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3 Must-Have Items For Sailor Moon Fangirls

Sailor Moon was a big part of my childhood, as it was for many others. Although I should have outgrown the brave sailor warrior by now, I can’t help but feel nostalgic about Sailor Moon Crystal and all of the new Sailor Moon merchandise that has come with it. My inner fangirl has come back…

Nagoya Is Home to the Cutest Dessert Ever: Chick-Shaped Pudding, ”Piyorin”!

A normal custard pudding can have many names. In the Philippines, it is called Leche Flan. In Japan, it is called purin. But what do you call a chick-shaped custard pudding, made with only the finest cochin eggs from the city of Nagoya? Nagoya may not be a popular tourist destination in Japan compared to…

Enjoy All Things Kawaii When Traveling Around Japan

One aspect I’ve noticed that is never at fault since traveling to Japan is the adorable cute items that you can find there. Sometimes the cuteness may not make any sense at all as it is associated with most things from food, home decor, fashion items and so on. So let’s take a look at…

Paro the Baby Seal: The World’s Cutest Therapeutic Robot

The Paro robot is a therapeutic robot that is modeled after a baby harp seal. The Guinness World Record officially recognized Paro as the world’s most therapeutic robot. It is available in white, pink, grey or gold colors. Paro was developed by Takanori Shibata of the Intelligent System Research Institute of the Japan National Institute…

Gifu’s Squirrel Park: Experience the Cute Side of Mount Kinka

Japan is famous for it’s many animal attractions, such as it’s many dog and cat cafes around the country, however one animal spot that’s not so well known is the Squirrel village in Gifu!   /guide.travel.co.jp/ It’s pretty easy to find as it’s just outside the entrance to the upper station of Mount Kinka’s ropeway,…

Harajuku, Land of Colorful Trends: 18 Ways to Indulge in Japanese Pop Culture

What do you think of when you hear about Harajuku? It may be a parade of vividly dressed “Harajuku girls” akin to the characters you might see from time to time in your weekly anime. Maybe it could be an image of the latest cutting edge fashions coming down the runway, or perhaps you visualize…

Rainbows, Pastels, and Ponies: The World’s First My Little Pony Cafe!

Japan is full of theme cafes, you literally cannot go to a city and not see one. From the ubiquitous animal cafes (cat, rabbit and owls oh my!) to ninja and even maid cafes, there is something for everyone. However it still comes as a surprise to see a My Little Pony cafe while wandering…

Why are Dolly Eyes So Popular in Japan?

Living in Asia can be quite the dream, especially for the makeup lovers who love trying new products without the need of a plastic surgery. Dolly eyes, or “big eyes” are extremely popular among Asian girls, especially Japanese, which leads to contact lenses being a big trend. “Are these contact lenses for real? I have…

Have a Cuteness Overload at the PomPomPurin Cafe in Japan!

Who is Pom Pom Purin? You have heard about Hello Kitty and My Melody, but do you know about this unbearably adorable character? This is Pom Pom Purin. Like the infamous Hello Kitty and My Melody, Pom Pom Purin is also a part of the Sanrio family. Here are a few fun facts about Pom…