Japan has a reputation for being a fashion-conscious nation, with the streets of Tokyo offering everything from high-class brands to the latest cutting-edge styles. Japanese consumers are also keen thrifters who are known to take great care of their … [Read more...] about The best Japanese Used and Secondhand Clothing Stores & Websites
What is Rakuma? This guide was updated in July 2020. Established in 2012, Rakuma (then known as “Fril”, which is still used in the URL) was Japan’s first mobile marketplace app, focusing on fashion and beauty. Mercari may be the biggest name in the … [Read more...] about Rakuma (Fril) Shopping Guide: How to buy from Rakuma
Neon Genesis Evangelion is one of the most iconic anime to have ever come out of Japan, with the franchise still just as relevant as when the first anime was released way back in 1995. Neon Genesis Evangelion has also spawned a film franchise named … [Read more...] about Neon Genesis Evangelion Merch 2020
What is Disk Union? Disk Union is a chain of Japanese music stores known for being one of the best places in the world for finding rare vinyl records and discovering underground artists. The chain is famous for its wide selection of vinyl, but the … [Read more...] about Disk Union Guide – How to buy from Japan’s vinyl and music treasure trove
Visvim is a Japanese brand known for masterfully blending traditional Japanese artisanal crafts with vintage Americana aesthetics. The brand was founded in 2001 by Hiroki Nakamura, a veteran designer who worked at Burton Snowboards for eight years … [Read more...] about Visvim Brand Guide – A fashion collision of Japanese craft and American folk
What is Rakuten Ichiba? Rakuten Ichiba is one of Japan's largest online shopping malls, with everything from fashion to figures offered by individual merchants running their own storefronts. Until June 2020, Rakuten operated a service known as … [Read more...] about How to buy from Rakuten Ichiba – Japan’s largest online shopping mall!