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Say Hello To Hello Kitty At Sanrio Puroland

Why should the mouse have all the fun? The queen of cute Hello Kitty and her friends have their very own theme park in Tokyo, and you’re invited! We’ve been wanting to pay this fine feline a visit for the longest time, and a couple of weeks ago we finally did.   At Sanrio Puroland you’ll get to meet all… Read more →

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What To Do In Enoshima Island

There’s no doubt that Tokyo should definitely be on your list if you’re planning a trip to Japan for the first time – but for those who are ready explore beyond the big city, there are some amazing adventures to be had just outside of Tokyo. One of those places is Enoshima Island. It’s a busy and beautiful island only… Read more →

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Wan Wan Land Tsukuba

Homes in Japan tend to be small, and having enough space to keep a large pet is a real luxury. That’s why most people have cats instead of dogs, or if they do have a dog, they’re usually the smaller breeds like chihuahuas or toy poodles. If you’ve been in Japan for a while like me and miss having a… Read more →

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Why Japan Loves Panties

Japanese girls love short skirts, especially junior and high school students. So much so that they’ll wear them even in the coldest part of winter. I’m feeling cold just thinking about it, but they do it anyway because showing off your legs is considered cute, and to them looking cute is more important than being warm and comfortable. Now that… Read more →

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The Wowsabi Guide To Akihabara

Bright, bustling, weird and wonderful, there’s no place in the world quite like Akihabara. The birthplace of otaku culture is teeming with adventure, and with so much to explore and so little time, where do you even start? Well why here of course! 😉 We’ve put together a list of cool things to do and eat here, plus a few… Read more →

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Get Your GAME ON in Odaiba Until May 30th

The popular UK video game exhibition GAME ON is now playing at the Miraikan Odaiba in Tokyo, and we headed over last weekend to see if our princess is in another castle! If you love video games, you’re going to have a good time. Designed to be both educational and entertaining, visitors will walk through 8 “stages” that take you… Read more →

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Luke’s Lobster Rolls At J.S. Foodies Enoshima

When Luke’s lobster rolls finally arrived in Tokyo mid-last year, we couldn’t wait to get my hands on one. The small corner shop in the posh area of Omotesando opened to long lines that didn’t seem to let up whenever I passed by. Who can resist that juicy, whole claw lobster meat tucked inside a toasty buttery bun? Not me.… Read more →

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5 Things You’ll Miss When You Leave Japan

You’ve finally made the trip to Japan! You’ve seen the sights, enjoyed the sounds, and ate all the delicious food along the way. But time flies like a stick of butter off a Japanese supermarket shelf when you’re having fun, and before you know it, it’s time to go home. We know, leaving is hard, and you’re probably missing these… Read more →

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DOMO Diner

There’s been an explosion of character themed cafes in Tokyo recently, and judging by the really long lines, fans are eating it up. Popular characters like Gudetama and Pikachu have already had their time in the spotlight, but if you’re a Domo-kun fan, you’re probably feeling a little left out. Well not anymore – Japanese broadcaster NHK’s adorable mascot is… Read more →