Love In Japanese Folktales
Long before Valentine’s became big in Japan, certain folktales kept the dream of finding true love alive.
How To Celebrate a Kawaii New Year’s
New Year’s in Japan is steeped in tradition. Learn how to add some of its kawaii and unique aspects into your own celebration!
Make A Wish! Unique & Kawaii Ema Designs
Ema are beautiful wooden plaques at Japanese shrines on which one can write a wish on the back in order for that wish to come true.
Hello Kitty x Japanese Folktale Heroes
Learn about characters & personalities from folktales and stories beloved in Japan, through a Hello Kitty lens!
Cutest Japanese Omikuji Fortunes – Okimono
Okimono are cute figurines from Japanese shrines for your omikuji fortune paper. And if your fortune isn’t so lucky, it’s a great souvenir!
Lucky Charms at Japanese Shrines & Temples
A visit to a Japanese shrine or temple is a serene experience you can’t miss! And don’t miss the lucky charms you can get!
Kawaii Animal Shrine & Temple Visits in Tokyo
Within the background of busy modern life there are hundreds of temples & shrines within Tokyo that are a sanctuary for all who visit.
Lucky New Year’s Shrine Visit: Hatsumode
The year’s end is a festive season worldwide, but you may be surprised how celebrations in Japan differ from those overseas.
How to Live the Kawaii Life: Your Way
Incorporate kawaii style into your life through fashion, accessories, merch, plus the artists and brands you follow. It’s all up to you!
Top 5 Cutest ‘All Purpose Bunny’ Arcade Plushies
Quite a few of Mori Chack’s All Purpose Bunny creations are available only from arcade crane game machines in Japan. Learn about these special items here!
Manga Every Independent Kawaii Girl Will Love
Shojo manga like Sailor Moon are popular worldwide, check out some other great titles treading new ground in character complexity and more!
Independent Japanese Pop-Artists You Should Know
‘Pop-art’ has a broad definition but generally has a very timely ‘zeitgeist’ appeal. Many big-name artist from Japan lead the way in popularizing this way to look at the world.