Hello Kitty and the whole of Sanrio Universe are the corner stone of the Japanese kawaii culture. Whether you are obsessed with Hello Kitty already or have a soft spot for anything cute and pastel coloured, you want to keep on reading.
Hello Kitty is everywhere in Japan - it's at the supermarket… Read More
Sarah was inspired by the fact that Kyoto is a city where one can come in contact with and experience Japanese culture on a daily basis. Kyoto is introduced as a historical and traditional setting in most researching it.
However, Sarah found that Kyoto is also quite an innovative, modern destina… Read More
If you’ve been into a game arcade anytime in the past fifteen years or so, you’ve probably heard of Dance Dance Revolution. A dance based arcade game with a euro beat and a focus on fancy footwork, DDR is a great way to work up a sweat and get some cardio in. There are even miniature versions of th… Read More
Chances are, if you have a pressing desire to follow our guide on becoming an otaku, you probably already are one. So this is less of a guide on how to be an otaku than a guide on how to find things that might interest you in Japan.
Obviously, otakus like to hang out wherever they can most easil… Read More
Upgrade your staycation with Japanese cultural experiences and create unique memories
Take a close look at Japan’s most unique clothing brand
UNIQLO is a continuum of Japanese fashion, technology and business. From a single store in Hiroshima back in 1984, UNIQLO has grown to become… Read More