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4 Cute Styles of Japanese Mascot Pens at Daiso

Can you resist cheap cute Japanese goods? Neither can we! Daiso, Japan’s most famous dollar store, is full of trinkets and treats for casual lifestyle use. One item you will see many Japanese people pick up are Mascot Pens. These are normal ballpoint pens except they have a giant themed figure on the end! Not…

Get in Touch with “LINE” Friends at the Line Friends Store in Harajuku

Have you ever tried the application “LINE” on your mobile phone? LINE is a free messaging system where you can send and receive text messages and calls for free, whenever, wherever. It is also available in all smartphones from iPhones, Androids, Blackberries and so on. LINE Characters In using LINE, several character stickers are available,…

Convenience Stores in Japan: Keeping the Crowd Nourished Since 1970’s

Combini sparkle If you are a long time American TV couch potato, you would be forgiven to think that all convenience stores everywhere are tiny consumerist hell holes of Slurpees and filthy bathrooms and armed robberies, with an unreliable Apu-like character at helm. Perhaps you will be glad to hear about the comparatively shiny reputations…