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Twenty-five specialty shops sell high-end chocolates and sweets for Valentine's Day at MARUCUBE in the Marunouchi Building in Tokyo.

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looks deserted.

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Giri-choco, anyone?

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Is this the building Citi is in?

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"high-end chocolates"

Today I saw a shop selling a heart-shaped box of around a dozen bite-size chocolates for 3,700 yen. Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha! For 3,700 yen I can buy 10 big size yummy Hershey's chocolate bars, each one containing at least twice as much chocolate as one of the heart-shaped boxes.

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When I was visiting Japan I never ever tasted any of the chocolates. Whats the consensus for those chocolate munchers who are currently in Japan? Yes to local cocoa, or only buy imports? xD

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Not much of a chocolate eater.

But personally not too fond of most japanese, american or british chocolate most of those are too sweet for me.

Central european Chocolate I do like though, more of a bitter taste.

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Sarge, Hershey's is not chocolate. I don't know what it is, but to anyone outside the US, it's definitely not chocolate.

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Obviously some people do have a real "sweet tooth" or even more.

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Vader, Hershey's is most definitely chocolate, and millions of people all over the world will tell you that.

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