Catch the Pokémon Cafe in Japan!

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 […]

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Japan Day 7: Asobisystem presents “Harajuku Kawaii” event + peek at PARCO’s Bearbricks’ Exhibit

Friday, July 29th was insanity in a bottle. Caro and I hopped off the bullet train, made it to our hotel room, and then managed to get ready and back out the door by 4pm-ish! The Harajuku Kawaii event was being held in honor of model agency Asobisystem‘s 4th Anniversary, featuring fashion shows, musical performances, […]

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Japan Day 2: Kiiiiiii art, Shojono Tomo & SPANK!, Koenzine Release Party in Koenji, and The Lady Spade in Shibuya

How many parties + openings  can you cram into 1 day? Answer: FOUR! (FIVE if you count after party ramen). As long as you only eat 1 meal, that is. Our first full day in Tokyo (Sunday, July 24, 2011) was CRAZY PACKED as every event EVER was happening the same day! We put on […]

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