Friday, September 20, 2019

A Visit to the Kawaii Monster Café in Harajuku

Wattention staff visits the Kawaii Monster Café in Harajuku! This café is exactly what Harajuku stands for: crazy – psychedelic – cute – strange – spooky! The layout of the café resembles the belly of the...

Tokyo Must Do with Japan Tour Guide

Get a taste of "real" Japan with sights recommended by Japan Tour Guide, a group in Japan that matches visitors with volunteer guides. (http://tourguide.jp/) Today's Guide: Tomonari Watanabe Tomonari is a student from the Tokyo University...

Diary of a Japan Tour Guide: Jaslyn in Harajuku & Shibuya

Japan Tour Guide (JTG) is an online portal that aims to match volunteer Japanese guides with visitors coming to Japan. Read about their tours put together for tourists by these friendly local guides in this regular...

Get Funassyi goods @ Harajuku!

While Funassyi heralds from Funabashi, Chiba Prefecture, the city's unofficial mascot character is also no stranger in hip Harajuku.   From Dec. 5, Funassyi LAND Select HARAJUKU, a store that sells official Funassyi goods has opened,...

Let’s Talk Subculture Vol. 9 KAWAII MONSTER CAFE

  Explore the fascinating world of Japan’s subcultures with insights from the inside Beyond Kawaii From the moment you are swallowed by Mr. Ten thousand Chopsticks, or Choppy, KAWAII MONSTER CAFE’s mascot character which’s mouth functions as...

Let’s Talk Subculture Vol. 8 Haruka Kurebayashi

  Explore the fascinating world of Japan’s subcultures with insights from the inside All decorations lead to Harajuku If “cute as a button” refers to the buttons on clothing, it might be about time to call the...

Cafe Crawl: Kotori Cafe

Tweet along with Kotori Café’s adorable staff How about some chitchatting with cute birds at Kotori Café (literally meaning Small birds Café) in Omotesando? This café is a parrot’s answer (or is it just mimicking?) to...