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…]

Japans Rabbit Island – How to get to Okunoshima

If you haven’t already heard, one of Japans smaller islands in the Seto inland sea (between Shikoku and Honshu islands) is home to a huge population of rabbits. It’s a bunny lovers paradise as the picturesque scenery and nature trails are covered in the hoppy little things. Recently it’s become a bit of a tourist … [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…]

Harajuku

There is lots to see and do in Harajuku, especially if you’re into fashion, It’s also next to Yoyogi Park, the Meiji Jingu shrine and the NHK building. We’ll write separate posts on those later. I would recommend going there twice; once on a Sunday when it’s the busiest as this is when you’re likely … [Read more…]