Category: candy

Chocolate shoes and door handles … or are they?

Brian Ashcraft at Kotaku has compiled a series of GIFs from a very Japanese television show from — where else? — Japan. As he describes,

In Japan, “sokkuri sweets” (“sokkuri” or そっくり means “looks like”) are deserts and confectionaries that look like other things. Traditionally, they look like other food….

On a recent Japanese television program, members of boy band Tokio and other celebrities were shown a room filled with several things that were actually sokkuri sweets—made from chocolate or sugar or whatnot.

The guests had to bite the items that they thought were, in fact, sugary treats.

Head here for the full series of animated images, because sometimes you just need a smile.