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Review: This KitKat Is Literally Made For Adults Only

by Shigeki Abe March 29, 2015 2 Comments

Otona no amasa kitkat japanese snack

Japan has dozens of different flavors of KitKats…and I love KitKats! So every time I go to Japan, I make it my mission to try a new flavor of KitKat. So far, we’ve taken a look at the Azuki RedBean Sandwich KitKat and the Rum Raisin KitKat (which was really good). Today we’ll be taking a look at the ‘Otona No Amasa’ KitKat.

Otona No Amasa literally means “sweetness for adults.” This KitKat is basically a less sweet, dark chocolate version of the regular KitKat. It’s supposed to be ‘only for adults’ because of its slightly bitter flavor.

Otona no amasa kitkat japanese snack


KitKats in Japan have really great packaging. The box is made from a durable matte laminated cardboard and has clasps to close the box once opened. The all black box definitely makes this KitKat look more exotic and luxurious than others. This box contained 6 mini-KatKats. On the back of the box is a short description about this flavor:

“Using the crush and spread process, we have thinly spread the bitter chocolate inside and outside the KitKat to achieve an exquisite balance unlike others before it.”

Otona no amasa kitkat japanese snack


I actually like this dark chocolate version of the KitKat over the original. While I love the original KitKat, I can’t eat more than a few because it’s pretty sweet. On the other hand, I can eat these Otona no Amasa KitKats forever! I feel like they were really able to achieve the perfect sweetness balance. Texture wise, it’s pretty much the same as other KitKats except it’s not as melty in your mouth since it’s made from dark chocolate.


It’s a slightly less sweet, dark chocolate version of the regular KitKat. I prefer these over the original KitKat.

Shigeki Abe
Shigeki Abe

Founder of Snakku; Born in Tokyo and raised in New York, Shigeki has always traveled and explored the world through food.

2 Responses

Shushannah Smith
Shushannah Smith

August 12, 2016

Great blog! I tried the Matcha Kit Kats and they were great! I wish I had bought more while in Japan and brought them home to the US, but I found out I can buy them on so I will definitely do that!


March 10, 2016

Thank you so much! We tried this kitkat but we didn’t know what it meant as it was in all Japanese. this really helped!

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