Can You Tell What's Chocolate and What Isn't? Asks Japanese TV Show.

Perhaps, this gentleman is biting a door handle. Or perhaps, he is eating a door handle made of chocolate.

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—for example, here are some cakes that look exactly like ramen noodles.

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.

Can You Tell What's Chocolate and What Isn't? Asks Japanese TV Show.

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

Can You Tell What's Chocolate and What Isn't? Asks Japanese TV Show.

So is this a shoe or is it sweets?

Can You Tell What's Chocolate and What Isn't? Asks Japanese TV Show.

It's a shoe.

Can You Tell What's Chocolate and What Isn't? Asks Japanese TV Show.

Is this a picture frame or sweets?

Can You Tell What's Chocolate and What Isn't? Asks Japanese TV Show.

A picture frame.

Can You Tell What's Chocolate and What Isn't? Asks Japanese TV Show.

A glass table or a sweet table?

Can You Tell What's Chocolate and What Isn't? Asks Japanese TV Show.

"Crunch." Sweets!

Can You Tell What's Chocolate and What Isn't? Asks Japanese TV Show.

Several kilograms of candy were used to make the "glass," which apparently tastes delicious.

Can You Tell What's Chocolate and What Isn't? Asks Japanese TV Show.

And the table legs?

Can You Tell What's Chocolate and What Isn't? Asks Japanese TV Show.

Chocolate!

Can You Tell What's Chocolate and What Isn't? Asks Japanese TV Show.

But what about the calendar?

Can You Tell What's Chocolate and What Isn't? Asks Japanese TV Show.

It's made of calendar.

Can You Tell What's Chocolate and What Isn't? Asks Japanese TV Show.

And the hanger? Surely, that's a chocolate hanger.

Can You Tell What's Chocolate and What Isn't? Asks Japanese TV Show.

Nope! Just a hanger.

Can You Tell What's Chocolate and What Isn't? Asks Japanese TV Show.

This might look like a plant, but it's sokkuri sweets!

Can You Tell What's Chocolate and What Isn't? Asks Japanese TV Show.

The white shoes were shoes, but what about the brown shoes?

Can You Tell What's Chocolate and What Isn't? Asks Japanese TV Show.

Chocolate shoes! The entire shoes are chocolate—even the laces and the stitching.

Can You Tell What's Chocolate and What Isn't? Asks Japanese TV Show.

And this hat?

Can You Tell What's Chocolate and What Isn't? Asks Japanese TV Show.

A chocolate hat! But, what about the door handle?

Can You Tell What's Chocolate and What Isn't? Asks Japanese TV Show.

Sweets!

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