Friday, September 20, 2019

Happy Birthday PomPomPurin!

Sanrio Character PomPomPurin is 20 years old! For this celebration Sanrio placed huge, fluffy - and huggable- ads of the character in Shibuya station. Wattention staff tested the big, fluffy pudding dogs and found them...

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...

Detective Conan Café in Shibuya

Detective Conan celebrates his 20th anniversary as an Anime in 2016! For those who aren't familiar with the story, Detective Conan follows the story of a talented and renowned high school detective named Shinichi Kudo. He got in...

A full day of adventure at the Yoshida Fire Festival & Fuji Q Highland

The Yoshida Fire Festival held every year on August 26 and 27 is considered by many Japanese to be one of the great three unique festivals in the country. It takes place at Kitaguchi...

The owl statues of Ikebukuro

Over 2.5 million people pass through Ikebukuro Station daily, making it the second busiest station in Tokyo after Shinjuku Station. While Ikebukuro is an important transportation hub, many people stop by simply to enjoy...

Let’s Talk Subculture Vol. 10 Subculture Events

  Explore the fascinating world of Japan’s subcultures with insights from the inside On a subculture journey with CoFesta’s Ambassadors Fancy attending the AnimeJapan exposition next March and playing a part in promoting Japanese visual media such...

Dragonball themed Café at Tower Records Café – Omotesando

The next time-limited café for November opened its doors in the beginning of the month. The popular anime series “Dragonball” celebrates its 30th anniversary, therefore the Tower Records Cafe branch opened three Dragonball themed...

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...

Sailor Moon Exhibition at Roppongi Hills

The exhibition is open until June 19th. The “Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon” exhibition is being held at the 52nd floor (Tokyo City View observation deck) of Mori Tower in Roppongi, Tokyo. This popular Manga series which...

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...