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Drawing on City Walls: Is Japanese Street Art Thriving?

Street art is often viewed with negative connotations from Japan’s traditional side. As a country known for order and cleanliness, conforming to street art is a big no-no. Compared to other countries, the street art in Japan is less developed due to the country’s conformist culture. This is why so many local enthusiasts are extending…

Catch This Free Short Film Festival in Yokohama and Tokyo While You Still Can!

Throughout the month of June, running until the 26th of the month, the Short Shorts Film Festival takes place at various venues across Tokyo and Yokohama and the best thing is that entry to most events is free of charge. The Film Festival The Short Shorts Film Festival has been running since 1999 when it…

Get Your Cuteness Overload at PomPom Purin’s Tokyo 20th Birthday Street Event

There are a lot of popular characters in Japan, presented to us by a number of well known brands. Sanrio is one of those brands, and continues to bring us the cutest or sometimes weirdest characters possible. One of their popular characters is PomPom Pudding, who is turning 20 this year! PomPom Purin pompompurin.com/ PomPom…

Japanese Toy Store Kiddyland: 5 Unique Experiences You can’t Get Anywhere Else

Are you on the last leg of your Japan trip but can’t seem to figure out the perfect souvenirs for your friends and family? Or maybe you just adore kawaii Japanese characters and fine-quality products? Well, there is a place just for you, a place of wonder and imagination, of nostalgia and innovation. If you’re…

Treat your Hair to a Luxurious Hair Salon

Having a bad hair day? When your hair is too frizzy or too dry, it greatly affects your self-esteem. Hair is a very important reflection of a person’s identity. It reflects both one’s inner and outer personality as well as thoughts and beliefs. It is even said that the Hair and Beauty industry is a…