Monthly Archives: January 2016

Japan Pop Culture: Tradition and Modern Fashion on Instagram, Snikers and Kimonos

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Japan pop culture is inspiring! How Japanese mix tradition and modern fashion on Instagram is incredible! Snikers and kimonos are the perfect match now. Get inspiration and ideas from Japanese and inspire your wardrobe! Celebrities, models and private people are using Instagram in different fashionable ways. Apparel shops and brands are now showing up Kimono x Sneakers ideas for you to enjoy. New combinations are on the rice, and let me tell you: they look super nice!

One of the Instagram accounts to follow is Attofreakshowism__. Here you can find the items of a select shop in Umeda, Osaka (Boston Club, HEP FIVE BOSTON CLUB). Ideas are not only beautiful and fashionable, they are an inspiration for the West as well! Let’s take a look at some of the ideas together!

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Valentine 2016 Ideas: Chocolate Bear and Key Necklace from Q-pot (white and dark chocolate)

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Here you have some Valentine 2016 ideas to surprise your loved one: a chocolate bear and key necklace from Q-pot! You can choose between white chocolate bear and dark chocolate bear. Both have the same pendant. They are the perfect presents for this Valentine 2016! Bears measure about H17 × W19 × D7cm and the key black necklace chain measures around 60cm. The motif is about 8.5cm. You can order them asap! They’re available till items last!

Let’s start with the White Chocolate Bear and Key Necklace! A super cute present for a lovely partner! Get it here:


Let’s have a closer look!

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Dragon Ball 30th Anniversary History Collection is here!

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Dragon Ball 30th Anniversary History Collection is here! Dragon Ball is more strong than ever, and to prove that we’re going to enjoy Dragon Ball 30th Anniversary with a super cool History Collection, the Dragon Ball Super History Book that will be released on January 21! It’s published by Shueisha and it has a very luxurious content. The cover is a special one and it has a long interview with Akira Toriyama, the author of Dragon Ball. It also includes sketches and drawings for the 30th anniversary.

It has a very valuable contents for all Dragon Ball fans, including information on voice acotors, producers of Dragon Ball Z, and stories of the games and toys that are out at the moment.

This volume has 248 pages of goodness! And it will cost 3500 yen. Remember that Dragon Ball is still on air. As you know, Dragon Ball it’s stronger than ever! Celebrate its 30th anniversary with this great volume!

If you want to have this volume, please contact us and make sure you’ll have yours! We can get all the merch of the manga and anime you love from Japan! Just let us know!

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Super Cute Neko Atsume Plush will take your breath away!

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Super Cute Neko Atsume Plush will take your breath away! Seriously! Premium Bandai has released this super cute Neko Atsume plush for you to enjoy at the fullest. As you know, Neko Atsume is a super cute and addictive game about super kawaii kitties. Neko Atsume is a Japanese iOS/Android game that focuses on you to create a super friendly backyard for nice cats. Neko means cat, and atsume means gathering. So, as the title states, this game is all about gathering lots of different kitties, on your backyard!

Now you can start gathering them but in a different way! Premium Bandai has release this super kawaii plush to enjoy the game beyond the digital realm. Welcome your first soft kitty to your home!


Let’s take a closer look at him!

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100 Years of Japanese Beauty, from Meiji till Now! Get Amazed!

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In 100 years of Japanese beauty, from Meiji till now, things have changed a lot. Women’s hairstyles and makeup has gone from sweet to pop art in a very short time. Get amazed with this quick but yet compelling travel through time exploring how Japanese beauty has changed during the years! Embrace yourself because it’s an amazing journey! The video 100 Years of Beauty – Episode 16: Japan gives us a glimpse on Japanese beauty from 1910 to 2010. Changing fashion every 10 years it lets us discover how much Japan has changed!

Let’s do this journey together!

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From Kyoto: Uji Matcha Strawberry Chocolate Truffles for Valentine 2016

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Something cool is coming from Kyoto this Valentine 2016: Uji Matcha Strawberry Chocolate Truffles for Valentine 2016!! You have everything in one: yummy strawberries, covered with matcha chocolate, and the melty results of love into your mouth! This Valentine 2016 will be a blast if you decide to spice things further with these chocolates. [Contact us if you want them! These are sent in cool boxes though. Please take that into account before asking for them.]

These are modern and yet traditional chocolate truffles. Made with traditional matcha, they take a step further the traditional truffle recipe. A new taste to melt down into your mouth while you accompany them with hot green tea.

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Custom Blythe Dolls: Mimu Custom Middie Blythe Minikuma

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Custom Blythe dolls make great collectibles, but custom Middie Blythe dolls are also a super cute option to add in your collection. They’re not as common as their big sisters, but they are also a great delight. This week we propose you to take a look at a Mimu custom Middie Blythe doll: Minikuma (mini bear). She is super sweet! She is searching for a home! We hope it’ll be yours!


Let’s take a closer look at her together!

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Bento Friday: More Super Kawaii Bento Box Ideas

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This week’s bento Friday is super cute! We have more super kawaii bento box ideas for your from the hands of Bento Days! As you know, this year is the year of the Monkey, a year to start new projects and to dare to do. So, why don’t we start daring to create super cute food? And, why not starting with cute monkey rice balls? Take a look at this bento. It isn’t that hard to prepare. You only need a little bit of patience creating the face of the monkey.

Let’s take a closer look at the rest of super kawaii ideas!

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Japan travel: Let’s go shopping in Akihabara!

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Japan travel becomes a pleasure when we decide to go shopping in Akihabara, Tokyo. Akihabara is one of the best places to find an Otaku gift before departure or to make sure that you can enjoy your shopping spree! You can find great technology shops and otaku ones all over Akihabara. Here you have some examples. We start with Akihabara Radio Hall, where you can find all types of souvenirs. On the first floor you’ll find the Gift Shop The AkiBa with lots of awesome goodies!

Where to find it: 1-15-16 Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

Hours: 10:00am – 8:00pm
Station: JR Akihabara Station (秋葉原駅)
Access: In front of JR Akihabara Station Electric Town Exit

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January 15 is the Strawberry Day at Royal Queen Jiyugaoka Sweets Forest, Tokyo!

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Great News!! January 15 is the Strawberry Day at Royal Queen Jiyugaoka Sweets Forest in Tokyo! What does that mean? It means that Royal Queen Sweets Festa is about to happen from January 15 till early May! Thanks to this event, Royal Queen shops will sell limited sweets with the topic of strawberries! One of the king sweets will be the Berry Berry Royal Queen short cake. It will cost 580 yen including tax. It’s a super spongy cream cake that will make you melt! Beware though, this sponge short cake will be available for limited amounts! This means if you don’t take yours quickly, you won’t be able to taste this wonderful strawberry short cake! You’ll be able to enjoy a limited Strawberry Day on January 15, with Royal Queen Parfait. It’s also limited, as well as the Crepe au Royal Queen Tiara! These will cost around 950 yen including tax.

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