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Digital Kawaii: 3 of the Cutest Japanese Mobile Games Available in English!

Nowadays, most people have mobile phones that are almost attached to their limbs, and the same is true in Japan. Mobile phones are everywhere, on the train, inside waiting areas, on the streets, and in restaurants! In Japan (and probably around the world), there are various reasons people are glued to their mobile phones –…

What to Buy in Akihabara in 2018: Things Not to Miss in Japan’s Otaku Mecca!

Where’s the best place in Tokyo to get my otaku on? Ask anyone and you can be sure to get one, unified answer: Akihabara, the electric city. What was considered a black market in years gone by has now transformed into the heart of otaku culture in Japan. Strolling around Akihabara, you’ll be awed by…

Meet Rila Fukushima: A Japanese Actress Taking the Leap to Hollywood

Ken Watanabe. Devon Aoki. Rinko Kikuchi. They are just a few Japanese actors that are widely recognized in Hollywood. While Hollywood is no stranger to Asian artists trying to cross over, there are just a few who stand out. One of them is Rila Fukushima (福島リラ), who is slowly but surely making her name a…

Catch Everyone’s Favorite Virtual Singer, Hatsune Miku, on Tour 2016!

The phenomenal virtual singer Hatsune Miku no longer needs a lengthy introduction. But for the uninitiated, Miku originated as a voice synthesiser software that was initially intended for professional musicians in 2007. Little did the world know that this software would take over the world, represented by a virtual 16-year-old girl with her now famous…

The 3 Tastiest Treats at Tokyo Disney Sea!

Aside from being touted by many as one of the world’s best amusement parks, Tokyo Disney Sea is also a haven for themed treats and snacks. Just like its sister, Tokyo Disneyland, snacks are abundant in Disney Sea and choosing which on to get can be quite daunting for a newbie visitor. Don’t fret! Here…

Kuidaore, or How to Eat Yourself to Bankruptcy in Osaka

Don’t believe anyone who says they don’t like to eat. We can immediately assume that they must be not from this planet because who isn’t in love with food? Humans love food, even animals revere food! However, Osaka takes it to a whole new level. boutiquejapan.com/ Osaka is passionate about food, as validated by the…

Kumamon: Get To Know Japan’s Most Famous Mascot Better

Here in Japan, we have mascots for everything. Lovingly called Yuru-Kyara by the locals, nearly every commercial brand and even prefectures and municipalities in the country are represented by these cute characters. Name a location and I’ll bet you that they are represented by characters that are definitely cute and endearing. While mascots are not…
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