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Real or Fake: Japanese Kit Kat Flavours

Guess whether the following Kit Kat flavours are real or fake.
Quiz by maxism
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Last updated: March 24, 2021
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First submittedMarch 24, 2021
Times taken14,642
Average score73.3%
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1. Matcha Green Tea
Real
Fake
2. Fried Chicken
Real
Fake
However, some Kit Kat themed desserts and drinks have been offered at KFC restaurants
3. Hokkaido Melon and Mascarpone Cheese
Real
Fake
4. Cough Drop
Real
Fake
They reportedly contain 2.1% throat lozenge powder (Source)
5. Fish and Chips
Real
Fake
6. Miso Soup
Real
Fake
7. Fresh Linen
Real
Fake
8. Absinthe
Real
Fake
9. Baked Potato
Real
Fake
10. Swedish Meatballs
Real
Fake
11. Soy Sauce
Real
Fake
12. Wasabi
Real
Fake
13. Chestnut
Real
Fake
14. Ramen Noodles
Real
Fake
15. Earwax
Real
Fake
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Level 77
Jun 3, 2021
There's a common pattern that almost all of these apply to. But cough drop?!?
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Level 95
Jun 3, 2021
There's also a European Cheese...
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Level 90
Jun 4, 2021
Cough drops in Japan are nothing like cough drops in the US. US cough drops are very 'medicinal'. In most other countries, cough drops are much more 'natural'. Like lemon and honey, natural mint, eucalyptus, herbs... not cloying cherry flavor.
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Level 84
Jun 4, 2021
Thank you for the explanation. Makes much more sense now.
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Level 46
May 12, 2022
a lot of ours taste like that too, its just a lot more common for medicinal ones
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Level 40
Feb 11, 2023
i remember hearing about it
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Level 84
Jun 4, 2021
Without living in Japan, all you can do is guess. Another "luck test" quiz.
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Level 77
Jun 5, 2021
or if you have traveled to Japan. They're all over the stores there.
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Level 88
Jun 7, 2021
You can often find some of the unusual varieties at Asian grocery stores, at least in the USA.
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Level 88
Jun 8, 2021
I've had a couple of these. I don't get the point in making them.
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Level 45
Jul 4, 2021
I've never been to Japan either, but you can have good guesses based on some cultural knowledge of the country, and a bit of common sense. It won't get you 100%, but you can have a reasonable attempt.
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Level 71
Jul 27, 2021
^Exactly. Do you think anyone would want to eat an earwax or fresh linen flavored Kit Kat?
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Level 84
Jun 4, 2021
My favorite fake Japanese Kit Kat flavor is mackerel-raccoon.
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Level 73
Jun 4, 2021
This is a great quiz idea. I had a coworker come back from Japan with all sorts of different Japanese food including an unbelievable number of Kit-Kat flavors. It was fun for everyone to try them all.
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Level 75
Jun 4, 2021
Literally 50-50 for me on all of these. I thought there would be more fake "Japanese-sounding" ones though, so I should've trusted maxism a bit more :) Great fun.
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Level 28
Jun 5, 2021
OMG I GUESSED ON All OF THEM AND GOT 100% WHAT ARE THE CHANCES!
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Level 71
Jun 2, 2023
About one in 32768.
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Level 72
Jun 5, 2021
It would've been cool if all the answers were real
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Level 67
Jun 5, 2021
Ngl absynthe kitkats would be an interesting flavor.
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Level 65
Jun 7, 2021
COUGH DROP LMAOOOO
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Level 76
Sep 18, 2023
LOLOLOL
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Level 68
Jun 8, 2021
Well, there you go.
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Level 65
Jun 9, 2021
They also have toothpaste flavor candies
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Level 68
Jul 5, 2021
I only ever saw melon and green tea when I lived there.
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Level 76
Jul 5, 2021
The fact that none of these flavours seem completely implausible (except maybe earwax, maybe) says a lot about japanese weirdness.
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Level 55
Jul 6, 2021
I couldn't imagine earwax being a Kit Kat flavor.....
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Level 69
Jul 7, 2021
Definitely pushed my luck with putting it as an option lol. However, it is a flavour in those Harry Potter branded jelly beans..
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Level 59
Jul 6, 2021
Lol
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Level 67
Jul 7, 2021
Not really sure why but I don't find cough drop particularly surprising, certainly seems more practical than some of the flavors on this quiz, but that being said, I did guess fried chicken and Swedish meatballs to be real because I felt like it was so ridiculous they probably made it
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Level 15
Mar 3, 2023
I've had a green tea kitkat before. It was good.
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Level 78
Mar 20, 2023
I've had the absinthe one. It made my heart grow fonder.
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Level 66
Jul 22, 2023
14/15, I've got wrong the linen one because I didn't remember what linen was. It was surpisingly easy considering my source of knowledge about Japan are animes and some videos of a brazilian living there.
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Level 22
Nov 14, 2023
i got all of them correct EXCEPT for cough drop! ;-;