Friday, February 21, 2020

Map of Top Winter Illumination Spots in Tokyo (4)

7 Tokyo Tower - Winter Fantasy ~ONE PIECE Snow Dome Illumination~ Beside the yearly illumination and the light-up of the tower, this year’s special illumination collaborated with Tokyo Towers One Piece Tower and created a...

My Neighbor Totoro Café in the heart of Tokyo

Hidden in the backstreets of the popular fancy Shimokitazawa Area, a small cute café called Shiro-Hige´s Cream Puff Factory attracts their customers with self-made cream puffs and cookies shaped in the silhouettes of the...

PomPomPurin Café in Yokohama!

If you are a fan of Sanrio's adorable Golden Retriever character PomPomPurin, then what better way to celebrate than at one of his cafes? Here is an introduction to the latest PomPomPurin Cafe that...

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...

Q-POT Café attracts guests with their new Sailor Moon themed menu

After the popular “Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon” exhibition which was held until June 19th in Mori Tower in Roppongi, Q-POT Café located in Omotesando follows the hype by creating a new menu featuring the different...

Let’s Talk Subculture Vol. 5: Tokyo Game Show 2015

Explore the fascinating world of Japan’s subcultures with insights from the inside. The largest game show in Japan Held annually in September, Tokyo Game Show (TGS) is the premier trade show for game developers to...

The Japan Subculture Cheat Sheet

From Atom Boy to Akihabara – everything you need to know about Subculture in Japan It’s not too far off to say that every Japanese grows up on a diet of anime and manga, differing...

Let’s Talk Subculture Vol. 17: Scenes From Wonder Festival 2016 Winter

  Explore the fascinating world of Japan’s subcultures with insights from the inside An Otaku dream come true In most countries, figurines and plastic toys are for kids, but not in Japan, where it's serious adult business. On...

5 Odd Omamori

At Japanese shrines you can buy many different omamori, protective charms, for defense against all sorts of evil and ill. Besides the regular charms for things such as safety, love, childbirth and health, Japan has...

Let’s Talk Subculture Vol.03: The Asia Trend Map

Explore the fascinating world of Japan’s subcultures with insights from the inside The Asia Trend Map: Forecasting the spread of subculture Watch out Naruto! Time-traveling robotic cat Doraemon just might replace you as the most popular...