Moomin

Check Out This Amazing Moomin Park in Saitama!

In the middle of Saitama Prefecture lies a park that is based on Moomintroll, a beloved cartoon character in Japan. Moomintroll is the main character in the books by Finnish author Tove Jansson. The story has been adapted into an anime series in Japan and has gained popularity ever since, with several cafes, theme parks,…

Come Join Moomin’s World in the Heart of Tokyo

On a beautiful day when the sun shines bright and you have nowhere to rush to after visiting the famous Tokyo Skytree, cute Moomins are waiting to welcome you to their House Café. Author’s photo On the first floor of Tokyo Skytree, just steps away from the East exit of the Tobu line, Tokyo Skytree…

Moomin Cafe: for the Lonely and Shy!

Table for One? Have you ever experienced going to the cafe alone pretending to read a book or use your phone because you’ve got no one to talk to? No need to worry. Japan’s Moomin Cafe gives you the company you need. Originally from Finland, Moomin Cafe has already opened three locations in Japan namely…

Japan and Sweden – Kindred Spirits

When I lived in China, I observed that Chinese people share a lot in common with the Italians: both have a passionate love affair with eating (in substantial quantities), both are social people of the garrulous and vociferous sort, both have a strong emphasis on the importance of family and a love of children… and…