Giant Freaking Pepero

November 11th is Pepero Day in South Korea. It’s a lot like Valentine’s Day in that people will exchange gifts and/or candy with their crushes and loved ones, especially Pepero because the date of 11/11 resembles the chocolate covered cookie sticks.

November was a crazy month for me, so the 11th came and went with barely a thought. Someone mentioned it on twitter–I mentioned it back and let it slip my mind. Then a few days ago I got to stop by a local Korean grocery and saw an entire shelf of special edition Pepero. Here’s a snapshot of some of the boxes I ended up bringing home:


The box of Nude Pepero I already had–just figured I’d put it there so you could get an idea of how big the giant Pepero is in comparison. 😉

The stuff in the picture is nowhere near close to the amount of stuff I actually bought. What am I going to do with it all? No idea, but it’s mine for now, dammit, and I’m happy every time I look at it.

Happy Belated Pepero Day. 😀

ETA: I made a mistake about mentioning a contest here on twitter. I don’t know where my mind was. But hell, it’s still a good idea. So, if you make a comment before, hmmm, the 21st of December, I’ll pick a poster at random and send you one of these giant freaking boxes of Pepero. How’s that? 😀

3 Responses to “Giant Freaking Pepero”

  1. You’re giving one away??!!?? Based on your picture and the sheer # of boxes there, it *does* surprise me… 🙂 Sign me up, I’d like to try them. They look like pretzel sticks dipped in chocolate or something similar. Are they?

    Happy Holidays!

    Sherry F (from the Midwest)

  2. @pinkprincess61 – Yep! That’s basically what they are. 🙂 Good luck!

  3. darkheart510 says:

    I’m like this with pocky. I always check out the chinese supermarkets to see if they have anything new and interesting. I’ve never seen this brand before.

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