This follows up on the earlier discussion on Meiji Dorea Frozen Dessert. This illustration show the changes that occur with time in the refrigerator. It also applies three Japanese words to each stage:
Frozen - hinyari ひんやり - pleasantly cold
After 30 minutes in refrigerator - shittori しっとり - moist
After 90 minutes in refrigerator - funwari ふんわり - fluffy
Photo is a web capture for explanatory purposes, copyright belongs to the company.