Weird Japanese Mascots: Our Faves and Why We Love Them
In Japan, mascots are everywhere. Known locally as “yuruchara”, mascots promote prefectures, cities, local government organizations, sports teams, and even businesses.
YumeTwins June 2022 Reviewer Contest Winners Announced!
Hope everyone is healthy and well! We are thrilled to announce the winners of the June 2022 Reviewer Contest!
Shibuya 109: The Ultimate Kawaii Shopping Hotspot
Shibuya is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Tokyo and is home to the iconic Shibuya 109 – a shopping mall housing over 120 shops offering the latest trendy fashion and cosmetics items.
Domo-Kun: Japan’s Lovable TV Mascot
Domo-kun is one of the most unusual yet iconic mascots out there. But where did he come from?
The Ghibli Store Japan Item Must Haves
Take a look into the wonderful world of Studio Ghibli at their stores across Japan. We have brought you 3 of our favorite items this season from Howl’s Moving Castle to Kiki’s Delivery Service!
YumeTwins May 2022 Reviewer Contest Winners Announced!
Hope you are well and healthy! It’s time to announce the May 2022 Reviewer Contest Winners!
Kumamon: Japan’s Favorite Bear Mascot
If you are a big fan of the Kawaii culture of Japan, you must have seen the image of a chubby cute black bear named Kumamon.
GBL Store: The Studio Ghibli Store for Adults
Want a Studio Ghibli store that will make your heart happy but your wallet cry? Check out this store in Shibuya aimed at adult audiences!
Seven Tokyo Animal Cafes For Cute Furry Friends
Living in a bustling city like Tokyo, you might feel tired after a long day of work and travel. There are many ways to unwind after a stressful day, but one fun and interesting way you might already know is going to cafes.
The Top 10 Cutest Japanese Mascots Repping Japan
Japanese mascots are super popular around the country and are a unique part of Japanese culture. They’re called yuru-kyara (meaning loose or relaxed character) or gotochi-kyara (local government character).
Check Out the Hello Kitty X Razer Gaming Collab
Want an excuse to update your gaming setup? Check out the Hello Kitty X Razer collab set for some kawaii ideas to take your setup to the next level.
YumeTwins’ Guide to Japanese UFO Catchers
Want to test your skills out on a Japanese UFO Catcher? Here are some tips for beating the machine and winning kawaii prizes!