Gacha Game and Mobile Game Roundup 2019 – Best Japanese Mobile Games available and Top Gacha Game titles to look out for this year!

FASHION

BAPE store shopping guide: How to buy from BAPE store online and BAPE ZOZOTOWN

BAPE store shopping guide: How to buy from BAPE store online and BAPE ZOZOTOWN

What is BAPE? A Bathing Ape, also known as BAPE, is one of Japan’s most iconic and established luxury streetwear brands. BAPE has its beginnings in 1993, where founder Nigo set up his first store in the trendy Ura-Harajuku neighborhood of Shibuya, with fellow Japanese streetwear heavyweight Jun Takahashi of […]

ZOZOTOWN Shopping Guide: How to buy from ZOZOTOWN

ZOZOTOWN Shopping Guide: How to buy from ZOZOTOWN

What is Zozotown? ZOZOTOWN is Japan’s leading online fashion retailer and the official retailer for over 6000 popular brands. Whether you are after international luxury brands, Harajuku fashion labels or Japanese streetwear, on ZOZOTOWN you are sure to find something to suit your style. ZOZOTOWN is also the home of […]

Fukubukuro 2019 – Japan’s Lucky Bags

Fukubukuro 2019 – Japan’s Lucky Bags

What is fukubukuro? Every year hundreds of brave shoppers flock to Japan’s shopping districts in order to participate in “hatsu uri” (初売り), or the first sales of the new year. You can expect great bargains during this time, but Japan also adds their own twist to new year’s shopping with […]

TOYS

Guide to Bearbrick: The origins, how to buy, where to buy and much more!

Guide to Bearbrick: The origins, how to buy, where to buy and much more!

What is Bearbrick? Bearbrick (stylized as BE@RBRICK) is a series of bear-shaped designer toys by Medicom Toy Inc and are most often sold in “blind box” assortments. The design is a variant of another popular line by Medicom, the Kubrick. Each figure appears as an anthropomorphized bear with a pot […]

GAMES

Gacha Game and Mobile Game Roundup 2019 – Best Japanese Mobile Games available and Top Gacha Game titles to look out for this year!

Gacha Game and Mobile Game Roundup 2019 – Best Japanese Mobile Games available and Top Gacha Game titles to look out for this year!

The rise of the smartphone has led to a boom in mobile gaming, with millions of players losing themselves in virtual worlds inside their phones. Mobile games in Japan are often referred to as “gacha games”, from the Japanese word for capsule-toy vending machines, due to the randomized nature of […]

JAPANESE-CULTURE

Sakura 2019: the best cherry blossom-themed items this year!

Sakura 2019: the best cherry blossom-themed items this year!

Spring has sprung in Japan, meaning it’s that time of year again: cherry blossom season! Cherry blossom, or sakura (桜), typically bloom for about one week between late March to early April, starting in the Okinawan islands and finishing in Japan’s northernmost prefecture, Hokkaido. Sakura is much more than just […]

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Gacha Game and Mobile Game Roundup 2019 – Best Japanese Mobile Games available and Top Gacha Game titles to look out for this year!

Gacha Game and Mobile Game Roundup 2019 – Best Japanese Mobile Games available and Top Gacha Game titles to look out for this year!

The rise of the smartphone has led to a boom in mobile gaming, with millions of players losing themselves in virtual worlds inside their phones. Mobile games in Japan are often referred to as “gacha games”, from the Japanese word for capsule-toy vending machines, due to the randomized nature of […]

OTHERS

Tokyo Disney Resort 35th Anniversary Merchandise: The Happiest Celebration!

Tokyo Disney Resort 35th Anniversary Merchandise: The Happiest Celebration!

It’s been 35 years since Tokyo Disneyland opened as the first theme park in the Tokyo Disney Resort. Ever since, generations of Disney fans have made special memories at the Tokyo Disney Resort. The celebrations started in April 2018 and will continue until March 2019, spanning across both Tokyo Disneyland […]