The bubble tea fad looks set to continue with the opening of a tapioca "theme park" in the Harajuku area of central Tokyo from August to September. Tokyo Tapioca Land will appear inside the ...
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Everyone knows that Japan has a lot of dolls: from luxury silicone sex dolls to Licca-chan and Hinamatsuri Festival dolls. Kigurumi is a kind of cosplay or costume play where participants dress up ...
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This April, fashion brand Pac-Store is teaming up with Harajuku's Kawaii Monster Cafe for a special collaboration event featuring Pac-Man in all his yellow-headed glory. The Pac-Man x Kawaii ...
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As if the already announced massive four-part redevelopment of the Shibuya Station area by Tokyu and JR East was not enough, Tokyu's real estate and train subsidiaries have now finalized details for ...
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Sing to improve your abilities and also exercise your body!
Pocchari (larger size) culture just got another stamp of mainstream approval. While Japan is readily associated with slim and willowy female fashion, beauty comes in all shapes and sizes. As such, ...
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One of Tokyo's most iconic railway stations is set to lose its beloved exterior and poky atmosphere. JR East plans to overhaul JR Harajuku Station with a new, larger station building and major ...
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Themed cafes and pop-ups are the new bread and butter of Tokyo marketing. Following Sega's Puyopuyo!! Quest cafe, the Sailor Moon cafe, and the Miffy cafe, this latest example turns to a foreign ...
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Until now there has been a relative lack of cat cafes (or their various spin-offs with dogs, owls, rabbits and more) in central areas. If you search, you can find some around Shibuya, Shinjuku and ...
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Rilakkuma Cafe opens in Harajuku as a temporary pop-up space from March 4th to April 10th. Needless to say, the venue itself (located at 4-28-28 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku) is fitted out in a Rilakkuma ...
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In a blatant attempt to attract women who like good beer, an event will be held on February 20th in Harajuku with bicep-baring male servers. Macho Craft Beer Bar features three hunky men who will ...
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The popular Q-pot Cafe is celebrating the start of 2016 -- the year of the monkey in Japan -- with some themed special items on their menu. Available only from January 3rd to January 11th, the New ...
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Sebastian Masuda will produce the Kawaii Monster Cafe, set to open in Harajuku on August 1st. Kawaii Monster Cafe is being touted as the largest cafe in Tokyo. As the name suggests, though, ...
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Inspired by Japan's "beer girl" baseball match vendors
This article by Yulia Mizushima first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. Takeshita-dori pic by beibaoke / Shutterstock.com When I first moved to Tokyo, I was living on ¥1,000 a day while renting half ...
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Over the weekend I was lucky enough to be offered a free ticket to the "Kawaii!! Matsuri". What is the "Kawaii!! Matsuri?" Well, it literally translates as "Cute!! Festival". And that is exactly what ...
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