Biting a Leather Sofa on Japanese TV To See If It's Chocolate

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It’s that time again! Time for Japanese New Year’s television to have a panel of celebrity guests bite into things to see if they are made of chocolate or candy.

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In Japanese, these are “sokkuri sweets” (そっくりスイーツ), with “sokkuri” meaning “looks like” or “spitting image.”

So, is this a leather chair or a chocolate chair? Watch the clip to find out.

What about this? Is this a hotel room key or a sweets key?

How about this window?

D’oh. Better luck next year, kiddo!

Top image: 日本テレビ | ウルトラマンDASH via 黒焼魚

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DISCUSSION

arppis
Arppis

Man this show is so dumb...

...oh wait it’s actually more interesting than 90% of the shows on tv nowdays. Bring it here as well!