. The postcards and stickers were adorable.

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Wish there was a vegetarian version

Aug 10, 2021
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Therese B.
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Subscribed for 27 days

My first box finally came and the contents had a variety of snacks, a paper balloon, a sticker, postcard and nice booklet about Mie Prefecture and its mascot Taimee. I love everything in the box except the snacks that are seafood based. I will get the next box, but it there are too many animal products in the box I will probably cancel. I wish there was a vegetarian box.

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Just no

May 23, 2021
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Helen H.
1 Review
Subscribed for 19 days

Ordered on the 3rd and still no shipping notification. Even if you can’t provide tracking # shouldn’t you notify a subscriber something is going on?! Have heard absolutely nothing nor have I received anything in the mail. This is ludicrous

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Lots of fun!!

Mar 01, 2021
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Name A.
5 Reviews
1 Helpful
Subscribed for 1 month

the tour of taste by prefecture is such a cool theme and the snacks are really tasty and there's info that arrives with it is really so great, but the shipping process kind of doesn't ensure that some of the cookies and things will be aesthetically perfect, it comes from far away so I totally understand! I do wish the little cute cartoon on the cookie was intact but overall that's not really a big deal, the box was awesome!

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Great box Interesting stuff and arrived

Mar 24, 2021
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Adriana B.
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Subscribed for 9 days

Good box. Arrived quick. Interesting products. I would give about 4.5 stars.

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Past boxes from Mascot Monthly Mix

(SEPTEMBER 2020 Mix) AMABIE'S SEASIDE SANCTUARY

(SEPTEMBER 2020 Mix) AMABIE'S SEASIDE SANCTUARY

A taste-tour of Japan's south-west seaside, experience the alluring and becastled prefecture of Kumamoto! This month's box is curated by Amabie; three-legged mermaid and Japan's unofficial mascot of the Coronavirus! An expert at all things health and nautical, Amabie is excited to take you from the surface of the sea to some of her favorite local dives! -100% of the proceeds of this mix go toward rebuilding Kumamoto Prefecture after the recent landslides and flooding-

(OCTOBER 2020 Mix) NURIKABE'S NIGHT OF NONSENSE

(OCTOBER 2020 Mix) NURIKABE'S NIGHT OF NONSENSE

A taste-tour of Japan's otherworldly southern prefecture, experience the magical and mysterious prefecture of Oita! This month's box is curated by the Nurikabe; a yokai (traditional ghostly apparition) that often likes to appear as a somewhat annoying invisible wall! An expert in things spooky and mischievous, the Nurikabe is excited to take you from the smoky craters of the seven hells of Beppu, to the top of monkey mountain! Get the October Mix today!

(NOVEMBER 2020 MIX) NEJIRI HONNYO'S HUMBLE HARVEST

(NOVEMBER 2020 MIX) NEJIRI HONNYO'S HUMBLE HARVEST

A taste-tour of Japan's agricultural heartland, experience a relaxing autumn harvest in the prefecture of Miyagi! This month's box is curated by Nejiri Honnyo; the sentient pile of rice on a pole who is the official mascot of Kurihara City! An expert in harvest themed activites, Nejiri Honnyo is excited to take you from the fields of Kurihara City, through golden autumn forests, and all the way up to a mysterious mountain village of foxes! Get the November Mix today!

(DECEMBER2020/JANUARY2021 MIX) SHIMAE-CHAN'S SHINY NEW YEAR

(DECEMBER2020/JANUARY2021 MIX) SHIMAE-CHAN'S SHINY NEW YEAR

A taste-tour of Japan's untamed wilderness, experience New Years in the northernmost prefecture of Hokkaido! This month's box is curated by Shimae-chan; a fluffy bird with a spring butterfly for a hat, an unofficial mascot by the Mascot Monthly Mix team! Shimae-chan is looking forward to taking you here and there across her winter wonderland, through steaming winter hot springs, and even the magical site of a famed winter snow festival ! Get the New Years Mix today!

(FEBRUARY 2021 MIX) NIMIN'S NATURE WALK

(FEBRUARY 2021 MIX) NIMIN'S NATURE WALK

A taste-tour of Japan's "land of sunshine", experience the legendary prefecture of Okayama! This month's Mix is curated by Nimin; a baby cow born from a grape, who is the official mascot of Niimi City! Nimin is excited to bring you along on a forage through Okayama in search of delicious treats, from the dark caves beside his hometown, to a temple visited by a famous demon-hunting boy born from a peach, and even an... almost naked festival?! Get the February Mix today!

(MARCH 2021 MIX) HINAHIME'S HAPPY HANAMI

(MARCH 2021 MIX) HINAHIME'S HAPPY HANAMI

A taste-tour of Japan's lively capital in south, experience the historic and refine Osaka Prefecture! This month's Mix is curated by Hinahime, a beautiful Hinaningyo (Girl's Day doll) who is princess of the year's first sakura bloom! Hinahime would be delighted if you were to accompany her on a royal procession, from the grounds of Osaka Castle to the electric district of Dotonbori, all the way up the steps of the temple of victory! Get the March Mix today!

(APRIL 2021 MIX) FUKKACHAN'S FIELDTRIP

(APRIL 2021 MIX) FUKKACHAN'S FIELDTRIP

A taste-tour of Japan's urban countryside, experience the colorful fields and open skies of Saitama Prefecture! This month's Mix is curated by Fukkachan, the lovable animal with leeks for antlers, who happens to be the official mascot of Fukaya City! Fukkachan is looking forward to bringing you from the magnificent tulip fields of Fukaya, to an old-style candy street, to the snug cliff-side holes that'll have you saying "this was made for me"! Get the April Mix today!

(MAY 2021 MIX) KABUKKI'S KOMEDY

(MAY 2021 MIX) KABUKKI'S KOMEDY

A Taste-tour across the Ishikawa peninsula! This month's Mix is curated by Kabukki, the incredibly talented official mascot of Komatsu City! Prepare to be wowed by the heartfelt tale of his hometown; experience the journey's beginning at a village dedicated to the traditional arts, betrayal at a ninja temple, and a soaring finale at a Kabuki-themed festival! Grab a front row seat while you still can, because this month's Mix is going to be a showstopper!

(JUNE 2021 MIX) CHI-TAN'S CRETACEOUS CURATION

(JUNE 2021 MIX) CHI-TAN'S CRETACEOUS CURATION

A Taste-tour through the colorful seaside Hyogo Prefecture! This month's Mix is curated by Chi-tan the Tambatitanis, the life-loving official mascot of Tamba City! Having curated an expedition of DINOSAUR sized proportions, Chi-tan will guide you from the fossil fields of his hometown, to the striking port of Kobe, to a sunflower hill that's perfect for any summer picnic! Don't forget you pith helmet and pick-axe, because this month's Mix is quite the find!

(JULY 2021 MIX) TAIMEE'S TRANQUIL TRIP

(JULY 2021 MIX) TAIMEE'S TRANQUIL TRIP

A Taste-tour through the magnificent nature of the seaside Mie Prefecture! This month's Mix is curated by the unique Taimee of Minami Ise! This month's Mix is curated by Taimee, a fish/mandarin orange hybrid, who is the official mascot of Minami Ise! Taimee is excited to bring you on a tranquil trip through their hometown, from a shrine rebuilt every 20 years since antiquity, to a town renown for female oyster divers, and all the way to the town of a famed ninja clan!

(AUGUST 2021 MIX) YAHATAINU'S YAMA

(AUGUST 2021 MIX) YAHATAINU'S YAMA

A Taste-tour through the awe-inspiring Yamanashi Prefecture! This month's Mix is curated by Yahatainu, a dog that is also a potato, who is the official mascot of the City of Kai! Don't touch his leaf! When he's not being lazy, Yahatainu is actually very active, and this month he will be taking you throughout his mountain homeland: from his city, to a summer lantern floating festival, to 8 sacred ponds, and all the way to the most famous mountain in all of Japan!


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