Boo! Skull Shaped Japanese Sugar Designed by Nobumasa Takahashi

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These black and white sugar skulls are made from Wasanbon (和三盆), a fine-grained premium Japanese sugar, traditionally made in the Shikoku prefectures of Tokushima and Kagawa.

They were designed by artist Nobumasa Takahashi and come in 18 pieces of black and white (9 each). The black sugar is made all naturally from bamboo charcoal and can be used just like regular sugar. Perfect for a Halloween party, or for just sweetening your tea or coffee when you’re in a ghoulish mood. Looking for that unique gift to bring to a Halloween party? They’re available in our shop!

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Nobumasa Takahashi is the illustrator of the brilliant Art Space Tokyo. He most recently installed this fun illustrated optical illusion at the Rokko Meets Art festival.


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  1. That’s brilliant!
    Such a cool idea. Perfect for Halloween.

  2. These are so cute. I wouldn’t even want to eat them!

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