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Gudetama Café opens at Maid Home Café in Akihabara

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A Gudetama Café opens at the Maid Home Café in Akihabara for a limited time. Gudetama, the lazy egg, is a cute anthropomorphic amazing egg. He’s perfect for food and creating amazing bentos. Now, from Juanuary 14 you can enjoy Gudetama in one of the most amazing Maid Cafés in Akihabara, the Home Café.

Maid cafés are famous for having an amazing staff of cute and hardworking mades. Now, they’re going to make all your dreams come true with Gudetama. The maids at Home Café are going to bring you the cutest menu ever with Gudetama.

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Ginza Cozy Corner x Disney Limited New Year 2017 Sweets

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Ginza Cozy Corner x Disney Limited New Year 2017 Sweets are cute and delicious! Ginza Cozy Corner is one of the most famous Japanese Sweet retailers at the moment. They create limited-edition sweets. They often collaborate with Disney Japan and create amazing sweets. New Year is around the corner, so they’re featuring Disney characters and creating Japanese traditional sweets for our delight. Plus, the packaging is amazing. The topic: New Year. The main characters: Disney ones!

Wrapping and packaging is paramount in Japan. Thus, there’s no wonder the Disney New Year boxes plenty with sweets are elegant and amazing. We start taking a look at Disney New Year Cookies can with 8 cookies. It has cookies with several shapes, including Mickey Mouse’s shape! It sells for 1080 yen including tax.

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A Somber Message From Rinkya on the Passing of Elaine Russell – Rinkya CFO and mom

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June 30th, 2016, Elaine Russell, CFO of Rinkya, my mother, Laurel’s and Scott’s mother, passed away.

Elaine-san was loved by everyone here at Rinkya and her passing has hit us all very hard, especially her children – Scott, Laurel and myself. We also know there are many of you that also had a very close relationship with her. This message is for you.

Elaine loved getting to know all of you. What you bought, why you bought it, what you were doing outside of Rinkya and what she could do to make Rinkya better for you. She often shared many stories of your personal lives with me and it made me feel like we really built something special. She made Rinkya something special, more than just a company – a home and a family. She lived and breathed this company because it was for her children.

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Doshisha just designed the Star Wars Stainless Steel Bottles you were waiting for!

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Doshisha just designed the Star Wars Stainless Steel Bottles you were waiting for! And you’re going to want them all! From this April, in Japan, you can get your hands on these amazing stainless steel bottles that cherish Star Wars. There are four in total: Storm Trooper, R2-D2, BB-8, and Star Wars Jedi themed one.

No more thirst around Tatooine! These Star Wars stainless steel bottles are perfect to keep you hydrated and in tune with the Force! Light, stylish, geeky and wonderful, these make the perfect present for a Star Wars fan who loves to travel around or who loves hiking or taking long walks.

They are cute and not to big, perfect to have one into your bag and feel comfortable at any moment, without feeling that you’re wearing stones in the bag. The stainless steel bottles also provide great insulation for heat and keeps the liquid cold for 12 hours. Each bottle has a capacity for 350ml and measures approximately 68x 171mm and weights around 200 grams. It sells for 3240 yen with tax.

Want to have one of these? Contact us and let us know! We are your proxy service from Japan 😉

Source: Entabe
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Marvel’s Civil War by Hiro Mashima & Others. Don’t miss it!

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Marvel’s Civil War by Hiro Mashima and others is just astonishing. The artwork is not to be missed! As you know, Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War is right here! Shonen Magazine authors are paying tribute to this clash of Superheroes by showcasing fantastic art. Fairy Tail author Hiro Mashima is one of them. You’ll be able to find the illustration of the clash of Captain America and Iron Man on tees and tote backs in some Tokyo Theaters, and also posters, which will easier to find than other merchandise. Panflets will also portray the awesome art!

Want to take a look at all the artwork?

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Nescafe × Ultraman collaboration Café opens tomorrow!! (For a limited time only)

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Nescafe × Ultraman collaboration Café opens tomorrow!! (For a limited time only) If you happen to be in Japan from April 28 to May 8 you’ll be able to enjoy this incredible collaboration between the brand Nescafe and Ultraman. Nescafe Harajuku Café will offer a heroic menu! Take a chance during this Golden Week to visit and enjoy Ultraman from a different perspective! Let your stomach feel the Ultraman hero! Some of the menu is pretty cute!

You’ll be able to enjoy “Busuka omelets” and also Ultra Seven Latte art. Ask for a Latte and enjoy the art on it! But wait, that’s not all!

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Behold! The New Godzilla And Yomiuri Giants Collaboration is here! Beware Chunichi Dragons!!!

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Behold! The New Godzilla And Yomiuri Giants Collaboration is here! Beware Chunichi Dragons!!! The New Godzilla has partenered with Yomiuri Giants for June 29 game at Tokyo Dome. Yomiuri Giants will face Nagano’s Chunichi Dragons, with a plus: Yomiuri Giants have Godzilla! So, if you are waiting and dying to watch the New Godzilla (aka Godzilla Resurgence) on July 29, you can start feeling Godzilla’s presence during this match! So, what does this fierceful collaboration entail? What does it include? A real appearance of the giant Godzilla?

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Learn how to code with Code Girl Collection, the game!

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Learn how to code with Code Girl Collection, the game! No more procrastinating! Now coding is easy thanks to Code Girl Collection, a new browser game from Paiza. You have moe characters that will help you code! Players will be able to learn basic programming lessons.

This new pc programming learning game will help you learn languages like PHP and Ruby. And if you want, from June you’ll be also able to learn how to code in Python! So, while you enjoy the moe world, you’re also learning how to code!



Let’s learn more about it!

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Ayaka Ohashi’s first solo album Kidou Start Up! is here to rock you!

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Ayaka Ohashi’s first solo album Kidou Start Up! is here to rock you! Voice actress Ayaka Ohashi, known for her role as main heroine in “Idolm@ster Cinderella Girls” Shimamura Uzuki is about to release her first solo album next May 18!! But, for the time being, she has posted a short version of ABSOLUTE YELL, the lead track for her first solo album. This first album includes her previous released single songs plus new ones.

As you might already know, Ayaka Ohashi started as a voice actress back in 2012 in the anime Amagami SS+. However, her first regular character was Fleur Blanc in Eureka Seven: AO also in 2012. After that she has lend her voice to many other characters in other animes like Aikatsu, Fantasista Doll, Dokidoki! PreCure, Sabagebu! and The Idolm@ster Cinderella Girls. At the moment she is the voice of Falrion in Endride.

Prepare yourself for a cuteness overload thanks to ABSOLUTE YELL.



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Comico Spring Music Festival 2016. Don’t miss it!

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Comico Spring Music Festival 2016 is here and is about to rock your world. Don’t miss it because it’s going to be great. As you already know, Comico is an app that lets you read manga and graphic novels. They are going to publish a special manga with music during the Comico Spring Music Festival 2016. They collaborate with manga artist every season. So, we’ve got the Comico Spring Music Festival, the Comico Summer Music Festival, the Comico Autumn Music Festival and the Comico Winter Music Festival.

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