Kyaru Pamyu Pamyu Museum 2 – Sweet Costumes in the Candy Forest

Kyaru Pamyu Pamyu is well know for her crazy Harajuku style costumes and quirky music videos. (If you haven’t heard or seen any of her videos check out some of them through the post). This is her first video and still the most famous. When I discovered that her costumes would be on display in … [Read more…]

Nikko and the Toshogu Shrine

If you like looking at grand shrines and temples Nikko is a place for you. It can easily be accessed on day trip from Tokyo, taking just over 2 hours (depending where you’re based of course).  It’s not the cheapest trip as part of the way you have to get the Shinkansen (bullet train). One … [Read more…]

Polar Bear Cafe ( Shirokuma Cafe) Takadanobaba

We first discovered Polar Bear Cafe about two years ago through Crunchyroll http://www.crunchyroll.co.uk/polar-bear-cafe/videos It’s a cute, funny anime about a polar bear who runs a cafe., but what makes it strange is that it exists in the human world, and no-one bats an eyelid. The regular customers of the cafe are also animals including a panda, … [Read more…]