The Pokémon Cafe in Japan is open for Pikachu business for Pika-You! Themed cafes in Japan are usually done as “temporary” or “pop up” spaces due to financial and management restraints, so it’s super hard to target a themed cafe of a property you love when you happen to be visiting Japan. Thankfully, due to […]Read More Catch the Pokémon Cafe in Japan!
On August 1st, I rolled my butt out of the fold out bed, tried to make my face not look like a melting mess, and set out for my full day of Osaka adventure by myself. Nicole had to work until the afternoon so I was on my own to visit my old haunts and […]Read More Japan Day 10 & 11: Mostly food & Nostalgia, and GIRLS’ LIPS =0
I’m falling a bit behind with these posts (and it feels like it was a lifetime ago…!) but trying to catch up! On July 30th, I woke up a little tired from a crazy night at the Harajuku Kawaii event, I packed up, said goodbye to Caro, and started the “vacation” portion of my trip! […]Read More Japan Day 8 & 9: By my one-sy to Osaka: Food, Rilakkuma, More Food.
The next day I was pretty sleepy and groggy, but managed to human-up and get out to lunch with Caro to meet up with Nico and Chikuwaemil! They are both fantastic artists, and such nice people. It was Caro and my first time meeting them in person, though we had worked together before on a […]Read More Japan Day 6: Osaka nostalgia and Eimi’s Art Show!
Ah Wednesday! July 27th, we shim-shammied on over to Harajuku for some work meetings, some of which involved taking these photos, and some of which involved sitting in a tiny office talking numbers for a while. Eek! It was a nice breezy day in Harajuku, so we were amped to be able to walk around […]Read More Japan Day 5: Cruisin in Harajuku, Crashin in Osaka