Denizens of Japan can’t overlook the soft toy bear, Rilakkuma, and his friend--the white bear cub, Korilakkuma. First appearing in the picture book, Rilakkuma Seikatsu, which tells the story of a toy bear who takes up residence in the apartment of an … [Read more...] about The Cutest Korillakuma and Rilakkuma Merchandise Ever Made
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Few Japanese franchises have been as influential as Sailor Moon. As an award-winning manga, Sailor Moon helped redefine the “magical girl” genre. As an anime, the series helped to cultivate the acceptance, and popularity, of anime in the United … [Read more...] about 9 Pieces of Sailor Moon Merchandise You Absolutely Must Have
Fukubukuro Season in Japan is basically the equivalent of Black Friday in the United States. Starting from the day after New Years and usually lasting until January 5, stores try to get rid of products left over from the previous year, by packaging … [Read more...] about 7 Tips for the Fukubukuro Hunting Season