If it's tasty and meets with her approval, like a recent box of "Mikan Ice Candy," it gets stamped with a "very happy sumo" rating. If not, like some "Tirol Premium Hokkaido Cheese Chocolate" (which even sounds nasty), she'll proclaim herself a "very unhappy sumo." Our favorites seem to be the "indifferent sumo" reviews, since these often tackle the many delicate, region-specific flavors of Hi-Chew gum or Kit-Kats.
If this doesn't satisfy your cravings for Japanese snacks, check out this excellent Flickr set of even more. Crunky for everyone!
· Japanese Snack Reviews [Official Blog]
· Foreign Grocery Friday: Chew a Cherry Sakuranbo in Japan [jaunted]
· Food Travel [Jaunted]